Telluride

Telluride is a large full scale ski resort in southwestern Colorado. As opposed to some other resorts in Colorado, Telluride is far from any major cities, which makes it an uncrowded resort with few lift lines. It has terrain for all levels as well as terrain parks. Telluride has a ski village feel but is linked to the adjacent town of Telluride via a free gondola. Various transportation options make getting around the village and town easy. The town of Telluride is a historic mountain town with shopping and dining available. Telluride is a good choice for those seeking an uncrowded full scale resort.


Location Telluride Ski Resort is located in southwestern Colorado. It is 364 miles from Denver and 108 miles from Durango.
Airports Telluride Regional Airport- 6 miles
Montrose Regional Airport- 68 miles
Season Length November to April (typical length, depending on weather)
Hours November 22, 2012 - March 10, 2013- 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 11 - April 7, 2013- 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mountain Info

Acres 2000
Base Elevation 8725 ft
Summit Elevation 12,570 ft
Vertical Rise 3845 ft
Avg. Annual Snowfall 309 in
Lessons Yes
Rentals Yes
Terrain Park Yes - 3
Snowcat Skiing No
Cross Country Skiing Yes
Night Skiing No
Trails 125
Longest Run 4.6 Miles
Terrain 23% Beginner
36% Intermediate
41% Advanced/Expert
Lifts 18 Total:
2 high-speed gondolas
7 high-speed quads
1 fixed quad
2 triples
2 doubles
2 surface lifts
2 magic carpets
Amenities Full scale resort amenities
Trail Map Link Telluride Trail Map
Ski Town At Telluride you get both the ski village and ski town. The Mountain Village is a European style alpine village with lodging, boutiques and dining. The historic town of Telluride has the same amenities in more of a Colorado mountain town setting. The two are connected by a free gondola.
Summer Telluride has much to do in the summer too. Outdoor recreation abounds in the San Juan mountains around Telluride. There is a golf course at Mountain Village. Wedding can be held at various locations. Telluride is filled with festivals in the summer. There are plenty of summer activities to enjoy in Telluride.