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Experience the beauty of Telluride through the eyes of nine artist-photographers
Dining Telluride Ski Resort offers a variety of dining options across 8 different restaurants, ranging from family to fine dining.
Allred’s Telluride’s flagship restaurant at the top of the gondola mixes local and regional, organic and original. Steaks, seafood, ribs, chops, salads and sides accompany ideal appetizers and signature cocktails. Grab a quick bite and a glass of wine during happy hour in the spectacular bar, or sit and enjoy the steakhouse atmosphere with the best restaurant views in Telluride.
Hop Garden Alpino Vino Near the top of Gold Hill, this European chalet offers renowned wines, fine cheeses, amazing soups, panini and antipasti plates. Alpino Vino’s spectacular views coupled with a multi-tiered deck and outdoor wine bar provides a perfect retreat from the slopes. Don’t Miss: This season, Alpino Vino offers an exclusive evening dining experience. Guests will be transported in a new Snow Coach from Allred’s, with seating for up to 26. Also available for groups and family buy outs any night during the ski season. To make reservations for Allred’s, Alpino Vino & Sleigh Ride Dinners at Gorrono Ranch: 970.728.7474
Located at the base of the Village Express (4), Mountain Village’s most popular restaurant, bar and beer garden offers domestic and international beers, cocktails and a menu to suit the whole group for lunch and dinner. The giant yellow umbrella is the place to be for après ski! Gorrono Ranch offers delicious fare indoors, a grill and historic saloon on the deck, and live music on the Beach. Sleigh Ride Dinners at Gorrono Ranch feature an evening of family fun under the starlit sky. Refuel at Giuseppe’s at the top of the Plunge Lift (9), Big Billie’s in the Meadows, Crazy Elk Pizza in the Mountain Village base area and High Camp in Prospect Bowl off the Prospect Express (12).
Complimentary Mountain Tour
Take advantage of one-stop shopping for all the region has to offer at Eco Adventures. Our trained staff will help customize and book the adventures that are right for you and your family. Located in Mountain Village (Franz Klammer breezeway), the Eco Adventure Center also offers creative daily activities for kids, plus a fun retail shop. Come visit or call 970.728.7300 to book the popular activities below and much more.
Led by Telluride Ski Resort Ambassadors, this free daily tour of the ski area incorporates colorful stories of Tellurideâ€™s history and facts about the environment. Tours are for intermediate and above skiers and snowboarders only and depart at 10am from the top of the Coonskin Lift (7).
Helitrax Coloradoâ€™s premier heli-skiing operation is an adventure seekers paradise, offering trips into more than 250 square miles of spectacular San Juan Mountains terrain.
Telluride Snowmobile Adventures Visit a historic ghost town, enjoy a gourmet lunch, soak in natural hot springs, or free play in wide open meadows as part of your snowmobile tour. Pickup available in Telluride and Mountain Village.
TopAten Nordic and Snowshoe Area
Located at the top of Sunshine Express (10), the TopAten Nordic and Snowshoe Area offers 10 km of groomed, rolling trails, with breathtaking views. Advanced skiers and snowshoers can continue out of the ski area boundary to Alta Lakes on National Forest trails. Guided, off-trail snowshoe tours are available daily; group and private tours can also be arranged.
Winter flyfishing, glider rides, and ice climbing are all available with custom trips booked through Eco Adventures. Take the family ice skating in Town Park and Mountain Village (skate rentals available) or go sledding on Firecracker Hill. To book the popular activities listed above and more: 970.728.7300
ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES
Activities and Adventures
SHOPPING AND SPA
Shopping and Spa Shopping Both Telluride and Mountain Village offer chic boutiques, top-of-the-line sportswear and equipment, and eye-catching galleries. Swanky Buckle is a NEW upscale women’s boutique with a fresh twist on classic style. Located in the heart of Mountain Village, this trendy shop presents the latest designer clothing with an expansive collection of handbags, jewelry, and accessories. Gold Hill Gallery features fine art photography of the Telluride region and showcases the talents of local photographers. Prints are available for purchase both matted and/or framed—makes the perfect gift or keepsake. Telluride Sports boasts 8 locations, both in Telluride and Mountain Village, offering the latest in gear and ski apparel. Don’t Miss: Telluride Naturals for the best products from the Telluride region and the Telluride Resort Store for the widest selection of apparel, souvenirs and gifts with the Telluride logo—both stores located in Mountain Village.
Spa Luxurious spa treatments are available in Mountain Village and Telluride. Guests indulge in everything from European facials and body polish treatments to acupuncture and reflexology. The Spa at the Peaks Resort and the Spa at Capella Telluride offer swim and workout facilities and a full complement of treatments and services.
