Telluride, Colorado is consistently ranked among the world’s best ski resorts for many different reasons; but what sets Telluride apart is it’s magnificent beauty, blue-bird powder days, uncrowded slopes, and unique on-mountain dining experiences. If you love to ski but hate big crowds, then Telluride is the place for your next ski holiday.


For scenic beauty, legendary terrain and almost non-existent lift lines head to Telluride. Located in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, enjoy beautiful mountain vistas and revel in a peaceful atmosphere.

Beyond its credibility for a ski town, Telluride has also been recognised solely for its cuisine. Both Conde Nast and Forbes have sung the praises of Telluride’s foodie scene. Meanwhile US Today ranked it in its top five ski resorts for nightlife.

  • Magnificent beauty, bluebird powder days and uncrowded slopes
  • Historic mining town and a European Mountain village in one resort
  • Ski terrain for all ability, levels and ages
  • Wide open slopes with breath-taking views
  • Over 800 skiable hectares
  • Some of the finest culinary options

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 4,008 Metres
Base Elevation 2,659 Metres
Vertical Drop 1,349 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,000 Acres
Lifts 19 lifts
Runs 147
Ave Annual Snowfall 711 cms
Terrain Beginner 23%
Terrain Intermediate 36%
Terrain Advanced 41%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map

Other Activities

At Telluride there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

  • Snowmobiling
  • Fat Biking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Climbing
  • Dog Sledding
  • Sleigh Rides
  • Ice Skating
  • Sledding

Getting There

Getting to Telluride

Telluride is located in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Fly into Montrose Regional Airport located a scenic 104 km drive from the resort.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Telluride has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

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