So you think that Jackson Hole is only for Extreme Skiers? Think again!

So you think that Jackson Hole is a haven for Extreme skiers only? That you need to be able to dive into the Corbet’s Couloir to say you’ve been there/done that?

This season Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is looking forward to open its 53rd ski season on November 22nd for holiday sightseeing rides on the Aerial Tram and then for skiing on the Saturday, November 24th. But this year, Jackson Hole has enhanced the mountain to make it more ‘family friendly’.

Jackson Hole is renowned for its amazing landscape. Photo: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. You think Jackson Hole is only for Extreme Skiers? Think again. Also a haven for beginners now.
Jackson Hole is renowned for its amazing landscape. Photo: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. You think Jackson Hole is only for Extreme Skiers? Think again. Also a haven for beginners now.

NEW! Solitude Station 

Solitude Station was thought and then built in Jackson Hole to create an easier skier progression and family experience. Dedicated entirely to kids and adults learning, this vast complex is accessed via a quick two-minute gondola ride from the base area.

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Taos Regional Airport Launches Taos Air- an Air Service to Dallas, Austin

Skiing in Taos - Photo credit: Ski Taos. Taos Regional Airport Launches Taos Air – an Air Service to Dallas, Austin

Taos Regional Airport Launches Air Service to Dallas, Austin

Taos Air to increase accessibility to Northern New Mexico region, improve economic and tourism opportunities for Taos.

After its worst winter in 100 years, instead of flying to be bought by Alterra  (even though it is now offered in the IKON pass) – or being bought by Vail Resorts and being part of the EPIC Pass, Taos decides to buy an airline! This is definitely not where the industry is going, but this completely got me hooked to learn more about it!

A red sky in Taos - Photo: Ski Taos.Taos Regional Airport Launches Taos Air – an Air Service to Dallas, Austin
A red sky in Taos – Photo: Ski Taos.Taos Regional Airport Launches Taos Air – an Air Service to Dallas, Austin

Getting to Taos Ski Valley has never been easy. The resort is located in the Sangre de Cristos mountains, a subrange of the Rockies in the north of New Mexico. The nearest airport is Albuquerque, three hours away. Santa Fe is only two hours away but has little regional flights, while Denver is a whooping 5 hours drive.

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