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Snow arrives in the San Juan Mountains around Telluride

 
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Highlights from the Telluride Film Festival

Here are a couple highlights from this past weekend’s Telluride Film Festival.2017 Telluride Film Festival Portraits : See Angelina Jolie, Emma Stone, and more of the biggest names at the annual festival View the gallery on VanityFair.comFrom Parade.com: The Telluride Film Festival is where stars come down to earth. Specifically, a quaint difficult-to-access town in the San Juan mountains that’s a solid 90 minutes from the closest airport. They land, they ride in a shuttle with everyone else, and then they stay for
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Winter is Coming / Teaser Video from Telluride Ski Resort

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A Glimpse of Summer in Telluride

Telluride: The Most Colorado Place On Earth Telluride is known for incredible winter skiing, but if you haven't been here in the summer, add it to your list! Check out the beautiful scenery and summer activities Telluride has to offer! The Most Colorado Place on Earth from Telluride Tourism Board on Vimeo.
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The Flourishing Startup Making Skis At 10,000 Feet In Colorado

 The following article provided by Forbes and Christopher Steiner, Contributor/Mar 7, 2017Wagner designs the skis, but customers often supply the art. There have always been entrepreneurs nipping at the edges of the ski industry, trying to find ways to fit in, to merge their preeminent passion and their professional life into one. It’s the ultimate ski bum-turned serious person fantasy.With so many people pursuing this track, we get outerwear brands that pop up and disappear almost annually, a new kind of ‘healthier’
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Telluride Ski Resort Sets Opening Date for 2016 – 2017

Resort to Officially Open to the Public on December 2nd TELLURIDE, Colorado (November 22, 2016) – Thanks to a favorable snowmaking forecast as well as a shift to a winter weather pattern, Telluride Ski Resort will officially open for the season on Friday, December 2, 2016. Opening Day festivities will kick off at 9 am at the base of the Village Express Lift (Lift 4) in Mountain Village.“We’re excited to mark the official start of the 2016 – 2017 ski season,
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TELLURIDE: BE RICH, OR JUST ACT LIKE IT

Telluride, CO – To a first-time visitor, Telluride brings to mind many things, including remoteness, steepness …and wealth. It’s the playground of the rich, the new Aspen. Daryl Hannah owns a house here. The singer Jewel was recently interviewed by a local magazine about living here. According to locals, Oprah Winfrey just bought a $17 million house here that she could stay in while awaiting completion of an even more expensive home down the road.But Telluride is something else as well. Despite the influx of
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Small town, big thrills await skiers in Telluride

BY: Randall Weissman / Chicago TribuneA sapphire sky on a sunny day. The aroma of rich, creamy mushroom soup. Larmandier-Bernier Champagne chilling. Bon Vivant restaurant puts a luxurious twist on the skier's outdoor picnic lunch — just one of the refined touches at Telluride Ski Resort, where the season kicks off Nov. 24.Since I first skied here 20-plus years ago, the once rough-hewn edges have been polished to a fine sheen. The on-mountain food is among the best in the Rockies. And
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Telluride beyond the slopes: The Colorado town’s hidden assets by hot-air balloon

Telluride’s town park transformed into a mosaic of orange and pink, turquoise and yellow as the enormous canvases were unfurled onto the dewy grass. In early June’s pale morning light, teams of four-to-five people, most of them gray-haired and denim-clad, spread out huge balloons attached to wicker baskets. There was a chill in the air, and the encroaching canyon walls looked almost black as they towered above us in the predawn. The roar of a propane torch broke the stillness. At
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Dear friends of the Sheridan Arts Foundation

Dear friends of the Sheridan Arts Foundation,With the temperatures beginning to drop and a few snowflakes drifting through the air, we're gearing up for a fabulous and busy winter. It is with great pleasure that we're able to announce the majority of our Winter 2016-2017 season.You'll see the full schedule below, but highlights include our annual 2016 Holiday Concert Series featuring Shawn Colvin, the Doo Wop Project and Trout Steak Revival and our New Year's Eve Gala with Black Joe Lewis
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Another Major Jump for Telluride Air Service

