Telluride

Snowboard Guide rating 8 out of 10 “Great no nonsense freeriders resort”

Mountain stats

Top lift:3735m
Vertical drop:1075m
Bottom lift:2660m

LiftsLift count : 2 x Gondolas   11 x Chairlifts   2 x Drag-lifts   1 Magic Carpet

Ride area 1700acres

Easy
24%
Intermediate
38%
Advanced
38%
Total Pistes:84
Longest Piste:4.6miles(7.36km)

Telluride sticks two fingers up to convention when it comes to the norm in Colorado! Why? Well it’s simple, no tackiness, no bull, no hype, no snotty nose yuppies, none of it, what you have here is easily summed up as ‘superb’. Telluride, which is said to have been robbed over a hundred years ago by Butch Cassady, is full on, but unlike other resorts in Colorado, this wild west town won’t rob you blind. Telluride, which is an old mining town, is set in the San Juan Mountains and is a skiers and snowboarders heaven that offers every style and ability of rider something to saviour, especially beginners as this place has to be one of the best novices resort in the whole state. Now in it's third year and $14mill later the Prospect Bowl area is great, accessed by three high speed quad lifts which lead you to varied runs and the Ute Park. It's realy opend up this hill.

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World Ranking

23rd

Overall in North America

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