Happy Thanksgiving!

Telluride Affiliates Blog

Thanksgiving week started with lots of fresh snow on the ground and the Ski Company reporting 75 inches of snow YTD for the season and a 41 inch base. With all the new snow we’re on track for one of the best opening days in quite some time and the mountain opens tomorrow, Nov. 27th, with Donation Day, a fundraiser for the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club. All tickets are $25 and all proceeds go to the Club’s scholarship fund.

The skiing should be great, so come support the kids and see why Conde Nast Traveler readers once again ranked Telluride the #1 Ski Resort in North America!

We hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving holiday wherever you are and look forward to seeing you when you are in town. As always, please feel free to stop by the office or contact us online or at 970-728-0213.

SkiNet Names Telluride as one of Best Ski Resorts in West!

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SkiNet.com recently released 2014’s Best Ski Resorts in the West and Tellurid made the list!

Those surveyed had this to say about Telluride:

“So uncrowded you can still be hitting untracked powder at the end of the day after a storm.”

“I love Telluride because of the town and the beauty of the place. You feel you’re somewhere very special when you’re there, almost a fairytale storybook kind of place. To be able to ski there too is icing on the cake!”

Find out the other cities that made the list.

 

Our city has received another distictive recognition: One of four Great North American Heli-Skiing Trips

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Our city has received another distictive recognition: One of four Great North American Heli-Skiing Trips

Here’s what they had to say about our great city!

With access to the San Juan Mountains—one of the few places to heli-ski in Colorado—Telluride Helitrax takes skiing to new heights, about 13,500 feet up in the air. You’ll have access to more than 200 square miles of some of the best skiable terrain in the country with vertical drops as high as 3,000 feet. If your plans take you to the slopes in Aspen, Vail or Beaver Creek, Helitrax offers chartered flights to Telluride that will have you back before happy hour so you can experience the après ski scene, too.

Check in here: Take a load off at the ski-in/ski-out Hotel Madeline Telluride in Mountain Village with its luxe rooms, relaxing spa and gourmet restaurant. If you’re looking to curl up by the fire, book one of the 11 suites or 12 condos for a real Rocky Mountain stay.

Look at the three other locations named.

Forbes Contributor Names Telluride as Favorite Resort

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Larry Olmstead, Forbes contributor, has recently named the Telluride Ski Resort as his new favorite ski resort!

He credits the most important reason for his love of Telluride Ski Resort as the Terrain. With trails good enough for the pros, Larry loves this about this location. Let’s also remember that for those who are a little less advanced in skiing, we’ve got some great trails for you too.

Secondly, he appreciates the “presence of a town” nearby as another reason people should check it out.

Lastly, Telluride offers a wide-range of activities in and around the resort. It keeps you captivated, and entertained enough to stick around.

Read more about why Larry Olmstead loves Telluride Ski Resort.

March 2013

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Telluride received over 100 inches of snow in February and March has been off to a great start as well with a few nice storms in the past week.
Forbes just published a piece on Telluride Telluride ˆ My New Favorite Ski Resort? that is worth a read. We‚ve also posted it on our Facebook page Telluride-Lifestyle.

As for real estate sales YTD the market continues its upward trend with dollar volume through February 13% ahead of 2012 and number of sales up by 4%.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone who‚s here for spring break this month and are always happy to answer any questions you might have, real estate related or other. Feel free to stop by the office or contact us online or at 970-728-0213.

Most Scenic Resorts of 2013

 

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SkiNet Magazine has named Telluride Ski Resort as one of the most scenic resorts of 2013! Find out who else made the list.

 

 

Telluride Named The Best Ski Resort and Hotels in North America 2012

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Conde Nast Traveler ranked Telluride as the #1 ski resort in North America! 9 Telluride hotels were also ranked in the top 50 Ski Hotels in North America.

Find out who else made the list!

National Geographic Features Telluride in Top 25 Ski Towns in the World

National Geographic Article - Telluride Affiliates BlogBest For: Big-lunged skiers and boarders with a taste for fine wine and the mountain high life

Remote and unrelentingly beautiful, Telluride may be the most picturesque ski town in North America, a Victorian-era silver-mining hamlet set deep in a box canyon in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. The steep runs of Telluride Ski Resort spill right into the edge of the town’s National Historic District, where a gondola whisks skiers back up into the area’s almost 4,000 vertical feet of absurdly scenic skiing. Only 12 blocks long and with no stoplights, neon signs, or billboards, this charming town of 2,325 people combines fine wine lists and funky bars with a spirited culture of diehard mountain lovers. The town sits at a gasping 8,793 feet above sea level, and lifts reach to over 12,500 feet, so come prepared to acclimatize.

To read the full Article from National Geographic click here

Telluride Receives 7 More Inches of Snow!

This makes for 26″ of new snow since Saturday! The skiing and boarding is fantastic.

The Ski Resort is also hosting a Salomon Skis Demo this weekend — February 10, 11, 12. In the mountain village core near the base of lift 4. Come try out skis daily from 9am-4pm. Look for the Salomon tent!

Top 5 Ski Resorts by Forbes!

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Forbes magazine has named the town of Telluride as one of the top 5 ski resorts!

Here’s what they had to say

If you’ve been to Telluride, you understand why it’s on this list.  Seeing this town’s main street framed against one of the more magnificent box canyons in the world, the spire of its old courthouse saluting a battalion of serrated San Juan peaks, pays for the plane ticket.  As for that plane ride, Telluride has a reputation for being hard to reach.  It’s a tag that gets Dave Riley, the CEO of the resort, bristling.  “It’s simply not true,” he says.  “It’s easier to get in here than a lot of other Colorado resorts, and the drive is better.”

To read full FORBES article click here

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