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World's Best Ski Resorts: Telluride Wows With Charm, Scenery and Great Skiing

January 13th 2017

    Larry Olmsted ,    CONTRIBUTOR I travel to learn, eat, golf and ski, but mostly for travel’s sake   Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.  ...

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Literally Colorado's Hottest Event- The Telluride Fire Festival Returns

January 10th 2017

  As the snow accumulates by the foot in mountain towns throughout Colorado, Telluride is heating up for its 3rd Annual Fire Festival. During the weekend of January 20-22, the quirky and beloved town will be overrun with local fire performers, flaming art cars, nightly...

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Twenty years later, Telluride's free gondola is still a wonder.

January 4th 2017

    Years back when a friend and I visited the Mountain Village above Telluride, we were like a couple of pioneers scrabbling to survive on a new frontier. One particularly challenging morning we discovered we were short on breakfast supplies and there was no place to get a...

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Ski Resorts With Great Women's Programs

December 27th 2016

    Last year I covered several major ski resorts, including Beaver Creek, Jackson Hole and Keystone that had notable special programs for women or families. Fortunately, this is a growing trend and this year there are more women-friendly ski and snowboard offerings than ever...

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December 19th 2016

It's accessible, gorgeous and fun.  Can we adopt it? It's on my second night in Telluride, alone in a freezing gondola carriage, poised high above a silent menagerie of town lights so tranquil and perfect it seems like the lead-in to a Frank Capra movie, that the notion first...

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T&C Travel Guide: The Best of Telluride

December 12th 2016

From outlaw Butch Cassidy to longtime homeowner Oprah Winfrey, Telluride has always been the ski town of choice for those who can afford to go anywhere but prefer to keep a low profile. It combines Old West ambiance with understated luxury, fine dining with casual, rugged terrain with corduroy,...

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Dallas Flights Now Year-Round to Telluride/Montrose

November 29th 2016

The Colorado Flights Alliance has announced that Dallas (DFW) flights to the Telluride/Montrose (MTJ) airport on American Airlines will now operate year-round. This will add a second daily, year-round option for MTJ travelers, along with Denver (DEN) flights on United Airlines. Read the...

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Ski Town Eats: Telluride

November 18th 2016

Discover all the good eats this Southwest Colorado ski town has to offer.  Read the full article here

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The Top 10 Ski Resorts In North America For 2017

November 17th 2016

  There may be no better town-resort combination in skiing. There’s only three in the discussion: Park City, Aspen and Telluride. We prefer Park City and Telluride to Aspen, town wise, and it’s a close contest between these two.  ...

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Telluride To Host National Synchro Ski Championships In 2017

November 15th 2016

Telluride Ski & Golf Resort announced that it will be hosting the National Ski Championships in February 2017. This invitation-only event will take place over three days in early February, and gives some of the best synchro skiers in the country an opportunity to compete for a national...

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The Best Ski Resorts in the U.S. and Canada: Readers' Choice Awards 2016

November 14th 2016

Telluride rises above the rest with its no-nonsense attitude, a healthy mix of ski bums and artists, gorgeous location (170 inches of snow and 240 days of sunshine every year), and sublime winter sports. Easiest access is a 62-minute drive from Montrose Airport (MTJ) with daily service from...

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Journey to the magic mountains

November 2nd 2016

Visitors love this small, highly un-American mining town. Instead of shopping malls it has small shops, cafés and galleries in historical buildings. Neither have fast-food restaurants found their way here, because there are nice restaurants and the bar in the New Sheridan Hotel, where...

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