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Taos Ski valley

Near: TaosNM (Weather)
Number of
10 Total
75 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
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Trail Description Above above the historic Town of Taos, NM, the Toas Ski Valley trails take you from 10,000' to over 12,000' of elevation in the scenic Rocky Mountains. Trails range from Easy to Moderate, most are shaded, and well maintained. Wildlife often sited.
Best Time to Visit
Times to Avoid
Campground Cowboy Camp - Large tents provided with plenty of cots. Real cowboys will prepare chuck wagon meals on an open flame.
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A.A. Wilderness Adventures
'Big Al' Johnson
PO Box 2
Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
Al Johnson
Directions From Taos, drive North on Main Street (Paseo del Pueblo) Until the north end of town. The north end of town is just scattered businesses, houses and horse pastures. Come to the stop light, with a Conoco gas station on left side of Main Street. Take right turn at stop light - it's marked SR 150 - its's also marked "Taos Ski Valley". After your turn Right on SR 150. stay on PAVEMENT for approximately 14.5 miles. Enter Taos Ski Valley Canyon. It's all either up hill or flat. When you crest the final hill and start downhill for the first time in the canyon. Stop in the middle of the Ski Valley Road and look to the left hand side of the road a 12' x 12' wooden sign with only 2 blue mountains and a yellow sun over them with the words "Taos Ski Valley" in yellow bold print. Stop at this sign and roll 40' past it. Pull off the road on the left side. DO NOT GO TO THE CENTRAL TAOS SKI VALLEY PARKING LOTS.
This information was provided by Saddles on 5/2/2012 11:16:31 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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