Telluride Ski Resort

Silverton gets its first avalanche dog in decades

SILVERTON Meet Ed, Silverton avalanche rescue team’s first avalanche rescue dog in training in nearly five decades. With an increasing number of people taking to the backcountry, the addition of...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory Resort to install ‘surface lift’ on mountain’s backside

Coming off the heels of installing a new high-speed chairlift last year, Purgatory Resort plans to make more improvements this summer by adding a “surface lift” on the backside of the mountain....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Storm warning is extended; Telluride to open Friday

Montezuma County is expected to get up to 2 inches of snow today and Tuesday, with up to 10 inches of new snow in the San Juan Mountains, according to the National Weather Service.The snowfall is...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek reports 16 inches of new snow; other resorts lag

Wolf Creek Ski Area announced Wednesday that this week’s storm dumped 16 inches on its slopes, and that half the mountain will open on Thursday, Nov. 24. The Raven, Bonanza, Nova, Treasure Stoke...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Warm, dry weather makes ski areas sweat

Mother Nature must be slow to wax her skis this year. Unseasonably warm and dry conditions this fall have stalled or muted the start of ski season across Colorado, including Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dunton team opening deluxe hotel in historic Telluride at $350 a night

This winter will welcome a crop of five-star hotel openings at regional ski resort towns around the world, all looking to push the envelope in already-luxe settings. For most any high-end mountain...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Former Durango man dies in glider crash near Telluride

A former Durango man died in a motorized glider plane crash Wednesday near Telluride. Robert B. Saunders, 64, known to some as “Glider Bob,” was piloting the aircraft when it went down for unknown...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ski season winds down

If you’re still planning on making a trip to go skiing or snowboarding – you’d better get on it, as the area ski resorts are nearing the end of the season. After opening with more than twice the...

DATE: March 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Control of water rights left to ski resorts

In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service issued a controversial water rights directive that would have required ski areas operating under a special use permit on public land to transfer their water rights...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest ski guide for El Niño

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has spoken, and the outlook for winter 2015-16 has powder written all over it. Many forecasters believe this winter could bring the strongest El...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Skiers and snowboarders swamp annual Dolores Ski Swap

Skiers and snowboarders flooded the Dolores Community Center on Saturday for the 16th annual Dolores Ski Swap. The event, started by Cindy Vermeule after her son had grown out of his equipment in...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Snow hits ski areas

Although Cortez didn't get much snow over the weekend, giant flakes of pearly white powder flew in surrounding areas, and the region's slopes received a blanket of relief. The National Weather...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports