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Imagine these views of Wilson Peak, Sunshine Mountain, the Telluride Ski Area and Telluride peaks framed perfectly through windows in your ideal future home. Lot 73 affords a perched, gentle building site on 4.29 acres, taking advantage of some of the region's most impressive views. Aldasoro Ranch amenities include a private trail system, Dial-a-Ride and easy access to a vast network of hiking and mountain bike trails in the National Forest. This ideal lot, located at the end of Josefa Lane affords southern exposure and close proximity to Telluride and Mountain Village. Offered at $865,000.

CLICK HERE for more details and photos. To set up a showing, call Steve Cieciuch at 970-708-2338 or Anna Henderson at 970-708-7159.

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No Snow, No Problem!

Unseasonably warm temps and dry weather have left most western ski resorts asking, “where’s the snow”? And while seasoned skiers remain calm knowing the snow will eventually come, the rest of us are left pondering, “what will I do if I can’t ski”?

The five-star skiing experience most flock to Telluride for often overshadows the depth and vitality of the eclectic mountain town. If you are planning an early winter trip to Telluride this season you will be pleasantly surprised at the number of non-snow related activities to choose from.

Ice Skating & Sledding

Lace up your skates up and enjoy some quality family time on the ice. An indoor, NHL-size rink and outdoor rink with warming hut are found in Telluride Town

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Beloved Telluride Postman, Jim Looney is going to Ireland thanks to a generous donor who agreed to send him, all expenses paid, if he was able to raise at least $15,000 for local radio station, KOTO. Read the below article from the Telluride Daily Planet for more:

http://www.telluridenews.com/article_1f33b578-faf6-11e6-b640-abafe6880fbf.html

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According to Forbes.com, Telluride Ski Resort "wows with charm, scenery and great skiing."

 

(Photo courtesy of Telluride Ski Resort)

"Ironically, in two decades of covering skiing and ski travel, the number one knock I hear over and over again is not lodging or shopping, it’s “Isn’t that hard to get to?” There seems to be a perception that Telluride is on a different planet than other Western ski resorts. This has always been a myth, and one that is especially odd in light of the three to four-hour traffic jams that routinely clog Colorado’s main ski thoroughfare for accessing other major resorts, I-70, every winter weekend. For years, getting to Telluride mainly meant flying into Montrose, which is considerably closer to the resort than

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Posted by the Telluride Daily Planet on Monday, December 26, 2016 9:00 am. See the original article at www.telluridenews.com.

To the ignorant, helicopters and mountain skiing have nothing to do with each other, but that’s where Steve Hindman steps in. 

As one of the top ski instructors at the Telluride Ski School, Hindman teamed up with Telluride Helitrax in 2014 to create a helicopter-skiing camp for the extreme at heart. 

“People think you have to jump off cliffs and do back flips, but with a helicopter you can land wherever you want,” Hindman said. “It’s really just about confidence. Mostly it’s just saying this is the terrain.”

The multi-day camps begin in January and run through March.

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"Unmatched in North America," the Telluride Ski Resort offers a comfortable mountain experience for all levels of skiers thanks to a mix of quality terrain. From beginner and expert groomed runs to challenging bump runs, every skier will enjoy their experience. Notably, beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders can ride to the highest peaks and enjoy terrain and views customarily reserved for the experts.

However, those who do not ski (or just need a day off) don't have to miss out on the beauty and excitement that Telluride has to offer! Click the links below for information on other winter outdoor recreational opportunities, courtesy of Telluride.com:

Nordic Skiing

Ice Skating

Telluride Sleigh Rides and Wagons

Sleigh Rides

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Telluride’s Hagen Kearney charged into World Cup snowboarding history in Austria this week.

Kearney, a longtime rider with the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club, reached the pinnacle of snowboard cross racing when he won the opening World Cup event of the season in Montafon, Austria.

His perseverant path to the top of the podium included a dramatic re-run in the final heat in the elimination-style, side-by-side snowboard racing format.

“Crossing … the finish line was a blur, but I do remember thinking, ‘Finally,’” Kearney said of his first World Cup victory. “It really was a relief to know what it’s like to win a World Cup … it felt

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Colorado Flights Alliance has announced year-round flights from Dallas to Montrose (just over an hour from Telluride), which will include off seasons. 

“This is another step forward for the growth of the airport, which is the largest economic driver in the region,” Montrose County Commissioner David White said in the news release. “A year-round DFW flight is yet another example of the county’s successful partnership with the Colorado Flights Alliance and its diligent work.”

View more information in the Telluride Daily Planet article below.

http://www.telluridenews.com/news/article_e5fedb0c-b329-11e6-9f8f-1704b60eae2b.html

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