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Not Your Ordinary Christmas Tree: Telluride's Ski Tree

December 2nd 2016

  Many cities across the country showcase a large Christmas tree in the center of town over the holidays. Telluride follows this tradition but does it in a slightly different fashion. Telluride’s Christmas tree in the heart of town is not of the Evergreen variety; it is constructed...

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What's Going On This Week?

December 1st 2016

Opening day is tomorrow (yes!) and there are a ton of other great events happening through next week too! After hitting the slopes on opening day, check out the Australian Beer garden at Tomboy Tavern. If you’re looking for something a little warmer, head to the Elks Lodge where the...

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Gondola20

November 23rd 2016

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Telluride Gondola, the only free transportation system of its kind in North America. Snap a photo or shoot a video of the gondola and enter to win an outfit by Toad & Co. (who also turns 20 this year) and a $100 gift card at the Telluride Ski...

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Thanksgiving Prep in Telluride

November 21st 2016

In Telluride, we are giving thanks for a recent storm that delivered  11" of snow.  Kids are celebrating by making snow angels, having snow ball fights and building snowmen.  With Thanksgiving just days away, many people across the country are getting organized and making...

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Telluride Gondola Turns 20

November 18th 2016

When I first moved to Telluride in the summer of 1994, I lived in town but worked in Mountain Village. Back then, there was no gondola to provide a beautiful and easy commute to work. Getting to work was an adventure. I rode my bike down the River Trail to the base of Boomerang and hiked straight...

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Have an Idea to Make Telluride Even Better?

November 11th 2016

Do you have a great idea that would benefit the Telluride community? Have you ever wanted to implement a project that would make living, working or visiting the Telluride region even better, but lacked the necessary funding?  Well now is your opportunity to share your idea, enter the...

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Telluride's Backyard is Full of Winter Adventures

November 1st 2016

Ski season is just around the corner. The Telluride Ski Resort opens November 24. Enthusiastic skiers are already waxing their boards and sizing their boots. Although Telluride’s wide variety of terrain can keep skiers and riders busy on the mountain during their entire ski vacation, it...

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Wagner Skis: Custom Made in Telluride

October 14th 2016

It is hard to believe on this beautiful and mild fall day that it snowed last week. The snow covered ski trails from top to bottom and stuck down lower in town too.The first big snow of the year always prompts a flurry of conversations about the latest winter gear.  What are the best powder...

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Telluride: The Ultimate Ski Town

October 13th 2016

by Jesse James McTigue There are ski resorts and there are ski towns. Telluride, Colorado is the latter. When you enter Telluride, you enter a different time and space altogether. You enter a box canyon as far from I-70 as one can imagine. You’ll walk to the lift, distracted by...

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First Big Snow of the Season

October 7th 2016

The first big snowfall of the year always creates a buzz around town. Anticipation for opening  day of the ski resort heightens dramatically and conversations around town shift to what are the best new ski boots and powder boards. This exciting shift is happening as we speak, prompted by...

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Born & Raised in Telluride: Jagged Edge Mountain Gear is Back

September 30th 2016

When I first moved to Telluride in 1994, there seemed to be a uniform that all locals wore. It consisted of light puffy jacket made by Jagged Edge paired with jeans. Jagged Edge clothing and outerwear was an integral part of my Telluride wardrobe back then. Twenty two years later, I still...

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It's Almost Peak Fall Color

September 27th 2016

Fall is my favorite time of year in Telluride. This is a big statement to make as Telluride is an incredible place to live all the time. This quaint mountain town is always breathtakingly beautiful but something about fall takes it up a notch.  The dramatic contrast between gold and orange...

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