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Telluride Ski Resort

Telluride

Telluride Ski Resort is a world-class ski resort and summer vacation resort located in the San Juan Mountains. The resort offers some of the most stunning skiing and riding on the planet. Getting to Telluride is easy with non-stop flights from 8 U.S. cities and, once you’re here, Telluride’s free...Read more

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Butch Cassidy robbed a bank here. Early gold miners rode 7-foot skis for transport. No wonder some people call it To Hell You Ride! Actually, its 1700 acres of terrain are quite user friendly, with an integrated mix of learning areas and intermediate slopes. Much of Telluride's expert terrain requires you to earn your turns with a steep hike, but the gondola connection between the slopes and the town makes it easy to get back to your hotel.

Accolades: Best Lifts, Ski-in-Ski-out accomodations and On-Mountain Restaurants, Forbes #3, Ski #7 Western Resorts

Mountain Statistics

STATS

elevation and vertical drop of ski resort
Summit: 13,150 ft
Vertical: 4,425 ft
Base: 8,725 ft
Annual Snowfall: 309 inches
Number of Trails: 127
Acres: 2,000 Skiable Acres
Longest Run: 4.6 miles
Terrain Park: Yes - 3
Tubing Center: No

TERRAIN

difficulty of ski runs black diamond, blue square and green circle by percentrage
41% Expert
36% Intermediate
23% Beginner

MOUNTAINS BY STATE

LIFTS

  • 18 total:
  • 2 Gondolas/Trams
  • 7 Hi-Speed Quad/Other
  • 1 Regular Quad
  • 2 Triple
  • 2 Double
  • 4 Surface

TRAIL MAP

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Telluride Ski Resort is a world-class ski resort and summer vacation resort located in the San Juan Mountains. The resort offers some of the most stunning skiing and riding on the planet. Getting to Telluride is easy with non-stop flights from 8 U.S. cities and, once you’re here, Telluride’s free gondola is the main source of transportation. Experience our unrivaled scenery and terrain, world-class hotels, shopping and spas, the ease of direct flights…

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