Nestled in a breathtaking box canyon in the San Juan Range of the Rocky Mountains in southwest Colorado, Telluride is, by any measure, one of the most dramatic resort destinations in the world. Here, amid rugged, 14,000-foot peaks, this former mining town exudes a rustic charm and relaxed sophistication that captivates visitors from the moment they arrive.
Known to some for winters with incredible alpine skiing. To others, summers full of cultural events and endless outdoor activities. Embraced by all for the authentic mountain character, unpretentious attitude, and celebration of four seasons of adventure in the most beautiful spot of the Rocky Mountain high country.
Deep powder. Endless runs. No lift lines. Blissful solitude. But it’s the views that will really take your breath away. There are lots of places with snow. But there are no places quite like Telluride. When all the snow adventures go away, there is no place quite like Telluride in the summer. You can find a lifetime’s worth of outdoor activities to do. And above it all, incredible azure skies inspire you to breathe life in full.
At 9,000 feet above sea level, wherever you are, it's a safe bet the climate will be dominated by snow. Telluride regularly receives over 350 inches of snowfall each year. Winter temperatures hover just under the freezing point on good days, with occasional snowstorms. In summer, the temperature is typically in shirtsleeve 70s, with the occasional chilly breeze to remind visitors that they're in the heart of the Rockies.
WEATHER: Monthly Averages
|Rainfall||1.6 in.||1.7 in.||2.2 in.||2.2 in.||1.8 in.||1.2 in.|
|Rainfall||2.4 in.||3.0 in.||2.1 in.||1.9 in.||1.6 in.||1.6 in.|