The writer, Michael Capoblanco, gives a first-hand account of his experience with the Hotel Telluride’s “Two Picks and a Prayer” Ice Climbing Adventure Package. He tells about the team’s arrival at the base of Lower Ames Falls where they received training on the ice climbing technique, and then makes his climb.
Term to Know: Via Ferrata—Italian for “Iron Road,” it’s a system of fixed rungs. steps and ladders anchored into a rock face that lets non-mountaineers experience the adrenaline-soaked vertical rush of rock climbing with none- or little, anyway – of the danger to life and limb. It’s all the rage in high elevation vacationing. Stay … Read more
With festivals going on almost every weekend in the summer and skiers visiting continuously throughout the winter, Telluride remains busy most of the year. Stay at the Hotel Telluride, slightly tucked away from the main road, where wooden interior and rustic décor reflects the surrounding vibe. Take a short walk over to The Butcher and … Read more