Fly Fishing the Pecos River | SantaFe.com

Fly fishing on the Pecos River is amazing year round.

Climbing Truchas Peak in the Pecos Wilderness
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I don’t remember exactly when Truchas Peak first got its hooks in me, just that it was early in my life. On frequent trips to Taos, I remember begging my father from the backseat to take the highroad home to Santa Fe, especially in winter, so I could stare at the peak bathing in the pink last rays of daylight. I also remember learning that trucha meant trout in Spanish, and, being a trout geek, I thought it the coolest … Read More

Where to Ski in Northern New Mexico
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Northern New Mexico has some of the best skiing in the Southwest, with powdery trails, sun-soaked days and gorgeous vistas of the Rockies. Snowbirds flock to the region to ski and snowboard some of the best slopes in the country, choosing from European-style resorts to family-friendly ski areas that offer a host of other outdoor activities and events. Whether you’re an alpine skier, a snowboarder, a cross-country skier, or a telemarker you’ll thrill to the unique mountains and ski trails of the area. There’s something for every winter … Read More

Snow Trax 2 | Dec. 3, 2020
Downhill skier at Taos Ski Valley.

COVID Still Rules Ski Scene | By Daniel Gibson | No New Mexico ski areas have announced opening dates as of Wednesday morning, but we are getting very close to that happening, and Colorado resorts are up and running. On Nov. 30, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham released a plan that will allow individual counties to begin re-opening businesses and outdoor recreation as they hit certain milestones in the global fight against COVID-19. The governor’s press release stated, “In an effort … Read More