Telluride is the perfect blend of pure mountain splendor, historic charm, world-class skiing, and unsurpassable beauty.Though Tellurides early reputation was a place dedicated to steeps, it has added terrain that has transformed it into one of the nations best learning slopes.
Alpenglow Ski Safaris is a backcountry ski guiding company for off-piste skiing in the Telluride region, the Europeans Alps, and beyond. The guides are fully certified as ski instructors as well as guides and know the Telluride region and the Alps inside and out. Their goal is not only to guide guests to the best terrain and untouched snow but also to provide a cultural experience - guests engage in the best dining, lodging, and cultural attractions that the ski area has to offer, all adding up to a very special and unique ski experience.
Located in the heart of the spectacular San Juan Mountains, Telluride Helitrax is Colorado’s most experienced and original helicopter ski company. It has been in operation since 1982. Helitrax operates at the highest elevations in North America; they offer incredible terrain, snow conditions customer service.
Great ice climbing is found throughout Colorado, from single-pitch cragging, to mixed test pieces, multipath and alpine. Telluride contains several exceptional (and easily accessible) ice climbs - Bridal Veil Falls, and Ingram Falls are the classics - and many routes are within a short drive. Telluride is truly a Colorado ice climbing destination. If you've never ice climbed before, it's time to give it a shot. Gear has come a long way as of late, and it's now more fun than ever. If you're interested in whacking your way up a frozen waterfall, contact one of our local Telluride vacation specialists today. Ice climbing is fun for the whole family!
Telluride Ski Resort Mountain Facts
The Telluride Ski Resort boasts over 2,000 acres of skiable terrain spread throughout both Telluride and Mountain Village. With 18 lifts and 127 runs, there is plenty of terrain for all ability levels. Telluride averages over 300 inches of snowfall each ski season, making deep powder lines a reality no matter when you visit. Spectacular views of picturesque 14,000ft snowcapped mountains are visible from almost anywhere within the ski area. On clear day, it’s even possible to see the La Salle mountain range in Utah.
Longest Run: "Galloping Goose", 4.6 miles (7.4 km)