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Take Part In Year’s Biggest Upcoming Events In Taos Ski Valley

Published on March 23, 2017 by properties

Visit Taos ski valley and participate in the year’s premier upcoming events to face your fears, and pump up the adrenaline. Here is what is in store for you in this exotic destination full of serene views:

Pond Skimming Championships
Celebrate the end of the season by laughing until the sides of your mouth hurt at this must-see event. In this championship, competitors will use any means necessary to skim across a pool of ice cold water, best costume earns points as well.
So don’t miss the fun as Taos ski valley in New Mexico gears up to celebrate the 2017 season in style.

21st Annual Ben Myers Ridge-A-Thon
The Ben Myers Ridge-A-Thon is a ski or board fundraising event in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, it attracts snow-adventure-seekers of all ages from across the Southwest and beyond.

The Ridge-A-Thon legend says: Ridge-A-Thon was initiated in 1997 to assist Ben Myers, a local Taos extreme skier, who passed away from cancer at age of 26 after having no way to fund his hospice care. The community held the first Ben Myers Ridge-A-Thon to assist with his medical expenses. Over the last 20 years, the Ridge-A-Thon has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to support emergency medical services and medicines.

Paired teams collect pledges leading up to the event, then they hike up and hustle down a menu of runs on Highline Ridge & the West Basin in Taos Ski Valley, racking up a point per run towards their total of runs. Winners get exciting prizes.

So browse through our website and book the most soothing, cozy & upscale lodging accommodations in Taos ski valley to participate in pond skimming championship and ridge-a -thon.

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