Telluride

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  • Telluride-worth the wait!

    Mar 11, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Dogs everywhere! In the town,mountain village, gondolas
    Cons: Tom Cruise

    Summary: Ive skied all over, with and without kids, and stayed away from Telluride for many yrs. The reasons I stayed away were 1) hard to get to by driving 2) expensive Years ago before it was expensive the terrain was too limited. But we went this yr ... read more

  • The San Juans ARE Colorado

    May 23, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Most beautiful ski town in CO, great terrain, no lines
    Cons: $, harder to get to (part of the fun)

    Summary: If you are thinking about visiting the Colorado Rockies, forget I70, the stretch of Highway that runs through CO, Denver to Grand Junction, that boasts a concentration of many of CO's well known ski resorts (Vail, Copper, Breckenridge). If you have ... read more

  • Do Not Stay at ResortQuest, Telluride

    Sep 18, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Telluride is beautiful
    Cons: Just avoid anything to do with ResortQuest

    Summary: When visiting Telluride, Colorado, I stayed at the Blue Mesa Condos, managed by ResortQuest, and it was the worst accommodations I had ever had. First, the management gave me keys to someone else's room. (I called management after I found men’s shoes ... read more

  • Not Worth the Price, I'll go Elsewhere

    Apr 2, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: skiing is great, beautiful scenery, wonderful terrain, excellent snow, and zero lift lines.
    Cons: Too expensive, better places for the money.

    Summary: First the good, skiing is great, beautiful scenery, wonderful terrain, excellent snow, and zero lift lines. Also, drive to Telluride, park the car and forget about it. The gondola, and the smallness of the Town make a car an afterthought once you get ... read more

  • Worth a visit, but not one of our favorites

    Mar 7, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Some great food options; some of the skiing is awesome
    Cons: Pricey, got bored with the skiing over the course of a whole week

    Summary: After looking into a number of ski resorts for our yearly western trip, we decided to try Telluride. In the past we have visited places like Whistler/Blackcomb, Park City, Alta/Snowbird, Big Sky, Tahoe, Aspen/Snowmass, Vail, and Banff Lake Louise. A ... read more

  • I had the time of my life!

    Feb 21, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything! Absolutely beautiful!
    Cons: Expensive, but what ski resort isn't?!

    Summary: My other half and I took a trip to Telluride, CO the day after New Years 2002. We found a great package on the Internet just 2 weeks before! I had read great things about this resort, and everything that was said was completely true! ... read more

  • A Little Corner of Heaven!

    Jan 17, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Challenging runs, sparsely populated slopes, breathtaking scenery, excellent food/accommodations, charming setting
    Cons: Getting there!

    Summary: I've skied many years in various parts of the Rockies, mostly in Colorado. I've battled the Breckenridge crowds, the I-70 traffic, the Keystone slush, but never had I made the extra effort to get to Telluride. Now, and this is the most unfortunate ... read more

  • Telluride

    Mar 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: beautiful, great skiing, lots of fun
    Cons: none

    Summary: Looking for a great place to ski that the whole family can enjoy? Well, Telluride is just the place. Tellride is a beautiful place first of all. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced skier, Telluride is suited for everyone. For ... read more

  • To-Hell-You-Ride? Nah. It's better than that.

    Jan 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great weather, lodging, scenery, and skiing.
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: I just came back from Telluride last night and I already have the urge to tell the world of my great vacation. The resort has its own airport, but I flew into Montrose, which is about an hour drive. Telluride is at an extremely convenient ... read more

  • A Little Piece of Freedom

    Dec 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Guaranteed Good Time
    Cons: Far from Denver

    Summary: Telluride, a little town that is totally undisturbed. So calm and layed back that it will make you feel that you have absolutely no worries in your life. Telluride is located a couple of hours outside of Montrose and it is the ultimate get away. ... read more

  • Quiet, Beautiful Ski Resort

    Nov 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Minimal lift lines, great expert runs, fabulous town!
    Cons: Out of the way location

    Summary: Telluride is the perfect ski town. It doesn't have the "snottiness" of some towns like Aspen or Vail, but it is still a beautiful town with loads of things to do!! The mountain is incredible and crowds are minimal. There are some awesome ... read more

  • Howdy!

    Oct 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beauty, excitement
    Cons: Distance from airport

    Summary: Telluride is like living a postcard! It is a quaint, relaxing, movie-setting town and ski resort. We have visited there two different weeks in April with six to ten skiers of varying abilities. The advanced skiers loved the upper mountains. The ... read more

  • Telluride the Beautiful

    Jul 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing Views, Best Skiing, Secluded
    Cons: Expensive, hard to get to

    Summary: How do I begin? Telluride is quite simply amazing. The skiing can compare to no other. Telluride is a old mining town that focuses on tourism because in the 1970's, the mining industry in the town closed. The shafts are still in the mountains. There ... read more

  • Once you visit, you'll never want to go anywhere else

    Feb 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful mountain, amazing town & night life
    Cons: none

    Summary: January of '99 was my first visit to Telluride and as soon as I arrived, I immediately fell in love. The snow was amazing, the skiing was perfect for all ages and skill levels, and the atmosphere and views were breathtaking. Telluride is ... read more

  • To-Hell-You-Ride

    Feb 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Short Lift Lines, 360 degree Panoramas, 3 Mile Long Run
    Cons: Higher Altitudes, Remote Location

    Summary: The once semilawless mining town has a rich history. At the turn of the last century it is said that Telluride boasted more millionaires per capita than New York City. Those days are long gone, but Telluride has managed to keep it's historic charm ... read more

  • A Family Dream Ski Vacation

    Jan 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Skiing, Small town, Night life, Food, Hospitality, and Scenery
    Cons: Pricey to eat out every night, Recommend visiting the local market.

    Summary: Imagine a place where you can see the most beautiful scenery, wonderful people, beautiful ski slopes, awesome nightlife, great accommodations, and many things the whole family can enjoy in one place. Sounds impossible but my family and I found ... read more

  • GREAT TIME

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lifts are fast, not to crowded
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: If you want to have an enjoyable vacation and you like to ski then you'll love Telluride. It's got one of the best slopes in the U.S. . It's great for beginners as well. The bowls are great too. It was ranked number one last year for skiing. They ... read more

  • Snowboard Paradise

    Jan 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent Terrain
    Cons: Exspensive Accomidations

    Summary: After spending the day in Telluride before heading to Colorado College I had some of the best skiing of my life. Although this year has had minimal snow they have been lucky to be able to keep as many runs as they have had open. With excellent terrain ... read more

  • The greatest and Hardest

    Jan 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Sking
    Cons: A little out of the way

    Summary: this place was great. Lots of great runs, but they were mostly very hard. I found it difficult to find a easy run on the hill to warm up on. The place is very beatifull with lots of great things to do and see. The food in town is great. Its a little ... read more

  • Great Skiing and Great Town!

    Jan 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Skiing powder!
    Cons: WAY TOO LONG LINES!

    Summary: My trip to Telluride was so much fun. I am a big skier and this is much better than the East Coast slush I'm used to. First of all, I stayed in a great little condominium. It was literally like two blocks away from skiing. Me and my family would just ... read more

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