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Skiing in Telluride Get ready for an exhilarating day at America’s best Alpine ski resort


We know you can’t wait to get back on the slopes – that's why this winter ski season, Madeline Hotel and Residences is here to make your next ski trip stress free with:

  • Securing your lift tickets in advance | Lift tickets will need to be purchased 7 days or more before your first day of skiing. We will make sure you are ready to hit the slopes as soon as you arrive at The Madeline

  • Access to our Ski Valet | Just let us know when you’re ready to hit the slopes, and we’ll lay your skis out our backdoor (tips pointed downhill, of course) for a true ski-out experience

  • Ski-in/Ski-out accommodations

Introducing Crest Club

Just steps away from the iconic Telluride peaks, Crest Club is redefining the ski-in, ski-out experience in the heart of Mountain Village with slopeside, state-of-the-art facilities designed to create the ultimate base camp for adventure.

Meet your Adventure Guide

Take the guess work out of planning your next great escape to Telluride by chatting with one of our Adventure Guides. They will be able to help plan, book and customize your time in Telluride to fit your families needs perfectly. Once you arrive to Madeline, your Adventure Guides will be there to greet you and to begin your stay on the right ski boot.
  • Call 970.369.5023 to begin planning

  • Telluride Mountain season dates: December 2, 2023 – April 7, 2024


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Telluride Mountain ski- and snowboard friendly?


  • What time does the mountain open/close?

    Telluride Mountain operates from 9AM – 4PM.

  • What is the terrain like in Telluride?

    At Telluride Mountain, find the perfect terrain for any level of skiing expertise. From adventurous, steep and fast terrain to wide-open runs perfect for novice adventures, there’s something for everyone. For the ultimate thrilling skiing experience, don’t miss out on Telluride’s heli-skiing.

  • Where can you acquire ski rentals?

    Madeline Hotel & Residences has a dedicated on property ski concierge located behind our car valet roundabout, across from Telluride Adaptive Sports Program (TASP). Telluride Mountain also has rental/retail stores at the base of the mountain.

  • Can my skis be stored?

    Your personal Ski Butler makes your ski vacation convenient. Ski Butlers deliver legendary service right to your room with all the rental ski and snowboard equipment you need to hit the slopes. They also operate the Ski Valet, a ski-in/ski-out experience where you will be greeted with toasty boots – and they’ll carry your skis to and from the slopes. Ski Butlers will handle your gear from arrival to departure, ensuring no time is wasted lugging your gear on your own.

  • Can Madeline Hotel & Residences assist with children’s ski school?

    Our concierge team is happy to schedule ski school for your youngest ski and snowboarders. Children’s ski school is offered for both private lessons or group lessons. Our team will just  need the following information to book: DOB, billing address, CC info, number of days skiing, preferred mountain and ski or snowboard level.

    Parents, please be aware that you will be required to fill out an emergency contact form when dropping your kids off.

Alpine, Nordic & Backcountry Skiing

“Telluride really is a skier’s mountain,” says renowned ski-maker Pete Wagner. “Great terrain, and there’s never anyone on it.” Ski 1,700 acres and 84 trails at America’s best Alpine ski resort, where there’s something for everyone, from the Galloping Goose, a beginner’s dream trail, to the Plunge, with its steep bump runs. You can also Nordic ski groomed, rolling trails through alpine forests and wide-open meadows, or explore unchartered territory with cat-skiing or heli-skiing.

Ski Untouched Powder

Board an Airbus Helicopter for the purest powder experience with access to over 200 square miles of pristine and untracked snow. Telluride Helitrax takes you to some of the highest skiable elevations in North America, where you can ski and board off summits and among high alpine basins, cirques, and couloirs. Enjoy six guided runs totalling approximately 10,000 – 12,000 vertical feet in small, intimate groups of four guests to one guide.

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