Telluride, Colorado

Stashed among the highest concentration of 14,000 foot peaks in North America, Telluride's spectacular scenery is undeniably some of the most beautiful in the Rockies. But the breathtaking views are just a part of what makes Telluride stand out among mountain destinations.

Historic buildings, quaint bakeries and local watering holes blend with luxury hotels, five-star restaurants, sophisticated shops and some of the finest spas in the world. There's no traffic or long lines for shuttle buses, and in most cases no driving after you've arrived, as Telluride's free gondola is the main source of transportation.

Telluride's slopes and lifts remain uncrowded throughout the season - so you can really enjoy your ski vacation. In fact, the mountain is so uncrowded that you'll often feel like you are on your own private ski slope.

The Telluride ski experience offers a genuine mountain experience for all levels of skiers thanks to a mix of quality terrain at all points on the mountain. From refined groomed runs to challenging moguls, there truly is something for everyone. Even beginners and intermediate skiers can ride to the highest peaks and enjoy terrain and views typically reserved for the experts. Find out why Telluride has been called, “The most beautiful place you'll ever ski.”

Averaging more than 300 inches of snow and 300 days of sunshine each year, odds are you'll find fantastic conditions on Telluride's 1700 skiable acres.

Telluride is known for its world-class skiing and snowboarding, but that's not all there is to do here. Whether you're a non-skier or you are taking a day off from the slopes, from snowshoeing to soaking at the spa to soaring through the sky in a glider there is plenty to keep you occupied in the San Juans.

Create your own custom online trip quote 24/7 using our interactive website. Simply choose your start and end dates, # of adults and children and click Create Quote on the right! View our wide selection of lodging options, trail maps & webcams, snow reports, ski school information, dining, activities & shopping, and directions!

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Telluride Mountain Stats:

12,570 feet (3,831 m)

Skiable Terrain:
2,000+ acres (810+ hectacres)

Longest Run:
4.6 miles (7.4 km) Galloping Goose

Season: Nov - April

Number of Lifts: 18

  • 2 high-speed gondolas
  • 7 high-speed quads
  • 1 fixed quad
  • 2 triples
  • 2 doubles
  • 2 surface lifts
  • 2 magic carpets

Trails: 115

  • 21% Beginner
  • 32% Intermediate
  • 47% Advanced / Expert

Vertical Drop:
4,425 feet (1,349 m)

Lift-Served Vertical Drop:
3,845 feet (1,172 m)

Lift Capacity:
22,386+ skiers per hour

Average Annual Snowfall:
309 inches (789 cm)

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