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Page Title: Skiing & Snowboarding in Telluride, Colorado
Page Synopsis: An overview of skiing and snowboarding in Telluride, Colorado.



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Skiing in Telluride

TELLURIDE

 

Telluride is located in the Colorado's majestic San Juan Mountains in between Grand Junction and Durango.  Telluride rests at the base of the Telluride Ski Mountain and is surrounded by 13,000-foot peaks. Telluride is connected to Mountain Village by a free gondola. Located mid-mountain at 9,500 feet above sea level, Mountain Village overlooks some of Colorado's most magnificent peaks.

 

SKIING / SNOWBOARDING

 

Telluride is known for narrow chutes, open bowls, steeps, glades, and fantastic pipes.  No matter your ability, you canít go wrong in Telluride. Telluride / Mountain Village boosts a hopping ski-in/ski-out environment and with an average annual snowfall of 325 inches, there are plenty of powder days to enjoy!  Telluride truly offers an experience of a lifetime. 

 

The Mountain

    Telluride & Mountain Village
  • 69 shops and galleries
  • 2,200 town of Telluride Population
  • 1,000 town of Mountain Village Population
  • 8,725 ft Elevation (Town) 2,661 m
  • 9,540 ft Elevation (Village) 2,909 m
  • 50 spots for coffee, dining and nightlife
  • 84trails
  • 30-km nordic trails
  • 24% beginner terrain
  • 38% intermediate terrain
  • 38% advanced/expert terrain
  • 3,535 ft vertical drop 1,078 m
  • 8,725 ft base-COONSKIN 2,660 m
  • 12,260 ft summit-GOLD HILL 3,738 m
  • 204 acres snowmaking 82 hectares
  • 20,286 people uphill capacity per hour
  • 1,700 acres skiable terrain 680 hectares
  • 4.6 miles longest run - GALLOPING GOOSE
  • 309 inchs average snowfall per year 789 cm

The 16 Lifts

  • 2 high speed gondolas
  • 7 high speed quads
  • 2 triples/2 doubles
  • 1 platter/ 1 magic carpet / 1 surface lift

Why Telluride...
Telluride is as close to pure mountain as you can get.
Telluride is the perfect blend of pure mountain splendor, historic charm, world class skiing, and unsurpassable beauty. Year after year guests discover Telluride and fall totally in love. And, with the opening of Prospect Bowl nearly doubling the size of the ski area, paradise just keeps getting better and better.

Location:
San Juan Mountains, Southwestern Colorado

  • 65 miles south of Montrose (104 km)
  • 125 miles north of Durango (200 km)
  • 335 miles southwest of Denver (540 km)
  • 450 miles northeast of Phoenix (720 km)
  • 127 miles southeast of Grand Junction (203 km)

Season:

Lifts run 9 a.m.-3:30 and 4 p.m., daily, Nov. 26, 2003-April 4, 2004

Telluride Trail Maps - .pdf

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File Description Date Uploaded
Prospect Bowl Trail Map - Telluride  ·  pdf/266kB Prospect Bowl Trail Map - Telluride 7/19/2004
Telluride Trail Map 2002  ·  pdf/337kB Downloadable Telluride Trail Map 2002 7/19/2004

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