Taos Ski Valley is located in Taos County, New Mexico and is the third-highest US City by altitude at 9,321 feet (2,841 m). ( The Powderhorn Suites & Condominiums is located at 5 Ernie Blake Road, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525.

When entering Taos Ski Valley (NM State 150):

Follow the signs for all traffic. Continue through the resort parking area and turn right onto Thunderbird Road (Alpine Suites on your right). Turn left onto Ernie Blake Road. The Powderhorn is located 50 yards up the road on the left.

Attention →  Taos Ski Valley Resort Construction Notice

Taos Ski Valley Resort continues to receive major upgrades throughout the village which will impact directions, parking and access to facilities. Please be advised that there will be area construction throughout the resort. Parts of Thunderbird Road, which is the shortest way to reach the Powderhorn, may be closed for vehicles and/or pedestrians between end of resort parking lot to Ernie Blake Road.

In case of full closure, please access the Powderhorn via Twining Road as follows: when entering Taos Ski Valley, take an immediate left after the TAOS Welcome Sign (Thunderbird Road – upper parking lot). Take a left into Twining Road and follow the road until you hit Ernie Blake Road. Take a sharp right into Ernie Blake Road and proceed the road downwards. The Powderhorn is the second building on your right hand side. Please note that pedestrian access to the Powderhorn via Thunderbird Road coming up Ernie Blake Road might be available during this construction time. Please use caution.

→ When driving up to the Powderhorn via Twining, the Village of TSV has advised of the following: Snow Weather Equipment is required from November to April, including 4 WD / Snow Tires or Chains.

Powderhorn Vacation Rentals and its amenities will not be affected but guests may experience mild inconveniences due to road closures. We apologize for the disruption.


Guests of PHVR may use the Powderhorn carport for unloading and loading (15 min. maximum).

Parking is only available in the Main Parking Lot of the Resort – about 3 minutes by foot from the Powderhorn.

During Winter Season (end of November to beginning of April), PHVR offers limited reserved parking in the UPPER PARKING LOT of the Resort.

The Powderhorn Reserved Parking is all the way at the end of the parking lot / beginning of the village, on your left hand side.

Guests of PHVR will receive an electronic parking pass which must be printed out and displayed on the vehicle’s dashboard at all times. There is a designated roped off area for all Powderhorn guests. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis. If the reserved parking area is full, guests are asked to park in the general parking area (LOWER PARKING LOT of the Resort).

Please park at your own risk and obey all rules and regulations of the Resort. The resort reserves all rights to enforce parking privileges. PHVR is not responsible for theft or damage to vehicles or contents.



  • Albuquerque International Sunport  – home to 7 major airlines (Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United) and offers nonstop flights to 24 major cities.
  • Santa Fe Airport  – American Airlines flies from Dallas/Fort Worth and Phoenix and United Airlines flies from Denver and Phoenix.
  • Taos Regional Airport – currently services private and charter flights and since December 2018 a 30- passenger Dornier 328 turbo-prop high-wing jet commercial flight. Projected service days are Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday with the plane flying Austin/Taos, Taos/Dallas, Dallas/Taos, then Taos/Austin: Fly Taos Air.



Taos Ski Valley Shuttle Service: 800-776-1111 or
Provides daily year-round service to Taos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque airports.  Reservations are required.  Please allow 2 hours between Taos Ski Valley and Sante Fe Airport (1.5 hours to/from Town of Taos) and 3 hours between Taos Ski Valley and Albuquerque Sunport (2.5 hours to/from Town of Taos).  See Taos Ski Valley Visitor Transportation Services for Shuttle Times and Rates.

Shuttle Service when arriving with Taos Air → Taos Transportation, an affiliate of Taos Air, offers complimentary ground transfers between Taos Regional Airport and Taos Ski Valley.  The shuttle will make three stops in Taos Ski Valley.


New Mexico Rail Runner:505-245-RAIL(7245)
Light rail service from Santa Fe to Albuquerque and south to Belen. Shuttle service between Albuquerque Sunport Airport and Rail Runner stations provided by ABQ Ride.


Albuquerque 150 mi / 2:45
Amarillo 302 mi / 4:30
Austin 764 mi / 12:00
Colorado Springs 230 mi / 3:45
Dallas 682 mi / 10:30
Denver 300 mi / 4:30
Durango 208 mi / 3:15
El Paso 400 mi / 6:00
Oklahoma City 558 mi / 8:15
Phoenix 568 mi / 8:30
Santa Fe 90 mi / 1:30
Tucson 569 mi / 8:30


Parking Map
Resort Plaza Map
Taos Ski Valley Pedestrian/Walking Map
Taos Ski Valley Ski Trail Map

Drive up to TSV - Image Source BLK