DIRECTIONS to Taos Ski Valley and RACE PARKING:
The first goal is to arrive at the intersection of New Mexico State Highways 64, 522, and 150. This intersection is located on the north end of Taos and can be approached from any direction. From here travel North and NE on Highway 150, also known as the “Ski Valley Road”, for 15 miles and will take you through the village of Arroyo Seco on your way up to the Taos Ski Valley.
Start/Finish in 2019 will be at 10,000 feet near the Bavarian Restaurant and lift 4. As you arrive to TSV Ski Resort stay left, you will see signs for race parking and attendants to guide you where you need to go.
For 2019, ALL RACERS MUST RIDE THE MANDATORY FREE LUXURY SHUTTLE FROM SKIER PARKING UP TO START. PLAN TO ARRIVE 1 HOUR BEFORE YOUR RACE TO BOARD THE 10-MINUTE SHUTTLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE TO THE START AS THERE WILL BE NO PARKING AVAILABLE AND YOU MAY BE TICKETED/TOWED. Please do not leave anything valuable in your car.
Lodging in Taos Ski Valley
There are plenty of lodging possibilities in Taos Ski Valley and Taos for your epic weekend!!!
2019 Special Race Weekend Deals:
The Blake Hotel / TSV Ski Resort
This new hotel built in 2017 is just the right speed for our Bull of the Woods Trail Runners. Accommodations will not disappoint, and they have a special BOTW/Kachina Peak racer discount that is incredible, and affordable.
Click on this link for discounted packages including the Kachina Peak Marathon discount -HERE
(You dont have to be registered for the marathon to book, half marathon can enjoy as well)
Or, if you want a Blake discount and plan to attend Oktoberfest and celebrate with overflowing post-race libations and would like to purchase discounted beer Steins - check out their Oktoberfest discount by clicking HERE.
(you can enjoy the Oktoberfest beer without buying a formal Oktoberfest stein--but they are large and celebratory, only fitting for your race accomplishment!)
More Lodging deals in the Village of Taos Ski Valley , please click here.