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Top 4 Year-Round Activities Near Wander Telluride Ranch

Top 4 Year-Round Activities Near Wander Telluride Ranch

 Natalie profile picture NatalieMay 22, 2024

Discover year-round excitement in the Telluride Ski Resort area, where winter beckons with world-class skiing on 148 runs, ranging from gentle greens to challenging expert chutes across 4,425 vertical feet. With over 2000 skiable acres and an average snowfall exceeding 280 inches, Telluride provides a snowy paradise for all skill levels. Beyond the slopes, experience thrilling downhill biking at the Telluride Bike Park, explore historic 4WD tours, or trek through the picturesque San Juan Mountains with Telluride Outside's guided adventures. Unleash your inner adventurer with rock climbing in the stunning San Juan Mountains or opt for a more serene experience with horseback riding at Circle K Ranch. For a unique perspective, embark on the Telluride Canopy Adventure, featuring ziplines, aerial bridges, and rappels amidst breathtaking mountain scenery. Whether you seek winter thrills or summer escapades, Telluride's diverse activities promise an unforgettable year-round journey. Here is more information to help you plan your next adventure:

Telluride Ski Resort

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Discover the awe-inspiring slopes of Telluride, boasting an impressive 4,425 feet of vertical accessed via 19 lifts and 148 runs. Nestled within North America's largest concentration of 14,000-foot mountains, Telluride offers over 2000 skiable acres and a breathtaking vertical of more than 4400 feet, ensuring a paradise for all skill levels. From easy greens and cruisers to moguls, steeps, and expert-level chutes, the mountain caters to diverse preferences with 125 trails. With an average snowfall of over 280 inches, Telluride's slopes are a winter wonderland for skiers and snowboarders alike. Whether you're a beginner exploring gentle greens, an intermediate enjoying scenic blue trails, or an expert tackling the challenges of steeps, glades, and bowls, Telluride's versatile terrain promises an unforgettable skiing experience. Explore the Revelation Bowl's high-alpine terrain, added in 2008, and relish the abundance of features along the ridge of Palmyra Peak. With a renowned ski school, over 100 terrain park features, and a variety of lessons for all ages, Telluride ensures a thrilling and personalized adventure on its iconic slopes.

Telluride Canopy Adventure

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the Telluride Canopy Adventure, commencing at the Telluride Adventure Center. Dive into the experience after a safety video, weigh-in, and gearing up, followed by a scenic ride on the Village Express Chairlift and a short walk to the training area. Following the exhilarating journey through 5 ziplines, 2 aerial bridges, and 2 rappels, return in style via side-by-side UTVs to the Mountain Village Core.

Telluride Bike Park 

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Embark on an exciting mountain biking adventure at the Telluride Bike Park, a gravity-fed network of lift-served trails nestled within the Telluride Ski Resort. Specifically designed for downhill biking enthusiasts, these trails offer a thrilling experience with no uphill climbing. Accessible via the Village Express (Lift 4) chairlift and the Gondola, Lift 4 provides optimal access to all Bike Park trails. Additionally, Telluride boasts an extensive network of cross-country trails, accessible from lifts or the base area, creating a multidirectional and multi-use experience where courtesy to hikers, bikers, dogs, and even occasional horses is key. Immerse yourself in the heart-pounding world of Telluride Bike Park, where the perfect blend of adventure and skill-building awaits against the backdrop of a breathtaking mountain landscape.


Telluride Adventures

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Opt for the Top-a-Ten Yurt Trips, led by the skilled chef and mountain guide Eric Thoren, promising worry-free stays in a private yurt atop the mountain. Indulge in gourmet cuisine, guided hikes tailored to your preferences, and unforgettable sunset views, all while cocooned in a heated yurt. For a historical journey, explore Telluride's mining legacy through 4WD tours, featuring customized vehicles for safety and comfort, led by entertaining and knowledgeable guides. Additionally, discover the breathtaking San Juan Mountains on foot with Telluride Outside's trekking adventures, offering scenic trails from the heart of town to more remote areas. If you crave an adrenaline rush, delve into the world of rock climbing with guided single-pitch or multi-pitch routes, ascending up to 1,000 feet in the stunning San Juan Mountains. Unleash your sense of adventure with Telluride Outside and create memories that will last a lifetime. For a more tranquil experience, venture to Circle K Ranch for horseback riding, where the Rio Lado Creek ride allows you to meander along the Dolores River and through old-growth spruce and aspen groves. With rides ranging from 2 hours to more adventurous 3-hour experiences with lunch, horseback riding at Circle K Ranch provides a classic and scenic way to spend your day in southwest Colorado.


Telluride beckons with a blend of adventure, history, and natural beauty that creates lasting memories in every season. Plan your next adventure during your stay at Wander Telluride Ranch with our 24/7 Wander Concierge by messaging directly through the Wander app or via text at 737-377-3205. See you soon!

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