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Telluride Colorado
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Telluride has one of the highest vertical drops in North America and terrain ranging from challenging high-alpine couloirs to gentle four-mile cruisers all with no crowds or lift lines.


Telluride has more than 2,000 skiable acres of inbounds terrain and a vertical drop of 4,425 feet, one of the highest in North America. Known for its challenging and diverse terrain, the resort also has great beginner and intermediate runs across the mountain. Unlike other Colorado resorts, Telluride has no major city nearby and rarely has crowds or lift lines. With more than 300 inches of snow every winter, Telluride skiing conditions are reliably fantastic.

The backcountry skiing is also unmatched, with a thousand-plus acres of European-like alpine bowls and big lines. Telluride skiing conditions


The Telluride, Colorado, ski season is from late November to the first week of April.

Price Range

Daily tickets range from $87 to $133 for adults.


The resort is sandwiched between the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village in southwest Colorado about 340 miles from Denver.

Rental Equipment

Rental ski equipment is available from a number of shops in Telluride and Mountain Village.

Questions & Answers

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