Telluride Skiing & Snowboarding
Thanks to its legendary terrain, Telluride is considered one of the best skiing destinations not only in the US, but also in the world. Telluride is home to 2000 acres of terrain which is known for its steep, vertical drops. Almost 50% of Telluride’s trails are advanced/expert which means Telluride is a great destination if you’re looking for a challenge.
It also delivers wide open slopes and a low pressure atmosphere which welcomes beginner snowboarders and skiers. With over two miles of blue and green runs, Ute Park, Sunshine, Prospect Bowls are runs that newbie skiers will love.
Surrounded by the nearby San Juan Mountains, the resort showcases spectacular scenery. Because of it’s remote location, Telluride is known for its lack of lift lines. This makes it a fantastic skiing getaway where you can enjoy a variety of runs all to yourself.
TELLURIDE SKI RESORT MOUNTAIN STATS
- Telluride has a total vertical lift of 3790 feet, and 2000 acres of skiable terrain.
- The ski resort has 17 lifts.
- There are 148 trails in Telluride – 23% beginner, 36% intermediate, 41% advanced/expert.
- Average annual snowfall is 280 inches.
Getting to Telluride
The closest airports to Telluride are regional airports, which means you may have to connect. Telluride Regional Airport is a short 15 minute drive, Montrose-Telluride International Airport is a 1.5 hour drive, and Durango-La Plata Regional Airport is 2.5 hours from Telluride village. Shuttle services from Telluride Express are available at all airports mentioned above, as are car rentals.
telluride ski rentals
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TELLURIDE SKI RESORT
Telluride, a town designated a National Historic Landmark, is located approximately 200 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado. Telluride Ski Resort offers incredible views of the nearby San Juan Mountains and is home to more than 2,000 acres of lift-accessible terrain. Telluride’s terrain ranges from beginner to intermediate, with four hike-to terrain areas and multiple terrain parks for advanced and expert skiers. The historic town of Telluride has renowned apres ski at it’s world-class restaurants.
Click here for the interactive Telluride trail map.
|Base Elevation:||8,725 ft|
|Summit Elevation:||13,150 ft|
|Total Acres of Skiable Terrain:||2,000|
|Vertical Drop:||4,425 ft|
|Number of Trails:||148|
|Annual Snowfall:||280 inches|
|Longest Run:||4.6 miles|