The Telluride Ski & Snowboard School is one of the finest in the country with a rich history of innovative teaching techniques. The American Teaching System is at the heart of the program, but the school embraces various teaching styles to provide the best experience for guests. Telluride’s charismatic instructors from around the world collectively speak more than 10 languages. Special programs include Women’s Week, the Telluride Development Squad and Teen Programs.
Private Instruction There’s no better way to improve your skills than with a private lesson. Choose your instructor, what you want to improve, what terrain you want to cover and at what pace you want to progress. For information and reservations, call 970.728.7507.
Group Lessons Whether you are a beginner or advanced skier or boarder, Telluride Ski & Snowboard School has a variety of options. Packages include Beginner Adventures, Full Day Adventures and clinics.
and skill specific learning experiences. Ski lessons are available for ages 3–14, while snowboard instruction is offered for ages 7–14.
Additional Children’s Programs The Afternoon Kid’s Club entertains kids after their lessons so parents can enjoy a full day on the mountain. Kid’s Night Out offers an adventure filled evening with your favorite instructors. For information, call 970.728.7545. Our Children’s Nursery provides the highest quality care for children ages 8 weeks to 3 years. For more information, call 970.728.7531.
Children’s Adventures Upon arrival, children will feel right at home with Telluride’s friendly mascots—Olivia the Otter, Eddie the Eagle and Morris the Bear. Children are divided into programs (3–4 year old Otters, 5–6 year old Bears, 7–14 year old Eagles) offering age
Telluride Adaptive Sports Program TASP is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people with disabilities. Mono-ski, sit-ski, bi-ski, dual-ski, 3-track, 4-track, blind, and adaptations on two skis and snowboard are offered. For information, call 970.728.7537.
TELLURIDE SKI & SNOWBOARD SCHOOL
Telluride Ski & Snowboard School
Reflecting a European skiing experience, the Gold Hill Stairs were installed in Spring 2010.
Mountain Facts SKIABLE TERRAIN 2,000 skiable acres (810 hectares) LONGEST RUN 4.6 miles (7.4 km) “Galloping Goose” TOTAL TRAILS 125 TRAIL DIFFICULTY 23% Beginner 36% Intermediate 41% Advanced/Expert TOTAL LIFTS 18 Total 2 Gondolas 7 High Speed Quads, 1 Fixed Quad 2 Triples 2 Doubles 2 Magic Carpets - Beginners 2 Surface Lifts VERTICAL DROP 4,425 feet (1,349 m) LIFT SERVED VERTICAL DROP 3,845 feet (1,172 m) LIFT CAPACITY 22,386+ per hour AVERAGE ANNUAL SNOWFALL 309 inches (789 cm)
Fly Non-Stop, Ski Non-Stop
Telluride Resort Lodging and Reser vations
Direct from Your Door to the Slopes Telluride boasts some of the best non-stop air access
in ski country, with direct flights from 8 national
Stay & Ski*
hubs on 6 major airlines.
Book 4 nights of lodging and 3 days of lift tickets, and receive another night of lodging and 4th day of skiing absolutely free. Valid 11/25–
Guests can conveniently fly into 2 regional airports, Telluride (TEX) or Montrose (MTJ).
12/17/2010, 1/4–1/31/2011 and
American/American Eagle from Dallas/Fort Worth and Chicago Continental from Houston and Newark United/United Express from Denver, Chicago and Los Angeles Great Lakes from Denver America West/US Airways from Phoenix Delta from Atlanta
Driving Directions Montrose - 65 miles (1.25 hours) Grand Junction - 130 miles (2.5 hours) Denver - 330 miles (6 hours) Albuquerque - 350 miles (5.5 hours) Phoenix - 485 miles (8 hours)
Telluride Resort Lodging and Reservations, the Resort’s full-service property management company, offers comprehensive one-stop vacation shopping with the best stay and ski packages in Telluride. Accommodations range from hotel to private homes, slopeside or remote, in both downtown Telluride and Mountain Village. Other featured properties include Bear Creek Lodge, The Peaks Resort and Spa, Capella Telluride, Hotel Telluride, The Mountain Lodge and See Forever Village. Our vacation planning specialists will also make arrangements for shuttles, ski school, dining, activities and more—let them guide you to an unmatched vacation.
To Book or For Information:
Stay & Spa* Stay 3 or more nights at a Telluride Resort Lodging property this winter and receive a $100 spa credit. Valid all 2010/2011 Season
January Blast* Save up to 25% when you book our 5 nights lodging/4 days lift tickets January Blast package. Valid 1/3–2/17/2011
Spring Family Package* Bring the family to Telluride this spring and save more than 30% on 7 nights lodging and 5 days skiing. Valid 3/1–3/25/2011
*Packages based on pp/pn, max occupancy. Some restrictions apply, subject to availability, not including taxes and fees
565 Mountain Village Blvd. Telluride, Colorado 81435
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The 2010-11 brochure for Telluride Ski Resort