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Telluride Ski & Golf Resort

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Trail Map
Trail Map

 

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Transportation
Transportation
AIR TRANSPORTATION

 

Montrose Regional Airport

 

Telluride Regional Airport

 
LOCAL TRANSPORTATION
 
 

Lodging
Lodging
 
Name Description Maximum Occupancy Price Range

Resort Lodging

 

 

 

 

 

Cimarron Inn

 

 

 

Ski in/ski out hotel with complimentary ski shuttle.

 

 

 

Extra person charges may apply

 

 

$129 and up

 

 

Telluride Lodge

 

 

 

Sits on 5 acres of park-like setting with lift 7 across the street.  Has two hot tubs and a grocery store. 

 

Extra person charges may apply

 

$209 and up 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Telluride Ski & Golf Resort
Description:

A charming former mining town, Telluride is a place of spectacular scenery and often daunting terrain. All this comes without lift lines, since Telluride's southwestern Colorado location places it far from any major city. As with several of the big western US resorts, this is a tale of two bases - the original historic town of Telluride and the modern, slopeside mountain village. The resort's network of a dozen lifts includes two high speed quads and one high-speed, three-stage gondola transportation system with two legs for mountain access. Free, guided mountain tours are available for intermediates and experts.Off the slopes, Telluride boasts over 40 restaurants and bars, with everything from burger joints and Mexican food to top-of-the line bistros and classic American, Italian, and French cuisine.

Details:
DetailValue
Snow making percent
Lifts-Surface Lifts-Magic carpet2
Lifts-Surface Lifts-Rope tow
Lifts-Surface Lifts-Poma2
Lifts-Surface Lifts-T bar
Lifts-Surface Lifts-J bar
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Single
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Double2
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Triple2
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Quad1
Lifts-Chair Lifts-High speed quad7
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Five person
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Six person
Lifts-Chair Lifts-Eight person
Lifts-Gondola2 high speed
Lifts-Tram
Lifts-Coggle train
Lifts-Funicular
Lifts-Other
Lifts-Total number of lifts18
Lifts-Total lift capacity22,386/hr.
Trails-1-Beginner23%
Trails-2-Intermediate36%
Trails-3-Advanced41%
Trails-4-Expert only
Trails-5-Terrain park
Trails-6-Half pipe
Trails-Total125
Runs-Steepest run
Runs-Longest run4.6 miles
General-Base elevation8725'
General-Vertical drop3845' lift served
General-Owner
General-Mountain range
General-Annual skier visits
General-Back country access580' hike to terrain
General-Total area in bounds2000 acres
General-Snow making coverage
Models:
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC

Posted

Pros: AMAZING Mountain, Great town, Breath-taking scenery, Fantastic snow

Cons: Remote and hard to get to

I skied at Telluride in 2006 and since then I have been dying to go back. It the most perfect skiing location I can imagine. I skied Telluride the last week it was open in the sping, and the snow was still light and ideal. The runs are long, steep, picturesque and fun. I can't say enough good things about that mountain. Skiing down the face, looking down on the town and across the valley at the opposite mountains is absolutely surreal.

 

The town is also really cool. An old mining town, it retained its tough West character. Great bars and restaurants line the main street, all minaturized by the looming rugged mountains that surround little Telluride. It is really a place that has to be visited--unlike any other.

Posted

Pros: terrain

Cons: flights into town

Lived here for 3+ seasons...one of the greatest experiences of my life.  3, 100+ day seasons and 5-6 rounds of golf each summer.  Doesn't get better.  Bring a chick and some $ cause you ain't making any here. 

Posted

Pros: Challenge and variety of terrain, views of the San Juans

Cons: none

No other resort in CO can beat the terrain and scenery at Telluride in my opinion.  I have skied Vail, A-basin, Breck, Steamboat, Copper & Loveland.  Of all these Telluride by far has the steepest and most challenging terrain for experts and advanced skier.  However, there is also plenty of terrain for intermediates and beginners including some of the longest green runs I have seen anywhere.  It can work work well for skier groups of different levels.
The mountains is very well organized and never crowded.  We were there for a whole week in early Feb and the only time we waited in line is when a lift was stopped.  Beacuse it is isolated from large population centers, not a daytrip away from any big city, there are no daytrip or weekend skier.
The scenery beats any resorts I have skied in CA, CO and UT.  The historic town is beautiful and quaint with many good restaurants; a bit pricey but worth it.

Posted

Pros: terrain

Cons: nadda really

great terrain, great bumps, cliffs and alright steeps.  short vertical.....i think......


other than that, rock on