2013 summer visitor's guide
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2 0 1 3 F E S T I VA L C A L E N D A R MAY 24 - 27 Mountainfilm in Telluride IT’S AN ANNIVERSARY YEAR IN TELLURIDE JULY SEPTEMBER 3 Red, White & Blues 7 Imogene Pass Run 4 Firemen’s Fourth of July 13 - 15 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival JUNE 4 Rundola 19 - 22 Telluride WOW Festival 1 - 2 Telluride Balloon Festival 11 - 14 Telluride Yoga Festival 21 Mountains to Desert Ride 3 - 9 Wild West Fest 12 - 14 Hardrock 100 8 - 9 Ride the Rockies 13 - 14 Ride Fest OCTOBER 20 - 23 Telluride Bluegrass 17 - 20 Americana Music Festival 11 - 13 Telluride Horror Show 27 - 30 Telluride Wine Festival 18 - 19 Ah Haa Art Auction 26 KOTO Halloween Bash 28 - JULY 4 Telluride Plein Air 20 - 29 San Miguel Basin Fair and Rodeo 23 - 28 Telluride Playwrights Festival SHERIDAN OPERA HOUSE 100 yrs FILM FESTIVAL 40 yrs BLUEGRASS 40 yrs CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL 40 yrs AUGUST 2 - 4 Telluride Jazz Celebration 8 - 18 Telluride Chamber Music Festival 9 - 11 Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival IMOGENE PASS RUN 40 yrs MOUNTAINFILM 35 yrs BALLOON FESTIVAL 15 - 18 Telluride Mushroom Festival BLUES & BREWS 30 yrs With all this love in the air, it’s the perfect time to plan your Telluride getaway. 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In this issue, you’ll find personal profiles of the people who bring life to our region, notable architectural tidbits, travel and destination details and a historical perspective – the people and places that have endured the test of time and those that are making history right now. every summer here promises to be special in so many ways. From the inspiration of Mountainfilm and excitement of Blues & Brews, we look forward to welcoming our visitors and second homeowners back to their summer haven. We are the Telluride Tourism Board. It is our pursuit to market and maintain the quality of the Telluride region’s experience. With the spirit of our heritage and an unyielding sense of community as our foundation, we encourage visitors to experience firsthand, the simplicity, awe-inspiring vistas and unpretentious hospitality of our year-round alpine destination. This year, we toast a number of notable anniversaries that together, offer a wonderful dichotomy of our cultural diversity. Telluride and Mountain Village is an exquisite, destination ski resort community. The snow is pristine and with our Southern-most location, you’ll see more blue bird days than anywhere in North America. And as the snow melts, open café doors welcome the breeze, and alpine meadows burst with their annual fireworks of colors, we all warmly welcome summer back to our beloved mountain towns. Here, the saying goes, “we came for the winter, but stayed for the summer.” There is a deep passion and commitment to culture, intellectual pursuits, the arts and authentic inspiration. From our charismatic mining days to L.L. Nunn, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, from the hippie ski town and annual summer festivals to our new Telluride Venture Accelerator and Creative District designation, we celebrate all those who discovered the Neverland of the San Juans. If you’re here for the first time, welcome! If you’re returning, welcome back! See you on Main, PReSIDeNT AND CHIeF eXeCuTIVe OFFICeR TeLLuRIDe TOuRISM BOARD n 119 W. Colorado Avenue All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. n Telluride, CO 81435 suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 11 The Best of Both Worlds Telluride and Mountain Village A perfect marriage of old west and modern luxury, Telluride and Mountain Village complement one another perfectly, offering guests an exceptional mountain experience. The Telluride region, like no other North American resort, offers the best of both worlds. With clapboard storefronts, brick hotels and turnof-the-century homes, Telluride has preserved its Wild West history and retained its charm and authenticity. Designated a National Historic Landmark District, all construction adheres to the Victorian town’s image and code. Many of the preserved buildings are now home to gourmet restaurants, chic boutiques, and fine art galleries. 12 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 Perched at 9,545 feet, Mountain Village boasts views of some of the highest, most magnificent peaks in the San Juan Mountains. Incorporated in 1995, the modern Mountain Village offers world-class lodging, shopping, dining and adventure. Guests can explore the expansive trail system on foot or bike, and complete the day with a luxurious spa treatment. There is no need for a car while you are visiting the Telluride region. The two towns are connected by a free, scenic gondola—the only transportation system of its kind in North America. The 13-minute ride is a daily event for residents and visitors alike, giving easy access to historic Telluride and modern Mountain Village. summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 13 Summer of Love Telluride Toasts to Milestone Anniversaries Festival-goers line-up along the river trail with their From June 20-23, 2013, during the Summer tarps to secure the best spot for their group. The line Solstice and under a full moon, the Town of Telluride starts as early as the day before, even before that day’s will expand by 11,500 as festivarians head to Town Park music has ended. “It’s a furious frenzy of friendly festieach day to enjoy music from morning until night. varians running toward the stage then wildly unfurling Forty years ago the Fall Creek Boys, a local bluetheir tarps and falling down grass group, launched what on top of them, followed by is now a world-renowned smiles all around,” added Bluegrass festival that sells Syzmanski. out within three hours of The festival is also known going on sale each year. for sustainable efforts to J.B. Matiotti, one of the Ruby Anniversary reduce, reuse and recycle. original festival producers, Over the years, Telluride Bluegrass has embraced some was quoted in the Telluride Times on June 15, 1978, simple environmental solutions, like providing free referencing the first festival: “The thing was – it was so filtered water and waste reduction incentives, while light-hearted. We just went ahead and did it.” In the fulfilling self-imposed mandates at the festival to cut same article his wife Helen was quoted with, “It’s Teldown on plastic bottles and other trash. luride – to musicians, these mountains are magic.” As a music fan listening to the sounds vibrating from By the festival’s fifth anniversary, the crowd soared the stage or a musician staring out at a sea of people to 6,700, which was 2,000 more than the prior year. waiting to hear your music, the energy in Town Park is According to the Telluride Times, “Telluride residents palatable. Fans and musicians converge on Telluride in a indicated that the festival was well organized, well-run, harmonious rhythm that can be felt all over town. and the music was excellent.” Reflecting on one of his favorite memories from a The festival was built around the many artists recent festival, Bryan Eyster, Planet Bluegrass marketing that have defined the Telluride Bluegrass sound. The director, said that when Glen Hansard and the Swell weekend is sprinkled with inspirational sets from Peter Season played “everyone had chills.” Rowan, Béla Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer, Tim The 40th anniversary lineup includes Mumford O’Brien, and of course the “King of Telluride” Sam and Sons, Emmy Lou Harris & Rodney Crowell, The Bush. These artists come together every year for an String Cheese Incident, Punch Brothers, Tim O’Brien, epic set as the Telluride House Band. Trampled by Turtles, Leftover Salmon, Sam Bush Since its very beginning, the festival has embraced Band, Jackson Brown and the Infamous String Dusters, a wide swath of music to create the unique genre of among many more. “Telluride Bluegrass.” The festival has retained its roots “Performers want to play here – Mumford and as it has grown and evolved with hard work from Planet Sons approached us in January because they wanted to Bluegrass, producers of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. come back,” said Eyster. “What’s changed the most, is just how smoothly For those who don’t have tickets, Elks Park the festival runs,” explained Steve Syzmanski, vice provides an intimate and free opportunity to see live president of Planet Bluegrass. “The level of performers performances throughout the festival in a relaxed setting. that grace the stage is really remarkable.” Unbridled Acoustic Adventures bluegrass festival Love is in the air this summer, as many of Telluride’s icons celebrate milestone anniversaries. It is no coincidence that three of Telluride’s cherished festivals have hit their 40th year. Forty years ago, as Telluride was transitioning from mining town to ski town, local residents added summer events to the calendar to draw visitors to the area. As a result, the Telluride Film Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Telluride Chamber Music Festival were born, and put Telluride on the map as the “Festival Capital of the Rockies.” Telluride’s hub for arts and culture, the Sheridan Opera House turns 100 on July 3, 2013. In its early years, the beautiful Victorian theatre paved the way for budding artists and entertainers. Today, 14 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 world-renowned musicians grace the Opera House stage to offer more intimate performances throughout the year. Through its evolution over the past century, the Sheridan Opera House remains a treasured venue in the Telluride community. All summer, visitors and locals will raise their glasses to commemorate years of inspirational films, music and culture. Telluride’s festivals boast diverse genres and cater to different audiences, but one thing remains constant - they thrive due to the passion and support of the community, audience and organizers. Festival goers will get a glimpse into the history of the events and Telluride, while experiencing the best the modern world of arts and expression have to offer. summer/fall 2013 Right of Passage imogene pass run Ruby Anniversary The first known run over Imogene Pass was done by Rick Trujillo on Tuesday, August 6, 1974, when he ran from Ouray via the pass to Telluride, as a training run for the Pikes Peak Marathon, after a day’s work at the Camp Bird mine. A chance encounter with some Telluride people resulted in a formal race being established. On September 29, 1974, six runners participated in the first “Imogene Pass Mountain Marathon.” Rick was the first to cross the finish line, in 2:21:18. The Imogene Pass Run will be held on September 7, 2013. The event has increased tremendously in size and importance from its humble origins in 1974. Where once it was an adventure run for a few pioneers, today the race is immensely popular and the number of registered participants is restricted by necessity, due to safety and logistical reasons. From the original field of six, it has grown to encompass more than 1500 participants. Mountain weather at this time can change rapidly, and participants through the years have encountered a variety of weather conditions. A full spectrum of weather during the race is part of its lure and mystique. Race Director John Jett has been involved with the event for the past 13 years. He alluded to the intensely loyal following of the run – with some runners returning for more than 25 consecutive years. “The Imogene Pass Run is the longest standing athletic event in the region,” explains Jett. “It has become well-known to trail runners nationally and internationally.” To celebrate the 40th anniversary, Imogene Pass Run organizers have announced a t-shirt design contest. Details about the contest are available at ImogeneRun.com. Registration for the run opens on June 1st and typically sells out within hours. Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 15 A Final Note Chamber Music Festival Bringing music to Telluride since 1973, the Telluride Chamber Music Festival creates a spontaneous connection between audience and musicians that lifts the human spirit. Roy Malan, Concert Master of the San Francisco Ballet, and Robin Sutherland, pianist for the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, were visiting friends in Telluride and saw a need for a chamber music festival. Today, the two continue to be involved with the event; Malan is the Artistic Director, and Sutherland will be returning this year for special anniversary performances. The 40th festival will take place from August 8-18, and will include free concerts in the park, as well as performances at the Sheridan Opera House. Warner Paige, President of the Board, has been running the festival for 12 years. Paige ran a retail music store in Indiana, and has always been interested in the classical music genre. He decided to make Telluride home when he attended the ballet and Chamber Music Festival during his first visit. “Once I found Telluride, I stayed,” said Paige. “I love the way the community embraces such a diverse group of events, from Bluegrass to Chamber music.” Highlights for the 40th anniversary include accomplished musician Julian Pollack, a young pianist, who will perform a world premiere piece, and concerts complete with the best known chamber music written. Local Barbara Martin will play the recorder as she did during the very first concert at the Chamber Music Festival in 1973. Local artists will paint violins and auction them off, and kids’ programs will be offered. Festival goers may also see Malan and Sutherland walking around town adorned with sandwich boards, announcing concerts, as they did during the early festival years. telluride film festival / ingrid lundahl Ruby Anniversary Many world-renowned films have premiered here Every Labor Day weekend, thousands of film at the festival including Michael Moore’s Roger and buffs stream into Telluride. This year, the Telluride Me, which launched Moore’s career; and the King’s Film Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary from Speech, which dominated the Oscars in 2010. Ellen August 29 through September 2. More than a collecPage won an Oscar for her role in Juno that premiered tion of good films, the festival offers a fusion of art and at the festival in 2007. Other notable films include My life, a grand performance piece staged each year for Dinner With Andre (Louis Malle, loyal filmmakers, film aficionados 1981), Stranger Than Paradise and critics. (Jim Jarmusch, 1984), Blue Velvet “Telluride is a place where (David Lynch, 1986), The Civil people who love to see movies War (Ken Burns, 1990), The Crydo just that,” said Steven Poster of ing Game (Neil Jordan, 1992), American Cinemotagrapher. Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, The names change, the films 2001), and Brokeback Mountain change, but Telluride remains Ruby Anniversary (Ang Lee, 2005). Stay tuned for the same. The program is not anSneak Peaks, which have recently nounced until Labor Day weekend included Danny Boyle tuning up and is one of the film world’s best Slumdog Millionaire (2009) for its official release, and kept secrets. It’s impossible to see everything, which Ben Affleck presenting Argo (2012). keeps attendees stimulated and engaged. Pick and The Telluride Film Festival, along with the choose what interests you and keep your ears open for Town of Telluride, has announced that a new venue, the buzz. Daily seminars offer a forum for the filmThe Werner Herzog Theatre, is being created to be makers, and a chance for the audience to ask questions included in this year’s festival venues. The theater will and share thoughts. be located in Telluride’s Town Park Pavilion and will The Telluride Film Festival is not a competition, be the festival’s most technologically advanced theater, but a celebration of the best in film – past, present and accommodating 650 pass holders. future, from all around the world. It’s one weekend “The 40th celebration is our chance to thank and immersed in an unabashed carnival of film: viewing, breathing, eating and talking cinema. honor the founders, filmmakers and audiences who have helped us create such a beloved cultural instituThe event includes short films, up-and-coming tion,” said Telluride Film Festival Executive Director works, discussions and seminars. The opening night Julie Huntsinger. “We are inspired everyday by the feed, Labor Day picnic and other unpretentious parcinematic genius that surrounds us and look forward to ties complement the lineup. Movies also play outside sharing the best of that on this very special occasion.” for free at the Abel Gance theater in Elks Park. The Show Telluride film festival summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 17 Up, Up and Away Suds and Tunes Balloon Festival Blues & brews Festival Diamond Anniversary youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. For four days over Memorial Day weekend Powerful films about the war on terror, Manhunt each year, festival goers descend on Telluride to expeand Dirty Wars, will be shown. Two films are also set rience art, adventure, culture and the environment. in Africa: Rising from Ashes, about Rwandan bike The 35th Mountainfilm festival runs May 24-27, racers, and God Loves Uganda, about American 2013, with a focus on climate solutions. The event Christians proselytizing in Uganda. attracts filmmakers, photographers, conservationists, “We want to understand the problems, but be part mountaineers and explorers from around the world. of the solution,” explained Holbrooke. “People come “We cannot ignore the issue of climate change. It’s here full of hope that permeates through town. Everynot about climate issues - it’s about solutions. That’s one that comes here is bent positive and exciting,” said on trying to make the world a David Holbrooke, Mountain better place.” Film Festival Director. “We will In 1999, Mountainfilm explore grassroots solutions to grew with the introduction of big aggressive dynamics.” Mountainfilm on Tour, which Filmmaker Lito Tejadatakes festival films to over 70 Flores and local climber and Jade Anniverary locations across the country avid outdoorsman Bill Kees and internationally. Through started the festival in 1979 with a partnership with Outside Television, Mountainfilm three nights of films shown at the Sheridan Opera expanded its audience far beyond the reach of the House featuring mountain sports, mountain cultures festival and the tour. and mountain issues. “Everyone has hope for this festival to have a Today, the festival occupies dozens of venues larger role in the global discourse of what’s happening in Telluride and Mountain Village and fills the two in this world,” added Holbrooke. towns with inspirational thinkers and doers. In addiPeter Kenworthy, a former banker, joined the tion to showcasing leading films and filmmakers, the festival in its seventh year as Executive Director. After festival also includes symposia and panels, gallery exspending a year in China, he wanted to lend his skills to hibits of art and photography, book-signings, breakfast something he felt passionate about. He translated his talks, student programs, music and street parties. skillset and talents to Mountainfilm, where he oversees This year’s lineup ranges from shorts to featurethe business, management and financial aspects of the length films, covering a spectrum of topics from festival. adventure and action sports to pressing environmen“Telluride is so special and has incredible energy,” tal and social issues. Features include The Crash Reel said Kenworthy. “David loves to be out there, he’s very about world champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce, gregarious -- a great ambassador for us. We really comwho sustained a traumatic brain injury, and Maidenplement each other and believe in what we’re doing.” trip about Laura Dekker, who, at sixteen, became the Be Part of the Solution Mountainfilm 18 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 Colorful airborne creations complement the landscape as balloons define Telluride’s skyline from June 1-2 during the 30th Balloon Festival. Each year, the festival draws locals and visitors for a weekend of balloon gazing and the famous Main Street GLO on Friday evening. The Telluride Balloon Festival was brought to life in 1983 when organizers that were involved with the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta decided to take the concept to Telluride. In the ninth year, the festival was at risk of being cancelled when the head organizer left town. Marilyn Branch, the current chair, took over and coordinated the festival in a mere six weeks. Branch’s eagerness and passion to continue the festival stemmed from her extensive ballooning history; she has been ballooning since 1973, and flew as crew in Albuquerque for 22 years. Branch feels that ballooning offers a sense of mystery and romance that make for a truly unique experience. “Balloons floating over our beautiful mountain backdrop provide a magical experience for passengers and spectators,” said Branch. Balloons will inflate and launch from Telluride Town Park at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2. Spectators can view balloons lit up on Main Street during the GLO on Saturday evening starting at 8 p.m. Paul D. deBerjeois, photographer of choice for many of the major balloon festivals, will hold a free photo workshop during the weekend as well. The Balloon Festival is a free event, and perfect for families and people of all ages to enjoy. Platinum Anniverary The 20th Annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival kicks-off on September 12th for three days. To commemorate twenty years, the festival is planning special shows and will bring back some of the bands from the past, as well as new up and coming artists. “We went from a very local/regional attraction to a national/international attraction. In the first year, we were hoping for 500, and 1000 showed up,” said Steve Gumble, owner and CEO of SBG Productions, producer of the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival. “We knew we had a good recipe.” Now, the festival draws 9000 people for three days of music paired with brews. Festivarians love the experience, and VIP tickets sell out the first day they go on sale, well before the lineup is announced. “It is an honor for people to have blind faith in us like that,” added Gumble. Gumble moved to Telluride fresh out of college with his first blues album, Muddy Waters, in tow, which still proudly hangs behind his desk. After ski bumming, he decided that if he was going to stay, he needed to get a real job. His passion for Blues soon combined with suds to form the perfect marriage. Gumble purchased Telluride Liquors in 1991. At that time, he met Jeff Lebesch, the founder of New Belgium Brewing Company who was brewing beer in his basement. Lebesch encouraged him to start a beer festival in Telluride. “It was an overnight success,” said Gumble. “As it grew we needed to take the primary focus away from microbrews, and my love for the Blues seemed summer/fall 2013 like the perfect combination.” “There are a lot of people here who say they were at the first Blues and Brews, said Gumble. “Never in my wildest imagination would it be where it is today,” he reflects. On September 15, 2001, just days after 9/11, the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival opened to an emotional crowd, explained Gumble. “It brought a lot of people together, a lot of friendships were made that are still in existence today.” Musicians love to play on the stage in Town Park. “Playing in Telluride is as special for them as it is for us to host them - that’s the magic of Telluride,” added Gumble. “Bonnie Raitt came and took a break to hang out in Telluride, just to hike for a few days.” Saturday of the festival weekend is reserved for The Grand Tasting with over 50 microbreweries pouring from noon - 3 p.m. Festival goers can listen to live music while sampling close to 150 different beers. The Black Crowes, Jim James, and Melissa Etheridge will headline this year’s festival. Additional musicians booked to play include Gary Clark Jr., John Hiatt, Mickey Hart Band, Anders Osborne, Otis Taylor Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Allen Stone, ZZ Ward, The New Mastersounds, The Bright Light Social Hour, The Relatives, and IBC winner Selwyn Birchwood Band. “When you have BB King on the stage, who has played in 90 different countries and says, ‘I’ve never played anywhere as beautiful as this place.’ that says a lot about Telluride,” added Gumble. Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 19 September 19 - 22, 2013 P90X ... Total Body Workout ... ZUMBA ... Core Conditioning ... Abs Revealed ... Fe eding your body for ultimate performance ... Pilates ... Transitioning to a Healthier Lifestyle ... Boom Pound Fit Pro Certification ... Yoga ... TRX Super Hero Workout ... Performance at Altitude ... XerciseLab ... Kick my Abs ... Adventure Race ... Via Feratta Adventure Hike ... IMPACT ... TRX/ Cycling Fusion ... Pound Fit Rockout Workout ... Tony Horton, P90X Creator - Telluride WOW Featured Presenter TellurideWow.com www. the Crown Jewel of telluride sheridAn oPerA hoUse tUrns 100 THe SHeRIDAN OPeRA HOuSe is the premier intimate arts venue in Telluride, known for its cozy setting and unique historic atmosphere. Artists love it too; many have compared a gig here to playing in their living room. Walking into the Opera House today transports visitors back to the early 20th century with its restored stenciling, original maple flooring, original olio and dome hand-dipped pink proscenium lighting. “We like to think it is the cornerstone of the community,” said Ronnie Palamar, Sheridan Opera House event director. The Opera House is vital to the festivals, as musicians that play in Town Park during the day grace the Opera House stage in the evening, shifting from 10,000 cheering fans to intimate performances in the 285 seat theatre. “It gives you the old school Blues feeling, a more A new festival is born the ride 20 intimate experience,” explains Steve Gumble, Blues and Brews Festival director, when referring to the juke joints the festival holds at the Opera House. In 1913, J.A. and Arvid Segerberg, two brothers managing the New Sheridan Hotel, recognized Telluride’s need for a venue to host events and opened the Segerberg Opera House. Hosting high-class events and musicians including Sarah Berhardt and Lillian Gish, as well as William Jennings Bryant, helped bring national attention to this “jewel box” of a theater. When prohibition took effect in Colorado, Telluride began to suffer culturally and financially. Saloons closed and patronage at the Opera House nearly ended. The Segerbergs were finally forced to close the theater doors completely by the early 1930s when the Great Depression hit. Known during this time as the “Telluride Opera House,” the theater hosted an array of events including the ride, telluride’s newest music festival, started in 2012 as an addition to the summer festival calendar and to complement the activities surrounding the UsA Pro Challenge. “we wanted to do a show with a rock and roll heart,” said Janice Zink, Koto events coordinator. “the lumineers were the sleeping Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide giants last year, and we were so fortunate to have them in their infancy last summer.” the ride festival brings everything from vintage to emerging performers to telluride for a two-day, three-night event. telluride’s magniﬁcent scenery and intimate music venues make it a special place for those who boxing matches, high school proms and movies. In 1973, the now world renowned Telluride Film Festival was founded, briefly renting, and eventually purchasing and remodeling the Sheridan Opera House to use as its primary movie theater. By 1991 the Sheridan Opera House was in a severe state of disrepair and threatened by demolition. At that time, the Sheridan Arts Foundation was founded by Sandra and Keith Caradine. Together with the Town of Telluride and the Colorado Historical Society, they initiated the project of restoring the building. The opera house will commemorate the opening of the Segerberg Opera House on July 3, 2013, with a Speakeasy Gala, black tie affair, where the opera house will be transformed into the 1920s Broadway of Telluride. Step back into time with an evening of decadence featuring the Cab Calloway Orchestra, a legacy auction and more. “We are going to replicate what it was at that time,” added Palamar. “There will be a 1913 historic Pierce Arrow automobile on hand along with other artifacts from the era.” perform and those who spectate. headlining the 2013 festival July 13-14 in telluride town Park are talking heads frontman, david byrne, big head todd and the monsters, Cake, Anders osborne, steve earle, son volt and more great acts that round out the festival lineup. S e a r c h Te l l u r i d e R e a l E s t a t e . c o m tellurideyogacenter Be sure to visit the bindu • boutique located in the studio Upstairs in the Nugget Bldg., Corner of Main St. & Fir Visit our schedule online at: tellurideyoga.com ~ ph: (970) 729-1673 Drop-ins Welcome • We offer many styles anD levels Y O G A FESTIVAL 237 S. Oak St. @ the Telluride Gondola 970.728.0808 I tellurideproperties.com T E LLUR IDE Y O G A F E S T IVA L JULY 11 - 14, 2013 suMMer/fall 2013 TELLURIDEYOGAFESTIVAL.COM outdoor activities Come to Telluride for an Adventure of a Lifetime. When the snow melts in the San Juan Mountains, summer brings meadows of wildflowers, crystal-blue lakes and a vast network of trails scattered along the mountainsides. Enjoy hiking and biking for every level, pack a picnic and take in the bluebird skies for which Colorado is known. View scenery and wildlife on the free gondola to Mountain Village, where you have easy access to outdoor adventure. Discover the history of the area, and explore old mining towns on a hike or 4 x 4 tour. Get a bird’s eye view of all that Telluride has to offer while soaring above on a glider ride or hike. Activities are endless and cater to all members of the family or group. For a complete listing of outfitters turn to page 79 or go to VisitTelluride.com. >> 22 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 23 4x4 off-road outdoor activities Telluride’s mining days carved a string of roads into the San Juan Mountains over 100 years ago. Today, those same routes offer unparalleled access to the high country and its world-famous gold rush towns. Experienced guides lead tours over mountain passes through old mining ghost towns filled with wildflowers and wildlife. Explore the rugged beauty of the area on one of the many 4x4 tours over Imogene Pass to the old town of Tomboy, up over Ophir Pass to the town of Alta, or over Black Bear Pass on one of the area’s most notorious routes. rock climbing Routes and boulders for all abilities in the greater Telluride region include jagged peaks and extensive wall faces that provide a variety of climbing and bouldering opportunities. From classic routes on Ophir Wall to moderate climbs on Pipeline, the climbing is diverse and plentiful. For those learning the sport or seeking instruction, a number of guide services are available. Local maps, information and gear can be found at many sport shops in the area. Look up while hiking, and see some of the world’s best climbers scaling the rock faces in the area. horseback riding Have an old west experience by riding through aspen forests and alpine meadows on horseback. Horseback riding in the San Juan Mountains is a favorite activity among families, and creates lifelong memories. Outfitters offer guided daytime outings, half-day trail rides, chuck wagon dinner rides and overnight trips. golf Playing golf at the Telluride Golf Club is a magnificent experience. The 71-par, 18-hole course meanders along high altitude terrain with spectacular views of the mountain ranges that make up the highest concentration of 14,000foot peaks in the United States. The course has a putting green, practice facilities and four sets of tees for different skill levels, and a well-equipped pro shop with knowledgeable staff. According to science, golf balls fly further at elevation, although the magnificent views and resident wildlife make keeping your eye on the ball not an easy task. river sports As the snow melts, the streams and free-flowing rivers become playgrounds of river rafting and kayaking. The solitude and natural beauty of the canyons can only be explored by floating the rivers in the area. From wild river rapids to a leisurely float, the Telluride area offers an array of river sports with vistas that are second to none. The session starts in late May and runs through August. Local outfitters take paddlers on half-day or full-day excursions through class II - III+ rapids. There is also kayaking and paddle boarding on the rivers and alpine lakes, all great ways to soak up the sun while getting a workout. town park Telluride Town Park is home to family fun in the heart of Telluride. The park is a hub of activity yearround. In the summer, you’ll find softball fields, a disc golf course, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, swimming pool, kid’s fishing pond, Imagination Station, and more. The hike to Bear Creek Falls starts from the park, and a short walk through the woods behind the softball fields takes nature lovers to the Lower Bear Creek Falls. The park is also the venue for the town’s many festivals and is host to a campground that offers sites along the San Miguel River. 24 biking hiking / running The Telluride region provides a striking backdrop for road and mountain bikers, and a variety of terrain for all abilities. Mountain bikers will find challenging trails that explore old mining roads and basins high above the box canyon, moderate trails that link several former railroad tracks throughout the valley and a biking playground at Telluride Ski Resort. Road riding is also popular along the scenic San Juan Skyway. The region offers technical and challenging routes for skilled road riders featuring many mountain passes and substantial elevation gains. Trails weave throughout the mountains where hikers can take a quick jaunt to waterfalls or spend the day traversing high alpine terrain to lakes and over peaks to uncover old mining ruins and view wildflowers. The trail system in the region has an extensive list of short strolls, day hikes or overnight backpacking adventures into the high country surrounding Telluride. Both the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village have trails that lead out-of-town in all directions where hikers can experience the cool mountain air and unmatched scenery. Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 summer/fall 2013 fly fishing Fly fishing in the greater Telluride region can challenge fly fishing experts and entertain beginning enthusiasts. Telluride is an angler’s paradise in every season offering a different experience for fishing the rivers and lakes in the area. Many locals will tell you that their favorite time to cast is at dusk when the sun sets over the rivers creating a rainbow glow. From the Dolores River to the easily accessible San Miguel River, there is a fishing adventure for everyone. Local guides know the ins and outs of the area’s rivers and streams offering guided tours and invaluable advice about flies and water complexities. Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 25 t The Historic Sheridan Opera House t Celebrating 100 Years ah haa School for the arts • Telluride’s premier live music and film venue • Intimate home of the summer festivals • Available for private wedding and party rentals • Celebrating its centennial with a 1920s Speakeasy Gala on July 6 SheridanOperaHouse.com 110 N. Oak St. in Downtown Telluride • 970-728-6363 t Telluride’s Crown Jewel is owned and operated by the Sheridan Arts Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to preserving the historic Sheridan Opera House, bringing quality arts and cultural events to Telluride and providing local and national youth with access and exposure to the arts through education. art t for every age workshops in... ceramics • painting • photography • culinary arts mixed media • printmaking • visiting artists and so much more! weekly four and one-day youth art camps ages 4 – 14 300 south townsend | telluride | 970.728.3886 www.ahhaa.org aLong the river at the bottom of Townsend Street, Telluride’s historic train depot is now home to the Ah Haa School for the Arts, a multi-functional art space offering a ceramics studio, kids’ art classes, cooking classes, monthly art exhibits and much more. executive Director Judy Kohin and her team strive to make the Ah Haa accessible to visitors and locals alike, offering a multitude of ways for people to find inspiration and be creative. This summer, the Ah Haa hosts Canvas and Cocktails, a drop-in painting class from 6-8 p.m each Thursday. Painting materials are provided, and adult students can bring their own cocktails or bottles of wine. “It’s fabulous in the summer because students can paint outside on the deck and take in the scenery while enjoying a libation,” Kohin said. Those who prefer clay over canvas can take advantage of a drop-in ceramics studio, also every Thursday, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. New this summer is a series of culinary arts classes, offering Monday night wine tastings and Tuesday afternoon cooking classes. Or, take one of Ah Haa’s summer workshops taught by talented local and visiting instructors. Highlights include swing dancing, encaustic painting, plein air oil painting, jewelry, and much more. For more serious artists, Ah Haa offers two intensive programs that bring students from all over the world to Telluride—the Telluride Painting Academy, September-December, and the prestigious American Academy of Bookbinding, with workshops in the spring and fall. Taught by artists at the very top of their fields, these intensive programs allow students to delve much deeper into painting and bookbinding. For a full schedule of the Ah Haa’s year-round offerings visit ahhaa.org or call 970.728.3886. TOmmy HeIn arCHITeCTS celebrating Telluride’s creativity art + architecture Highlights local Talent July 17-21 in earLy 2013, the town of Telluride was named a Prospective Creative District by the state of Colorado. Out of 24 different communities in Colorado that applied, Telluride was one of five given the prestigious designation, and received a grant and technical assistance to enhance the likelihood that they will be certified in the future. Since that announcement, Telluride Arts, an organization committed to nurturing Telluride’s creativity through arts and all aspects of life, has been focused on ways to highlight and celebrate Telluride’s unique creative qualities. enter Art + Architecture Weekend. Last October saw the inaugural event, and due to an overwhelmingly positive response from the community, the weekend was moved to July this year to coincide with other art offerings. From July 17-21 artists, chefs and architects will open their doors to offer visitors and locals a glimpse into the Telluride Creative District’s brightest minds. each day will host an intersection of disciplines, with art, wine, food and design uniquely paired together in homes and restaurants around town. Attendees can expect a weekend of fine art and world class architecture brought to life with live music, wine and cocktails carefully paired with culinary delights, as well as surprise installations and performances. “It’s about promoting the Creative District and this larger concept of what our creative community looks like all together,” said Telluride Arts executive Director Kate Jones. Art + Architecture Weekend focuses around tours offered throughout the day on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (July 19-21). Guests are also encouraged to attend the Ah Haa School for the Arts’ Annual Art Auction on July 19, and catch one of Telluride Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park productions of “Twelfth Night”. Friday will feature the Studio Tour, providing a behind-the-scenes look into the workspaces of local artists and designers. Local chefs will display their culinary talent with food and wine pairings at the different stops of the tour. “Local chefs are excited to share their innovative creations, and expand people’s interest in their foods,” Jones explained. The edible creations continue Saturday with the Culinary Tour, which will bring ticket holders to Cosmopolitan, La Marmotte, New Sheridan Chop House, Honga’s and Arroyo. Chefs will be on hand to demonstrate their finely honed craft, and some will offer a rare peek into their kitchens. As an added bonus, local musicians, actors, poets and visual artists will also be performing at each stop along the way. “The Culinary Tour provides a great showcase for the skills and art forms of these chefs,” Jones said. The Art + Architecture Weekend wraps up on Sunday with the Home Tour, inviting guests into some of the private homes and gardens that exemplify Telluride’s local architecture and design talent. Jones describes the weekend as a full-sensory experience. “Art + Architecture Weekend provides people direct access to the best of our local creative community, and a taste of what’s being produced right here in Telluride,” explained Jones. “every part of this weekend is collaborative.” Tickets will be capped at 250 to keep the event very personalized. Weekend and daily tickets are available for sale online at telluridearts.org, as are weekend packages that include admission to the Ah Haa Art Auction (July 19) and Telluride Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park. For more information, please visit telluridearts.org/telluride-art-architecture-weekend. suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 27 AM Barnwood Salvage 970 596 2407 dining and Spirits Creative and fresh BaRn wOOd and ReClaImed lumBeR Is OuR sPeCIalIty. 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The two hail from Manhattan, and had the idea to open a gallery/wine bar after becoming thirsty while touring art exhibits. They currently split their time between the two towns and interchange art and exhibits in both locations. Arroyo Telluride is home to an eclectic, ever-evolving collection of southwest-inspired artworks and artifacts, and a wine, spirits and beer menu that offers something for every taste. It has quickly become a favorite of locals and visitors with its unpretentious atmosphere, and diverse collection of photographs, paintings, pottery and sculptures. MacLaren is also a photographer, and his acclaimed images hang-on the walls of the gallery. The two have embraced the community, hosting poetry readings and functions for local non-profits. Arroyo partners with local restaurants and caterers to host special events, from bridal showers to intimate wedding receptions. Telluride’s Top chef eliza gavin, Chef/owner of 221 south oak PREPARED CONTENDER Telluride chef and owner of 221 South Oak bistro, eliza Gavin, competed against 21 world-class chefs on Bravo TV’s Top Chef Seattle during the tenth season of the emmy and James Beard Award-winning series. “Top Chef gave me the opportunity to do and learn more, feeding off of others’ energy. I definitely have more components to my dishes now; my food is more complex,” Gavin said. Gavin’s Top Chef streak began in August of 2010, when she won the Telluride Top Chef and Taste of Telluride Competition at an annual fundraiser for the San Miguel One to One Mentoring Program. She beat three of Telluride’s premier chefs who competed in 30-minute cook-offs. Culinary delights abound in Telluride, with quick bites, take-out and gourmet dining for the discerning palate. Chefs in the area weave regional ingredients into their menus found at the Telluride Farmers’ Market or through local growers that supply fresh seasonal produce, eggs and organic meats. Diners find creative, modern dishes as well as favorite staples such as pizza, burgers and tacos. Restaurants open their doors onto sunny patios offering wonderful alfresco dining. enjoy cocktails by the fire or poolside, join the monthly Art Walk and browse area galleries before sitting down for a fantastic meal. Complete the evening by playing pool or taking in some music at local venues. Turn to pages 66-71 for a complete list of bars and restaurants or go to VisitTelluride.com. MODERN BISTRO CUISINE At 221 South Oak bistro, fresh ingredients are artfully prepared in a remodeled historic home on Oak Street in downtown Telluride. In the summer, the restaurant’s two patios are full of diners noshing on local specialties such as pan-fried local squash blossoms stuffed with goat cheese or beet and pear salad. Sunday brunch features homemade muffins and sweet and savory beignets filled with crawfish or crab. “We prepare each dish to order and are happy to accommodate special requests,” said Gavin. MASTER OF INFUSION Gavin will be cooking and learning more this fall when she works with her former contestants again on some new projects they created during the taping of Top Chef. Asked if she would do it again, Gavin reflected, “It was hard because I missed my family tremendously, but I think I would have to because I want to prove I can do it.” LIVE TO LEARN During the taping of Top Chef, she sent a letter to her son every day, and when she’s not at the restaurant, you’ll find her soaking up the sunshine on a hike or bike ride with her family. Gavin hails from Richmond, VA and ran her first kitchen while attending college. After graduating from the university of the South in Tennessee, Gavin moved to New Orleans to expand her culinary career and learn about classic Creole cuisine. She trained at Le Cordon Blue in Paris and is the author of two cookbooks. suMMer/fall 2013 Smak Bar mary + SlIder Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 29 SPECIALTY FOOD STORES take root in Telluride F oodies of Telluride are rejoicing after three new specialty food stores opened in the downtown area within months of one another. For fine olive oils from far-flung Mediterranean locales, visit Telluride Olive Oil Company. For delicious cheeses and charcuterie from around the world, stop in at Over the Moon. And for hand-crafted high quality teas, spend some time at T Love. Last July, mother and daughter team Maura Coulter and Hallie Coulter Conlin moved in behind the Patagonia store on Fir Street with Over the Moon. The quaint space is filled with gourmet pantry items, an impressive cheese case and cozy tables, with choices including cured meats, imported and domestic cheeses, wines by the glass, Benedetto Cavalieri pastas, duck fat and much more. The Coulter family lived here in the 90s, and after moving away, daughter Hallie came back to Telluride and convinced her mom Maura to return as a partner in a gourmet food store. “I’m from Boston, and I’m used to having something like this in every neighborhood,” Coulter said. At Over the Moon, visitors can pick up a souvenir jar of pickles made in Telluride, sample a vast array of cheeses or order a charcuterie plate to their liking with a glass of wine. In the summer, a small, inviting patio holds diners out the back of the store. When it comes to their bottom line, Over the Moon carries things that the two ladies love and know that other people will love too. “We wanted it to be very different from anything that is in Telluride – we don’t want to duplicate anything that’s already here.” >> 30 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide suMMer/fall 2013 Shopping Telluride and Mountain Village offer a broad range of shopping, from chic to unique. Boutique shops offer popular designer and private-label brands while consignment and thrift stores carry treasures from Telluride’s past. For mountain outings, you’ll find all the gear you need including eye-wear, hiking shoes, accessories and clothing for any alpine adventure. Shopping in Telluride is a one-of-kind experience with a vibrant local artisan and craftsmen community. A short list of signature pieces includes vintage apparel, clothing by local designers, handmade jewelry by local artists, hand-dyed silk scarves and mosaic-ceramic furniture. Niche, fine food stores carry unique wines, cheeses, specialty foods and freshly made chocolates. For a complete list of shops, go to VisitTelluride.com or turn to pages 72-77. suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 31 A Perfect Balance of Quality Hard Assets & Rewarding Lifestyle. 