Highlights for the Telluride/Montrose Winter 2016-17 Flight Schedule •    New flight from Denver (DEN) to Telluride (TEX) on Great Lakes/United •    New flight from Denver (DEN) to Montrose (MTJ) on Allegiant •    Early start and second daily flight from Dallas – Ft. Worth (DFW) on American •    Full daily service from Phoenix (PHX) on American •    Added third weekly flight from San Francisco (SFO) on United •    Larger Saturday jet service from Houston (IAH) on United TELLURIDE, Colorado (August 23, 2016) – Heading into the Winter 2016-17
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Telluride Ski Resort to Join The Mountain Collective for 2016-17 Season

Telluride, Colorado – August 9, 2016 – Today, Telluride Ski Resort announced that it would be joining The Mountain Collective alliance, a collaborative pass program providing access to some of North America’s best ski mountains. With the addition of Telluride, Mountain Collective pass holders will now be able to experience some of the best and most varied terrain in North America."Telluride is excited to join the Mountain Collective family of resorts," said Bill Jensen, CEO of Telluride Ski & Golf
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2016 Second Quarter Market Update / A Roller Coaster

2016 Second Quarter Market Update / A Roller CoasterFollowing 2015’s second strongest year in gross dollar volume and the most incidents of sales since 2007, gross dollar sales year to date indicate that the market is a bit volatile, yet resilient.  Properties contracted in late 2015 resulted in a 36% increase in closed dollars during January and February. The DOW’s unforeseen plunge at the outset of 2016 and decline in energy prices to a dramatic low, caused investor uncertainty which
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Telluride Ski & Golf Announces New Leadership Development Series

Multi-Day, Educational Events to Focus on Developing Leadership Skills Needed to Drive Innovative and Progressive Organizations TELLURIDE, Colorado (June 7, 2016) – This summer, Telluride Ski & Golf will kick off a series of multi-day Leadership Development events aimed at managers, business leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and those looking to grow professionally. The first series will take place August 21 – 24, 2016, with subsequent events taking place in October and December of 2016, and January, February and June of 2017.“While best
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New Summer Activities and Events Coming to Telluride Mountain Village

Free Concerts, Lectures, Wellness Events and More to Entertain All Summer LongTELLURIDE, Colorado (May 26, 2016) – This summer, Mountain Village will be full of energy with a variety of free, family-friendly events taking place throughout the Village Core. With favorite events such as the Sunset Concert Series returning and additional new activities for guests of all ages added to the schedule, this new programming series will highlight everything Mountain Village has to offer and provide guests with numerous opportunities
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The Peaks Resort & Spa Reopening For Summer Season with Rebranded Restaurant and New Amenities

New Golf Club improvements, spa offerings and more to greet guests this summerTELLURIDE, Colorado (May 18, 2016) – After taking over operations of The Peaks Resort & Spa in late July 2015, Telluride Ski & Golf has made significant improvements to the on-site amenities and aesthetics to elevate the overall guest experience, making it synonymous with everything Telluride has to offer.“We continue to make positive strides and remain focused on establishing our identity in this amazing destination,” says Ricardo Ramirez,
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A Colorado Mountain Town Stands Out As The Best Of The Best

There's Aspen and its Hollywood-like draw, Breckenridge and its daily view of renowned Colorado 14ers like Quandary and Grey's and Torreys Peak, Estes Park as the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Steamboat and its hot springs and many, many more. Let's face it, Colorado has the whole "picturesque mountain towns" thing down. But of all the places to go for taking in the scenery, hiking up secluded mountain trails or carving lines down the slopes, which in Colorado is the best
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Telluride Ski Resort Announces Closing Day Activities for 2015-2016 Season

New York City-based Rock Band the London Souls to Highlight End of Season Festivities TELLURIDE, Colorado (March 17, 2016) – On Sunday, April 3, 2016, the 2015-2016 ski season will come to a close at Telluride Ski Resort. Highlighting the closing day activities will be the annual Pond Skim and live music in Mountain Village featuring Cranford Hollow and New York City-based rock band, the London Souls.“Closing Day is the exclamation point on the season. We want to create an event
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In the Gondola with Telluride CEO Bill Jensen

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This Sprawling Home Embraces the Rolling Mountains of Colorado

