the mountain

The Telluride Ski Experience offers a genuine mountain experience for all levels of skiers thanks to a mix of quality terrain at all points on the mountain.  From refined groomed runs to challenging moguls, there truly is something for everyone.  Even beginners and intermediate skiers can ride to the highest peaks and enjoy terrain and views typically reserved for the experts. 

MOUNTAIN FACTS

Skiable Terrain  

2,000+ acres (810+ hectacres)

Longest Run

4.6 miles (7.4 km) "Galloping Goose"

Total Trails

 115

Trail Difficulty

23% Beginner
36% Intermediate
41% Advanced / Expert

Total Lifts  

18 Total: 2 high-speed gondolas,
7 high-speed quads, 1 fixed quad, 2 triples,
2 doubles, 2 surface lifts and 2 magic carpets 

Vertical Drop  

4,425 feet  (1,349 m)

Lift-Served Vertical Drop

3,845 feet  (1,172 m)

Elevation

Base:  8,725 feet  (2,659 m)
Lift-Served:  12,570 (3,831 m)
Maximum:  13,150 feet  (4,008 m)

Lift Capacity

22,386+ skiers per hour

Average Annual Snowfall  309 inches (789 cm)


The slopes never seemed crowded and we hardly ever encountered lift lines...The resort strikes a nice balance between tough and easy skiing.
— The New York Times