1 2 3 4 5 1 • 101 Christina’s Way, Aldasoro Ranch 2 • 118 Polecat, Mountain Village 3 • Plunge Landing, Telluride 4• Little Cone Ranch, Specie Mesa 5• Knightsbridge, Mountain Village 6 • 8121 Preserve Drive, The Preserve Exquisite stone work and finish detail highlight this 4-bed residence with spacious decks, aspens & views. $3,395,000 In November, the Telluride Olive Oil Company opened its doors on the west end of main street (398 W. Colorado Ave.). The specialty shop offers almost two dozen different olive oils from California, Greece, Italy and Morocco. The oils are infused with such flavors as Italian herb, roasted garlic, and even bacon and black truffle. Manager Donovan Williamson and his parents already owned a version of the store in Creede, CO., before deciding to open a second branch in Telluride. “We’re big foodies and we travel the world, but we don’t bring home souvenirs - we bring home food,” Williamson said. He calls the space a tasting gallery and wants his customers to try his product before bringing it home. With more than 30 different balsamic flavors, jams made in Durango, Pappardelle Pasta out of Denver, New Mexico salsas, and smoked salts from around the world, the Telluride Olive Oil Company is a chef ’s dream come true. “Everyone that comes in loves interacting [with the food],” Williamson said. “We like to make sure that people can taste everything because we want them walking out of here with something they know they’re going to enjoy. People 32 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 have really taken a liking to that — locals and tourists alike.” And in January, tea aficionado Jen Riley realized her dreams by opening a quaint tea shop, T Love, right next door to the Olive Oil Company. Riley has had a passion for herbs and teas for more than two decades; this is her fourth tea house. A wall of almost 90 different tea samples is available for customers to smell to pick out the perfect brew for their respite, afternoon or otherwise. “I have created something that is really simple and takes you away,” Riley said of her tea selection. Riley blends teas for personal preferences or ailments and serves customers in old-fashioned tea cups. “People really want to put better things in their bodies.” She also sells an assortment of natural body products, essential oils and tea accessories, including hand-forged Japanese tea pots. She uses top of the line products across the board and strives to incorporate local ingredients in her teas and other products when possible. 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Telluride STRONG FOUNDATION Local fitness enthusiast and yoga instructor erin Gehrke opened Studio e. in Telluride this past winter, featuring hot and Vinyasa yoga classes, indoor cycling and weighted cycling classes. An athlete her entire life, Gehrke started taking yoga as a teenager and couldn’t get enough of it. She says she was lucky to find the right teacher who inspired her. “It resonated with me, and I want to offer that to others,” says Gehrke. Lifetime memories. BALANCE OF FITNESS After earning her Masters in education, she embarked on a career as a teacher – until she had her own children and realized that she wanted to strike a balance between family and her passion. “After I had my first daughter, I knew I wanted a career centered on health and wellness,” said Gehrke. Prior to becoming a popular yoga teacher in Telluride, erin earned her Vinyasa certification in New york in 2006. After that, she honed her skills while working in gyms, doing a broader range of fitness disciplines, including Pilates, mixed martial arts and indoor cycling. She later became certified in spinning and Pilates. MOVE NATURALLY Gehrke’s mantra is “Do what feels right in the moment.” She encourages her students to focus on the moment, which lets them move more naturally rather than forcing a movement. Her classes offer something for every level from the beginner to the professional. everyone can enjoy Vinyasa, a restorative dynamic flow in which movement is synchronized with breathing. Designed specifically for experienced yogis in a heated room, Power Vinyasa is not for the faint-of-heart. It’s a challenging 60-minute flow to upbeat music. The Hot 26 class frees the mind and body while covering the traditional 26 postures in the heated studio. Weighted yoga is a unique blend of yoga postures and weighted repetitions. LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1984 1-800-831-6230 www.tellurideoutside.com F LY F I S H I N G ~ 4- W D TO U R S ~ R A F T I N G MTN. BIKE TOURS ~ PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS GET ENERGIZED Studio e. also offers spinning that takes you on a simulated ride through the terrain of the Rocky Mountains, and weighted-spinning classes that simulate outdoor cycling with weights for an intense full-body, 60-minute workout. Private instruction is also available for those who prefer more personalized attention. Studio e. and its retail shop is located in downtown Telluride at 230 east Colorado Avenue. Reserve your class online e-telluride.com — mats and towels are provided. health and Wellness In the mountains of Telluride, overall health is a main focus for locals and visitors alike. Join a yoga class before heading out for a hike, or book a treatment at one of the many spas in Telluride and Mountain Village. Pamper yourself with facials, manicures, pedicures, oxygen and laser therapy, wraps, scrubs, reflexology and deep tissue massage. Check out the Farmer’s Market for in-season produce or to grab a fresh organic juice to take on the day’s adventure. enjoy the alternative healing arts and integrative modalities offered with some of the world’s most highly trained specialists and therapists in acupuncture, Reiki and Jin Shin Jyutsu. For a complete list of spas and fitness facilities, go to VisitTelluride.com. residents oF the San Juan Mountains are known for their enthusiasm and love of the outdoors, and the area is home to world-class athletes that train here. Summer festivals draw fans of music, film, arts and culture to the area each year; but, the Telluride Work Out Weekend (WOW) is the first fitness focused festival to merge many disciplines. “We wanted to complement Telluride’s dynamic festival calendar with a fitness focused weekend,” said Rebecca Tudor, festival co-founder. “Whether you want to kick-start a new routine or learn more about fitness or nutrition, this event will offer that for athletes of all abilities.” Rebecca Tudor, a certified Pilates and Gyrotonics instructor who owns Fuel studio and a group fitness studio at the base of Lift 7, attends the IDeA World Fitness Convention every year. Her experience at the P90X CreaTOr TOny HOrTOn IS THe WOW’S FeaTUre PreSenTer conference inspired her to start WOW. Tudor approached Albert Roer, a partner in the Telluride yoga Center, and he was on board immediately, “Whether you want to kickas he had similar ideas for a health-centered event in the area. start a new routine or learn “We started WOW to create a gathering of more about fitness or nutrition, people who want to get active together in the this event will oﬀer that for beautiful San Juan Mountains,” said Roer. Weaving together local and professional exathletes of all abilities.” perts, event organizers hope to draw people from rebecca tudor all over the world who share similar philosophies WoW FestivaL coFounder and a desire to become more knowledgeable about the latest trends in fitness and nutrition. During the event, a host of classes centered on health and wellness will engage participants in disciplines including yoga, Zumba, cycling and Pilates. The weekend lineup will include an adventure race and outdoor education classes, along with a tie-in to the Mountains to Desert Ride, an annual fundraiser for the Just For Kids Foundation that starts in Telluride and ends in Moab, utah. Tony Horton, creator of P90X, is WOW’s featured presenter. Horton will lead students through the popular program that he created to help people reach their fitness goals, prevent plateaus and, stave off boredom from the same workouts. Author and personal trainer Jonathan Ross, a former astronomer and fitness expert for the Discovery Fit & Health Channel, will also be on hand. Matthew Comer, a certified Pilates trainer and educator, will share his love of movement, physical rehabilitation, analysis and dance. Comer received his MS in Dance Therapy, and is also a certified life coach. The latest rage to hit the Hollywood exercise circuit, Pound, will add a new twist to the typical fitness class. The Pound Girls, Cristina Peerenboon and Kirsten Potenza, will lead instruction of their popular workout in which students beat weighted drumsticks to fast-paced hip-hop and rock songs. The high-energy group fitness class is a fun, unique alternative to the usual heart pounding routines. “There’s no shortage of activities in Telluride for all levels,” said Roer. “We want people to leave their stressful lives behind and come to Telluride for a weekend to enjoy workouts surrounded by some of the most amazing scenery found anywhere.��� suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 35 TELLURIDE artisan Telluride venture accelerator TRUFFLE chocolate “Creating a cutting edge program that develops and fosters entrepreneurs seemed like a natural next step in the evolution of our forward thinking community.” — Paul Major SCRATCH & SNIFF (Just kidding ... did you think we were serious?) 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Globa. teLLuride is a smaLL, but mighty town of like-minded people from all li, based in Denver is a cloud-based software company that enables hotels to better over the country, many with advanced degrees or successful business histories manage their businesses and increase occupancy. tucked under their ski caps. The beauty of the area and endless outdoor options The companies moved to Telluride in February for six months to receive achave inspired a creative and talented group to make this community their home. cess to leading business mentors and two prominent entrepreneurs-in-residence, The Telluride area has a history of innovation and entrepreneurship: L.L. as well as Telluride’s angel investment community. each received $30,000 in seed Nunn, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse collaborated on alternating curmoney and $100,000 in free services from companies like Microsoft and Amarent electricity here, making Telluride the first city with electrically lit street lamps zon. The program culminates with a “pitch day” in July where they get 10-minutes that forever changed the delivery of energy. The mining era transformed the rein front of investors to tell their story and share their journey in the hopes of securgion into an economic engine that produced hundreds of millions of dollars in ing funding. activity and employed thousands. The seventies and eighties brought about the The entrepreneurs-in-residence serve as mentors to TVA as well as work on region’s transformation into a world-class skiing and tourism destination. their own ideas. Peter Wheelan, COO & CRO of Blurb.com, an online publishMuch like their predecessors, the people who make up the community today ing company that offers customers the ability to make their own want to stay, make a living and contribute to a thriving economy. The Interbooks, shares his fifteen years of experience as an executive in the net has made it easier to work from publishing industry. Alongside Wheelan is Craig Howe, founder the area, start a business or set up a of RocketXL, a social media agency. Together, Wheelan and Howe satellite office. Living and working lend their extensive business experience to the companies chosen. in the area is now easier than ever, “We’re doing this in an effort to diversify the but it still takes motivation, creativeconomy,” said Major. “Creating successful entreity and opportunity. preneur programs led by highly skilled mentors enter the Telluride Venture Acwill contribute to a more stable economy, and celerator (TVA), a program of the benefit the region.” Telluride Foundation. TVA is a busiMajor and Johnson created a network ness competition for entrepreneurs of entrepreneurs and business executives offering investment, mentoring, to mentor the businesses including: Cheryl business coaching, and incubation to Rosner, former president of Hotels.com; those selected. Jerry Colonna, founder of Flatiron Part“Telluride is known for innovation,” said ners, one of the most successful early-stage Paul Major, President & CeO of the TelluVC funds of the dot-com boom; Richard ride Foundation. “Creating a cutting edge Cornelius, retired partner, Accenture; Ken program that develops and fosters entrepreneurs TVa enTrePreneUr lara yOUnG IS CUrrenTly In THe Gart, partner of The Gart Companies; seemed like a natural next step in the evolution of deSIGn and PrOdUCTIOn PrOCeSS WITH Her HOGGle GOGGle (PaTenT PendInG), a STaTe-OF-THe-arT deSIGn Hass Hassan, founder & CeO, Alfalfa’s our forward thinking community.” WHere a GOGGle BaG TakeS UP reSIdenCe On yOUr Market and board member, Whole Foods; Jesse Johnson, Telluride Foundation board GOGGle STraP. and, Todd Herrick, entrepreneur, owner of member, philanthropist and entrepreneur moved to Highlands Resorts. Telluride after selling his successful business three To foster and connect entrepreneurs already living and working in the area, years ago. He approached Major about the idea of an accelerator, and together TVA started Telluride eXchange. The group meets informally once per month they launched TVA in October of 2012. to mingle and share ideas and learn from mentors from the network through talks Soon after opening up the application process, TVA received over 100 applion specific business functions including marketing, social media and business cations – from locals as well as ten different countries around the world; the team management. conducted a deep review of twenty-five, and whittled it down to four winners. “The primary goal is to inspire entrepreneurship in Telluride. We want people “The companies selected play to Telluride’s strengths – outdoor lifestyle, natto start businesses and stay in Telluride,” added Major. ural foods, heath, water, education, and energy,” said Major. Creating a sustainable community where people live and work is something They include: Hoggle Goggle, founded by Telluride local Lara young, creates that the Telluride community has done for over a century. Telluride Venture Acski and outdoor accessories with function and aesthetics that fill a void in the outcelerator is taking the next step in this evolution, and could be recognized as a door industry. High Desert Farms, based in Dolores, Colorado is a local start-up historically significant program in years to come. natural and organic foods company. 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Contact us to receive a custom proposal for your next meeting. TellurideConference.com | 970-369-8030 imagine blind men captaining a ship or a paraplegic scaling a mountain. Just a few decades ago that seemed impossible, but due to constantly changing science, innovation and old-fashioned determination, anything is possible. This summer, modern-day assistive technology pioneers will convene in Telluride for the No Barriers Summit, August 8-11, 2013. This biennial gathering of scientists, inventors, academics, practitioners and people with physical limitations is both informative and inspirational. No Barriers Summit seeks to challenge what is possible and find solutions that allow those who are challenged to achieve their wildest dreams. The four-day summit focuses on discovery and exploration with a combination of hands-on clinics, product demonstrations, outdoor excursions, films, art, music, leadership exercises and symposia. “We are proud to bring the No Barriers Summit to Telluride in 2013,” said Erik Weihenmayer, No Barriers USA board member. “There are few mountain towns that can better represent everything the summit stands for: a sense of adventure, a commitment to innovation and a mutual belief in the power of community.” Weihenmayer lost his vision at the age of 13, but that didn’t stop him from reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain. In 2011, he was the first blind climber in history to summit Mount Everest; and, at the age of 33 he became one of fewer than 100 individuals to climb the Seven Summits — the highest peaks on each continent. Past No Barriers Summits have enabled paraplegics to participate in outdoor activities, including mountain climbing, kayaking and fly fishing, thanks to advances in technology and assistive devices. Leading scientists and technologists have presented their latest developments in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and, participants have learned more about accessible tourism and the latest in assistive devices such as neural prostheses and artificial limbs. According to Telluride Tourism Board President and CEO Michael Martelon, when the core value of a conference mission aligns so well with what the community represents, it’s a home run. “We are thrilled that No Barriers has selected Telluride as a strategic partner,” said Martelon. “It’s amazing how much our community has already embraced the event initiatives, and it will be exciting to see what the long-term results are of the collaboration. Based on local participation, the event has grown to include arts and humanities initiatives, which will complement their traditional recreation programming.” The Telluride Adaptive Sports Program, a non-profit dedicated to enriching the lives of people with physical and cognitive disabilities by providing recreational opportunities, partnered with the Telluride Tourism Board and No Barriers Summit to help host this special event. “Telluride Adaptive Sports Program is thrilled to assist in hosting the 2013 No Barriers Conference,” said Courtney Stuecheli, executive director of Telluride Adaptive Sports. “We are excited to provide all of the recreational activities for the attendees, thus continuing to make the beautiful San Juan Mountains accessible to all. It’s the first time the Telluride community has taken on an event of this magnitude for so many individuals living with disabilities. Our board of directors, staff and volunteers are all very much looking forward to showing the participants all the amazing opportunities we have to offer.” The summit will provide private events for participants and daytime recreational clinics. The public can expect an outdoor movie screening in Mountain Village on August 9, and a block party in Telluride the evening of August 10 with music, art, innovation and vendors. One of the many features of the summit is hands-on clinics during which people with disabilities can test out the latest in assistive technology through experiences such as rock climbing, fly fishing, hiking and even downhill mountain biking. “Being a quad amputee, I didn’t really have the intention to kayak. But the Summit staff just rigged something up in about 15 minutes with some adaptive equipment. It blew my mind,” said prior Summit attendee Kyle Maynard, who will speak at Telluride’s 2013 summit. “That’s what No Barriers means to me. Just jumping in and doing it.” For more information about the No Barriers Summit visit nobarriersusa.org/summit/. summer/fall 2013 kyle maynard Kyle Maynard has achieved more in his 27 years than the average person accomplishes in a lifetime. He is a motivational speaker, the author of a New York Times bestseller “No Excuses,” is in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, was named GNC’s World’s Strongest Teen, has climbed to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, and owns a Crossfit gym in Georgia. And did we mention he’s a quadruple amputee? Maynard was born a congenital amputee, but that hasn’t stopped him from pushing his limits and living a rich, full life. Maynard will visit Telluride this summer as a special guest of the No Barriers Summit to tell attendees his special story as a climber, author and adventurer. Maynard first attended the summit in Winter Park, Colorado, in 2011 and was blown away with the technology helping people with disabilities get outdoors and stay active. “No matter what the challenge was, they were willing to do it,” Maynard said. “With drive and ingenuity, the people at the summit figure out how to do just about anything.” It was through this gathering that Maynard met his future guide for his planned Kilimanjaro trip. “Everything really started there. It all originated from the conversations I was having at No Barriers,” Maynard said. “That was the original reason for me coming to the Summit, but then my eyes were opened up to many other things, like adaptive kayaking and a bunch of other really amazing adaptive activities.” Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 39 Sharing the Love in Telluride AS WEDDING DAYS have evolved to weeklong celebrations with family and friends, couples are drawn to Telluride as a destination wedding location. Part of the allure is the striking beauty of the area, but the endless activities and options for guests make planning seamless for the bride and groom, giving them time to focus on being in the moment. Couples can create an itinerary that expresses their style, while satisfying all on their guest list. The following itinerary illustrates a sampling of all that Telluride has to offer, before and after “I do”. AGENCY: STUDIO BLUESKY • CONTACT: BRANDY COHEN • ADDRESS: 5615 TWELVE OAKS DR, CUMMING GA 30028 • PHONE: 770.888.5210 JOB NUMBER: TSR_VGS13 • PUBLICATION: VISITOR GUIDE • AD TITLE: TSR_VGS13_WDG • BLEED SIZE: 9.5 X 11.375 • INSERTION: SUMMER 2013[[ cassy + alex twenty-first of september twenty-thirteen Welcome friends and family! We are honored that you are here to celebrate with us. Discover what a special place this is, and why we love Telluride. Join us for a week of relaxation and adventure leading up to the big day. Monday, Septemb er 16 Welcome dinner at New Sheridan Chop House. Feast on creations from classically trained chef erich Owen in a chic, historic setting. Thursday, Septemb er 19 Fly to Gateway, Colorado! A unique and luxurious aircraft will fly us over red rock deserts, and the majestic mountain peaks of Colorado and utah. We will dine at entrada at the Gateway Canyon Resort, then head back to Telluride. Fr iday, Septemb er 20 enjoy a relaxing morning, then softball game at Telluride Town Park. Head to Oak for delicious BBQ! Saturday, Septemb er 21 Ceremony at San Sophia Overlook at 4 p.m.. Please board the gondola by 3:30 p.m. exit at San Sophia Station and walk to ceremony site. Reception to follow at Allred’s Restaurant. Sunday, Septemb er 22 Kick Off your Shoes Brunch at Rev, The Hotel Madeline. Get your custom itinerary started by contacting the Telluride Tourism Board’s wedding services team at 888.605.2579. Tuesday, Septemb er 17 Horseback riding with Roudy around Grayhead, which offers stunning views of the mountains surrounding Telluride. Halfway through your ride, enjoy an amazing lunch catered by Zest. Photo divine © Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or grand affair, we have majestic mountain locations and extraordinary service to exceed your expectations. The Telluride Ski & Golf Resort boasts spectacular venues, including Gorrono Ranch and Allred’s, that offer elegance for any occasion. Photo divine © Wednesday, Septemb er 18 Golf ? enjoy 18 holes of golf at the Telluride Golf Club. encompassing 6,574 yards, this par 70 mountain resort course is surrounded by the highest concentration of 14,000 foot mountains in the united States. Or spa? Pamper yourself with a day at the Peaks Resort and Spa. Nourish body, mind, and spirit surrounded by the pristine beauty of the Telluride. The Spa at the Peaks Resort blends a welcoming ambience with a fresh, modern attitude and rejuvenating services inspired by the splendor of its setting. Contact us for information: 970.728.7446 TellurideSkiResort.com/weddings suMMer/fall 2013 CAs sy K iCK lig r hte Poo le Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 41 Eighty Years Since the End of Prohibition Isolation and Renegade Spirit Kept Telluride Well Hydrated Interior of Cosmopolitan Saloon, Telluride, c. 1900 images courtesy telluride historical museum © All right reserved At the turn of the century, thirty-five establishments existed for thirsty drinkers to belly up to the bar in Telluride. Colorado passed its own prohibition laws in 1915, four years before the rest of the country. Telluride saloons were forced to shut their doors, but the town carried on with little regard for the law, at least until enforcement cracked down with the passing of the Volstead Act in 1919. 