 Located cliffside on a private peninsula in Telluride, Colorado, this unique home offers an unobstructed mountainous panorama of the Sunset Ridge. Designed by renowned Aspen architect Bill Poss, its simplistic, linear architecture and purposely open layout invites the mountain to be an integral element of the structure. Indoors, the sleek modern finish is complemented by natural wood and stone, another nod to its alpine surroundings. Additional features of the seven-bedroom, eight-full bath home include an outdoor patio overlooking a pond, four fireplaces, a recreational suite, and a hot
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Colorado skiing: Tall peaks, small-town feel of Telluride

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — When people find out I'm a travel writer, the next question is almost always, "What's the best place you've ever been?"It's tough to answer because, obviously, any trip depends on the season, the reason and one's companions.But if there's any one place I might call my favorite, it would probably be Telluride, a remote former mining town tucked in a majestic box canyon surrounded by 13,000- and 14,000-foot peaks in southwestern Colorado's San Juan Mountains.I first
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Cimarron Mountain Club, The private resort delivers a ski area bigger than Aspen Mountain for only 12 buyers.

CIMARRON, CO — Imagine we are heading to an island, says Jim Aronstein."And this," he says, stepping into a plush snowcat, "is our boat."Minutes later, he is relishing his island oasis, fat Rossignol skis sending powder billowing on a gladed slope he helped clear with his chain saw.The matter-of-fact, retired natural-resources lawyer turns into a buoyant powder hound up in his 2,000-acre paradise on the northernmost tip of southern Colorado's toothy San Juans. His grin widens with each effortless turn
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2015 End of Year Market Update / Stability Maintained

2015 End of Year Market Update / Stability Maintained Following the strongest year, both in gross dollar volume and incidents of sales during 2014, gross dollar sales in 2015 indicate that the market is holding firm.  Although the statistics indicate a modest downturn from the previous year of 9% ($461.8M vs. $507.1M), sales data during 2014 included an extraordinary sale of the Madeline Hotel at $39.8M and the 2015 sale of a development lot in the TMV (transfer of LLC, no
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Bill Jensen is Joining Telluride Ski and Golf Resort

Bill Jensen, a longtime captain in the ski resort industry, is joining Telluride Ski and Golf Resort as both a partner and chief executive officer.Jensen, who helmed Intrawest from 2008 through 2014 and spent 11 years as an executive with Vail Resorts, joins Telluride resort owner Chuck Horning as a partner. That ownership stake is expected to deliver stability to the resort, which has seen several management veterans — including Dave Riley and most recently Greg Pack — come and go since Horning,
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Excellent Early Season Conditions Allow Telluride Ski Resort to Open Significant Terrain

(TELLURIDE, Colo.) – Thanks to strong early season snow, Telluride will be opening some of its best terrain earlier than usual. On Saturday, December 5th, the Resort will open the full “loop” of Lifts 4, 5 and 6. The following weekend, on December 12th, the Resort will also open Lifts 7, 8 and 9 with expanded terrain. With more snow on the way, conditions have never been better to make the trip to Telluride before the holiday season.As part of
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TELLURIDE, CO IS THE REAL DEAL

There are ski resorts and there are ski towns. Telluride, Colorado is the latter. When you enter Telluride, you enter a different time and space altogether. You enter a box canyon as far from I-70 as one can imagine, so that if you wake up on a powder day, you’ll never have to worry about road closures or parking. Instead you’ll walk to the lift, distracted by the beauty of the peaks that surround you, not the line of cars
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Telluride Ski Resort Preps for 2015-2016 Ski Season Kick-Off

Significant early season snow setting resort up for successful Opening Day activities(TELLURIDE, Colo.) – Early season snow and cold nighttime temperatures have provided the Telluride Ski Resort Mountain Operations team with great conditions for prepping the resort for Opening Day on November 26th. In the last 48 hours, the resort has seen 26” of snow, bringing our snow total in November alone to more than 4 ½ feet, creating a solid base for grooming and snowmaking operations.“As far as early
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America’s Best Towns for the Holidays No. 18 Telluride, CO

 Telluride scored highly for being pleasantly quirky, and that flair comes through clearly this time of year. The town’s big tree lighting happens on the Ski Tree, made totally of old skis, and accompanies a bonfire comprising more old-and-broken skis. On New Year’s Eve, you can watch more than a hundred ski instructors do a zigzag-patterned torchlight parade down the mountain. Year round, T+L readers loved the local nightlife. Go barhopping from Hotel Madeline’s sleek SMAK Bar to New Sheridan
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2015 Third Quarter Market Update / Holding Firm

