Telluride, Colorado – A Winter Paradise. Nothing beats winter in the Rockies! That’s why Telluride is a destination for snow-lovers from all over the world. The first powder day of the season is always memorable, no matter how many times you have experienced it. Telluride is home to one of the most popular ski resorts in the U.S. and a wide range of other winter activities, which is why it draws thousands of skier and snowboarders each year. There is always an adventure around the corner, even when you don’t feel like hitting the slopes.
Known throughout the world as one of the top ski resorts in North America, Telluride is naturally home to some of the Rockies best skiing and riding. Garnering over 300 inches of snow each year only enhances the 2,000+ skiable acres boasted by Telluride. Of course, as is true among most all of Colorado's premier ski resorts, you'll be able to enjoy the slopes under the beautiful sunshine more often than not since Colorado routinely sees more than 300 days of sunshine annually. Added in 2008, the new Revelation Bowl sports terrain reminiscent of Europe’s own ski resorts. Offering runs suitable for all experience levels, the bowl itself if located exclusively above the tree-line, so look forward to unhindered slopes that you can spend hours traversing and carving up. The mountain is truly designed for all levels, with run difficulty divided as follows: 38% Advanced/Expert, 38% Intermediate, and 24% Beginner. So, no..Read More.
With beautiful landscapes and sweeping views, it seems only natural that Telluride would be a haven for snowmobiling. Right outside of Telluride and Mountain Village, you can find a number of inter-connected groomed trails just waiting for you. You'll have your choice of local experts to take you on half and full snowmobiling adventures. Whether you're there to explore the wilderness or maybe just observe some of the local wildlife, today's snowmobiles will do you right, running quieter and cleaner than their predecessors. Don't worry, they haven't lost any power - quite the opposite, actually. Talk to your local Telluride Destination Specialist about adding a snowmobile adventure to your next Telluride vacation...Read More.
While cross country, or Nordic, skiing has been around longer than Telluride has been a resort, it has recently begun to gain a large following around these parts. As soon as snow starts sticking to the ground, you'll begin to see Nordic skiers crossing parks and golf courses all over Telluride. With six areas to choose from, this should come as no surprise. The six designated areas are: at the top of Chair Ten (aka TopATen), the golf course in Mountain Village, Priest Lake, Telluride Town Park, Trout Lake, and the Valley Floor. Each of these areas caters to a different experience level and terrain type, but you'll be treated to fabulous views of the landscape regardless of your choice. You can bring your pet to the golf course at Mountain Village, Priest Lake, and Trout Lake, but please make sure to clean up after them so that others can enjoy..Read More.
For those looking for a complete winter experience in the mountains, ice skating should not be overlooked. Telluride has two options for ice-skating: Telluride Town Park, a professional grade hockey ice rink, and the rink at the Cappella Hotel, found in Mountain Village. You can rent skates at either rink, so lace up and try out the ice...Read More.