42 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 entrances hint at the other services offered there. Miners were known to come The front pages of the local newspapers, The Daily Journal and San Miguel down after months of work with their pockets stuffed with cash, only to return Examiner, reported that the town would “abide strictly by the law no matter what broke a few days later staggering from drink. the loss”. Telluride’s pure-mountain whiskey was shipped out of the area to Grand When the taps went dry, speakeasies and soda parlors took over where Junction, Denver and surrounding towns, Ouray, Norwood, Montrose and Rico. saloons left off. Bootlegging became big business in Telluride as stills and home Although Telluride had isolation on its side, it wasn’t completely immune to bathtub brews sprang up all around the area, ushering in a new era of rebellion the law and raids did happen. Enforcement agents lived in Montrose, Colorado, and commerce during the depression. sixty-eight miles away, and with only one road in and out, residents received Ed Ress, in Conversations at 9,000 Feet, recalled, “Everybody was bootlegwarning as the agents were traveling toward Telluride. ging. In Telluride there was no other way to make it (financially).” According to Walter (Shorty) Larsen, also in Conversations, “They had The law was filled with loopholes; one let people purchase alcohol for relispotters down in Placerville. And by the time they got to Telluride, a phone call gious and medicinal purposes. Pharmacists were allowed to dispense whiskey would tell the Telluride people to ditch the still and get rid of the liquor. And by prescription and quickly became a front for bootleggers. when they’d come, they wouldn’t find anything. But they did come one time, and When the rest of the country went dry in January 1920, Telluride residents they caught a whole bunch of ‘em. And they were well ahead in regard to innovapoured liquor down on the main street in the tion and resourcefulness to satisfy their interior of Cosmopolitan Saloon, Telluride, c. 1909 gutter.” thirst. The area’s remote location helped The Daily Journal reported on a Februas well, and according to the Telluride ary 14, 1923, raid when ten federal agents Historical Museum, drinks were still descended on Telluride, arresting twenty-six served just about everywhere, including and confiscating more than seventy gallons the courthouse. of whiskey. A federal agent was quoted in the The Town Without a Belly Ache (a article recalling the quality of the Telluride self proclaimed slogan created by town whiskey by saying, “by far the best moonresidents as reference to its “go with the shine we have found anywhere in the state of flow” attitude) suddenly had a throbColorado.” bing headache. What was supposed to Prohibition-era remnants exist temper drinking did the opposite, turnaround town today and local architect ing people into drinkers and criminals. and historian George Greenbank shared Christian J. Buys, in his book Theater, his experience working on various “Historic Rare Photographs of TelluBrunswick Saloon & Variety 1900 Colorado Ave., Telluride, c. projects throughout town. ride,” wrote, “Most of the townspeople “Twenty years ago when I was simply looked the other way. They knew Telluride working on a new renovation project needed bootleg liquor to survive.” in Telluride, we started to dig into the The mineshafts that dotted the mountains provided ground and hit an odd structure. It was great seclusion for producing moonshine made from a large glass tank, left over from an old plentiful Colorado sugar beet plants. Sugar was shipped still, that was full of whiskey,” explained in to supply the bootleggers. Despite all the laws and Greenbank. ordinances forbidding the “production or sale” of hard Greenbank has lived in Telluride liquor, it flowed freely. for over forty years, and tells tales of Bootleggers disguised their establishments as lunchhis mother who lived in the area in rooms or soda parlors, such as the New Sheridan Bar, her twenties during prohibition. “My which never closed during prohibition. Secret passagemother used to tell me about how the bootleggers carried bottles of whiskey ways through the buildings enabled the bootleggers to move barrels between disguised in milk jars over the mountains to the dance hall in Ouray.” the buildings and easily hide from agents. Bootlegging helped Telluride survive during the Great Depression as the Located south of Main Street along Pacific Street, Telluride’s speakeasies only means to make a living when the mines, banks and newspapers closed in discreetly served patrons liquor in unmarked areas behind legal businesses. At 1929. the Pick & Gad on Pine Street, customers were treated to music, food, wine On December 5, 1933, prohibition ended and although the town’s populaand ladies. On Pacific Street, the Senate, Silver Bell, Cribs and Madame’s stone tion was down from 5,000 during its heyday to only 500, its saloons and brewerresidence in the back made up the “sporting district”. The Senate was one of the ies opened with exuberance. The area transformed and re-invented itself over the many places that were bustling with business between the 1880s and 1930s. next eighty years to become the world class destination it is today. The Silver Bell operated as one of the area’s many soda parlors and its numerous summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 43 1. SAN MIGUEL COUNTY COURTHOUSE the courthouse was originally built on the south side of west colorado avenue in 1886, but burned shortly after construction. the bricks were saved to build the present courthouse less than a year later on the opposite corner (colorado ave. and oak st.). recently renovated, it is still used today. 2. NEW SHERIDAN HOTEL & OPERA HOUSE Built in 1891, telluride’s first hotel was destroyed by fire in 1894 and rebuilt in brick in 1895. at the same time, the sheridan Bar was built, and is now one of the oldest bars in the west. the bar has remained unchanged since 1895, boasting its original lead glass divider panels, mahogany wood paneling and filigree light fixtures. patrons are served beverages on the original hand-carved cherry wood bar that was imported from austria. the new sheridan was recently accepted as a member of the national trust for historic hotels of america. in 1913, the opera house was added and named the segerberg opera house, after builders J.a. and arvid segerberg. the building was eventually named the sheridan opera house after its neighboring bar and hotel. 3. THE PEKKARINE BUILDING one of the oldest buildings on colorado avenue, the building was home to the pekkarine family. mr. pekkarine emigrated to the u.s. from finland in the late 1800s and opened a boot shop in the basement. on the second floor, he later operated a mercantile store. the pekkarines lived on the third floor. at the settling of the pekkarine estate in 1974, valuable turn-of-the-century artifacts were donated to the telluride historical museum. 4. ROMA BAR BUILDING the roma Building was home to one of the town’s oldest and most raucous bars. now honga’s lotus petal, the downstairs still contains the original 1860 Brunswich-Balke-collender company bar, which is carved from walnut with 12-foot french mirrors. the building was renovated in 1983 and again in 2006. 44 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide suMMer/fall 2013 7. TOWN HALL the building was constructed on fir street and columbia avenue in 1883 as telluride’s first schoolhouse. the one-room structure held one teacher and 53 students, and was built for $3,000. after a new school was built, the town oﬃces occupied the building. 8. TELLURIDE HISTORICAL MUSEUM Built in 1896 as hall’s hospital, named after its first doctor – dr. hall, the building served as the community hospital treating miners and townspeople until it closed in 1964 due to a diminishing population. it re-opened in 1966 as the telluride historical museum, and was renovated in 2002. ten rooms, each with their own theme, showcase diﬀerent aspects of telluride’s mining days and early days of skiing with a vast collection of photographs and artifacts. 9. NORTH OAK HOUSE Built in 1900, this house was a survivor of the 1914 flood that careened down cornet creek, sweeping through town and depositing mud and debris from the liberty Bell mine down to colorado avenue. one woman was killed, and the sheridan Bar was filled with mud halfway to the ceiling. this house has been completely restored to its original condition, and is now listed on the national register of historic homes. 10. DAVIS HOUSE e. l. davis built this stately brick house in 1894. davis was a mining and real estate entrepreneur who held numerous mining claims in the ingram-Bridal Veil Basin and Bear creek area. he owned all the land where the former rio Grande southern train depot now stands, as well as one-third interest in west telluride. davis sought to bring business to the town as vice-president of the telluride Board of trade. after davis’ death, the house was sold to dr. oshner, who used it as a hospital, particularly during the 1918 flu epidemic. the house was renovated in 1983. TOMBO C. Galloping Goose this curious hybrid of auto and train rode otto mears’ famous railroad line in the declining years of the rio Grande southern. the Galloping Goose made its last run in 1953. (the Goose has been temporarily removed for renovation.) D. Miner’s Union Built by the “western federation of miners” in 1901 as a hospital, it closed after only two years of operation because of labor strikes, which resulted in the mobilization of the colorado national Guard to restore order. E. Butch Cassidy Robbery Site By most accounts, Butch cassidy was a minor player in his first bank robbery of san miguel Valley Bank in 1889. the old bank burned and was replaced by the mahr Building in 1892. F. Pick & Gad located in what was once telluride’s red-light district, patrons were treated to music, food, wine and ladies in this brick “parlour house” if they wore a coat and tie. G. Old Town Jail this stone jail is thought to have been built in 1885 and is now occupied by the telluride marshal’s department. the town’s first calaboose, a wooden structure, was built in 1878 and is now located in telluride town park’s campgrounds. H. Penn Tram Towers at the turn of the century, the east end of the canyon was laced with the cables of aerial trams that lowered ore from the mines to mills in the valley below. these two towers are from the pennsylvania mine’s tramline. I. Idarado Legacy Trail plaques along this interpretive walk recount the mining legacy of telluride’s east end. the trail ends at the pandora mill site with a stunning view of Bridal Veil falls. 8 GREGORY D ALDER 7 10 WILLOW 11 SPRUCE B N 5 6 GALENA A COLUMBIA Lone Tree Cemetery C COLORADO AVE. 1 2 4 E I Start Here Historical Plaque 3 Historical Plaque 13 12 H D GON OLA Historical Plaque PINE 14 FIR B. Telluride Elementary School at the time of its construction in 1895, the building was considered to be the most modern of educational facilities. it was completely renovated in 1986, and an addition was built in 2000. Y RD. 9 A. Lone Tree Cemetery the cemetery is located on the east end of town on colorado avenue and oﬀers a glimpse into telluride’s history and the perils of its residents during the mining-boom era when avalanches, murders, flu epidemics, mining accidents and labor strikes took many lives. OAK 6. OLD WAGGONER HOUSE charles delos waggoner, president of the Bank of telluride (yellow brick building with pillars on main street), contrived a scheme purportedly to save his bank in the wall street crash of 1929. waggoner, aka “Buck,” siphoned money from new york banks to keep his clients from losing their life savings once the Bank of telluride couldn’t pay its creditors. waggoner testified in court, “i would rather see the new york banks lose money than the people of telluride, most of whom have worked all their lives for the savings that were deposited in my bank.” he was rumored to be in mexico or canada, but was found in new castle, wyoming and had only $400 when he was arrested. waggoner was sentenced to 15 years in prison, but was paroled after six years. More historic Sites & Buildings ASPEN the telluride area boasts a rich history and one of the west’s most iconic, Victorian area mining towns. in the 1700s, the ute indians used the san Juan mountains and the san miguel river banks as summer camp. explorers passed through the area in the 1700’s and 1800’s in search of land, but it was the mining industry that brought the first european settlers in 1876 when the sheridan mine registered its operation in the marshall Basin above telluride. the mountains turned out to be loaded with zinc, lead, copper, iron and silver. once gold was discovered, the boom was on. in a short, 20-year span, the town grew from a hodgepodge of cabins and shacks to rows of elegant Victorians and stately brick buildings. today, many of the structures still exist, illustrating the rich history of the town while housing modern boutiques and restaurants. telluride was designated a national historic landmark district in 1964, the highest level of historic status given by the u.s. secretary of the interior. in an eﬀort to protect the character and authenticity of the area, telluride established the historic and architectural review commission (harc), which reviews new building or remodeling plans before construction begins. the historic walking tour is a selfguided tour through the area’s storied past. 5. ST. PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH reverend J.J. Gibbons, pastor of st. patrick’s catholic church from ouray, made his first trip to telluride for a baptism, traveling by horseback over slippery mountain passes. in 1896, he helped build st. patrick’s catholic church of telluride on catholic hill for $4,800. By 1899, the church had 200 parishoners. the wooden figures of the stations of the cross were carved in the tyrol area of austria. in 2005, the interior of st. patrick’s was remodeled. TOWNSEND historic Walking Tour G F SAN JUAN 11. L.L. NUNN HOUSE on the corner of aspen and west columbia, this white Victorian was bought by l.l. nunn who financed the world’s first commercial a/c power plant, the ames hydroelectric Generating plant. nunn purchased the home for his telluride institute, where “pinheads” from cornell university came to expand their knowledge of the production of power. today, cornell university has a “telluride house” funded by nunn’s estate. next door, on the corner of aspen street and west columbia, is the house in which nunn lived, which was built in 1887 and remodeled extensively in 1980. 1980. 12. RIO GRANDE SOUTHERN RAILWAY DEPOT prior to the arrival of the railroad in 1891, burro trains carried all supplies into and out of the area. the introduction of the railroad created a bustling, noisy area surrounded by boardinghouses and warehouses, some of which still stand on san Juan avenue. ore was hauled out of the surrounding mines and became a major revenue generator for rio Grande southern railroad. the depot, built of wooden siding and shingles, was restored in 1991 and today, it houses the ah haa school for the arts. 13. FINN TOWN this area was the center of social life for finnish immigrants. on the south side of pacific street finn town flats (originally a boardinghouse), finn hall and the smaller swede-finn hall (pictured, and now an elks lodge on the corner of pacific and townsend) hosted many parties and gatherings where families brought food, bands played and people danced and socialized. continuing east, detour briefly up south oak street to the dahl house, a miner’s rooming house built in the 1890s, now home to the restaurant, flavor. 14. POPCORN ALLEY the senate, silver Bell, cribs and madam’s stone residences make up the restored buildings of pacific street’s “sporting district”. the senate was one of the many places bustling with business between the 1880s and 1930s. the saloon and gaming room closed in 1935. the silver Bell, built in 1890, suﬀered a disastrous fire in 1923. it operated as one of telluride’s many “soda parlours” during prohibition, and its numerous entrances hint at the other services oﬀered there. it closed in 1959, was restored in 1991 and today houses many businesses. the three small Victorian houses standing in a row on pacific street, known as the cribs, are all that remain of the “female boarding houses” that lined both sides of west pacific street all the way to town park. the telluride housing authority saved these last cribs by renovating them in 1983. suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 45 a glimpse of Winter With Legendary terrain and Colorado’s most spectacular mountain views, it’s no wonder Telluride was voted the #1 ski resort in North America by readers of Condé Nast Traveler. Telluride Ski Resort offers terrain for all levels and abilities including incredible hike-to terrain, challenging moguls, above-treeline bowls, and lots of long, rolling groomers. The recent addition of gourmet, on-mountain restaurants gives guests a truly unique experience unlike any resort in the country. Off the slopes, Telluride is a wonderland for outdoor activities with snowmobiling, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, dog sledding, big tire biking and more. When the snow flies, our vibrant arts community doesn’t slow down. Take in a performance by the Telluride Theatre, participate in an Art Walk or take a hands-on approach with a class at the Ah Haa School for the Arts. Find your own passion while discovering the variety of unique winter adventures in Telluride. Already dreaming of snowy mountain peaks? The Telluride Central Reservations team will tailor a winter vacation package specific to your needs and wishes. Go to VisitTelluride.com or call 800.525.3455. 46 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide suMMer/fall 2013 discover gold Season in Telluride and Mountain Village briLLiant hues oF red, oRAnge and yeLLoW cover the mountainside like a quilt, providing the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventure. Autumn in Telluride is often defined as the best time of the year by locals. There is a leisurely and lovely pace about our mountain town; people are energized from an exciting summer festival season, and eager about the upcoming ski season. Locals spend their days hiking, biking, or simply relaxing outdoors and taking in the magnificent scenery. It is not unusual to see a full patio of diners at the New Sheridan Chop House on a warm fall day; people sipping mimosas and eating brunch after a gratifying hike up the Jud Wiebe trail. Telluride is a must visit during this spectacular time of year. Visitors can enjoy all of the incredible summer activities that the area has to offer, surrounded by the vibrant colors of fall. From 4x4 tours to golf, guests can immerse themselves in the Gold Season and see why it is a favorite among locals. excellent Gold Season lodging rates are available, and our Certified Destination Concierge team will create a custom package to complement your style. Go to VisitTelluride.com to book. suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 47 THURSDAY 3 4 MAY 24-27 MOUNTAINFILM IN TELLURIDE in their 35th year, mountainfilm celebrates the spirit of the mountains, culture, and the environment with films, presentations, seminars and the gathering of proactive people. ▲ AUGUST 2-4 TELLURIDE JAZZ FESTIVAL telluride Jazz hosts the genre’s finest musical acts on the town park stage during the day and at various local venues at night. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 ● JUNE 1-2 TELLURIDE BALLOON FESTIVAL hot air balloons launch at sunrise to fly about telluride, and at sunset, the balloons are lit up and decorate the town’s main thoroughfare. ▲ AUGUST 9 TELLURIDE TOP CHEF an annual chef cook-oﬀ, wine/Beer/food tasting benefitting the one-to-one san miguel mentoring program. at the peaks resort. 19 20 21 22 23 25 ● JUNE 3-8 WILD WEST FEST celebrate the culture of the west at this family-oriented festival hosted by the sheridan arts foundation. ▲ AUGUST 9-11 MANY HANDS FIBER ARTS FESTIVAL artists of all ages to display, share, educate and learn about the diverse creative aspects of every fiber arts discipline. 27 28 29 30 ● 1 ● JUNE 8-9 RIDE THE ROCKIES ride the rockies kicks-oﬀ its 28th annual tour in telluride with a street party on main street from 1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on June 8. the event is open to the public and will include live entertainment, food vendors and a beer garden. ▲ AUGUST 15-18 TELLURIDE MUSHROOM FESTIVAL the festival features everything from foraging to lectures and cuisine. ● JUNE 20-23 TELLURIDE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL one of the country’s most renowned bluegrass music events, the festival is held annually during the weekend of the summer solstice. ▲ AUGUST 24-25 KOTO DOO DAH fun, family-friendly concert in telluride town park to benefit local community radio station koto. dates tBd, call 970.728.4334 for more info. 26 MONDAY ● TUESDAY ● WEDNESDAY ● ● ● 7 ● 10 11 12 13 16 17 18 19 20 26 23 24 25 5 ● FRIDAY 6 9 4 24 31 THURSDAY ● 3 SATURDAY ● ● ● JUNE 27-30 TELLURIDE WINE FESTIVAL soak in information about fine wine at this five-day event with seminars, tastings, winemakers’ luncheons and cooking demonstrations. 14 15 ● ◆ 21 22 JUNE 28 - JULY 4 TELLURIDE PLEIN AIR landscape artists from across the nation come to paint the region’s vistas. plein air painting is done outdoors, where artists create work which is exhibited and auctioned as a benefit for the sheridan arts foundation. ■ JULY 3 RED, WHITE & BLUES mountain Village hosts a free concert on the sunset stage to celebrate the nation’s independence. ◆ ■ JULY 4 FIREMEN’S FOURTH OF JULY telluride’s independence day features a grand parade down main street, an old fashioned community barbeque and picnic in town park, games for kids and amazing fireworks. ● 27 28 ● ● ● ● 29 30 MONDAY 1 TUESDAY ● 2 WEDNESDAY ● 3 THURSDAY FRIDAY 4 ● SATURDAY 5 8 9 10 ■ 11 ■ ■■ 14 15 16 ■ ■ ■ 17 18 ■ 21 22 23 24 ■ ■ ■ ■ 25 ■ 28 30 31 1 ■ 29 ■ ■ 12 ◆ SEPTEMBER 21 MOUNTAINS TO DESERT RIDE cyclists race from telluride to Gateway canyons resort in this annual fundraiser for the Just for kids foundation. ■ JULY 11-14 TELLURIDE YOGA FESTIVAL yoga instructors from around the globe get together to oﬀer workshops in all types of yoga, meditation, kirtan and other practices. ❖ OCTOBER 11-13 TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW the newest film festival in telluride, this three-day event screens independent horror flicks and hosts special programs and guests. JULY 12-14 HARDROCK 100 endurance trail running race covering 100 miles of high-country terrain. ❖ 13 19 20 26 27 2 3 ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide ■ JULY 13-14 RIDE FEST a two-day music event featuring rock and roll artists, held in town park. ■ JULY 17-20 AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL featuring a songwriter showcase and americana music ■ JULY 18-19 AH HAA ART AUCTION enjoy live entertainment and bidding as well as a silent auction to support the local arts school. ■ ■ suMMer/fall 2013 SEPTEMBER 19-22 TELLURIDE WOW FESTIVAL the first annual health, fitness & wellness event that brings world-class presenters, instructors & athletes to telluride to lecture and hold classes. JULY 4 RUNDOLA participate in this fundraiser for the telluride foundation and run from the Gondola’s base on oak street to its top station. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■■ ◆ 4 ▲ ▲ 11 ▲ ▲ 18 ▲ 25 JULY 21-27 SAN MIGUEL BASIN FAIR AND RODEO a week-long county arts and crafts fair complete with a dessert contest, blue ribbon pies and a professional rodeo. JULY 23-28 TELLURIDE PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL the playwrights festival provides a laboratory setting for actors, playwrights and directors to network and nurture new work. TELLURIDE FARMERS’ MARKET fridays from June 14 - october 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., south oak st. in telluride. Vendors bring the highest quality, regional food to the market all within 100 miles of telluride. the market also features local crafts, jewelry and clothing. MOUNTAIN VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET wednesdays June 19 - august 21 and september 1 and 13; 12:30 - 6 p.m., heritage plaza. colorado produce, crafts & entertainment. 