Following the strongest year, both in gross dollar volume and incidents of sales during 2014, the first three quarters of 2015 indicate that the market is holding firm.  Although the statistics indicate a slight downturn from the previous year of 7.5% ($355M vs. $383.9M), sales data during 2014 included an extraordinary sale of the Madeline Hotel at $39.8M.  Excluding this transaction, the market in 2015 is on par with the prior year. According to the MLS, approximately $125.2M of sales
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Telluride Ski Resort Partners with SweetWater Brewing and Telluride Brewing Companies

TELLURIDE, Colorado (October 27, 2015) – Today, Telluride Ski Resort announced that SweetWater Brewing Company and Telluride Brewing Company will be the exclusive beer sponsors of the resort. As part of the partnership, SweetWater and Telluride Brewing Company beers will be prominently featured at all of Telluride Ski Resort’s on-mountain restaurants and will be served at upcoming events throughout the ski season. “Telluride Ski Resort strives to work with companies having local ties, which makes SweetWater and Telluride Brewing the perfect
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2015 Third Quarter Market Update / Holding Firm

Following the strongest year, both in gross dollar volume and incidents of sales during 2014, the first three quarters of 2015 indicate that the market is holding firm.  Although the statistics indicate a slight downturn from the previous year of 7.5% ($355M vs. $383.9M), sales data during 2014 included an extraordinary sale of the Madeline Hotel at $39.8M.  Excluding this transaction, the market in 2015 is on par with the prior year. According to the MLS, approximately $125.2M of sales
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SKI Magazine Readers Vote Telluride #4 Ski Resort in the West

Annual Reader’s Choice Poll Announces Top Resorts in North America TELLURIDE, Colorado (September 23, 2015) – Today, Telluride Ski Resort was voted the #4 Ski Resort in the West by SKI Magazine readers for their 2015-2016 survey. The 28th annual SKI Magazine reader’s poll ranks the top 50 resorts in North America and includes 20 different categories such as character, scenery, and service. This was the second consecutive year the resort received a top five placement, and was honored with the
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Telluride Set to Raise Air Service

Coming off a record 2014-15 winter season, Telluride is set to raise air service to unprecedented levels again for Winter 2015-2016.Overall, air service organized by Colorado Flights will see a 26% increase for winter 2015-16.New flights to the Telluride/Montrose (MTJ) airport include New York-La Guardia on United, Los Angeles and Chicago on American, and Las Vegas with Allegiant. Dallas-Ft. Worth and Phoenix will also see major jumps in service to the area.Now with 14 direct flights from 11 major hubs, Telluride offers
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Best Fly Fishing of the Year in Telluride

 San Miguel and Dolores RiversFreestone Rivers Offer Peak Fishing in AugustAlmost a full month behind normal schedule, the San Miguel and Dolores are both peaking in mid-August.  A wet spring was painstaking for early season anglers, but the reward comes now on Telluride's back yard trout streams.It has been three years since the San Miguel was the hottest river in Southwest Colorado. This spring's sustained high water purged the San Miguel of heavy silt accumulated between 2012 and 2014. The
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Early Summer Fly Fishing in Telluride Colorado

Peak runoff on the San Miguel masks some of the year's best fishing on Telluride area waters.  If you visit Telluride in May or early June, fish one of our early season hot spots with Telluride Outside.Gunnison Walk & Wade:  Fish the Black Canyon with Telluride Outside!  In partnership with our friends at Dragonfly Anglers in Crested Butte, Telluride Outside now offers walk & wade trips throughout the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.  We may fish the hallowed inner canyon
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2015 First Quarter Market Update / Stability Maintained

Total sales for the first quarter is on par, in both dollars and numbers, with the first quarter of 2014, the latter registering the highest gross dollar sales since 2007.  The modest downturn of Historic Town of Telluride sales is largely the result of a lack of quality inventory, which was seriously depleted during 2014. The increase in gross dollar sales of Mountain Village condominiums and homes in the first quarter of this year helped maintain overall market stability as
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Telluride Ski Resort Has Record Season!

