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Back to Taos | A Return to Basics | By Snowsports Journalist Daniel Gibson | See current conditions after the Taos Ski Valley story | Last week I was fortunate to get to spend part of three days and two nights at Taos Ski Valley, where as a child my family used to visit for three or four days around New Years Eve. I have many fond memories of skiing on the seemingly impossibly steep slopes during the day and … Read More
Throughout the 19th century, mining was a major industry in New Mexico, for silver, gold, lead, and other ores. There were mining towns all across the state. The ore seemed endless, the profits sure. But change is always just over the horizon. The latest change facing ghost towns is COVID-19, but you should be safe as long as you wear your mask and follow social-distancing recommendations. Rarely do many people visit these sites at any one time, and mostly you’ll … Read More