5 ▲ WEDNESDAY ▲ 2 ▲ 8 ▲ 9 SATURDAY ▲ ▲ ▲▲ ▲ ▲ 16 ▲ ▲ ▲ 3 13 ▲ 14 ▲ ▲ 15 19 20 21 22 23 ▲ 24 26 27 29 ▲ 30 ▲ 31 ▲ 28 MONDAY TUESDAY 2 3 4 9 10 11 ▲ FRIDAY 1 6 12 7 THURSDAY WEDNESDAY ▲ THURSDAY FRIDAY 17 SATURDAY 5 12 ◆ 13 ◆ 6 10 ◆ 7 14 ◆ ◆ 15 ❖ 16 22 23 29 30 SUNDAY ONGOING TELLURIDE ART WALK the first thursday art walk is a festive celebration of the arts in downtown telluride. fifteen venues host receptions from 5-8 p.m. the first thursday of the month, June-october. free maps are available at participating venues and the telluride arts oﬃces located in the stronghouse studios + Gallery. SUNSET CONCERT SERIES live music for free in mountain Village every wednesday at 6 p.m. June 19 - august 21, with a special Bluegrass show on June 19, and a special red, white, & Blue show on July 3. TUESDAY 1 OCTOBER 26 KOTO HALLOWEEN BASH community radio station koto hosts annual halloween party. MONDAY SUNDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 7TH IMOGENE PASS RUN runners test their mettle on this 17-mile course that gains more than 5,000 vertical feet beginning in ouray, topping out at 13,000 plus feet in elevation, and ending in telluride. SEPTEMBER 13-15 TELLURIDE BLUES & BREWS FESTIVAL celebrate 20 years and listen to blues and rock musicians in telluride town park, then head to local venues for late night shows, all while tasting the latest fermented favorites from microbreweries around the world. ▲ ▲ TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL this world-renowned festival keeps its program secret until opening day, but always features movie premieres, classic films, and discussions with the industry’s top filmmakers and stars. ■ 6 ■ ■ ■ 7 ▲ AUGUST 29 - SEPTEMBER 2 8 ● SUNDAY AUGUST 8-18 TELLURIDE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL roy malan, the festival’s artistic director and concertmaster with the san francisco Ballet, brings high-caliber classical musicians to town to perform. 8 ● JULY ▲ 7 SUNDAY 48 Calendar of Events 6 ● ● ● SATURDAY 2 2 ● FRIDAY 1 AUGUST WEDNESDAY 5 SUNDAY JUNE TUESDAY SEPTEMBER MONDAY OCTOBER MAY SUNDAY MONDAY 17 24 TUESDAY 18 ◆ 19 25 26 WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 1 2 ◆ 20 27 FRIDAY 3 4 ❖ 11 6 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 30 31 suMMer/fall 2013 ◆ ◆ Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 21 28 SATURDAY 5 ❖ 12 19 ❖ 26 49 Welcome to Town We hope to never see you! (But if you need us, we’ll be here.) Dr.Dr. Kent Kent Gaylord Gaylord Johnson, Dr.Dr. Sharon Eric Eric Johnson, Sharon FNP-BC Grundy FNP-BC Grundy Laura Cattell, Cattell, Laura PA-C PA-C WOMEN’S HEALTH · FAMiLy & iNTErNAL MEdiciNE · cT & X-rAy SErvicES Primary Care · 24/7 Trauma & Emergency Services Now AcceptiNg New pAtieNts Call today to make an appointment with your own Private Provider The Region’s Premier Healthcare Provider tellmed.org • 500 west pacific Avenue • 970-728-3848 MayaAir Specializing in Jetprop Charter Service in the Rockies T r a n S P o r TaT i o n VIA THE HIGHWAY Mileage from Telluride Albuquerque, NM 320 Cortez, CO 75 Denver, CO 330 Durango, CO 125 Grand Junction, CO 127 Gunnison, CO 125 Las Vegas, NV 585 Moab, UT 130 Montrose, CO 67 Phoenix, AZ 475 Salt Lake City, UT 366 Santa Fe, NM 280 Current road conditions 877.315.7623 or go to www.cotrip.org. RENTAL CARS Telluride and Mountain Village Hertz 970.369.4995 Alamo/National 800.227.7368 or 970.728.9380 Montrose Regional Airport Avis Budget-Montrose Dollar Hertz National 800.331.1212 or 970.240.4802 800.527.0700 or 970.249.6083 800.800.4000 or 970.249.3770 800.654.3131 or 970.240.8464 800.227.7368 or 970.252.8898 TAXIS & SHUTTLES Custom trips and private transfers are available. Advance reservations are recommended. Free public transportation options in Telluride and Mountain Village are described on page 39. These services are available from Telluride and Montrose airports: Alpine Luxury Limo 877.728.8750 or 970.728.8750 Mountain Limo 888.LIMOTXI or 970.728.9606 Telluride Express 888.212.TAXI or 970.728.6000 Telluride Taxi 970.728.6668 T r a n S P o r TaT i o n FLYING IN Getting to Telluride has never been easier, especially because recent airport improvements have expanded the runway to allow for larger aircraft and greater passenger capacities. At 9,070 feet above sea level, the Telluride Regional Airport is one of the world’s highest and most scenic commercial airports. The drive from the airport to Telluride or Mountain Village takes approximately ten minutes. Carriers and services change seasonally. Contact a reservationist to check for direct flights and specials, 800.525.3455. Airports • Telluride Regional Airport 970.728.8600 5 miles from Telluride, 6 miles from Mountain Village • Montrose Regional Airport 970.249.3203 67 miles from Telluride; approximately a 1.5-hour drive Other Regional Airports • Durango/La Plata County Airport 970.247.8143 • Grand Junction/Walker Field Airport 970.244.9100 • Cortez Municipal Airport 970.565.7458 Summer Air Carriers Telluride & Montrose • American 800.428.4322 • Great Lakes 800.554.5111 • United/Continental 800.241.6522 PRIVATE FLIGHTS Private flights can be arranged through one of Telluride’s professional charter services: • Peak Aero Group 877.610.8683 • FlightOne 888.574.5861 • MayaAir 866.629.2247 Private flights can also be arranged through many of the national charter companies, including Net Jets, Flex Jet, and Avanti Air. The fastest way to the really fun stuff is through Telluride Regional Airport. for more information and travel planning go to: “Plan Your Trip” at VisitTelluride.com PHOTO: RON KANTER 1-866-MAYA-AIR (1-866-629-2247) www.MayaAir.com email: eliot@MayaAir.com MayaAir goes Green with TerraPass Telluride Regional Airport | www.tellurideairport.com Great Lakes Airlines 800.554.5111 www.greatlakesav.com Just 7 minutes from downtown Telluride. Rental car and shuttle services are available at the airport. Mountain Village’s free gondola reduces cars on the road and pollutants in the air by eliminating the need for over two million people a year to drive eight miles between Mountain Village and Telluride. Mountain Village further advances the environmental benefits of the gondola by installing energy efficiency upgrades and supporting the development of local renewable energy to offset its electricity use. Your Green Gondola donation helps increase the gondola’s efficiency and allows us to obtain a larger percentage of the gondola’s electricity from renewable sources, an important step toward sustainable transportation for the region. ........... TAKE TO THE SKY: THE GONDOLA The towns of Telluride and Mountain Village are linked by a spectacular 13-minute ride on a free gondola. This popular scenic attraction serves as public transportation as well as providing access to the Mountain Village Bike Park in the summer and ski area in the winter. The gondola has four primary stations where you can board and unload: Station Telluride at Oak Street in the historic town of Telluride; Station St. Sophia, the mid-mountain stop that provides access to the ski resort trails and Allred’s Restaurant & Bar; Station Mountain Village, which is situated in Mountain Village Center; and Station Village Parking, with paid parking for Mountain Village guests. The gondola is handicap, ski, snowboard, bicycle and pet accessible. • 7 a.m. to midnight daily (or 2 a.m. after special events) • Open May 23, 2013 through October 20, 2013 • 970.728.0588 for information FREE RIDES • In the town of Telluride, Galloping Goose shuttle buses loop through town every 30 minutes, starting at 7 a.m. daily. Designated stops are located every few blocks, and the bus will drop off and pick up from any corner on the route. Detailed schedules are posted at bus stops and on the buses. Regional bus transportation is available to Lawson Hill, Down Valley and Norwood. Call 970.728.5700 for 24-hour shuttle information. Visit a donation box at a gondola station or townofmountainvillage.com/greengondola to donate today. • In Mountain Village, during the ski season, the Chondola operates daily from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. In spring, summer and fall Mountain Village offers bus service, which also operates daily. • Dial-A-Ride taxi serves riders going to and from most residential homes in Mountain Village. Call 970.728.8888 to schedule a pickup. SU NN Y RI D G A GO B CONFERENCE CENTER PLAZA Y TR UB CL HERITAGE PLAZA Peaks Resort MO UN TENNIS COURTS A A SUNSET PLAZA VI LL AG E B LV D. E No Daytime Restrictions 2-hour Free Parking No Parking /Permit Only RID Metered Parking ™ Free Shuttle Route GE IV DR CORNET WILLOW SPRUCE PINE FIR OAK ASPEN ALDER MAPLE Bus goes to Gold Run Turnaround Town Park Parking F SAN JUAN G OL O N D e to A N Grocery Store Carhenge Free All-day Parking (No Overnight) W YELLO Short Term Parking C Centrum Bus Stop & Drop Off D South Village Center Drop Off & Short Term Parking B 30-minute free parking 30-minute free parking KR RIC E Town Hall Plaza Parking free 1-hour parking SA N J O AQ U IN R OA D F Gondola Parking Garage paid daytime and overnight parking Post Office COLORADO PACIFIC metered parking D OA Station Village Parking ASPEN PACIFIC Court House DAVIS Visitor Information Center COLUMBIA TOWNSEND MAHONEY To Hwy 145 and Gas Stations D North Village Center Parking B VIS CHER DRIVE GREGORY GALENA CREE K LA NE T1 LIF IN A OL ND HO /C LOST TA TELLURIDE PARKING REGULATIONS 8am-6pm Mon.-Sat. 3 hour maximum www.montroseairport.com OL G ACtivities enjoy a large complement of outdoor activities, restaurants and hotels, making for an unforgettable experience which begins the moment you step off the plane. Flight information can be found at ND Station Mtn.Village E IV DR PAID RIDES • Several local taxi companies offer service in and around Telluride, Mountain Village and the surrounding neighborhoods. See “Taxis & Shuttles” on page 50. UN AReA AttRACtions From our scenic mountains to spectacular Black Canyon national Park, Montrose Regional Airport is Your Runway to Recreation. MOUNTAIN VILLAGE PARKING REGULATIONS E Your Runway to Recreation Convenient Flights this summer fly non-stop to Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver and houston. non-stop winter service begins in December and expands to include Atlanta, Chicago, los Angeles and newark. In Mountain Village: • Parking is available for $7 a day and $25 overnight in the Gondola Parking Garage, payable by credit card. • Paid parking is also available at Heritage Parking Garage below Hotel Madeline (west of hotel off Mountain Village Boulevard), free for the first hour and payable by credit card only thereafter at $2 per hour. • Parking at the Town Hall Plaza parking lot is free, with a one-hour limit from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and without any limit between 5 p.m. and midnight, but there is no overnight parking. • There is also free day parking in the Meadows Run Parking lot, located at the end of Adams Ranch Road—there is no overnight parking without a valid permit. • Paid parking (the meters accept credit cards or quarters) is available at the North Village Center lot. No overnight parking is allowed. CO montrose regional airport PARK IT In Telluride: • Find free daytime parking in the Carhenge Lot, just off West Pacific Avenue at the west end of Telluride, near the base of Lift 7 and at the south end of Mahoney Drive (no overnight parking). • Some side streets allow free two-hour parking (see map). • In Telluride’s historic downtown, solar-powered parking meters stand mid-block on main and side streets. Fifty cents buys one hour, with a three-hour max. The meters accept credit cards, coins or parking tokens. Parking limits are enforced (Telluride Marshal’s Department, 970.728.3818), 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Parking is free on Sundays and holidays. GOND OLA Project Park your car—you won’t need it here. Telluride and Mountain Village are pedestrian havens. Everything you need on your vacation is within walking distance, and there is also free gondola service. AS PE N green gondola T r a n S P o r TaT i o n E G Heritage Parking Garage metered parking, first hour free rid ge Free in Villa nta Mou suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 53 ● 36 ▲■ Fall Line Condos / Telluride / 970.728.4274 or 866.728.4274 ● 9 ▲ 63 ▲ 21 Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge / Mountain Village / 888.728.0355 ● ● Hotel Columbia / Telluride / 970.728.0660 or 800.201.9505 ● ● Hotel Madeline / Mountain Village / 970.369.0880 or 866.475.4403 ● ● Hotel Telluride / Telluride / 970.369.1188 or 866.468.3501 ● Ice House Lodge & Condominiums / Telluride / 970.728.6300 or 800.544.3436 ● ● Inn at Lost Creek / Mountain Village / 970.728.5678 or 888.601.5678 ● ● Lumiére Hotel / Mountain Village / 970.369.0400 or 866.530.9466 ● ● Manitou Bed & Breakfast / Telluride / 970.728.3388 or 888.728.1950 ● Mountain Lodge at Telluride / Mountain Village / 866.368.6867 or 970.369.5000 ● ● Mountainside Inn / Telluride / 970.728.1950 or 877.376.9769 ● ● New Sheridan Hotel / Telluride / 800.200.1891 or 970.728.4351 ● ▲ ▲ ▲ ▲ ▲ RATES ● ▲ WI-FI OR INTERNET ▲ ● HANDICAP FACILITIES 31 Bear Creek Lodge / Mountain Village / 970.369.4900 or 888.728.1950 PETS ● LAUNDRY ▲■ ● BREAKFAST INCLUDED 20 Auberge Residences at Element 52 / Telluride / 970.728.0701 KITCHEN ▲ FIREPLACE HOT TUB / SAUNA / STEAM 17 ● Camel’s Garden Hotel & Penthouse Condos / Telluride / 888.772.2635 accoMModaTionS NUMBER OF UNITS Aspen Street Inn / Telluride / 970.728.5910 or 877.376.9769 SWIMMING POOL HOTELS AND CONDOS HOTELS & INNS ● all units ▲ on premises ■ some units HOUSES, CONDOS & PENTHOUSE accoMModaTionS ▲ full ▲ ■ ■ ● $$ ■ ● $$$$ ● ■ ● $-$$$$ ■ ■ ■ ● $$$-$$$$ ● ● ● $-$$ ● ● ● ■ ■ ● $$$$ ■ ■ `■ ▲ ■ ■ ● $$$$ 110 ▲ ■ ■ ■ ● ■ ● $$-$$$$ 59 ▲ ■ ● ▲ ■ ■ ● $$$ 37 ▲ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ● $$-$$$$ 32 ▲ ■ ● ● ● ■ ● $$-$$$$ 29 ▲■ ■ ■ full ■ ● ■ ● $$-$$$$ 11 ▲ ▲ cont ● $$ 130/90 ▲ ■ ■ ▲■ ■ ■ ● $$-$$$ 84 ▲ ■ ■ ■▲ ■ ■ ● $ 26 ▲ ■ ● $$ AUBERGE RESIDENCES AT ELEMENT 52 CAMEL’S GARDEN RESORT 970.728.0701 398 South Davis Street, Telluride www.element52.aubergeresorts.com Hotel & Condominiums 888.772.2635 or 970.728.9300 250 West San Juan Avenue, Telluride on Telluride’s Gondola Plaza www.camelsgarden.com ● ● ● ● ● cont cont ■ Peaks, Grand Heritage Resort & Spa / Mountain Village / 800.789.2220 ● ● ▲ 161 ▲ ■ ■ ▲■ ■ ■ ● $-$$$ Penthouses at The Peaks / Mountain Village / 970.728.3001 or 800.537.4781 ● ● ▲ 13 ▲ ● ● ● ■ ■ ● $$-$$$$ 24 ▲ ● ● ● ■ ■ ● $$-$$$$ 29 ▲ ● ● ● ■ ● $$$-$$$$ 32 ▲ ● ● ● ● $-$$$ ■ ● $$ ● $$ ● $-$$$$ River Club / Telluride / 877.376.9769 or 970.728.3986 ● See Forever Village at The Peaks / Mountain Village / 800.789.2220 ● Telluride Lodge / Telluride / 970.728.3001 or 800.537.4781 ● ▲ Victorian Inn / Telluride / 970.728.6601 or 800.611.9893 ● 33 ▲ ■ Wildwood Canyon Inn / Telluride / 970.369.1275 or 877.332.1275 ● 4 ▲ ■ cont ▲ ■ full PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES Accommodations in Telluride 866.754.8772 ● ■ 65 ■ ■ ● ● ■ Elevation Vacations 970.728.8160 or 888.728.8160 ● ■ 65 ■ ■ ■ ● ■ ■ ● $-$$$$ ● ■ 45 ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ● $-$$$$ Property Management of Telluride 970.369.1275 or 877.332.1275 ● ▲ 9 ■ ■ ● ■ ■ ■ $-$$$$ Silver Star Luxury Properties 970.728.3001 or 800.537.4781 ● ■ 84 ■ ■ ● ● ■ ■ ■ $-$$$$ 300 ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ $-$$$$ 9 ▲ ■ ● ● $-$$$$ ● $$-$$$$ ■ $-$$$$ ■ $-$$$$ ■ $-$$$$ Latitude 38 Vacation Rentals 970.728-8838 or 877.450.8838 ● Telluride Alpine Lodging 970.728.3388 or 877.376.9769 ● ● ■ Telluride Condo Rentals & Management 480.980.0860 or 970.729.2202 ● Telluride Luxury Rentals 970.728.0461 ● 15 ■ ■ ● ● ■ Telluride Mountain Management 970.728.6060 ● 7 ■ ■ ● ● ■ Telluride Rentals 800.970.7541 ● 50 ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Telluride Resort Lodging 800.778.8581 ● 55 ■ ■ ■ ■ 54 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide suMMer/fall 2013 ▲ ■ ▲■ ■ ■ Step into a rarefied setting of contemporary alpine elegance and exhilarating natural beauty. The Auberge Residences at Element 52 are a unique collection of two- to five-bedroom luxury residences and townhomes nestled at the base of the ski mountain, along the banks of the San Miguel River, and just steps from the charm of historic downtown Telluride, with direct ski-in/ski-out access. Cascading down a gentle hill, 33 magnificent residences seamlessly blend dramatic mountain-inspired architecture and contemporary interior design while paying homage to the natural environment. Offering 1,400 to 5,700 square feet with stylish furnishings, gourmet kitchens, fireplaces, expansive picturesque windows, large exterior decks and all the comforts of home. As a guest of Element 52, you can expect world-renowned Auberge comfort and service throughout our slope-side community. Amenities include a private ski lift, ski concierge, heated soaking pools, a spa and fitness center, a private clubroom with fireside lounge, indoor heated garage, pre-arrival grocery service, private chef arrangements, complimentary local transportation and more. Discover an endless array of outdoor activities from world-class skiing, snowshoeing and sleigh rides in the winter to hiking, biking and river rafting in the summer. Take your next Telluride stay to new peaks at Element 52. “Few places compare to Telluride. And nothing in Telluride compares to the Camel’s Garden.” Camel’s Garden is Telluride’s finest full-service resort property. Located along the river just three blocks from festival grounds, 15 feet from the Gondola and two blocks from Main Street, Camel’s Garden is in an ideal location. The luxurious rooms, suites and condominiums with balconies, fireplaces, custom-crafted furniture, Italian marble bathrooms and oversized tubs give a feeling of ultimate indulgence and well-being. An extraordinary 25-foot hot tub offers spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains. The Camel’s Garden is also home to Atmosphere Day Spa, Oak restaurant, Telluride Sports, and a Telluride Ski Area ticket office. “One of the world’s most romantic ski hotels.” — London Sunday Times suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 55 accommodations FAIRMONT HERITAGE PLACE FRANZ KLAMMER LODGE 888.728.0355 567 Mountain Village Boulevard, Mountain Village www.fairmont.com/klammer-lodge-telluride Named one of the “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World” by Condé Nast Traveler in their 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards, the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge offers luxury two and three bedroom residences with a fully equipped kitchen, living and dining area, washer and dryer, oversized bathrooms and a private balcony. The lodge is ideally located in the heart of Mountain Village just steps from a complimentary gondola that connects the towns of Mountain Village and Telluride. Enjoy the comfort of your home away from home with the help of our personable and dedicated staff. Whether it’s an adventure in the mountains or a day in the spa, discover a booking package that is tailored to you at the Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge. • Complimentary transportation from Montrose and Telluride Airports • Complimentary valet parking • Complimentary wireless Internet • Full service, on-site Himmel Spa • Daily fitness classes • 24-hour fitness center • 24-hour concierge • 24-hour business center accommodations HOTEL COLUMBIA HOTEL MADELINE TELLURIDE ICE HOUSE LODGE & CONDOMINIUMS 800.201.9505 or 970.728.0660 301 West San Juan Avenue, Telluride www.columbiatelluride.com 970.369.0880 568 Mountain Village Boulevard, Mountain Village www.HotelMadelineTelluride.com 800.544.3436 or 970.728.6300 310 South Fir Street, Telluride www.icehouselodge.com Remodeled in 2008, Hotel Columbia is proud to offer guests a modern, yet timeless feel in Telluride’s premier location. Located at the base of the Gondola, the Hotel Columbia provides immediate access to hiking and biking at the world-famous Telluride Ski Resort and is within walking distance of all that downtown Telluride has to offer. The redesigned Hotel Columbia features a new layout that provides spacious rooms and suites with multiple bedding options. This new, innovative design provides guests with maximum flexibility for individual and family lifestyles, and the ultimate in guest experiences and luxury. In addition, certain rooms/suites feature a gas-burning fireplace, a balcony, an insuite hot tub, and a fully equipped kitchenette. All rooms/suites are equipped with complimentary, wireless Internet, an HD TV and an iPod docking station. The Hotel Columbia is also dog friendly and offers lobby-level bicycle and golf club storage. The Cosmopolitan Restaurant and the Hotel Columbia are pleased to offer a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast to hotel guests, served every morning in our guest-only dining room. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is waiting to make your stay at the Hotel Columbia a memorable one. We look forward to showing you our spirit of hospitality in the Rocky Mountains. As one of the Leading Hotels of the World, Hotel Madeline is the centerpiece of Mountain Village, and just steps away from the gondola and everything Telluride has to offer. Our ideal ski-in, ski-out location is the starting point for a day of exploring the mountain or meandering through downtown shops and galleries. Your Madeline experience begins even before your arrival, as our concierge will see that every detail is arranged. Once here, elegant guest rooms, suites and one-to-four-bedroom condominiums await. At the Madeline is the sleek Restaurant REV for creative farm-to-fork cuisine. For a nibble, creative cocktails and local brews there is SMAK Bar, and an experience that lives up to its name. After a day of adventure, The Spa at the Hotel Madeline offers restoration from the active mountain lifestyle that Telluride inspires. “Top 50 Ski Hotels in North America” — Condé Nast Traveler • AAA Four Diamond Award • US News Best Hotel Award • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award • Travel + Leisure List of World’s Best Hotels Discover more at HotelMadelineTelluride.com Our commitment to old-world comfort and service continues to be our focus as we enter our 23rd year as a celebrated Telluride tradition. Newly renovated, the Ice House displays contemporary elegance, and offers a swimming pool, large hot tub, eucalyptus steam room, Rico’s Bar in the afternoon and a complimentary continental breakfast. Located on the river, one-half block from the gondola and two blocks from main street, the Ice House is the closest hotel to the festival grounds in Town Park and minutes from many of Telluride’s most popular hiking trails. The Ice House has 16 one-, two- and three-bedroom condo-miniums up to 2,000 square feet in size. Condo amenities include full kitchens, washer and dryer, large living and dining areas, walk-in master closet and oversized master bath with jetted tub. Hotel accommodations include suites or standard rooms. Our 10 spacious, luxurious suites have a living room with privacy door, wet bar, queen sofa bed, a full bath in the master bedroom and a half bath in the living room. All rooms have HD flat panel TVs, DVD player, CD player and wireless high-speed Internet. E XPLORE YOUR PA SSION 56 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 Ice House summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 57 accommodations 58 accommodations INN AT LOST CREEK LUMIÈRE HOTEL AND THE LITTLE BAR MOUNTAIN LODGE TELLURIDE NEW SHERIDAN HOTEL 888.601.5678 or 970.728.5678 119 Lost Creek Lane, Mountain Village www.InnAtLostCreek.com 970.369.0400 118 Lost Creek Lane, Mountain Village www.lumieretelluride.com 866.368.6867 or 970.369.5000 457 Mountain Village Boulevard, Mountain Village www.mountainlodgetelluride.com 800.200.1891 or 970.728.4351 231 West Colorado Avenue, Telluride www.newsheridan.com Conde Nast has named Inn at Lost Creek one of the Top 50 Hotels in the United States and Canada “Telluride’s hidden hotel gem: lumière.” – Larry Olmsted, Forbes The Inn at Lost Creek puts you front row right on the slopes in Telluride’s Mountain Village. It’s cozy. Fun. One-of-a-kind. And with just 32 suites – very private. Each provides rustic ski in, ski out mountain ambiance with all the comforts of home, including fireplaces, a petite kitchen, mountain-view balcony, in-suite laundry, jetted tub and steam shower. The rooftop hot tub under a starry sky is indescribable. But there’s more. Enjoy sensational views and casual dining inside or alfresco at our iconic 9545 restaurant and bar. Guests also have access to the Hotel Madeline amenities including everything from pool and fitness to spa treatments. Our guests enjoy preferred access to Telluride Golf Club and we can arrange outings for fly fishing or for making first tracks in feather light Colorado powder – whatever the season, we’ll make certain that every day is unforgettable. The Inn at Lost Creek. Just what you need to find yourself. Discover more at InnatLostCreek.com lumière is Telluride’s most intimate and luxurious boutique hotel. Beyond the magnificent stone facade, you’ll find just 11 hotel rooms and 18 one-to-five bedroom residences. All units are consistently designer decorated to the highest standard with hardwood hickory floors, hand-blown glass fixtures, and original artwork. All one-bedroom and larger residences and penthouses feature a gourmet kitchen, washer/dryer, living area with gas fireplace, dining area, balcony with stunning views, surround sound, flat panel televisions, and oversized luxury baths with separate steam shower and deep soaking tub. Each guest room offers a large, luxury bathroom, flat panel television, mini Subzero refrigerator, microwave and sink. Complimentary daily European breakfast, concierge, complimentary valet parking and wireless internet are a few of the signature services offered by lumière. Poolside or fireside, the little bar at lumière offers the perfect place to unwind and reminisce over the days adventures with freshly prepared sushi, tapas and signature cocktails. Soaking pools and hot tub line the patio of the little bar, perfect for star gazing and taking in the alpenglow. A blend of rustic elegance and Western charm, Mountain Lodge Telluride is your window to the splendor of the San Juan Mountains. Perched at 9,500 feet, this ski-in/ski-out resort offers private luxury cabins, deluxe condominiums and lodge rooms that provide a comfortable retreat from the ordinary. Room amenities include gourmet kitchens, jetted tubs, fireplaces, and private balconies. Our outdoor heated pool and hot tubs offer spectacular views while relaxing after an invigorating day of alpine adventure. The View Restaurant and Bar features a vaulted lobby with a 50 foot high timbered ceiling and massive stone fireplace. Food service features traditional tavern cuisine with an upscale flare. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner entrees, The View affords an intimate atmosphere for private parties, large catered affairs, family dinners or romantic evenings in a spectacular setting. Complete catering services are provided for large and small groups. The New Sheridan Hotel has served as Telluride’s social center since 1895. Located just two blocks from the ski lifts, the hotel’s location in the heart of downtown Telluride provides an ideal base for visitors. During an expansive renovation completed in late 2008, the hotel’s 26 guest rooms received a luxurious transformation under the guidance of internationally renowned designer Nina Campbell. Each individually designed room captures the historic charm of Telluride in an atmosphere of warmth and comfort. On-site dining options include the renowned Chop House Restaurant & Wine Bar, the Parlor, and the historic New Sheridan Bar, which was ranked among the world’s top 10 après ski bars by Forbes Traveler. The New Sheridan Hotel was also recognized by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler as one of the Top 5 “Best Places to Ski & Stay in North America” and was awarded the “2013 AAA Four Diamond Hotel” rating. The New Sheridan is proud to be on the Register of National Historic Places. Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 Please call our Reservations department at 866-368-6867 to inquire about our current specials or go to our website; www.MountainLodgeTelluride.com and click on SPECIAL OFFERS. summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 59 accommodations TELLURIDE ALPINE LODGING THE HOTEL TELLURIDE THE PEAKS RESORT & SPA THE VICTORIAN INN 877.376.9769 324 W Colorado Avenue, Telluride www.telluridelodging.com firstname.lastname@example.org 866.468.3501 or 970.369.1188 199 North Cornet Street, Telluride www.thehoteltelluride.com 1.800.789.2220 or 970.728.6800 136 Country Club Drive, Mountain Village www.ThePeaksResort.com 800.611.9893 or 970.728.6601 401 West Pacific Avenue, Telluride www.victorianinntelluride.com • Awarded “Top 50 Hotels” by Condé Nast • Awarded “World’s Best 500” by Travel & Leisure • “Top 100 Hotels in North America” in Travel & Leisure • Awarded #44 in “Top 50 Ski Hotels” by Condé Nast Named as one of the top “50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America” and ranked “15th Best Spa in North America” by Condé Nast Traveler, the ski-in/skout Peaks Resort & Spa is Telluride’s premiere full-service resort hotel. The property includes 161 beautifully appointed guest rooms including 32 suites, as well as penthouse condominiums and multi-bedroom mountainside residences – all with unmatched mountain views. The resort features its own on-site helipad for heliboarding and skiing with local outfitter Helitrax and offers fine and casual dining options including Palmyra, The Lift, Legends as well as in-room private dining. The onsite Spa at The Peaks Resort, at 42,000 sq. ft., is the largest spa in Colorado. The Spa features 32 treatment rooms and a variety of relaxing and rejuvenating signature treatments. The Spa also encompasses a full-service salon, fully equipped fitness center including Pilates and yoga studios, certified fitness instructors providing a variety of private and group classes, three-lane lap pool with Telluride's only indoor water slide, indoor climbing wall, gender specific steam rooms, saunas and Roman tubs, and indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tubs. The new Laser Center at The Peaks is located within the Spa at the Peaks and offers botox, restylane, juvederm and laser-assisted surgery. Visit www.thepeaksresort. com/spa. The Victorian Inn is a quaint hotel property located one block from the heart of downtown Telluride. It is ideally located only one block from the complimentary gondola, connecting the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village. The perfect location for comfort and convenience... All accommodations feature: • One or two queen size beds with a private bath • Free Wi-Fi high speed wireless internet • Mini-refrigerators, coffee makers, hair dryers, humidifiers Property amenities feature: • Complimentary continental breakfast each morning that includes; low fat yogurt, assorted cereals, oatmeal, apples, fresh baked cinnamon rolls, coffee, orange juice, assorted teas and hot cocoa • Daily maid service • On site check in, lobby and staff • Outdoor hot tub with adjoining dry sauna • Guest laundry facility • All rooms are non-smoking and pets are not allowed The Victorian Inn has served guests for over 20 years. It has earned a reputation for being conveniently located offering clean, comfortable accommodations in one of the best locations in town. Serving Telluride for more than 20 years, Telluride Alpine Lodging offers the largest selection of affordable, moderate and luxury vacation rentals ranging from hotel rooms to private homes. • C ondos and private homes located throughout the Town of Telluride and Mountain Village — with easy access to outdoor activities, shopping, dining, festivals and complimentary Gondola. • Local reservation specialists to help find your summer vacation lodging • Affordable hotel rooms and Bed & Breakfast • Offering condominiums and houses with up to 9 bedrooms for all sizes of families and groups • Pet-friendly accommodations • Luxury rentals with full concierge services • Walk-in rates available Check out our website at www.TellurideLodging.com to see our current specials 60 accommodations Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 The Hotel Telluride is the premier full-service boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown. Guests receive the highest level of personal attention while relaxing in comfortable accommodations. A private balcony to enjoy the spectacular Telluride views, Aveda products, large bathrooms, a 'pillow menu' to customized your pillow choice, featherbed mattress, complimentary wireless internet and complimentary 24-hour coffee service are just a few of the things that make The Hotel Telluride the perfect choice for your mountain vacation. Start your day out in The Nook with a delicious hot full breakfast. The Nook transforms in the evening into a casual dining experience with fresh daily drink and entrée specials, along with good company. Other amenities include: full-service spa treatments, steam shower, work-out facility, and two outdoor hot tubs. The true essence of Telluride is found at The Hotel Telluride. We hope to see you soon. summer/fall 2013 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 61 Choose from hotel rooms, studios to 6 bedroom luxury homes in Telluride and Mountain Village. OFFERING THE BEST PACKAGES STAY & GOLF STARTING AT $131 PP/PN* Includes golf rentals 1 2) 3) 30 30 ● ● ● next to gondola Elks Lodge 970.728.6362 historic Swede-Finn Hall 1,700 250 200 ● ● ● stage & outdoor deck ● ● next to gondola ● alcohol with special permit Ice House Lodge 800.544.3436 or 970.728.6300 conference room Michael D. Palm Theatre 970.369.5669 full-service performing arts center New Sheridan American Room 800.200.1891 or 970.728.4351 Victorian-style room Nugget Theater 970.728.3030 theatre Sheridan Opera House 970.728.6363 theatre/ballroom/reception space Telluride Elementary School 970.369.1205 cafeteria multi-purpose and music rooms Telluride Town Park Core & Warming Hut 970.728.2173 outdoors, canopy, picnic tables Town Park Pavilion 970.728.2173 covered ice rink Wilkinson Public Library 970.728.4519, ext. 20 program room (smaller rooms available) 5) downtown Telluride 360 25 20 ● 30,000 586 667 ● 500 45 35 ● 1,674 - 186 1,400 265 240 downtown Telluride ● ● ● quaint, intimate ● plus a gallery for 140 - - 100 small raised stage 3,600 500 500 no alcohol or smoking - - 125/50 on-site parking 4,000 - 300 no alcohol or smoking - - - public can’t be excluded 26,000 300 - available for private events 959 124 88 ● downtown Telluride ● wedding packages avail. ● versatile meeting space ● wireless business center TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VILLAGE Bear Creek Lodge 970.369.4900 great room 2,000 200 150 Hotel Madeline 866.475.4403 or 970.369.0880 ballroom and Jasper room 3,300 270 150 ● ● Gorrono Ranch 970.728.7446 mountain ranch 6,000 - 200 ● ● Inn at Lost Creek 866.475.4403 or 970.728.5678 executive board room and wedding patio 525 35 20 ● ● Mountain Lodge at Telluride 970.369.5000 Summit Room (summer only) 574 60 40 ● ● no private vehicles near Tell. Conf. Center easy gondola access 500 50 35 ● ● 1,682 225 120 ● ● ● 4 bedroom with amazing views over golf course to Wilson Peak and Telluride Ski Area. Best priced home in the Mountain Village. $1,149,000 Palmyra Room 2,228 225 120 ● ● ● sunset view Big Billie Ballroom 2,835 225 170 ● ● ● can divide into 2 rooms 117 Arizona, Lot 801, Mountain Village Legends 2,790 250 110 ● ● ● 10 foot ceilings Mt. Wilson Terrace 7,900 350 200 ● ● outdoor terrace, great views 551 50 40 ● ● can open to one big room 115 Lawson, Mountain Village Peaks Resort and Spa 800.789.2220 or 970.728.6800 110 Adams Way, Mountain Village Liberty Bell and Golden Slipper Rooms Ridge Club’s Great Room 970.728.5677 multi-purpose facility plus deck 1,900 175 80 Telluride Conference Center 970.369.5120 Mountain Village Ballroom 730 E. Columbia, Town of Telluride 4 bedroom classic Victorian near Town Park with stunning views to Bear Creek. $1,850,000 2 BAR 65 50 Appaloosa 4 bedroom custom home with beautiful high-end finishes, large landscaped yard, tennis, park. $1,485,000 4) IN-HOUSE CATERING 450 525 Large lot located on the 13th Tee Box of the Telluride Golf Course with dramatic mountain views and an ideal building site for a showcase home. $390.000 4 ADA compliant, on the river dining/sitting Mt. Emma Room 1) ● meeting area gym *PP/PN = Per Person/Per Night, some restrictions may apply. 80 Camel’s Garden 888.772.2635 or 970.728.9300 Telluride Middle/High School 970.369.1205 BOOK TODAY: 800.778.8581 | TellurideResortLodging.com 170 Aspen Street Inn 970.728.5910 gym/auditorium The Experts in Property Management 900 SPECIAL NOTES gallery room and large outdoor deck AUDIO/VISUAL Ah Haa School for the Arts/Historic Train Depot 970.728.3886 SETTING SEATED CAPACITY TOWN OF TELLURIDE STANDING CAPACITY SUMMER’S BEST DEALS venueS SQUARE FOOTAGE Telluride Resort Lodging has AGENCY: STUDIO BLUESKY • CONTACT: BRANDY COHEN • ADDRESS: 5615 TWELVE OAKS JOB NUMBER: TSR_VGS13 • PUBLICATION: VISITOR GUIDE • AD TITLE: TSR_VGS13_TRLCOMB For more information, contact Maite at 970.728.7361or email@example.com 112 Lake Fork Junction 5 Bedroom spacious home on sunny lot with amazing views of Illium Valley and Ophir Needles $649,000 Lorrie Denesik easy gondola access 6,069 890 564 ● ● ● 22,000 total sq. ft. indoors Klammer Boardroom 732 60 40 ● ● ● 55,000 sq. ft. outdoor plaza Fallon Room 367 35 20 ● ● ● voice/data circuits Chipeta Room 312 - 18 ● ● ● voice/data ports 1,189 100 70 ● ● ● optional reception hall - - - Mezzanine St. Sophia Ceremony Site 970.728.7446 ● sunset view ski area mountain top, outdoor venue tent and chair rentals avail. RUSTIC MOUNTAIN RETREATS Alta Lakes Observatory 404.226.5186 rustic mountain lodge 2,200 75 25 High Camp Hut 970.708.3786 high mountain hut with great views 2,500 35 35 ski or walk 2.5 miles from hwy. Schmid Family Ranch 970.708.1108 rustic setting at base of Wilson Peak - - - two cabins, summer only ● ● remote lakeside lodge Broker Asscociate 970.729.1783 firstname.lastname@example.org 3 5 suMMer/fall 2013 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide 63 Nevasca Realty, Inc. | 300 West Colorado Ave. | Telluride, CO 81435 | email@example.com | nevasca.com | (970)728-4454 465 Depot Avenue RiverCrown Units 1 & 2 Location, location, location and priced to sell 465 Depot Avenue features four bedrooms and four baths and is only steps to the Town of Telluirde gondola station. Located on the sunnyside of Depot Ave the home features views directly up the Kid’s Hill and the Telluride Ski Area. This home is in the rental zone district, has tremendous income potential and is recently remodeled. Depot Avenue is a dead end street therefore there is no through traffic making this residence a great, very conveniently located family home. Call Jim Jennings $3,250,000 Accessed by a private bridge and completely surrounded by open space, Units #1 & #2 are very private, yet, just a few minutes walk from the Town of Telluride Gondola Station and all the amenities of Telluride. These units have hot tubs, master bedroom decks, distressed fir and Idaho quartzite floors, stainless steel appliances, oak cabinets, 10 and 12 foot ceilings in the great room next to a huge east facing deck above the San Miguel River and River Park Trail. Call Jim Jennings 40 Granite Ridge Road With its perfect ski trail location off Lift 4 of the Telluride ski resort, just above the Town center, 13,000 square foot Valmoré is a Mountain Village treasure. Seven stunning bedrooms, wine cellar, fitness room, massage studio, a large jetted tub and morning and sunset patios, multiple stone fireplaces, and a country kitchen “where everyone gathers”, designed and built to withstand the test of time, Valmoré, already has the presence of a mountain classic. Call Erik Fallenius $10,999,999 Unit #1 - $2,852,000 - Unit #2 - $2,874,000 316 Fairway Drive This home site is on the western edge of Knoll Estates overlooking two fairways with panoramic views of the Wilson and San Sophia Ranges. The 4,133 square feet of living area has a superior level of finishes including cherry cabinetry, wide plank oak flooring, granite counters, Thermador and Sub-Zero appliances. The bathrooms feature Kohler fixtures, Durango travertine flooring and limestone counters. Call Erik Fallenius $1,695,000 Nevasca Realty, Inc. | 300 West Colorado Ave. | Telluride, CO 81435 | firstname.lastname@example.org | nevasca.com | (970)728-4454 Castlewood, Mountain Village Fashioned after the great American Lodges of the early 1900’s, Castlewood is like no other, grand in every way. Perfectly located with stunning views and ideal ski access. With 10 bedrooms and 10 baths, the estate is 3 separate, yet interconnected wings, perfect for multi-generational families, and large groups who want to gather together, yet also require privacy. A theatre, hot tub grotto, 2000 bottle wine cellar, game room, provide much for everyone. Castlewood is unique in the world. Call Erik Fallenius. Irreplaceable at $8,999,999 Ptarmigan Ranch An equestrian paradise in a rich landscape, 72 acres of fabulous alpine meadow and forest trails, rare high country irrigated pasture and timberland. Adjacent to national forest yet located a mere 20 minutes from Telluride at the base of Wilson Peak, this fully improved and subdivided ranch tract has solid driveways, extensive stone work and landscaping, with utilities installed to two incredible home sites. Call Erik Fallenius. 35.18 acres - $1,100,000 / 37.44 acres - $1,100,000 Taste of Telluride menu Guide summer/fall 2013 SAVOR THE UNPARALLELED CUISINE WHATEVER YOUR PALATE MAY BE, our tailored menus will serve you. Select from one of three fine establishments and delight in some of the best cuisine in the West. Dine in style at our signature restaurant, the Chop House – world renowned for its dry aged USDA Black Angus. Chef Erich Owen creates our delicious fare using only organic free range fowl, non-threatened fish species and local ingredients. Pair a red or white from Telluride’s only nitrogen wine bar with a scrumptious meal for an unforgettable experience. FAVORITES FROM BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER CLASSIC EGGS BENEDICT / 14 English Muffin, Canadian Bacon, Poached Eggs & Hollandaise Sauce. Served with Roasted New Potatoes HOUSEMADE WAFFLES / 10 Fresh Berries, Whipped Cream, Maple Syrup RUSSET POTATO SOUP / 9 Buttermilk Espuma, Oyster Mushrooms PAN SEARED PISTACHIO ENCRUSTED TROUT SPINACH SALAD / 15 Warm Bacon, Sherry & Mustard Vinaigrette, Grilled Bread & Poached Egg CAESAR SALAD / 9 Parmigiano Reggiano, White Anchovy, Orange Zest & Crostini STEAK TARTARE / 16 Smoked Oyster Aioli, Pickled Radishes, Farm Egg, Fresh Horseradish AHI TUNA BURGER / 21 Ginger Soy Glaze, Pickled Ginger, Smoked Red Onion PULLED PORK SANDWICH / 12 Hickory BBQ Sauce, Coleslaw, Red Onion, Toasted Fresh Baked Bun CHOP HOUSE BURGER / 21 Toasted Fresh Baked Bun, Quick Pickles, Ancho Chili Ketchup, French Mustard & Cheese (Blue, Aged White Cheddar, Gruyère) LASAGNA / 19 Butternut Squash, Wild Mushrooms, Fried Spinach STEAMED PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND MUSSELS / 16 Grilled Baguette, Coconut Milk, Lemon Grass, Ginger & Thai Chili ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK SHORTLOIN / 38 Sweet Potato Risotto, Pear Chutney, Sage, Apple Chip, Hard Cider Reduction ALASKAN HALIBUT / 28 Crab Risotto, Sweet Corn, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, English Pea Nage 30 DAY DRY AGED BISON RIBEYE / 48 14oz – Grass Fed “Prairie Harvest,” SD PRIME FILET MIGNON / 48 10oz – Corn Fed “Stock Yards,” Chicago Seasonal menu. Items and pricing subject to change. THE NEW SHERIDAN HOTEL has shared in the rich history of Telluride, Colorado since 1891. Offering modern amenities paired with historic ambiance, the New Sheridan invites you to experience a new level of old world service. ADDRESS: West Colorado Ave., Telluride, CO 81435 TELEPHONE 1.800.200.1891 or 970.728.4351 NEWSHERIDAN.COM F E AT U R I N G L O C A L A R T I S T WAY N E M C K E N Z I E ORIGINAL, ICONIC IMAGES OF TELLURIDE AND COMMISSIONS ALL ORIGINAL L A R G E S I Z E S AVA I L A B L E Available exclusively at 970-728-5566 • 204 W. COLORADO AVENUE, TELLURIDE • W W W. E L I N O F F. C O M Save the Date A l p i n e Ba n k presents Wine & Beer Tasting and Top Chef Competition Welcome! Taste of Telluride is published twice per year as a pull-out insert to the Telluride & Mountain Village Official Visitor’s Guide Telluride Tourism Board 700 W. Colorado Avenue Telluride, Colorado 81435 800.525.3455 VisitTelluride.com President & CEO Michael Martelon featuring Director of Marketing & Public Relations Kiera Skinner the taste Marketing Manager Emily Coleman August 9, 2013 5-9 PM at the Peaks All Proceeds Benefit One to One San Miguel Mentoring Program www.onetoonetelluride.org 970-728-0885 st Talur of e ide Tel menu Guide summer/fall 2013 •••••• T C of telluride Marketing Administrator lisa eidsmo telluride publications President John Arnold Art Director Kim Hilley Advertising Sales hilary taylor For advertising opportunities contact: John Arnold 970.596.1291 email@example.com 307 Society Drive, Suite D, Telluride, CO 81435 Cover photo: Gena Larson Courtesy: the little bar at lumière The little bar at lumière in Mountain Village features sushi, tapas, lite bites and signature cocktails in an ultra chic, contemporary and hip mountain setting. •••••• Copyright ©2013 All Rights Reserved Cover and contents must not be reproduced in any manner without written permission from the publisher. In Telluride and Mountain Village, nothing could be more fun than deciding on that perfect spot to sit, relax and taste the best that our fabulous restaurants have to offer. Both towns have a wonderful collection of restaurants that make choosing one difficult at times. Whether it’s on Main Street or a side street, on-mountain or off the plaza, there are restaurants offering an ideal array of cuisines, ambiance and affordability. It may be the mountain air, the sunshine or epic views; whatever it is, having a meal in Telluride and Mountain Village is an experience in itself. Taste of Telluride summer/fall 2013 contents Allred’s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Upscale American, steaks, seafood Argentine Grille. . . . . . . . . . 9 Regional organic cuisine Corner House. . . . . . . . 10-11 American grille, sports bar Caravan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Middle Eastern fare, smoothies Whether you’re on a budget or not, these home-grown, privately owned and operated establishments are oneof-kind – and certain to satisfy the most discriminating palate. Crazy Elk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 We are very proud and feel fortunate to have the caliber of cuisine that we do here in the great San Juans. What follows is a sample of our restaurant community here. They each look forward to exceeding your expectations. Beer, bourbon & BBQ Bon appétit! Pizza, sandwiches, salads Flavor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15 New Orleans style bistro Oak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 REV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Colorado farm to table cuisine Smugglers. . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19 Casual American, brewpub SMAK Bar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Rocky Mountain gastro pub The Village Table. . . . . . 21 Global soul food, tapas President and Chief executive officer telluride tourism board Tomboy Tavern. . . . . . . . . 22 Contemporary American, beer garden Allred’s argentine grille Upscale American, Steaks, Seafood Regional Organic Cuisine, Catering Gondola Station St. Sophia 970. 728. 7474 allredsrestaurant.com 124 S. Glasgow Ave, Rico, Colorado 25 miles south of Mountain Village 970. 967. 