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Adventures in Telluride

Marybeth Bond tries out mushroom foraging (including several hours of hiking) and bird watching; both packages offered through The Hotel Telluride. She describes spotting a peregrine falcon, one of the world’s fastest birds, and even a bald eagle.

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My, Oh, Mycology

“’We’ve got a big ol’ shingled hedgehog over here!’ shouted our guide, Tara Butson, from behind a cluster of trees. Our group raced over to her, with bags and knives in hand, eager to investigate our first find.” —the author describes her fun day foraging for mushrooms through The Hotel Telluride’s Mountains & Morels package.

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Telluride Getaway

Peggy Newland and her cousin describe their trip through Telluride, where they not only catch a glimpse of a black bear cub while on the gondola, but also hike and catch some bluegrass music. They stay at The Hotel Telluride, and the next day, check out Bridal Veil Falls, at the suggestion of the concierge.

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Climb Every Mountain

Ann Marie Sheidler talks about her “never-ever skied” lesson on the slopes of Telluride, as well as her stay at The Hotel Telluride. She loved the fireplace in the lobby of the hotel, the skiing, and the rich culinary scene.

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Beyond the slopes

Amy Gross recounts her birding adventure and her stay at The Hotel Telluride. “In about five hours, traveling by SUV to and from Miramonte Reservoir in the Dan Noble State Wildlife Area, we spotted 31 species, including a thrilling pair of peregrine falcons, Lewis’s woodpeckers, a colony of cliff swallows, and bald and gold eagles.”

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A Birding Adventure in Telluride

“Eric Hynes leads birding trips locally in Telluride, Colorado, where he is based, as well as all over the world, as part of the Austin-based Field Guides. In partnership with the upscale The Hotel Telluride, he gives guests a taste of the local birding life.”—Channaly Philipp describes his guided bird-watching trip.

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Ice, Ice Baby: Experience Peak Winter at the Hotel Telluride

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.
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Wilson Peak: Summiting the Mountain on the Coors Can

The writer, Tiona Eversole, shares a first-hand account of her trip up Wilson Peak: the mountain on the cover of the Coors can. Her hike began before sunrise, and up the Rock of Ages trail. And, the trip culminates with a cold beer in the lobby of Hotel Telluride!

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A Rocky Mountains Primer

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 at The Hotel Telluride, just an hour’s flight from Phoenix, and get the “Ropes & Rungs” adventure package: three nights at the hotel, plus a day of Via Ferrata, meals and more.

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15 Romantic Weekend Getaways That You Need To Book ASAP

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 Baker Café for breakfast and grab a hand-crafted artisan pastry, or build your own meat and cheese sandwich for lunch.

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