Taos Ski Valley: A Rocky Mountain Playground Year-Round!

New Mexico’s Rocky Mountains and the Carson national Forest provide the backdrop for a great summer vacation in the Taos Ski Valley, with activities for the whole family. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback trail riding, hot air ballooning, and whitewater rafting, plus shopping and world-class dining in nearby Taos. Escape the heat in Northern New Mexico’s Rocky Mountains! Folks from all over the country love to enjoy a Taos Ski Valley vacation where the days are humidity-free and the summer nights feel like fall. Come up to the cool breezes and starry night skies of the Taos Ski Valley. Taos Ski Valley is surrounded by the million-acre plus Carson National Forest, where you can hike numerous forest trails, and fish the cool waters of the Rio Pueblo . . . the trout are waiting! Take a scenic chair lift ride up the mountain to get a view of the outstanding vistas at Taos Ski Valley. Float over the Rio Grande Gorge in a hot air balloon, or raft the Rio Grande or Chama River’s cool, clear waters. Whatever your summer passion, you’ll find it here in our glorious mountain village.

Taos Ski Valley’s alpine meadows of vibrant summer wildflowers or mountainsides of fall foliage, abundant wildlife and clean fresh air are beckoning! Whether your passion is hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding or just relaxing and enjoying the quiet, Taos Ski Valley has all you could ever wish for in a relaxing summer vacation.

Come up to the Ski Valley in time for the famous Taos Mountain Music Festival for a stage-side seat on your Kandahar balcony overlooking the event. Take any number of fascinating classes or workshops in the village or in the town of Taos, just 30 minutes away. And while you visit Taos, you’ll find world-class art galleries and museums, great shopping and all kinds of dining, from a quick and delicious authentic New Mexico style burrito to fabulous gourmet cuisine. And don’t forget to visit the Taos Pueblo, the oldest continually inhabited dwelling in America, and the Taos Gorge, overlooking the Rio Grande.

A Great Family Vacation Year-round!

If autumn is your favorite time of the year, visit Taos Ski Valley for Oktoberfest. Taste all kinds of brews and local wines. And just try not to gorge yourself on some of the best German food in the world!

And, after another fabulous ski season at Taos Ski Valley, be part of the crowd or part of the entertainment at the annual Spring Break Pond Skimming event, typically held the last weekend of the ski season.

Whatever the season, whatever your passion, Taos Ski Valley and the Kandahar Condominiums are the perfect Rocky Mountain get-away. Let Kandahar help you find your piece of paradise and your peace of mind here in the mountains at your own private hide-away.