Telluride Ski & Golf 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 147 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 Telluride-Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) from eleven major hubs during the winter, and five major hubs during the summer. Once you arrive, Telluride offers a free, pedestrian gondola, the only public transportation system of its kind in the U.S., which connects the historic town of Telluride with Mountain Village. This means you can park your car, or leave your car at home, and get around the resort with ease while enjoying the scenic 13-minute ride between towns for dinner, shopping, and other great activities.

Getting to Telluride is easier than ever, with direct flights from nine major airports into Montrose/Telluride airport (MTJ) and dozens of flight options. New in December 2016 is the return of commercial service to Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) on United partner, Great Lakes Airlines. Additionally, the Colorado Flights Alliance recently announced daily, year-round service from Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) on American Airlines.

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: Summer activities begin May 26, 2017 (weather dependent).
Address: 565 Mountain Village Blvd Telluride, CO, 81435
General Information : (888) 873-2708
Lodging Reservations : (844) 881-1570
Snow Phone : (970) 728-7425
Lift Ticket/Pass Office : (970) 728-7517
Closest Airport: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ)

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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 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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