3000 Open at 5 pm daily for happy hour specials and nightly dining Dinner nightly 5-9 pm $15 Early Bird entrées nightly 5-6 pm Sunday Brunch 12-2 pm Catering, private parties available STARTERS ENTRéeS BAR MENU starters entrées desserts Heartland Soy Beans Kosher salt Bourbon Marinated Elk Short Loin Sweet potato hash, shaved fennel & watercress salad, huckleberry reduction Marinated Olives Castelvetrano, nicoise, cerignola Avocado Portabella Spring Roll Ginger and soy dressing Pan Roasted Wild Salmon Vegetable couscous, carrot curry broth Grilled Angus Beef Filet Wild mushrooms, brandy herb demi glace Seriously Decadent Chocolate Cake Vanilla ice cream Frozen Lemon Cheesecake Fresh berry compote, graham cracker cookie Chocolate Pecan Pie Vanilla ice cream Chocolate Crepes Sweet mascarpone, raspberry compote House Smoked Salmon Salad Rolls Frisee, arugula, bagel chip, pickled red onions, hard cooked egg, shaved chives, crème fraiche Braised Veal Breast Ravioli White truffle fonduta, baby kale, green peppercorn, demi-glace, parmesan cheese Split King Crab Legs Classic crab louie dressing, cajun remoulade SOUPS & SALADS Corn Chowder Pea puree, shaved chives, deep sea red crab Chicken Broth Soup Acini di pepe pasta, escarole, chives Hummus & Summer Garden Vegetables Green goddess dressing, lavash Colorado Rack of Lamb Sweet & sour stone fruit glazed lamb shoulder, smashed fingerling potatoes, fennel puree Pinot Grigio Steamed Pei Mussels Chorizo, bomba rice, chipotle broth, petite cilantro Alaskan Halibut Grilled pearsundried cherry vinaigrette, parsnip puree, kale salad Truffle Parmesan Fries Sea salt, parsley Certified Angus Beef Tenderloin Lobster carnaroli risotto, grilled jumbo asparagus, sauce americaine Grilled Angus Burger 8 oz angus burger, cheddar, apple wood smoked bacon 15 ounce Bone-in Dry Aged Angus Ribeye Truffle fries, broccolini, green peppercorn sauce Cocktails Dark & Stormy Goslings rum, ginger beer, lime Lemon Basil Martini Beefeater gin, basil, lemon juice Natural Colorado Roasted Chicken Broccolini, mashed Yukon potatoes, chicken jus DESSERTS Tomato Panzanella Salad Torn ciabatta croutons, rocket, basil, heirloom tomatoes, 12 year old balsamic Organic Mixed Greens Summer berries, candied pecans, laura chenel’s goat cheese 8 Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake Vanilla whipped cream, rum sauce Flourless Chocolate Cake Vanilla ice cream, raspberry coulis Crème Brulée Feuille de brick, fresh berries taste of telluride summer/fall 2013 Salmon Rillettes Grain toast, pickled quail egg, capers and crème fraiche BBQ Duck Crepes Bing cherry sauce Crisp Crab Cake Asian slaw, chipotle salads & soups Organic Mixed Greens Oranges, apple, bleu cheese, pecan, red wine vinaigrette Olathe Sweet Corn Bisque Shrimp, cilantro pesto Hearts of Romaine Caesar dressing, avocado, tomato, bacon Moroccan Style Grilled Leg of Lamb Mint sauce, saffron risotto Seafood Bouillabaisse Shrimp, sea scallops, crab, mussels, lobster tail, shell pasta, saffron lobster broth Artichoke & Portabella Lasagna Tofu, tomato, ricotta $15 Early Bird entrées every night 5-6 pm drinks Full Bar Fine Wines Beer Kids and vegetarian options available Sample menu - items may change weekly according to season and availability. Telluride Sunshine Absolute Citron, limoncello, lemon juice, blue curacao Strawberry Fields Forever Strawberries, Kettle One Citron, triple sec, cranberry juice, lemon juice Catering by Eamonn offers catering for small groups, dinner parties, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, christenings, real estate events, and any other occasions that call for gourmet, personalized dining. www.facebook.com/cateringbyeamonn summer/fall 2013 taste of telluride 9 Corner house American Grille, Sports Bar 131 North Fir, Telluride 970. 728. 6207 Take out available Open daily 11:30 am to midnight Appetizers Mexican Sandwiches Wings 6 / 5.95 10 / 9.50 20 / 14.95 Pick your meat: Carne, Pollo, Pork Carnitas or Veggie Served with choice of french fries, tots, coleslaw or salad (+ 50¢) Pick your style: Tacos (2) / 7.50 or (3) / 9.50 Burgers / 9.95 Please request lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle Choose cheese: Swiss, cheddar, pepper jack, bleu cheese / +1 Homemade Potato Chips with French onion dip / 6.50 Burritos / 8.95 Cheese Curds / 6.95 New To The Corner House Served with choice of french fries, tots, coleslaw or salad (+ 50¢) Pork! Pork! Pork! Our take on the classic Cuban. Featuring ham, pulled pork and bacon / 11.95 Quesadilla / 8.50 Basket O’ Fries or Tots / 5.50 Chili cheese on fries / +3.00 Fish Tacos (2) / 8.50 or (3) /11.50 Soft Pretzels 3 pretzels with green chili cream cheese & mustard / 6.50 Taco Salad / 9.95 Soup & Salad Cornerhouse Classics Dressings: ranch, red eye ranch, bleu cheese, thousand, honey mustard, balsamic vinaigrette Garden Salad With cukes, red peppers, tomatoes / 7.95 Cornerhouse Salad With cukes, red peppers, tomatoes, bleu crumbles, egg, bacon and almonds / 10.95 Add ons: Grilled chicken, ham or turkey / +2 Salmon / +4 Nachos or Totchos / 9.50 Served with choice of french fries, tots, coleslaw or salad (add .50¢) Big Willy Turkey, guacamole, tomato and cheddar / 10.95 Reuben / 11.50 Buffalo Chicken Finger Sliders / 9.50 Grilled Cheese / 7.75 Add ons: Tomato, grilled onions, green chili, cream cheese, red peppers or guacamole / +75¢ each Bacon, egg or green chilis / +1 each Ham or turkey / +2 each Grilled Chicken / 10.50 My Mom’s Brisket With onions, horseradish mayo and au jus on a hoagie / 11.95 Day After Thanksgiving On a sandwich: turkey, stuffing, gravy, potato chips and cranberry aioli / 11.95 Kids’ Menu Fish Fillet / 9.95 Served with choice of french fries, tots, coleslaw or salad (+ 50¢) Patty Melt / 10.50 Hot Dog / 5.50 Salmon /11.95 Cheese Burger Sliders / 7.95 Veggie Burger / 9.95 Beef Tacos / 4.95 Cheese Quesadilla / 6.50 Fish + Chips / 12.25 Chicken Finger Basket / 6.95 nightly Specials specialty drinks Burger Night #2 & Trivia Night Monday Burger + fries / 6 6 dollars each Margarita Our El Jimador house marg or try strawberry, pomegranate, or cranberry Taco + Tequila Tuesday Beef tacos / 1 Fish tacos / 5 Margs / 4 Tequila shots / 3 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Castillo rum, midori, sweet & sour, grenadine + soda Whiskey Wednesday Cheese Burger + Fried Chicken Sliders / 2 Buffalo Sliders / 2 Jack & Coke / 4 Jim Beam Shots / 3 Thursday is Ladies Day + Night and Wing Night Ladies drinks half off all day and night Dozen hot wings / 6 Friday Burger Night Burger and fries / 6 Specialty drinks / 4 Saturday + Sunday White Trash Brunch Finlandia bloody with PBR side car / 4 Milwaukee Mimosa, Red beers / 2 Electric Ladyland Finlandia vodka, Bombay gin, strawberry lemonade Chocolate Thunder A White Russian with Hershey’s syrup Scurvy Mt. Gay rum, ginger ale with a splash of fresh squeezed lime juice L2 Our take on the classic Sea Breeze Yucca Grey Goose citron with homemade lemon + limeade ‘57 Chevy with Minnesota Plates Jack Daniels, amaretto + cranberry juice Transfusion Finlandia vodka, grape juice + ginger ale Menu subject to change Cheese Steak / 11.95 Pork Green Chili / 6.50 Chicken Finger Basket / 8.95 10 taste of telluride summer/fall 2013 summer/fall 2013 taste of telluride 11 caravan Middle Eastern Fare, Smoothies An enduring cuisine from a blend of cultures that is healthy, fresh and flavorful. Downtown Telluride 123 East Colorado, Telluride 970. 728. 5611 Take out and catering available Call ahead for pick-up ORGANIC SMOOTHIES ENTRéeS SIDES Whole Meal Fruit Whole apple, banana, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, pinapple, mango, papaya, rice milk, quinoa, vegan protein powder, tahini, hemp oil / 7 Chicken Shish-Kebab Plate Za’atar seasoned free-range chicken, choice of 2 sides & pita bread** / 13 A la carte sandwich / 10 Hummus* Pureed garbanzo beans, tahini, extra virgin olive oil & lemon with pita bread** / 4 Whole Meal Vegetable Kale, carrot, whole apple, banana, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, rice milk, quinoa, vegan protein powder, tahini, hemp oil / 7 Fruit with Yogurt & Whey Pineapple, banana, mango, papaya, yogurt, whey powder, rice milk, apple juice / 7 Anti-Oxidant Smoothie Banana, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, acai, gogi berries, rice milk, pomegranate juice / 7 Tropical Pineapple, banana, mango, papaya, coconut milk / 5 Triple Berry Banana, raspberry, blueberry, strawberry, rice milk, apple juice / 5 BEVERAGES Coconut Water / 3 Sodas Blue Sky, Coke, Izze / 2 12 Beef Shish-Kebab Plate Tomato, garlic & thyme marinated steak, choice of 2 sides & pita bread** / 14 A la carte sandwich / 11 Lamb Kofta Shish-Kebab Plate Colorado ground lamb, choice of 2 sides & pita bread** / 14 A la carte sandwich / 11 Falafel Sandwich Plate House-made seasoned garbanzo bean patties in pita bread with tahini or tzaziki sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, 2 sides / 11 A la carte sandwich / 7 Mezze Vegetarian Sampler Plate Choose five items from side dishes, with pita** / 12 SIDES Lentil Soup* Cauliflower, roasted tomatoes & ginger / 4 Falafels* Five deep-fried garbanzo bean patties, fresh herbs & spices, with tzaziki or tahini sauce / 4 taste of telluride summer/fall 2013 crazy elk pizza Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970. 728. 7499 Open 11:30 am - 8 pm Closed Mondays Take & bake available Delivery in Mountain Village from 5-8 pm Thur-Sun only Everyday Amazing Pizzas 12” & 16” Cheese Mozzarella, provolone, tomato sauce / 12 &16 Baba Ganouj* - Puree of roasted eggplant, tahini, lemon & garlic with pita bread** / 4 Pepperoni Imported pepperoni, mozzarella, provolone, tomato sauce / 15 &19 Tabouli* Quinoa salad with parsley, tomato, lemon & olive oil / 4 Hawaiian Ham, pineapple, mozzarella, provolone, tomato sauce / 14 &18 Greek Salad* Organic greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives & lemon-red wine vinaigrette dressing with optional feta cheese / 8 Meat Lovers Pepperoni, sausage, ham, bacon, meatball, mozzarella, provolone, tomato sauce / 19 & 23 Spanakopita Spinach pie with feta cheese in filo pastry / 4 Börek Turkish yogurt pastry, filled with pumpkin & feta cheese / 4 or 2 pastries for 6 French Fries* Made from local potatoes, aoli or ketchup / 4 Baklava Organic almonds & walnuts layered in filo, sweetened with maple syrup, honey, rose & orange / 4 *Vegan **Gluten free crackers available Our meats are raised sustainably and many of our ingredients are either certified organic and are sourced locally. Supreme Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions, black olives, green peps, mozz, provolone, tomato sauce / 18 & 22 Vegetarian Green peps, black olives, onions, mushrooms, art hearts, cherry toms, provolone, mozz, tomato sauce / 16 & 20 Breakfast Egg, bacon, canadian bacon, green bell peppers, onions, mozz, provolone / 17 & 21 Margherita Fresh mozz, parm/ reggiano, fresh basil, roasted garlic, cherry toms, tomato sauce / 17 & 22 White Mozz, provolone, parm/ reggiano, fontina, extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic / 14 &18 Crazy Big Slices Heros Cheese / 5 Pepperoni or supreme / 7 Sandwich / 10 Add chips and a drink / +3 Daily Crazy Pizzas 12” & 16” Muffaletta Genoa salami, hot capicola, mortadella, provolone, mozzarella, olive salad Tuesday Guacamole Tomatoes, artichoke hearts, fresh goat, mozz cheeses, guacamole, fresh cilantro / 19 & 23 Turkey Oven roasted turkey breast, bacon, avocado, garlic aioli, romaine, tomato, onion Wednesday Pesto Pesto sauce, artichoke hearts, cherry tomato, goat cheese, basil / 17 & 21 Meatball Meatballs, fresh mozzarella, provolone, tom sauce Thursday Breakfast Egg, bacon, Canadian bacon, green bell peppers, onions, mozzarella, provolone / 17 & 21 Veggie Artichoke hearts, pesto sauce, wild arugula, roasted red pep, fresh mozz, red onion, tomato, avocado Friday Con Fungi Sautéed crimini mushrooms, white truffle oil, roasted garlic, white sauce /17 & 22 Breadsticks Cheesy garlic / 8 Cinnamon sugar / 5 Happy Hour Salads Add grilled chicken / +4 House Spring mix, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, dried cranberries, balsamic vinaigrette / 10 Caesar Hearts of romaine, garlic croutons, shaved parmigiano reggiano, classic dressing / 11 Chef Hearts of romaine, ham, turkey, black olives, cherry tomatoes, provolone, croutons, avocado, hard boiled egg, red onion / 13 Everyday 3:30 - 7pm PBR / 2 Fat Tire or Snow Day / 3 Pitcher PBR and large cheese pizza / 20 Pitcher New Belgium and large one-topping pizza / 25 Free pool, foosball and Wii. High quality ingredients. Gluten-free crusts available. summer/fall 2013 taste of telluride 13 flavor telluride New Orleans Style Bistro 122 South Oak, Telluride Located in the heart of Telluride Steps from the Gondola and main street 970. 239. 6047 flavortelluride.com Open nightly for dinner and weekends for brunch STARTERS ENTRéES desserts White Wine House Salad Artisan greens & locally grown micro sprouts, sherry-agave vinaigrette / 10 Kobe Beef Eye of Ribeye 12 oz Ribeye cut of Snake River Farms Black Label American Kobe Beef, citrus dressed organic baby arugula, roasted lavender potatoes, horseradish-coriander cream / 35 All of our desserts are made daily & locally Pumpkin Chiffon & Butterscotch Custard Pie With pumpkin seed brittle / 12 Sauvignon Blanc, Greystone Cellars 2011 Napa Valley, CA Petite Romaine Salad Hearts of petite romaine lettuce tossed with our caesar dressing, grated parmigiano reggiano & slow roasted tomatoes / 12 Beet, Fennel & Arugula Salad Roasted golden beets, shaved fennel, organic baby arugula, chevre, yuzu-citrus vinaigrette / 13 Salmon Salad Blackened salmon, artisan greens, grape tomatoes, micro sprouts, cilantro-lime vinaigrette / 18 Fresh Tomato Soup Organic roma tomatoes and yellow peppers, cooked slow, blended with california extra virgin olive oil, with grilled crostini / 10 P.E.I. Mussels Fresh Prince Edward Island mussels in a broth of fennel, house smoked tasso, garlic, herbs, pernod, cream, with grilled crostini / 14 Fried Oysters Hama Hama oysters, dusted in cornmeal & flash fried, on dressed artisan greens with cajun aioli / 12 Crab Cakes Austrailian red crab, yellow peppers, celery, herbs, japanese sweet mayo, dressed micro greens and cajun aioli / 12 Kobe Beef Zabuton 10 oz Japanese Zabuton cut of Snake River Farms Black Label American Kobe Beef, truffle mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, cherry-thyme demi / 33 Diver Scallops Large U-10 diver scallops, carrot-ginger puree, saffron-sweet pea rice pilaf, house infused lemon oil / 29 Poisson Provencal Rocky Mountain trout, yellow squash, peppers, fennel, leeks, nicoise olives, greek gigante beans / 28 Verdejo, Paso a Paso 2011 La mancha, Spain Chocolate Glazed Chocolate Mousse Cake / 12 Mixed Berry Cheesecake With chocolate & caramel sauces /11 Dark Chocolate Mousse With whipped sweet cream /11 Pesto Cream Pasta Pesto of organic baby arugula-hazelnuts-manchego cheese, over pappardelle pasta ribbons, slow roasted tomatoes & parmigiano reggiano / 24 Add garlic-white wine gulf shrimp / +5 Chardonnay, Peirano Estate 2011 Lodi, CA Splarkling Wine Menu Draft Beers Cava Brut, Kila 2010 / Catalonia, Spain Abita Turbodog Abita Brewing Co., New Orleans, LA Tempter I.P.A. Telluride Brewing, Telluride, CO House Cocktails Pinot Noir, Humberto Canale Estate 2011 Patagonia, Argentina Rioja, Sierra Cantabria 2010 Rioja, Spain P.E.I. Mussels One pound of fresh ‘Prince Edward Island’ mussels in a broth of fennel, house smoked tasso, garlic, herbs, pernod, cream, with grilled crostini / 25 Chardonnay, Stephen Vincent 2010 Monterey, CA Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee /11 Red Wine Pacific Salmon Wild caught salmon, haricot vert, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, tomato-curry nage / 28 Bordeaux Blanc, Chateau Haut-rian 2011 Bordeaux, France Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec, Domingo Molina ‘Hermanos’ 2011 Salta, Argentina Cote Roite/Hermitage, Domaine Saint Cosme 2010 Rhone, France Cabernet Sauvignon, Cannonball 2009 Napa Valley, CA Cabernet Sauvignon, Tuck Beckstoffer ‘est. 75’ 2010 Napa Valley, CA The Avalanche An exotic blend of liquors, fresh fruit and juices… our version of the famous New Orleans ‘Hurricaine’. Mountain Breeze A refreshing blend of Bombay gin, grapefruit juice, lime juice, agave nectar and a splash of soda water. House Margarita El Jimador 100% blue agave tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, fresh lemonade, fresh orange juice and agave nectar in a salted pint glass. Flavor Bloody Mary Our secret house bloody mix over Stoli vodka with pepperoncinis and olives in a cajun rimmed pint glass… add two garlic gulf shrimp. Menu subject to change based on availability of local & seasonal ingredients Cabernet Sauvignon, Inglenook 2009 Napa Valley, CA 14 taste of telluride summer/fall 2013 summer/fall 2013 taste of telluride 15 oak REV Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Colorado Farm to Table Cuisine Downtown Telluride At the Oak Street Gondola Plaza 250 West San Juan Avenue 970. 728. 3985 oaktelluride.com 568 Mountain Village Blvd. Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970. 369. 8989 hotelmadelinetelluride.com Take out & catering available Open everyday 8:30 am-10 pm Open everyday Breakfast 7:30-10:30 am Dinner 5:30-10 pm BBQ sides other stuff Breakfast Pork Ribs full rack with 2 sides half rack with 1 side Gumbo Mac & Cheese + bacon Continental Breakfast / 10 Fresh Fruit & Yogurt / 10 Steel Cut Oatmeal / 9 Homemade Granola / 9 Chicken whole with 2 sides half with 2 sides quarter with 1 side fried chicken & mashers chicken-fried steak & mashers Fried Okra Red Beans & Rice Steamed Broccoli Creamy Cole Slaw Potato Salad Succotash Sweet Potato Fries Seasoned Steak Fries Black Beans & Spinach Snap Pea & Feta Side Salad sandwiches salads Served with one side Cheeseburger Hickory-Smoked Brisket Carolina-Pulled Pork Cheese Steak Pulled Chicken Grilled Chicken Grilled Cheese, bacon, chiles Po Boy of the Day Add grilled chicken or grilled salmon to any salad veggie items Snap Peas & Feta with basil vinaigrette on mixed greens Veggie Plate + 3 sides Oak Chopped Salad Caesar Salad Avocado & Pepper with roasted tomato dressing on mixed greens Potato Black Bean Saute appetizers Ziti Pasta & Black Beans Swinger Roasted roma tomatoes, grilled eggplant, fresh peppers, snap peas in a basil vinaigrette over fresh pasta with cheese 16 Chips & Salsa Smoked Wings Artichoke Dip 3 Sliders & Fries 1 burger, 1 pulled pork, 1 chicken Ceviche Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Wrap with chimichurri mayo taste of telluride summer/fall 2013 desserts served with ice cream Brownies Peach Cobbler Bread Pudding Pecan Pie Floats kids’ menu Grilled Cheese Chicken Nuggets Grilled Chicken Mac & Cheese Pasta with butter & cheese Quesadilla Slider Burger Slider Cheeseburger House Smoked Salmon & Bagel Tomato, red onion, capers, cream cheese / 14 Belgian Waffles Grade A maple syrup, berries / 14 Traditional Eggs Benedict Canadian bacon, hollandaise, asparagus / 14 Veggie Benedict Hollandaise, avocado, spinach, roasted tomato, asparagus / 12 Colorado Style House Smoked Trout Benedict Garlic tomatoes, sundried tomato hollandaise, asparagus / 15 drinks Full Bar Beer Bourbon Sweet Tea Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite Ginger Ale Lemonade Menu subject to change Egg Dishes Served with roasted potatoes, tomatoes, bacon, toast Two Farm Fresh Eggs / 9 Veggie Omelet / 12 Denver Omelet / 13 Mediterranean Frittata / 12 Sides Fruit bowl, plain yogurt, bacon, ham, sausage, roasted potatoes, cottage cheese, toast, english muffin, bagel & cream cheese dinner Begin COCKTAILS Rev House Salad / 12 Wedge Salad / 14 Frisee Duck Salad / 16 Caledonian Prawns / 15 Crispy Pork Belly / 16 The Hendricks Experience Hendricks gin, St. Germaine elderflower liqueur, cucumber /12 Rumpel Still On Skin Stoli vodka, St. Germaine elderflower liqueur, ginger, cilantro / 12 Continue Striped Sea Bass Lentil ragout, crispy leeks / 29 Kabocha Squash Risotto Amaretti cookie crumbs / 23 Pan Roasted Chicken Bubble and squeak with preserved lemon pan sauce / 29 Short Rib Lollipop Sweet pea risotto, carrots, braising jus / 32 Hemingway Monte Cristo light rum, luxardo il maraschino, freshly squeezed grapefruit / 12 Improved Whisky Sour Breckenridge bourbon, lime, cinnamon infused syrup / 10 Deep Purple Dream Jackalope gin, red wine berry reduction, cinnamon agave syrup, lime / 10 Filet Mignon Asparagus and mushroom-truffle fricassee / 41 China Baby 42 Below vodka, lychee, mint, rosemary infused simple syrup, lime / 10 13th Bone Lamb Caramelized onion mashed potatoes, braised cabbage, cumin sauce / 37 Pinña Caliente Partida tequila, pineapple, lime, jalapeno infused prickly pear simple syrup / 10 Sides Crispy brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, roasted carrots or truffle fries / 9 Rummy Melon Monte Cristo light rum, peach liqueur, cantaloupe, lemon / 10 End Aviation Tanqueray gin, luxardo il maraschino, crème de violette, lemon / 12 Dark Chocolate Pudding / 9 Vanilla Creme Brule / 9 Rhubarb Pie / 9 House Made Ice Cream / 9 The Little Ochi Jamaican light rum, fresh squeezed orange, pineapple puree, coco lopez / 10 summer/fall 2013 taste of telluride 17 SMAK BAR Rocky Mountain Gastro Pub Smak dab on the plaza 568 Mountain Village Blvd. Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970. 369. 8949 hotelmadelinetelluride.com Open everyday ‘til... the village table Global Soul Food, Tapas and more Centrum Building, Mountain Village By the outdoor climbing rock p 970. 728. 1117 / f 970. 728. 6666 thevillagetablerestaurant.com Lunch 11-4; Tapas 4 to close Dinner 5 to close; closed on Tuesday Catering and take out available shared / small soups / salads specialty burgers drinks tapas dinner House Olives Sundried tomato pesto, roasted garlic / 5 Caesar Salad Kalamata crouton, white anchovies / 9 Flights of wines, cava and sherry, sangria and specialty drinks served House Marinated Olives / 4 Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables Sun dried tomato, cous cous and alioli sauce / 15 Duck Lettuce Wraps Butter lettuce, straw mushrooms, dipping sauces / 10 Mixed Green Salad Pickled red onions, goat cheese / 7 Smak Bar Burger / 13 Choice of: avocado, green chilies, bourbon bbq, fried egg, pepper jack, swiss, cheddar, blue cheese, smoked bacon LUNCH Patatas Bravas / 6 Quesadilla Green chilies, jack, cheddar, avocado relish / 11 add chicken, steak, shrimp / 6 Burrata Arugula, roasted tomatoes, balsamic reduction, sea salt, lovash / 10 Wild Mushroom Fonduta Fontina, grilled bread / 12 Nachos Black beans, cheddar, sour cream, pico de gallo, guacamole / 12 add chicken, steak, shrimp / 6 Negro Modello Marinated Chicken Wings Choice of sauce: chipotle guava, traditional buffalo & point reyes blue cheese, Korean bbq 6 or 12 wings / 7 or 14 soups / salads Soup of the Day / 5 & 7 Asian Shrimp Salad Baby greens, bell peppers, toasted almonds, ginger sesame vinaigrette / 13 Add chicken or shrimp / 6 sandwiches Served with choice of pomme frites, salad, sweet potato fries Truffle frites / +4 daily specials Pasta of the day / market price Fish of the day / market price Home Cooked Turkey Cranberry relish, herbed cream cheese, lettuce, tomato sandwich / 10 SIGNATURE DRINKS SMAK Mary plus slider / 15 Escalade Margarita / 9 Mountain Berry Mojito / 9 The New Old Fashion / 9 Club Sandwich Choice of two: turkey, ham, roast beef, bacon; swiss or provolone; lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and dijon mustard / 11 martinis Seasonal Grilled Veggie Flatbread Goat cheese & chive spread, arugula / 13 Mango Ginger, Elderflower or Watermelon Martini / 10 Skinny Girl cocktails Grilled Chicken Sandwich Smoked bacon, artichoke parmesan aioli, baby spinach, swiss cheese / 13 Margarita / 11 White Cranberry Cosmo / 11 Sangria / 11 Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Tarragon mayonnaise and dijon mustard / 9 point reyes blue cheese dressing / 14 20 Potato Croquetas / 6 Spanish Potato and Egg “Tortilla” / 6 Roasted Peppers Marinated in Arbequina olive oil and herbs / 7 Boquerones, White Anchovies / 9 Albondigas Meatballs / 8 Sliced Jamon Serrano, Spanish Ham / 12 beer Reuben Corned Beef Served on rye with sauerkraut, swiss, Russian dressing; grilled or cold / 11 Grilled Salmon “BLT” Smoked bacon, chipotle aioli, ciabatta / 15 Microbrews & Drafts / 5 Bottled Domestic or Imported / 4 or 5 BLT Sun dried tomato with mayonnaise / 9 Salmon Napoleon In puff pastry / 13 Colorado Lamb Sliders Roasted tomato chutney, goat cheese, sprouts / 15 wine Tempeh, Roasted Peppers, Garlic, lemon, dijon mustard, lettuce, tomato / 9 Dinamita Popcorn Shrimp / 12 Exceptional selection of wines by the glass and bottle Organic Turkey Burger Spicy cucumber yogurt, pickled onion-cilantro salad, 9-grain bun / 14 taste of telluride summer/fall 2013 spirits Extensive selection of Rocky Mountain spirits Pan Seared Salmon Cucumber, cracked coriander, jasmine rice and tamarind beurre blanc / 22 Organic Roasted Chicken Herbes de provence, patatas bravas, seasonal vegetables, harrissa / 22 Paella Saffron rice, mussels, chicken, shrimp, fish, vegetable sofrito / 24 Center Cut Pork Loin Stuffed with mushroom duxelle, green beans, potato rostii, and rioja wine jus / 24 Artichoke Hearts Grilled with alioli / 11 Slow Braised Lamb Shank Maharajah curry, apples, soltana raisins, mint & jasmine rice / 23 dessert Warm Chocolate Bread Pudding Bourbon sauce / 8 BBQ Baby Back Ribs / 12 Vegetarian Chili / 7 Cobb Salad Candied bacon, Spanish Marcona Almonds / 5 Tarte