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Element 52
Element 52, unit W102. Telluride, Colorado.
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Walk to a scenic lake with extraordinary mountain views
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Live the ski-in/ski-out lifestyle

Avid adventurers call Telluride their spiritual home, drawn as much by some of the most diverse terrain in North America as they are to its singular natural beauty, where red rocks rise from the canyon floor and the snowy peaks of the San Juan Mountains loom majestically ahead, The luckiest among them get to live the dream, spending their days on the sun-drenched slopes and coming home to a box canyon paradise lined with colorful clapboard-fronted shops and Victorian buildings. Make small-town Telluride your very own small-town heaven with one of our 48 artfully designed two-to-five-bedroom residences, situated just steps away from a slice of the historic Old Wild West. With ski-in, ski-out access and all of our luxury resort amenities at your fingertips, you’ll feel right at home with our version of relaxed slope-side living—and with the Element 52 family.

Stay at Element 52

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Listen to the crackling creek as you hang out on the terrace

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Situated in historic Telluride, Element 52 is your basecamp for adventure, with ski-in, ski-out access and year-round Colorado backcountry pursuits from hiking through thick aspen groves and fly fishing for prized trout.

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This property is incredible. Great staff, location, amenities, accommodations. It has it all. Perfect for any group.
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Stories from Element52

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Go A Festival for the Whole Family

At the annual Blues & Brews Festival, September sunlight saturates mountains cloaked in green and gold trees—setting a colorful stage for three days of funk, rock, soul, and blues. “This event is overshadowed by all the other Telluride festivals,” says General Manager Alex Rollinson. “But it’s my favorite—and one of the few family-friendly options where kids 11 and under are free.

Alex Rollinson
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Go Braving Colorado’s White-Water Rapids

The roar of the Upper Piedra River is loudest when the cold, hard snow begins to melt in Telluride. So in late May, adrenaline junkies head straight for the river’s frigid Class IV rapids. “Spring runoff turns the Piedra into a raging river, perfect for intense white-water rafting,"...

Dane Olson
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Go Conquering a 14,000-Foot Summit

Locals lovingly call them 14ers—the majestic, rugged mountains rising above 14,000 feet that are heavily concentrated in Colorado, which has the most of any state. The quest to dominate these treacherous summits has captivated many adventurers. “The Telluride area has 14 of the state’s 53 peaks,” Troy Trinh says. “My favorite, Wilson Peak, happens to be one of the toughest. You might recognize its northern face from the Coors Light can.”

Troy Trinh
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