Telluride, Colorado is home to some of the world's most beautiful mountains. Every trip into the high country provides a different kind of adventure, each with elements of exquisite beauty.
Our peaks reach heights of over 14,000 feet, towering over millions of acres of pristine wilderness environs. The San Juan Mountains are considered by many experts to contain some of our country's most ecologically intact mountain ecosystems, maintaining a rich diversity of flora and fauna.
San Juan Outdoor School trips venture into these areas with extreme care and respect for the natural surroundings. Our mountain staff is highly qualified and expertly trained in making these excursions fun, educational and low impact and they will provide you with a wealth of information about the Telluride area.
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Lumiere is Telluride Colorado’s most intimate and luxury boutique property located in Mountain Village with ski-in/ski-out access. Beyond the magnificent stone facade, you’ll find just 11 hotel rooms and 18 one-four bedroom residences.. Make lumière your base camp for adventure.
Jagged Edge We are an independent, family-owned specialty outdoor retail store in downtown Telluride, Colorado. For over 15 years, Jagged Edge has been a presence in this tiny mountain town, and we have built our reputation by helping locals and visitors alike select their outdoor apparel and equipment. We strive to bring a comprehensive but unique selection of gear into our shop each year, working hard to wade through the many options out there and bring to our customers only the best.
Telluride Kayak School Telluride Kayak School has provided Southwest Colorado with a decade of world-class whitewater kayak instruction, trips and expeditions. Kayaking is the perfect activity to do with your family or friends during your stay in Telluride. Here in sunny Telluride, the San Miguel and Dolores rivers cascade to the desert against the backdrop of the Majestic San Juan Mountains. At Telluride Kayak School the river is our passion, and we feel fortunate to share this incredible natural resource with our students. TKS provides the most experienced guides/instructors, the best equipment and the smallest groups for whitewater trips in the Telluride region. We invite you and your family to join us for a truly exceptional river experience.
All or part of this operation is conducted on public lands under special permit from the U.S bureau of Land Management.
Telluride Outside Since 1984, Telluride Outside has been the premier guide service in Southwest Colorado. We offer five exciting adventures: fly fishing, 4-WD tours, whitewater rafting, mountain bike tours and photography tours.
Telluride Adaptive Sports Program is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people with disabilities by providing educational and recreational opportunities that develop life skills, encourage personal growth, and promote independence. TASP offers adaptive skiing, rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, cycling clinics and a whole host of other activities that allow students to participate on an equal level with their family and friends in a safe, fun, outdoor environment. These challenging activities catalyze our students’ ability to become more active, productive members of their communities
The Peaks Resort is a resort for all seasons. Located in Telluride, in the majestic Rocky Mountains, this Colorado hotel offers unparalleled summer and winter adventure. Imagine awakening in a mountainside cabin or guest room with breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks. As a distinguished favorite among Telluride hotels and resorts, the pet friendly Peaks provides convenient access to miles of skiing, hiking, tennis, golf, mountain biking, fly-fishing, and children's programs. Relax in our beautifully appointed accommodations - and experience complete rejuvenation of mind, body, and spirit, in an incomparable setting:
Dunton Hot Springs We have brought a beautiful, historic corner of Colorado back to life. Just across the mountain from Telluride, Dunton Hot Springs Resort is a romantic ghost town, set in an extraordinary alpine valley.
Our resort offers a variety of day and overnight packages, and the entire town can be rented exclusively for corporate retreats, family reunions and weddings.