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Top Adventures in Telluride

  • Fat Bike In Telluride

    There are great fat bike trails leaving directly from the town of Telluride, CO with picture-perfect views of the San Juan Mountains. You can leave directly from where the main gondola takes off and go towards Bridal Veil, to the Valley Floor, or ...

  • Hike to Cornet Creek Falls

    Only 5 minutes from the center of Telluride, Cornet Creek Falls is the perfect hike for those seeking a serene mountain escape without having to go far away from the center of all the action.From town, head up North Aspen Street towards the Jud Wi...

  • Hike to Bear Creek Falls in Telluride

    The trail begins at the south end of Pine Street in Telluride, and proceeds 2.5 miles up the Bear Creek Canyon trail with an elevation gain of about 1,000'.Be sure to stay to the left at the divide with the Wasatch Trail.At the waterfall there is ...

    5 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike the Jud Wiebe Trail

    The Jud Wiebe can be accessed from two trailheads:  1) The top of North Aspen St (opposite direction of the Gondola) and across the bridge on the left (where this adventure starts) 2) North Oak St - hike up Tomboy Road and head to the left at the ...

    3.1 miles 1300 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike Village Trail

    Take the Gondola from either Telluride or Mountain Village and get off at mid station. Walk up the path, pass the entrance to the bike park, and continue up the gravel road until you come upon signs for the Village Trail. It will start on the main...

  • Hike to Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride

    Park at the Pandora Mill just east of Telluride and lace up your footwear of choice. At 1.2 miles to the base of the falls with 850 feet of gain, this can make for a great thigh burning hike or run. The trail is a gravel road that eventually pas...

    2.4 miles 850 ft gain

  • Explore Governor Basin

    Governor Basin is a small but beautiful alpine basin under the Saint Sophia Ridge next to Yankee Boy Basin. Due to the rugged drive in to 12,338 ft. and lack of developed hiking trails, the basin sees a lot fewer visitors than Yankee Boy. This mea...

  • Camp at Alta Lakes

    Note: Camping is permitted around the lake. For more information, head to the US Forest Service website.From the Mountain Village near Telluride, drive south on CO 145 toward Lizard Head pass. A few miles before you reach the turnoff for Ophir, th...

  • Explore Alta Ghost Town

    Alta Ghost Town is located about 10 miles from Telluride on Alta Lakes Road. Take the rugged dirt road approximately 2 miles until the ghost town appears on the left. Hike up the short trail to view the remnants of the old mining town with many of...

    0.5 miles

  • Climb Mt. Sneffels via the Southwest Ridge

    There is a great description of this trailhead here: Hike Mount SneffelsThe SW Ridge route of Mt Sneffels is a Class III scramble in the Mount Sneffels Wilderness area of the San Juan Range located between Ouray and Telluride, Colorado. This rout...

    3 miles 1800 ft gain

  • Explore Twin Falls in Yankee Boy Basin

    While small, Twin Falls sits in the extremely photogenic backdrop of Yankee Boy Basin. To reach the falls 7.5 miles outside of Ouray follow Camp Bird road for 4.7 miles before taking a right onto Yankee Boy Basin Road. After 2.8 miles you'll rea...

  • Drive Ophir Pass

    Ophir Pass (el. 11,114’), officially known as Forest Service Road #630, is one of the easiest of the high alpine trails in the San Juan mountains, but still can provide trouble to the inexperienced or when bad weather is present, particularly on t...

    8 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Inspire Your Fall Aspen Trip!

    Autumn days in Aspen are filled with sunshine and nights with crisp cool air. Watch the mountains and valleys turn gold with the changing Aspen trees. Take in the scenery while enjoying scenic drives, hiking through forests, road biking, and exploring our IMBA Gold Level Ride Center recognized mountain bike trails. 




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