Whether you ski or ride, Telluride offers endless ways to enjoy your winter vacation. We’re happy to share our favorite ski runs and local gems with you. Come see for yourself why Telluride has been named Best Ski Resort in America by Condé Nast Traveler for three consecutive years. There’s plenty to discover up here in the mountains—from the pure pleasures of sport and culture to the rewards of reconnection and rejuvenation—and we’re eager to share the riches with you.

FEATURED WINTER ACTIVITIESAt Madeline & Around Telluride

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    Telluride Ski ResortAlpine Skiing

    Ski 1,700 acres and 84 trails at America's best ski resort. After a day on the slopes, allow for our ski valet team to store and warm your equipment during your stay.

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    Around TellurideNordic Skiing

    Explore the winter terrain on six different nordic skiing areas in and around Telluride. Visit the Nordic Center in Telluride Town Park for the necessary rental equipment.

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    Explore Uncharted TerritoryBackcountry Skiing

    Whether it’s cat skiing, heli skiing or simply skinning to earn your turns, Telluride offers some of the best backcountry terrain in the United States.

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    The Ride in TellurideSnowmobiling

    Take the ride of your life on a private snowmobile tour with Telluride Outside in the backcountry of Telluride under the abundant views of the San Juan Mountains.

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    Featuring Alaskan HuskiesDog Sled Rides

    Bundle up and explore the snow-covered trails throughout the San Juan and Uncompahgre National Forests with a team of Alaskan huskies on a sled dog adventure.

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    Winter HikingSnowshoeing

    Whether leisurely sight-seeing or adventuring on an uphill trek in the San Juans, snowshoeing is a great way to discover the beauty in and around Telluride.

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    Madeline Hotel & ResidencesIce Skating

    Step outside your room and onto the skating rink during the day or under the stars. Skates are included in rink fees and punch passes can be purchased at the rinkside shop.

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    Winter RidingFat Tire Biking

    Whether exploring the valley floor or heading up Bear Creek for a killer carido workout, enjoy year-round fat tire biking around Telluride. Visit the Boot Doctors for rentals.

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    Mountain Village To TellurideGondola Rides

    Take a 13-minute complimentary gondola ride into Telluride-the first and only free public transportation system of its kind in the United States. Enjoy views from 10,500 feet.


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