Tatin French upside down caramelized apple pie / 8 Nicoise Salad / 12 Enjoy lunch al fresco on our patio Half price tapas everyday from 4-6 pm! These are only some of our menu samplings. Creative specials offered daily. summer/fall 2013 taste of telluride 21 dining & spirits 221 South Oak Modern Bistro 221 South Oak, Telluride 970.728.9507 Arroyo Gallery & Wine Bar Wine Bar, Gallery 220 East Colorado, Telluride 970.239.2006 9545 Restaurant & Bar Southwest American Sunset Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.5678 Baked in Telluride Bakery, American, Mexican 127 South Fir, Telluride 970.728.4775 Aemono Fine Foods Deli, Salads, Take-Out, Catering 105 South Davis, Telluride 970.728.4748 Brown Bag Deli, Take-Out 126 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.5556 Aemono Fine Foods Deli, Burgers, Pizza, Take-Out, Catering 156 Society Dr. Unit A, Lawson Hill 970.728.2085 Brown Dog Pizza Pizza, Pasta, Subs, Sports Bar 110 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.8046 Allred’s Upscale American, Steaks, Seafood Gondola Station St. Sophia 970.728.7474 allredsrestaurant.com Caravan Middle Eastern Fare, Smoothies 123 East Colorado, Telluride On the La Cocina de Luz Patio 970.728.5611 Coffee Cowboy Coffee, Baked Goods, Smoothies 123 East Colorado, Telluride dining & spirits Diggity Doggs Hot Dog Cart Across from Elks’ Park 970.708.2066 Cornerhouse Grille American Grill, Sports Bar 131 North Fir, Telluride 970.728.6207 Summer Cocktails Telluride Sunrise 100% Blue Agave Silver Tequila - 2 oz. The Cornerhouse has been a favorite of locals and tourists alike since 1991. Come enjoy the breathtaking views from our two decks or watch your favorite team on one of our nine HDTVs. The Cosmopolitan Contemporary Seasonal Cuisine 300 West San Juan, Telluride 970.728.1292 cosmotelluride.com Diggity Doggs, a Telluride tradition since 1997. Authentic Chicago dogs, bratwurst, Polish and tofu. On main street across from Elks’ park. Open weekdays 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and late night on weekends 10 a.m. - 2 a.m. Emilio’s Grill & Bar Mexican 226 West Colorado, Telluride 970.369.1101 Flavor Telluride New Orleans Style Bistro 122 South Oak, Telluride 970.239.6047 flavortelluride.com Blood Orange Juice - 2.5 oz. Cava - 2 oz. (Spanish Sparkling Wine) Agave Nectar - 1/8 oz. Basil - 1 sprig Fill cocktail glass with ice. In a shaker combine ice, tequila, blood orange juice, agave nectar & basil. Shake & strain over ice into glass. Top glass with Cava. Garnish with blood orange slice & basil leaf. Devil’s Kiss Appaloosa Cafe and Cocktails 100 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4966 Argentine Grille at the Rico Hotel Regional Organic Cuisine, Catering 124 S. Glasgow Ave., Rico, Colorado 970.967.3000 From a blend of cultures comes an enduring cuisine that is healthy, fresh and flavorful. Our meats are raised sustainably and many of our ingredients are either certified organic and are sourced locally. We work to follow traditional recipes and deliver a product that is as authentic as possible. Cindybread Artisan Bakery Bakery, Deli 168 Society Dr., Lawson Hill 970.369.1116 facebook.com/cindybread To find one of the best meals in Colorado, you’ll need to drive to Telluride—and it’s totally worth it. Just across the street from the gondola sits Cosmopolitan Telluride, chef-owner Chad Scothorn’s homage to fusion and (whenever possible) locally sourced ingredients. Crazy Elk Pizza Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.7499 Hanger 1 Vodka Pomegranate Juice Lemon wedge Moscato d’Asti Flavor Telluride’s imaginative and robust menu comes to life in the newly, modernized historic Dahl Haus. The simple yet meticulous décor is a perfect setting for their seasonal-ingredient inspired cuisine of hearty soups, fresh salads, signature sandwiches and lovely vegetarian dishes. Floradora Burgers, Salads, Sandwiches, Steaks 103 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.8884 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon Cocktails, Live Music 136 East Colorado, Telluride Enjoy highly acclaimed dining at the region’s favorite Argentine Grille, where renowned Chef Eamonn O’Hara creates fascinating flavors using organic regionally cultivated ingredients. Full bar, kids & vegetarian options, large parties & catering available. 66 Artisan bread, pastries, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, salads, desserts and espresso. 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La Pizzeria Casual Italian, Wood-Fired Pizza Sunset Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.0737 Oak, The New Fat Alley BBQ, Casual American Oak St. Gondola Plaza, Telluride 970.728.3985 La Tortilla Ria Baked Goods, Breakfast Burritos 300 South Mahoney, Telluride 970.728.8678 From Flavor Telluride: From New Sheridan Chop House Telluride’s flagship restaurant at the top of the gondola offers one of the most unique dining experiences in North America. Come enjoy an eclectic menu paired with ideal appetizers and an extensive wine list. Fondue For You Catering, Home Delivery 970.239.6034 fonduedelivery.com Enjoy the view from your own home while dining on meat, veggie, cheese and chocolate fondues. We return later for the dirty pots. Wine pairings available from Arroyo Wine Bar. Gondola Grounds Coffee Town Hall Plaza, Mountain Village High Alpine Coffee Bar Coffee, Baked Goods 224 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4504 Honga’s Lotus Petal Asian Fusion, Sushi 135 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.5134 La Cocina de Luz Fresh Mexican 123 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.9355 Last Dollar Saloon Cocktails 100 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4800 Legends Breakfast Buffet Peaks Resort & Spa, Mountain Village 970.728.6800 Little Bar Sushi, Tapas, Signature Cocktails Lumière Hotel, Mountain Village 970.369.0400 New Sheridan Bar Cocktails, Pool Hall 231 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4351 New Sheridan Parlor Cafe, Wine Bar 231 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.9100 Mexican inspired breakfast, lunch & dinner using organic & whole food ingredients. Fresh squeezed juices; espresso drinks; small batch ice cream; mexican beer & wine; maragaritas. Vegetarian and glutenfree options available. Casual, family friendly. La Piazza del Villaggio Authentic Italian Sunset Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.8283 Palmyra Upscale Colorado Cuisine Peaks Resort & Spa, Mountain Village 970.728.6800 thepeaksresort.com Maggie’s Bakery & Cafe Bakery, Casual American Cafe 300 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.3334 New Sheridan Chop House & Wine Bar Upscale American, Steaks, Seafood 231 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.9100 newsheridan.com La Marmotte Contemporary French 150 West San Juan, Telluride 970.728.6232 Home-cooked food, BBQ, bourbon and beer. Ribs, pulled pork, po’ boy, gumbo, chicken, veggie dishes and much more. Take-out, catering, kids’ menu, outdoor patio, bar and dining room seating. Feast on creations from classically trained chef Erich Owen. Our menu offers an array of dishes based on new American cuisine with international flavors. Tailored wine list, from delicate whites to robust reds. O’Bannon’s Irish Pub Cocktails 121 South Fir, Telluride 970.728.6139 summer/fall 2013 Featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients and unmatched views of the surrounding San Juan Peaks. Drink specials, sunsets and sumptuous cuisine for every palate await at this longtime local favorite. Poachers Pub American Pub Sunset Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.9647 Rev Colorado Farm to Table Cuisine Hotel Madeline, Mountain Village 970.369.8989 hotelmadelinetelluride.com As farm to fork as you can find. Come enjoy the freshest local produce, fish, and meats professionally prepared by our Four Diamond award winning culinary team. REVel in it! Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide 67 dining & SPiriTS Rustico Ristorante Traditional Italian 114 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4046 Steaming Bean Coffee, Breakfast, Snacks, Cocktails 221 West Colorado, Telluride 970.369.5575 Shanghai Palace Chinese 126 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.0882 T Love Tea House, Pastries 398 W. Colorado, Telluride 970.708.0992 Telluride Truffle Artisan Chocolate Chocolate, Ice Cream, Pastries In Telluride: 110 North Fir In the Village: Next door to Starbucks At Lawson Hill: 104 Society Drive 970.728.9565 telluridetruffle.com T Love is a cozy tea house that offers a large selection of loose leaf tea, first and second flush, and organic herbal tisanes. Gift baskets, gift certificates available. Telluride Bistro Mediterranean, Italian Bistro 138 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.5239 Loud and proud! Serving the best food in the Village not to mention our award winning 24 oz. Bloody Mary topped with a Colorado lamb cheeseburger slider! Need we say more? Smugglers Casual American, Brewpub 225 South Pine, Telluride 970.728.5620 68 There... Signature Cocktails, Appetizers 627 West Pacific, Telluride 970.728.1213 Telluride Brewing Company Locally Brewed Beer 156 Society Dr., Lawson Hill 970.728.5094 Telluride Coffee Company Coffee, Breakfast, Sandwiches, Pastries Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970.369.4400 Fine chocolates and pastry made from our own recipes. The best ice cream sundaes and chocolate drinks you’ve ever tasted. It’s no wonder that Huffington Post named us “One of the top Chocolate Shops in Colorado.” Come by for a free tasting. Not just a store - it’s an experience! The Butcher and The Baker Café Fresh Gourmet Deli, Bakery, Take-Out 217 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.2899 The Great Room American Bistro Peaks Resort & Spa, Mountain Village 970.728.6800 The Lift at the Peaks Coffee, Smoothies, Salads, Sandwiches Peaks Resort & Spa, Mountain Village 970.728.6800 The Village Table Global Soul Food, Tapas, Catering Centrum Building, Mountain Village p 970.728.1117; fax 970.728.6666 thevillagetablerestaurant.com Telluride’ s only brew pub, located in a historic mining warehouse. Handcrafted award-winning ales and lagers beers are brewed on site and the menu features appetizers, salads, burgers, gyros, ribs, steaks, seafood and more. The Nook Casual American, Cocktails 199 North Cornet, Telluride 970.369.1188 Tomboy Tavern Beer Garden, Contemporary American Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.7467 tomboytavern.com Siam Thai, Thai Fusion 200 South Davis, Telluride 970.728.6886 SMAK Bar Rocky Mountain Gastro Pub Hotel Madeline, Mountain Village 970.369.8949 hotelmadelinetelluride.com dining & SPiriTS In addition to great gourmet coffee and tea, we offer a delicious, made-to-order traditional breakfast menu, a selection of fresh locally baked pastries, a tasty madeto-order sandwich menu, fruit smoothies, cold drinks and juices, and much more. Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide Homemade soups, salads & sandwiches for lunch; traditional and speciality tapas for happy hour. Mediterranean and Spanish influenced dinner with fresh pastas, paellas, organic & local ingredients. Gluten free & veggie options. Catering & take out. suMMer/fall 2013 Featuring 30 craft beers on tap, a wraparound bar, patio seating, big screen televisions and a Colorado comfort food menu, Tomboy Tavern is Telluride’s favorite gathering place for lunch or dinner. Tracks Café & Bar Casual American, Cocktails Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.0677 Zest Catering, Deli, Desserts 700 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.8874 / 970.708.3663 krasicscuisine.com With more then 25 years experience, Zest caters for all occasions. Located above Clark’s Market and the Visitor Center, Zest also serves daily sandwiches, soups, salads, and desserts by Carly. Look for tapas from Zest at Arroyo this summer! GET CLOSER TO HEAVEN On the grassy knoll just steps from the gondola in Mountain Village is one of the town’s favorite places to nibble, nosh and get down to some serious eating. 9545. Yes, 9545 is the altitude, but also a statement about an elevated approach to all things breakfast, lunch and dinner. 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Village Blvd., Mountain Village 970.369.8961 Telluride & Mountain Village Visitor’s Guide summer/fall 2013 The Town Barber 398 West Colorado, Telluride 970.708.0974 YX Salon 135 South Spruce, Telluride 970.708.0270 or 970.708.2308 Books Between the Covers Books 224 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4504 child care Telluride Sitters, LLC P.O. Box 2647, Telluride 970.708.0170 telluridesitters.com Telluride Sitters Your trusted choice for child care. Telluride Sitters, the local’s choice for child care needs. Partnering with lodging companies provides premium services. Your source for Baby Gear Rentals & Babysitting. Clothing Appaloosa Trading Company 100 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4966 AromaSpa, Salon & Boutique 307 East Colorado, Telluride 970.728.9515 Alpen Schatz is the number one importer in the U.S. for fine European fashions & gifts. We carry “Telluride” Alp N Rock shirts, Bavarian clothing, Telluride gifts, rustic home furnishings, shoes and hats. 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Sporting Goods Life Cycles 236 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.3668 Neve Sports/Telluride Sports Hotel Madeline, Mountain Village 970.728.5722 Paragon Bootdoctors 215 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4525 Patagonia 200 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4303 Telluride Golf Pro Shop Golf Club in The Peaks, Mountain Village 970.728.2606 Telluride Outside & Telluride Angler 121 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.3895 Sporting Goods Telluride Sports 150 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.4477 Telluride Sports Camels Garden, Telluride 970.728.3134 Telluride Sports Gondola Plaza, Mountain Village 970.728.8944 Telluride Sports/Neve Sports Hotel Madeline, Mountain Village 970.728.5722 Telluride Sports Franz Klammer, Mountain Village 970.728.0364 The North Face Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village 970.369.0332 thrift shops Pip’s Fine & Funky Consignment 100 West Colorado, Telluride 970.708.3663 Pip’s consignment shop carries a wide and eclectic selection of high quality vintage and new/slightly used items. We are located on main street underneath Overland. thrift stores Telluride Thrift Shop 335 West Colorado, Telluride 970.728.1100 Our nonprofit Thrift Shop donates all proceeds to the Telluride Animal Foundation, supporting local and regional rescue organizations, spay/neuter clinics and animal awareness causes. Come shop or volunteer today! 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Amanda Uprichard, Goldsign, Henry & Belle Denim, Hudson Jeans, Madison Marcus, Matt Bernson, Plenty by Tracy Reese, Stella McCartney, 76 Dots, Telluride MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide suMMer/fall 2013 Three We Are&Owls To schedule an appointment, call 970.728.7337 Astara • Avene • Dr. Brandt Butter London • Frederic Fekkai Fresh • Jane Iredale • Kevyn Aucoin Mario Badescu • Om Pur Dr Sebagh • Stephanie Johnson Tocca • and More AGENCY: STUDIO BLUESKY • CONTACT: BRANDY COHEN • ADDRESS: 5615 TWELVE OAKS DR, CUMMING GA 30028 • PHONE: 770.888.5210 JOB NUMBER: TSR_VGS13 • PUBLICATION: VISITOR GUIDE • AD TITLE: TSR_VGS13_RTL • BLEED SIZE: 9.5 X 11.375 • INSERTION: SUMMER 2013 Lustre Gallery presents handcrafted art for the home and self that is inspired by a love of nature. Tucked away on Pine Street one block south of Colorado Ave., Lustre is most noticeable to the passerby at night. Dozens of hand painted glass chandeliers by Ulla Darni illuminate the store. Fine inlaid furniture crafted with exotic woods and gem quality stones by John Arenskov, brings the term “conversation piece” to life. Marshall Noice’s vibrant landscapes grace the walls, together with historical tin reliefs and earthy mixed media. Sculptural works and vessels are created by glass, bronze and fiber artists. Complementing jewelry for home with art for self, Lustre showcases several jewelers including art nouveau jewelry by Masriera, Gurhan’s 24K gold collection and naturally colored diamonds by Todd Reed. Lustre’s artists often find inspiration in nature and incorporate the most beautiful natural elements into their creations. Please stop by the gallery for a fuller appreciation of our artists. 970.728.3355 • 171 South Pine Street, Telluride www.lustregallery.com GIFTS T Love 398 West Colorado, Telluride 970.708.0992 TelluridE COLORADO PALLADIN good things for your mountain home T Lovepeople! is a cozy tea house that offers a A store for dogs, cats and their large selection of loose leaf tea, first and T LOVE IS A Cozy Tea House WITH A LARGE SELECTION OF LOOSE LEAF TEA, FIRST AND SECOND FLUSH & ORGANIC HERBAL TISANES. Come in and have a pot of tea with a scone and lemon curd! GIFT BASKETS & GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 398 W. Colorado Avenue, Telluride 970-708-0992 Telluride’s only pet boutique, second flush, and organic herbal tisanes. featuring unique gifts, dog & cat gift certificates available. Gift baskets, necessities and premium food. Mountain Tails has everything for the discriminating dog and cat: designer collars & accessories, plush beds, fun toys, premium food & treats, unique gifts, and more! Also offering Custom Dog Photography Stop by the store to see canvases and prints of our previous clients, and check out our website for detailed information. www.mountaintailsphotography.com 307 E. Colorado Ave., Telluride At the east end of town near Town Park 970.369.4240 • www.mountaintails.com www.facebook.com/MountainTails Fine Art Modern Rustic Furnishings Interior Design 568 Mountain Village Blvd. Telluride, CO 970.728.7979 u u On Heritage Plaza palladin-design.com ● ● GEAR / EQUIPMENT RENTALS PHOTO / VIDEO TOURS HORSEBACK RIDING OFF-ROAD / 4X4 ADVENTURES HISTORIC TOURS NATURE WALKS STAND UP PADDLING RIVER RAFTING KAYAKING HUNTING FLY FISHING MOUNTAINEERING / CLIMBING 970.729.0078 ULTRALIGHT FLIGHTS / PARAGLIDING Adventure Tour Productions Ridgway HIKING BIKING ouTfiTTerS Bootdoctors / Further Adventures La Chamonix Bldg. Mountain Village 800.592.6883 or 970.728.8954 ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● 236 South Oak St. Telluride 800.592.6883 or 970.728.4581 ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Dave’s Mountain Tours Telluride 970.728.9749 Easy Rider 101 N. Pine St. Telluride 970.596.3681 ● Eco Adventures Heritage Plaza Mountain Village 970.728.7300 ● Historical Tours of Telluride Telluride 970.728.6639 Jagged Edge Journey Desk 223 E. Colorado Ave. Telluride 970.728.9307 John Sir Jesse Herb Walks Telluride 970.728.0639 Kayak Telluride — 4 Corners Whitewater 970.316.2684 Many Ponies Outfit Norwood 970.728.6278 or 970.327.0300 Paragon Outdoors 213 W. Colorado Ave. Telluride 800.592.6883 or 970.728.4245 Rocky Mountain Dirtbike Adventures 970.728.3333 or 970.728.0167 Roudy’s Telluride Horseback Adventures 970.728.9611 San Juan Balloon Adventures 970.626.5495 St. Sophia Nature Center 970.728.7360 ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● San Juan Outdoor School/Telluride Alpinism 302 Adams Ranch Road, Telluride 866.FUN.TRIDE or 970.728.4101 ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Telluride Adaptive Sports Program 568 Mountain Village Blvd., Suite 101, Mountain Village 970.728.5010 ● Telluride Flyfishers & Rafting Expeditions 800.294.9269 Telluride Gravity Works 205 East Colorado Telluride 970.728.4143 ● Telluride Mountain Guides Telluride 888.586.8365 or 970.728.6481 ● Telluride Offroad Adventures Telluride 970.708.5190 ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Telluride Outside/Telluride Angler 121 W. Colorado Ave. Telluride Telluride Soaring Telluride Airport 800.831.6230 or 970.728.3895 ● ● ● ● ● 970.708.0862 ● ● ● Telluride Sports/San Miguel Anglers 150 W. Colorado Ave. Telluride RIGS Adventure Co. Ridgway 800.828.7547 or 970.728.4477 ● 970.626.4460 ● ● suMMer/fall 2013 ● ● ● ● ● Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide ● ● 79 145 to Society Turn & Last Dollar Rd. O O L For more information, call the Telluride Visitor Center at 800.525.3455 Cash Machine (local & 800 numbers) Bike Path Info Center Community Art Center Public Telephone Medical Center Campground Hiking Trail MAP LEGEND k ee ToWn of TeLLuride to Cornet Creek Trail & Jud Wiebe Trail DAKOTA Cr Elementary School County Courthouse Town Fire Hall Dept. KOTO Radio Rebekah Hall MAP IS NOT TO SCALE E. GALENA E. COLUMBIA d to Ju e Trail & s Wieb ene Pas AD OY RO Imog TOMB Telluride Historical Museum W. G A L E N A W. C O L U M B I A Nugget Sheridan Theatre Opera House EAST COLORADO AVENUE ACIFIC Post Office TERY Veil Falls To Bridal K (90m) 300 feet PANDORA Restrooms Softball Fields Pool Soccer Fields Showers Picnic Area Campground Volleyball Courts Tennis Courts Skatepark Disc Golf Course O W (180m) 600 feet T Be ar Cr ee k B T. 1 8 8 0 – EE ES RIVER TRAIL CEME R C R L r IN E i gu e l R San M i ve UMB BEA 0 Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide COL REL TE L LAU OF PIN˜ON T OW N suMMer/fall 2013 OCK – HEML I DE E UR MAPL Double Cabins Disc Golf Course N E A R Public Restroom Palm Theatre PAVED BIKE PATH WEST COLORADO AVENUE Main Street Elks Park Police Station Library ave R K P A E R C Grocery Store Middle & High School CT SPE PRO E UT E R O TL UT SH EE FR E ON END Medical Center FREE SHUTTLE ROUTE W. PA C I F I C A o rP C K E San Joaquin Road From Hwy 145 Be BEAR CREEK TRAIL N A Parking Biodiesel Bus F ER GGL SMU Visitor Welcome Center W. P A C I F I C Rive r Trai l A RIVER TRAIL ONE WAY * SAN JUAN IL TRA ER RIV nd N O Y Lorian R TOWN HALL PLAZA ALDE Town Hall & Market W IL LO W Mountain Village Police Station, Mountain Village Fire Station Municipal Offices Station Village Parking Gondola SP RU CE Gondola Parking Garage COPYRIGHT©2013 TMV CAD/GIS Office No part may be reproduced without permission. Telluride & MounTain Village VisiTor’s guide ONE WAY * Carhenge Ah Haa School Oak St. Plaza TELLURIDE SKI AREA A ONDOL PIN E Bear Creek Lodge 10 80 GREGORY e riv eD dg Ri n pe As Mountain Lodge FREE G Blue Mesa Condominums Blue Mesa Lodge Boulevard Trail ONE WAY Vi FIR e riv rD e sch Inn At Lost Creek Granita Residential Columbia Place Residential Residences at The Plaza The Residences at Heritage Crossing Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge Hotel Madeline Telluride Le Chamonix Residential The Centrum Residential Telluride Conference Center Westermere Residential Shirana Residential The Palmyra Residential See Forever Village at The Peaks The Peaks Resort and Spa Gondola Plaza lumière hotel R SAN MI GUEL RIVER RIVER TRAIL TO VALLEY FLOOR 7 FREE Daytime Parking Parking Ga rage To Town Ha ll Plaza an d Gondola TELLURIDE TRAIL Belvedere South Village Center Parking and Drop Off OAK MounTain viLLage cenTer and ToWn haLL PLaZa 19 1 ASPEN 4 rn Telluride Golf Club Parking Lot Telemark 2 Co SUNSET PLAZA EN D 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 3 ATM D A V IS LA DO ON CH 1 WA Y Heritage Parking Garage (underground) ST 9 9 4 BUILDINGS & LODGING Lift Closed 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 5 BOY REFLECTION PLAZA Telluride Ski Area D A V IS Courcheval 9 rd uleva Platform Tennis and Tennis Courts Mountain Village Bike Park 4 THE BEACH A Y OM S. T Bo lage ATM Bus Stop Elevator Gondola Handicapped Parking Parking Restrooms Telephone Biking Trail Disc Golf Course Fire Pit Golf Course Hiking Trail Observation Deck Picnic Area Playground WiFi Hotspot Plaza Pathway Gondola Lift Closed 6 T Ridge Trail HERITAGE PLAZA 8 Vil ntain Mou 4 18 Village Creek MAP LEGEND and 8 12 Telluride Golf Course F o Statio of Tell T own 7 CONFERENCE CENTER PLAZA 17 LA NDO ia GOSt. Soph e E n urid RE 10 11 Boomerang and Jurassic Trails (500 feet) ATM V E NET 14 Short Term Parking VILLAGE Village Pond Parking PARK PLAZA Village 15 Pond L COR Cou ntry Club Driv e R YD Not to Scale L TO W N S levard 13 et Mountain Village Bou North Village Center Parking NE FROM STATION ST. SOPHIA Rid ge HO 16 MA Sunn y ne La SUNRISE PLAZA TO VILL MOUNT AGE A CEN IN TER MOUNTAIN VILLAGE CENTER & TOWN HALL PLAZA 81 At the Rev Restaurant and Smak Bar, youâ€™ll enjoy the very best of Colorado food, drink and hospitality. 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