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Telluride - Raw Mountain Meets Sophisticated Resort

Telluride - Raw Mountain Meets Sophisticated Resort

Telluride is a renovated mining town situated in a picturesque valley in the southeastern corner of Colorado. Originally colonised by bohemians in the 1960s, Telluride developed as a ski area in the 1970s which has resulted in a high end winter playground with one of the most challenging mountains in the whole of North America. The resort has incredible views of the San Juan Mountains in all directions which gives it an expansive feel however it is fairly compact to get around.

Colorado Ski Safari - 7 Ski Resorts in 7 Days

Colorado Ski Safari - 7 Ski Resorts in 7 Days

 

Ski resorts in Colorado are pretty tightly nit together meaning it’s totally possible to comfortably do several in a week’s holiday. However, never one to shy away from challenges, we believe it’s actually possible to visit and stay at 7 out of the 11 Colorado resorts we feature in one week’s vacation. With a day’s travel either end to and from Denver airport that leaves 5 ski days to do damage with. So here goes!

Where to Stay in Steep and Chic Beaver Creek

Where to Stay in Steep and Chic Beaver Creek, Colorado

Beaver Creek, just a short hop West of Vail along the I-70 highway to Denver, is Colorados most chic ski resort; indeed the resorts motto is Not Exactly Roughing It!

The 5 best hotels in Lake Tahoe

The 5 best hotels in Lake Tahoe

 

Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America with fifteen distinct alpine ski areas around split into the north and south shores and divided across two states. The eastern third of the lake is in Nevada and comprises the suburban south shore with high rise casinos. The north shore in California is more understated comprising a compact towns amongst pine trees.

Top 4 Jackson Hole Luxury Hotels

Top 4 Jackson Hole Luxury Hotels

There is a sign at the top of the mountain at Jackson Hole which says ‘Our mountain is like nothing you have skied before! … Give this special mountain the respect it deserves!’ Likewise the top end accommodation at Jackson Hole is like nothing you have seen before and in this post we feature four of the best luxury hotels as well as giving a quick guide to the area.

Guide to Heli-skiing British Columbia

 Whistler Heli Skiing British Columbia

 

British Columbia in Canada offer some of the best backcountry skiing and boarding in the world, with endless open bowls leading to well spaced tree runs in deep and light snow. Many heliski operators offer multiday trips however with prices averaging around $900 a day, cat skiing (using snow cats to transport uphill) at a third of the price can be a more attractive proposition.

Whistler Festival Guide - Music, Writing and the Great Outdoors

The World Ski & Snowboard Festival Whistler

Whistler is often voted the best ski resort in North America and it’s one of our customers’ favourites. We love the huge amount of terrain (both in area and a whole mile of vertical) that’s accessible to all levels of skiers or snowboarders, from widely spaced tree runs down from 7th Heaven to the huge number of open bowls on Whistler to the 7km thigh-burning Peak to Creek run.

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