Telluride Mountain Resort in Winter

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Winter Activities & Services

Telluride Ski Resort was made famous by its challenging ski terrain, but the resort offers other fun activities like snowshoeing, sleigh ride dinners and NASTAR racing.

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  • Besides outstanding skiing & snowboarding, there are many other activities to enjoy at Telluride Ski Resort.
  • The resort's Sleigh Ride Dinners allows guests to enjoy a star-lit ride up the slopes to mid-mountain Gorrono Ranch for dinner.
  • There is also a series of groomed Nordic trails accessed from the top of Lift 10.


If Ullr (the ancient God of Snow) doesn’t send lots of dry, fluffy powder to Telluride or you just need a change of pace, the ski resort offers lots of other activities anyone can enjoy.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Telluride’s reputation was staked on its challenging terrain and lack of crowds, and things have only gotten better in the past five years. Expanded terrain, a new lift and increased glading have increased the skiable acres at Telluride to more than 2,000 acres, and it is still shocking to have to wait in line longer than five minutes.

Terrain Parks

The resort now has three terrain parks with varying degrees of difficulty. There is a beginner terrain park off of Lift 11 with small jumps and basic features. The terrain park at the top of Lift 5 ups the ante, with bigger jumps and beginner rail features. The Hoot Brown Terrain Park near Lift 4 and the gondola station has jumps as large as 60 feet and a wide assortment of rails and other features.


Compete against family or friends on a downhill slalom course located on the Butterfly ski run off Lift 4. The course is open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nordic Skiing & Snowshoeing

The ski resort operates and maintains a series of groomed trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing at the top of Lift 10 in Mountain Village. Special discount tickets are available if visitors are only using the Nordic trails.

Sleigh Ride Dinners

A snow cat-pulled sleigh meets guests at the base of Lift 4 and whisks them away to the historic mid-mountain Gorrono Ranch for a Western-style buffet dinner.

Other Winter Activities & Services Resources

Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club

The Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club trains, encourages, and supports young alpine, freestyle, nordic, and snowboard athletes.