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A.A. Taos Ski Valley Wilderness Adventures

Taos Ski Valley, NM
+1 575-751-6051
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Wonderful mmorning

Met Big Al in the car park if the ski valley and he looks like a real cowboy. Signed a waiver and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chocaholicgirl
,
Bangor Co Down
via mobile
Slow and stinky

The ride is on a trail, as others have said, and slow. The engines are 2 cycle and produce a lot of... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
JillbPA
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Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met Big Al in the car park if the ski valley and he looks like a real cowboy. Signed a waiver and he loaded us up into the truck for a journey I will not forget in a hurry... up a really really rocky bumpy...More

Thank chocaholicgirl
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The ride is on a trail, as others have said, and slow. The engines are 2 cycle and produce a lot of exhaust, which I breathed the entire time. The view is good but no better than you can get from the ski slope. The...More

Thank JillbPA
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

first time to snowmobile. totally love it! i wish i can take the snowmobile to the slope and blast up the hills!

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Big Al works very hard to keep you safe, but the terrain doesn't allow for fast speed as the trail is semi narrow and if you get off of the trail it wouldn't be good. It is more of a tour than a snowmobile ride,...More

Thank Matt1217
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We really enjoyed our trip with Big Al. He was kind and personable. There will always be a need for instruction and precautions when taking a large group on a potentially dangerous activity. We appreciate the concern for safety. The views were spectacular and we...More

1  Thank eandlwatson
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This snowmobile trip has become a family legend for how awful it was. First, Big Al was very specific about being on time, and he only accepts cash. However, he greedily waited over 2 hours for a family that was late, and then had to...More

7  Thank William T
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I was a bit skeptical when we pulled into the Taos ski area. The instructions from Big Al were very clear but there was a lot of construction going on. We parked per the directions and Big Al pulled up next to us right one...More

2  Thank E06373
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We found Big Al's horseback adventures by a brochure at the motel in Taos. I was concerned about the weight limit and couldn't find any vendor in Colorado that would let me ride. I weigh 265 and most limits are 220 or less. Big Al...More

2  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We had a great horseback riding experience with Big Al, and would recommend it to anyone who wants to see some beautiful scenery! This isn't a ride that you just pick up on the street corner that wanders through some sage brush in the flat...More

1  Thank Evelyn A
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Big Al runs one of the finest and best tourists activities I have ever done. My daughter and I took his snowmobile tour where Al takes you high in the mountains, where he has private access to old mining roads throughout the Kit Carson National...More

1  Thank David M
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