Skiing in New Mexico | Snow Trax Episode 1 | Daniel Gibson

Join snowsports journalist and Snow Trax writer Daniel Gibson to learn about skiing in New Mexico and about keeping your gear in top condition for this season.

Enjoy the ‘Roy: Credo of a Taos Ski Valley Snow Groomer
Snow groomer at Taos Ski Valley

Enjoy the ‘Roy: Credo of a Taos Ski Valley Snow Groomer | By Snowsports Journalist Daniel Gibson | “Enjoy the ‘roy” is the personal tagline on Tommy Murray’s text messages and Internet postings. It’s a fitting sentiment, as Murray is Taos Ski Valley’s snow surfaces manager, directing its superlative grooming crews that work all night, every night, to prepare the slopes for skiers, laying down some of the finest corduroy in the business. He also directs Taos’ snowmaking and terrain … Read More

NCRTD Blue Bus Offers Service to Ski Santa Fe and More
NCRTD Blue Bus in snow

Getting to Ski Santa Fe for a day of fun can be stress free if you remember to do one important thing: make a reservation to ride the Blue Bus! This very handy bus service offers tourists and locals alike transportation in a loop starting at the South Capitol Rail Runner Station, through downtown with stops at several hotels, then heads for the hills, dropping hikers and cyclists off at trailheads in warmer seasons or those with a spa day … 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