Telluride

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Heather Burke
SnowPak Local Insider
Heather Burke

Overall

4.6

Telluride makes our top ski resorts list – with elegance and ease. Epic terrain, elegant lodging and dining, extraordinary views of the San Juan mountains, swift lifts, oh and great snow! Telluride dates to 1972, and has really made the map among the best skiers and also skiing movie stars who own huge mountainside mansions for their one ski holiday annually.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Telluride vs
TellurideArapahoe Basin
beginner23 %10 %
intermediate36 %30 %
advanced18 %37 %
expert23 %23 %
total runs147 109
ski area2,000ac 960ac
summit elevation13,150ft 13,050ft
total lifts19 8
child lift ticketFree Free
adult lift ticket$99 $100
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall139″ 179″

Telluride Reviews

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 36 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 05, 2017
RFRussell F.
Telluride is a fantastic ski resort. The town is great with lots of places to stay and to eat. The skiing is phenomenal, with a large mountain with a wide range of slopes for everyone. Can't say enough good things about it.
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 05, 2013
AAndrew
Beautiful year round! There is always snow, even when other resorts don't have any.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 23, 2013
LLance
There is nothing like a ride down the mountain at Telluride. The town is historic, less commercial and the mountain views spectacular.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Sep 27, 2013
DDavid
An uncrowded, quiet, and excellent ski mountain with terrain for all levels of skiers.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Sep 24, 2013
DDiana
Not only is the terrain diverse and challenging, the mountain is awesome and the views are incaredible. The Telluride experience is one I will repeat year after year.
Superb!

5 / 5

Jul 18, 2013
HHugh
I like everything about Telluride: the skiing, the village, the weather, the hotels, the prices, and the natural beauty.
Superb!

5 / 5

Jul 16, 2013
CChad
I just love being able to say that I went skiing in Telluride. Most people don't believe me when I tell them that.
Superb!

5 / 5

May 26, 2013
EElicia
Telluride has a great terrain and snow condidtions; however, it also has a surprisingly great apre ski and nightlife with many fabulous restuarants and bars
Superb!

5 / 5

May 11, 2013
DDaniel
TELLURIDE HAS UNMATCHED SCENIC BEATY, GREAT STEEPS, AND AWESOME GLADES. THE NEWLY OPENED BACKCOUNTRY ACCESS IS GREAT FOR BACKCOUNTRY NEWBIES
Average!

3 / 5

Apr 14, 2013
RRobin
top places that I wanted to go before they destroy it like Aspen
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