July 31–Aug 30, 2020
Throughout August (prime mushroom season in Southwestern Colorado), Tara Butson, local resident and co-owner of San Juan Outdoor Adventures, will take guests on a half-day adventure in the San Juan Mountains. You will visit spots within the Lizard Head wilderness area (exact locations are kept secret), to hike and forage for an array of indigenous mushrooms including Chanterelle, Morel and King Bolete (Porcini). Upon returning to The Hotel Telluride, the hotel’s culinary team will demonstrate how to clean the mushrooms the guests collected and create a personalized private 3-course mushroom-themed dinner with wine pairing. The package is available during the 40th Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival, held in mid-August 2020.

Package includes:

  • Three-night stay in one of The Hotel Telluride’s Elite View rooms (King or Double)

  • Mycology Amenity – includes a mushroom cutting knife and a mushroom foraging book

  • Daily breakfast for two

  • Private transfer to/from The Hotel Telluride and Lizard Head wilderness area

  • Private guided mushroom foray/hike with San Juan Adventures guide Tara Butson with a packed lunch

  • Private 3-course gourmet dinner with harvested mushrooms and wine pairing at The Hotel Telluride (gratuity included)

The Hotel Telluride’s exclusive ‘Mountains & Morels” package starts from $1,849.00. Must be booked 14 days in advance.

Call to Book:
(866) 468-3501 or (970) 369-1188

Disclaimer: Offered July 31–Aug 30, 2020. Based on double occupancy. (subject to weather conditions, based on availability and blackout dates apply; mushrooms are not guaranteed).