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02.28.2017

POWER ALERT

We still have some availability for March 2017. Check online now. With expanded nonstop flight options into Montrose-Telluride Airport (MTJ), the return of daily commercial flight to Telluride Regional Airport (TEX), and our NEW year-round flights from Dallas-DFW to Telluride-MTJ, it’s never been easier to visit Telluride. Spring Break is right around the... Read More

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01.31.2017

The Lineup for The Ride Festival Just Announced

The Ride Festival will return to Town Park in Telluride, Colorado July 8 and 9. The initial lineup for this year’s event.....Beck, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The John Butler Trio and Kaleo have been confirmed to play. See more and buy festival tickets... Read More

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01.17.2017

World’s Best Ski Resorts: Telluride Wows With Charm, Scenery and Great Skiing

When it’s time to pick a ski vacation destination, there are tons of choices, and the industry’s big names immediately leap to mind: Vail, Jackson Hole, Park City, Aspen, Whistler, and so on. They all have great facilities, but Colorado’s Telluride often gets overlooked in this discussion. That’s a huge mistake: not only is it worthy of consideration, I could make a compelling argument that it is the single best ski vacation choice in the country..... See Full... Read More

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09.01.2016

Telluride Film Festival Lineup: ‘Sully’, ‘La La Land’, ‘Arrival’, ‘Bleed For This’ & More

Hot on the heels of the opening last night of the Venice Film Festival, the Telluride Film Festival this morning announced the official lineup one day ahead of its opening Friday. Get those shuttles ready from Italy to the Rockies to Toronto, because there are going to be some very tired filmmakers making their way to all three.... See full... Read More

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07.10.2016

Enjoying the Ride: Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam begins Love Affair with Telluride

Pearl Jam headlining The Ride Festival last night was truly a magical experience. Eddie Vedder seemed to really fall in love with this special little Box Canyon of ours. Read more about the evening... Read More

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06.02.2016

Telluride Brewing Co. – The Story

Check out this cool video about our friends at Telluride Brewing Co. The Epic... Read More

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01.16.2016

Powder Alert! 13 Inches Of New Snow In the Past 24 Hours.

We've received more than a foot of fresh snow in the last 24 hours, setting us up for a fantastic weekend of skiing and snowboarding. With the forecast calling for a few more inches to fall by Monday, the conditions are setting up to be the best so far of the new... Read More

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11.17.2015

Getting Ready for Opening Day

Check out this video from Telluride Ski Resort to see what our groomers go through every day to get the mountain ready for Opening Day. "This past storm has brought us 26 inches of fluffy white powder, bringing our November snow total to more than 4 ½ feet. Between this and cold nighttime temperatures, our Grooming team has been blessed with plenty of snow to get the mountain in prime condition for Opening Day. They are working day and night to help set us up for a successful season... Read More

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09.30.2015

The Telluride Sheridan Opera House has announced their New Year’s Eve Gala…

Spend the New Year in Telluride! The Sheridan Opera House has announced their New Year's Eve Gala. Ring in 2016 in style at the Sheridan Opera House with Preservation Hall Jazz Band live in concert on December 31, 2015. This New Year’s Eve Gala will transport you down to the Big Easy for a New Orleans themed night full of high-energy dance music, a champagne toast at midnight and more. 

Preservation Hall was founded in 1961 to promote traditional New Orleans jazz in all its authenticity. The house band, led by the son of the... Read More

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09.03.2015

Black Mass at the Telluride Film Festival

Warner Bros.' crime film about notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger screened at the Telluride Film Festival and seems poised to be a major Oscar contender. The makeup and costume particulars of the role no doubt appealed to Depp, who loves to play dress-up on screen, from the outset. As Bulger, Depp resembles Orson Welles as the aged, desiccated version of Charles Foster Kane, only he’s tricked out in black leather and 1970s and ‘80s sunglasses. Behind those glasses, Depp’s icy glare (aided by eerie blue contact lenses) is... Read More

