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A torchlight parade down the mountain and fireworks help celebrate the holidays in Taos. (Courtesy of Taos Ski Valley)

Choose Taos

Visitors who choose the winter months for a trip to Taos will enjoy a quieter vacation with fewer crowds than on summer days but still plenty of things to do – even off the ski slopes.

Those who enjoy horse-drawn sleigh rides will no doubt be onboard for dog sledding trips with Alaskan huskies that will take visitors on an hourlong jaunt over a scenic forest trail at Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort. (Courtesy of Purgatory At Durango Mountain Resort)

Let it snow

This may not be exactly accurate in the vernacular of weather forecasting, but think of the coming ski season as “Quién Sabe.”

Nichole Bosas (right) shouts in celebration after scoring a goal for the Queen Bees as Peter Butterfield (center) looks on in a E division game which is part of the NM Hockey league

Icetime

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Artist Ken Marthey''s rendition of Taos Pueblo's multi-storied adobe buildings. (Journal)

Snapshot: Taos

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SANDIA PEAK TRAMWAY

Snapshot: Sandia Peak Tramway

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Snowboard Taos

Snapshot: Ski areas

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