Telluride Ski & Golf, rated the #1 ski resort in North America by Conde Nast Traveler (2013, 2014 & 2015), offers spectacular skiing, riding, golf and recreation opportunities. Located in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, Telluride is tucked among the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks in North America.
For skiers and snowboarders, the ski resort offers unmatched scenic beauty, next to no lift lines, and incredible terrain consisting of 127 trails and over 2,000 acres varying from true beginner to some of the most advanced terrain in Colorado.
Golfers can enjoy teeing off on one of the highest altitude courses with an 18-hole par-70, 6,574-yard course at 9,417 feet above sea level.
While visiting Telluride, take advantage of world class on-mountain dining, sophisticated shopping, luxury hotels and exquisite spas all offering exceptional service.
Non-stop flights are available to Montrose (MTJ) from eleven major hubs, and the free gondola transportation system. The only public transportation system of its kind in the U.S. the free gondola connects the historic town of Telluride with Mountain Village meaning you can park your car and get around the resort with ease.
- Annual Snowfall
- 309.0 inches/785 cm
- 2000 acres
- Base Elevation
- 8750 feet/2660 meters
- Summit Elevation
- 13320 feet/4050 meters
- Hours of Operation
- 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Season Dates
- November 2015—April 2016
Book your winter escape early for the best selection of Stay & Ski Packages.
Call (866) 754-8355 to speak with a local expert or visit tellurideskiresort.com for package information.
565 Mountain Village Blvd
Telluride, CO, 81435
- Main Phone Number
- Lodging/Central Reservations
- Closest Airport
- Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)
- Miles from Denver
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Founded in 1878, Telluride’s history is as colorful as the Victorian homes lining the streets.
Originally named Columbia, the fledgling town was forced to change its name in 1887 due to post office confusion with Columbia, California. From 1887 on, Telluride began to earn its place on the map as a budding mining town.
Today, Colorado’s San Juan Mountains boast some of ski country’s most incredible terrain, and Telluride is its mecca, stashed amongst the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000-foot peaks in North America. The stunning scenery is undeniably some of the most beautiful in the Rockies. Living up to its reputation for legendary terrain, Telluride Ski Resort has something for everyone. The Plunge, Revelation Bowl and Gold Hill offer plenty of steeps for experts. See Forever and Prospect Bowl provide the ideal terrain for intermediates and the wide open, gentle slopes of Ute Park, Sunshine and Meadows start beginners off right while enjoying the endless scenery of the San Juans.
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In 2014-15, Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked Telluride Ski Resort the #1 Ski Resort in North America for the third consecutive year. The resort was also ranked #1 in the Readers’ Ratings for Trails & Runs, Lifts & Lines, Accommodations, Scenery, Food & Restaurants and came in at #2 for the Nightlife & Après-ski and Value categories.SKI Magazine readers ranked the resort 4th among western resorts. Telluride is also home to numerous award-winning restaurants and lodges.
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