It’s hard to believe that spring is almost upon us. As the days get longer and the air gets ever so slightly warmer don’t be too quick to pack away your ski gear. Spring often provides some of the best skiing of the year, with the snowpack at its deepest get and comfortable temperatures across the mountain. El Pueblo Lodge maintains its reputation as the top skier accommodation in Taoslate into the season so, as March Break quickly approaches for schools across the country, reserve your room today for the best ski vacation imaginable. When preparing, consider these four tips so you can make the most of your ski vacation with El Pueblo Lodge.
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and, if you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about how to put an exclamation point on your perfect Taos Valentines Weekend. You have already chosen the perfect accommodation by booking a room at El Pueblo Lodge, and you are certain to impress that special someone with a day exploring the many secrets of the awe-inspiring Sangre de Cristo Mountains. All that is left is a romantic dinner and, lucky for you, there is no shortage of options when it comes to fine dining in Taos. Here are a few of our local favorites. They are all great so don’t hesitate – tables are sure to fill up quick! (more…)
Winter is often associated with dormancy, quietude, and nothingness. Colder temperatures drive even the hardiest of people indoors, and it is often assumed that all organisms in the natural world are similarly avoiding the often-demanding winter in Taos. Eking out winter survival will be the last thing on your mind from your cozy accommodations in the El Pueblo Lodge, but being nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains offers you the incredible opportunity to explore the surprisingly lively winter environment. While you may be more comfortable in the El Pueblo hot tub, there are many organisms that are surviving the cold just fine over the course of winter in Taos. Zip up that jacket, put on a hat and gloves and take to the trails to explore the wonders of winter ecology in Taos!
If you are staying at El Pueblo Lodge this winter you are likely, at the very least, intrigued by the incredible skiing opportunities just out your front door. With a handful of fun and exciting ski resorts nearby, Taos Ski Valley is arguably the crown jewel of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and of New Mexico skiing in general. With over 100 unique trails, a 3,250 foot vertical drop, over 300 inches of annual snowfall, and more than 300 days of sunshine each year it’s no surprise as to why! If you are new to the mountain, the 1,300 skiable acres may be overwhelming to navigate, so here are our recommendations for 5 must-ski runs at Taos Ski Valley this winter.
Winter in Taos, New Mexico is a special time of year. Mounting snowfall, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and the welcomed energy brought by visitors from around the world make the mountains of Northern New Mexico the perfect place to celebrate the season with those you care about. New Years Eve and Day are among the most universally celebrated holidays in the world, and there is no better place to take part in the festivities than the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. From your vacation base at El Pueblo Lodge there are countless unique ways to celebrate New Years in Taos. For starters, here are three of our favorites for New Years 2014.