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05.06.2015

The Perfect Night Out in Telluride – Check out Yahoo Travel’s Perspective

Yahoo Travel breaks down a perfect Telluride evening. "Since the 1970s though, when this ghost town was reintroduced as a ski town, people have been drawn to Telluride for the powder on the mountain. At 8,750 feet above sea level, Telluride maintains its Old West charm and small-town vibe without all the crowds you find at other Colorado resorts. And it’s not just for skiing. In the summertime, Telluride boasts a Bluegrass Festival, Jazz Festival, and Film Festival, not to mention fourteen “14-ers” (mountains over fourteen thousand... Read More

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03.26.2015

Blues & Brews Named as Top Music Festival with Most Stunning Backdrop

From Fest300 Yesterday: "The quaint and beautiful ski town of Telluride hosts the annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival each fall, after the height of summer is over and temperatures hover just around perfect. Located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, the festival is surrounded by some of the most memorable peaks and summits on Earth. As if that weren't enough, guests come to enjoy their favorite jam bands and rock acts while sipping on some of the best local, heady brews around." See Full Article... Read More

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03.07.2015

Picnic on the Revelation Bowl Deck

What a perfect way to spend a Saturday! Incredible snow. Bluebird skies. A picnic with friends - with this view! When visiting Telluride, the deck at the bottom of the Revelation Bowl is not to be missed. This is a favorite spot for many locals. Pretty grateful for my... Read More

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02.26.2015

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival receives “Music Festival of the Year” Honor

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival, organized by Lyons-based Planet Bluegrass, received the “Music Festival of the Year” honor at the Pollstar Concert Industry Awards at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium Saturday night. The Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, managed by the music trade publication Pollstar, is an annual event that celebrates the world of live music. Planet Bluegrass’ win Saturday marked the first time in the ceremony’s 26-year history that either a bluegrass or Colorado music festival won in this... Read More

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02.18.2015

Oh Snowy Night

We got a couple fresh inches of snow last night, so it was a nice powder day on the hill today. As the snow was coming down, our River Club owners were snuggled up by the fire watching the flurries come in. Let it Snow.... Read More

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01.26.2015

The Art Scene

Telluride isn't just about skiing. It's just one of our many wonderful offerings. The cultural scene is quite exquisite. Check out today's example from Main Street on this sunny afternoon. A local artist capturing the impeccable beauty of this majestic box canyon. Locals know and appreciate that the art scene is vibrant and sets this region apart from almost every other ski resort in the... Read More

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01.25.2015

Dance Party at Gorrono Ranch

Dance party mid-afternoon in ski boots? Yes, please. This hot spot is situated mid-mountain on the Misty Maiden run and is the perfect place to stop for lunch or relax with a cocktail. Sit back on Gorrono's famous beach (or dance around the fire pit in front of the stage) and enjoy live music while enjoying the majestic view of Mount... Read More

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01.13.2015

A Typical Day in Telluride

The snow was falling most of the afternoon here in Telluride. Who doesn't love some fresh powder on the hill?! And down in Town today, we thought that this photo was the epitome of Telluride. Skis mounted on a bike, plus a dog hanging out on Main Street. Typical...... Read More

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01.03.2015

Telluride Ski Resort: Awards & Recognitions for 2014

As we are embracing the New Year, let's take a quick moment to applaud the amazing awards and recognition our beautiful ski resort obtained for the 2013 - 2014 winter season! Condé; Nast Traveler Readers voted us #1 as the Best Ski Area in North America (for the third year in a row!). We ranked #5 on USA Today's "Top 10 Ski Resorts for Night Life" Poll. We made Fodor's list as one of America's Best Small Towns. And a category we take great pride in – Condé; Nast Traveler gave us the #18 spot for Best American Cities for... Read More

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01.01.2015

Happy New Year!

The Town of Telluride rang in the new year with a torchlight parade and fireworks. Not to be missed. And we enjoyed the countdown to midnight in front of the Ski Tree in Elk's Park. Gathered by the San Miguel Courthouse, Main Street was flooded with locals and visitors alike to enjoy the countdown and firework display. Happy New... Read More

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12.23.2014

12 inches in the past 24 hours!!

It's December 23rd, and it is sure to be a Merry Christmas here in Telluride. Snow Report. 12" in the past 12 hours. 18" in the past 24 hours. And 28" in the past week. We have had 108" so far this season. 102 (of our 148) trails are open. 17 (of the 18) lifts are open. If you are not already in Telluride or on your way, you better get here quick! This snow is epic. Merry Christmas to... Read More

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