Telluride

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Scenic beauty. Unspoiled character and charm. Legendary terrain. Room to breathe.

Forty-five minutes from the nearest stoplight at the end of a towering canyon sits Telluride, Colorado (elev. 8,750'), a National Historic Landmark surrounded by the highest concentration of 13,000' and 14,000' peaks in the United States. Above the historic mining town of Telluride is a modern mountain village connected by a free pedestrian gondola, the only one of its kind in North America. Meaning: you’ll never have to get in a car for the entirety of your stay.

Unlike any other resort in North America, Telluride's location and size allows guests to revel in a peaceful atmosphere, where lift lines are nearly non-existent and the people are authentic and friendly.

Telluride is more accessible than ever, as more flight options have been added for the 2017-18 winter season. Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) is the latest airport added to the list of direct flights to Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport (MTJ) that brings the total to 15 non-stop flights (16 over the holiday season) from 12 major hubs for the 2017-18 winter.

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Annual Snowfall: 309.0in / 785cm
Area: 2000 acres
Base Elevation: 8750 ft / 2660 m
Summit Elevation: 13150 ft / 3998 m
Hours of Operation: 9am - 4pm, 7 days a week
Season Dates: November 2017—April 2018
Notes: Donation Day is November 22 with Opening Day set for November 23, 2017 (weather dependent).
Address: 565 Mountain Village Blvd Telluride, CO, 81435
General Information : (888) 873-2708
Lodging Reservations : (844) 881-1570
Lift Ticket/Pass Office : (970) 728-7517
Email: info@tellurideskiresort.com
Closest Airport: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)

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Originally named Columbia, the fledgling town had to change its name due to post office confusion with Columbia, California. So in 1887, the town was renamed Telluride, thus beginning its mark as a budding mining town, and eventually, one of the premier skiing and vacation destinations in the US.

The resort’s snow conditions is a skier’s dream come true. Annually, Telluride receives over 300” of snowfall and more than 300 days of sunshine, which is just perfect for the resort’s 148 trails and over 2,000 acres that varies from true beginner to some of the most advanced terrain in Colorado. Additionally, its ideal southern CO location means the temperatures in Telluride are generally a few degrees warmer than the resorts in northern CO, WY and MT.

Telluride’s array of award-winning lodging offers stunning views, top-of-the-line accommodations and spacious design. Their signature dining choices are world-renowned, with acclaimed chefs and wine sommeliers at the helm – particular standout is Alpino Vino, the highest elevation fine-dining restaurant in North America at nearly 12,000 feet.

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Awards:

In 2016, Telluride Ski Resort was ranked the #4 ski resort in North America by Forbes Magazine. Read more.

In 2016, Telluride Ski Resort was ranked one of the best ski resorts in the Rockies by Outside Magazine. Read more.

In 2016, Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked Telluride Ski Resort the #1 Ski Resort in North America for the fourth time in five years. SKI Magazine readers ranked the resort in the top 10 among western resorts and #1 in Overall Satisfaction. Telluride is also home to numerous award-winning restaurants and lodges.

In 2016, Condé Nast Traveler ranked three Telluride hotels as top hotels in the west: Lumiere Telluride (#7), Madeline Hotel and Residences (#8) and the Inn at Lost Creek (#16). Readers also ranked the Hotel Telluride as the #12 resort in Colorado and the Peaks Resort & Spa as the #13 resort in Colorado..

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