Monday, December 3, 2018 - With favorable snowmaking conditions and 20 inches of snowfall in the past 5 days Telluride Ski Resort has announced new terrain in the Lift 5 / Polar Queen area will open for the season on Tuesday December 4th.

Summary of upcoming lift & terrain opening dates:

  1. Polar Queen Lift (chair 5) Opening Day - Tuesday, December 4, 2018
    Terrain Details: A majority of the terrain in this area will be open including Polar Queen.
  2. Apex Lift (chair 6), 4/5/6 Loop Opening Day - Saturday, December 8, 2018Terrain: Opening terrain will include See Forever and some additional terrain in the lift 6 area. Updates will be shared on and in the Telluride Ski Resort app. Bon Vivant will open for the season on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
  3. Plunge Lift (chair 9) - "targeting" Wednesday, December 12, 2018.Extensive snowmaking is in progress in this area. As soon as access is available chair 9 will open for the season; egress out will be See Forever from the top of lift 9.
  4. Prospect Bowl (chairs 12 & 14) Opening Day - "targeting" Saturday, December 15, 2018.
  5. Sunshine Area (chairs 10, 11 & 13) Opening Day - "targeting" to open with Prospect Bowl on Saturday, December 15, 2018.
  6. Telluride Trail, ski access to Town of Telluride - Extensive snowmaking is in-progress on Telluride Trail. "Targeting" to open ski access to Town prior to the Christmas holiday. Stay tuned additional updates.

Updates to this summary will be shared in our Daily Snow Report ( and on the new Telluride Ski Resort app (

Above press release courtesy of Telluride Ski & Golf Resort.


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