The Telluride Ski Resort set a record for the number of skier visits during the 2014-15 ski season, according to Telluride Ski and Golf President and General Manager Greg Pack.“We had an incredible winter. We had a record season skier-visit-wise, revenue-wise, the whole bit,” Pack told Telluride Town Council members during a work session Tuesday.“We are extremely excited given that our snow pack was, I think, 47 percent [of normal] at one point,” Pack added. “Everybody always says it’s snow.
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Ross Reels manufactures their renowned fly fishing gear in Montrose, CO

  Company uses local employees, rivers to make their reels.They built the first mass-marketable fly reels back in 1973, and many of those first reels can still be found on America’s best rivers. Ross Reels is highly respected in the fly fishing industry for both its longevity and legendary quality, and the reels just so happen to be manufactured, tested and shipped from southwestern Colorado.“Ross is a hyper-local company,” Chief Operating Officer Tony Lugard said. “The passion has been to keep
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Fly Fishing Film Tour 2015 Telluride, Colorado

  The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather at premieres to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts still unmade. If you’ve been, you know what we’re talking about. If you haven’t, we hope to see you soon!Since its inception in 2007 The F3T has grown more than 30% each year; reaching
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Why You Should Visit Telluride Right Now

Telluride is a quiet hideaway, legendary for its old miner’s can-do spirit and for being the rare resort area with a down-home feel—as well as the majestic views of the jagged San Juan Mountains piercing the often-bright blue sky. Where the rich and famous—and hangers-on—crowd out Aspen and Vail, Telluride offers a refined alternative to the other bustling hot spots of Colorado with its tight-knit, small-town vibe from its independent shops, hotels and restaurants. The hilly hamlet (it’s only eight blocks
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Telluride Summer Flight Schedule and Spring Break Deals

Colorado Flights is thrilled to announce the full Telluride/Montrose (MTJ) summer flight schedule, including new service from LAX on Allegiant on Fridays & Mondays, Chicago (ORD) on United on Saturdays, and the return of daily flights from Houston (IAH). Daily flights will also continue from Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) on American and Denver on United.The current and added hub service, as well as the addition of a low-cost option, will greatly increase the ease of access for guests and residents alike. Please Click Here for the
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Telluride, CO Flights

Overall passenger numbers are holding at 20% ahead of last year, and the snow should help push bookings for our busiest month. March is currently ahead on passengers coming to the destination, but with added capacity this year, there are still plenty of seats left to fill with great rates out there.The Easter holiday is also a unique opportunity, coming the last week of the season, and we have additional flights from Dallas, Houston, Phoenix and Chicago.For the best rates, check out the chart below,
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Telluride AIDS Benefit Fashion Show , Not To Be Missed!!

 THE STORY OF TABIt all started back in 1994, when Telluride locals Kandee DeGraw and Robert Presley were having a beer at the historic Sheridan Bar. Presley, a fashion designer battling AIDS, was sharing his frustration as to the costs and commuting involved with getting treatment. DeGraw, then part of a comedy troupe, suggested her group do a benefit to help pay for Presley's medical costs. While very appreciative, the selfless Presley said if there was to be a benefit,
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Telluride Receives Almost 3 Feet of Snow in 48 Hours! Book Your Trip Now!

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2014 Year End Market Update Telluride, CO / Strongest Since Peak

Friends of Telluride ~Telluride continues to lead mountain destinations out of the recession, setting records for skier visits, tax revenues and air service over the past year, and looking to do it again this winter. For 2014, Telluride is pacing to finish up 12% in sales tax revenues, a new high, the ski resort reported a record number of skier visits,and the air organization, with 20% growth, put back on the books the largest number of seats it has brought
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If Music is Your Escape… Then You’ll Love Telluride’s Upcoming Concert Lineup:

 Pimps of Joytime in concert / Soul, Funk, Blues and Rock n' Roll / Fri 3/13  •  8:30pm  •  Sheridan Opera HouseKyle Hollingsworth Band / Keyboarder for String Cheese / Sat 3/14  •  8:30pm  •  Sheridan Opera HouseWho's Bad? / Michael Jackson Tribute Band / Thurs 3/19  •  8:30pm  •  Sheridan Opera HouseRumors / Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show / Fri 3/20  •  8:30pm  •  Sheridan Opera HouseEclipse / A Tribute to Journey / Fri 3/20  •  8:30pm  •  Sheridan Opera HouseYesterday / The Beatles Tribute Band / Sat 3/21  •  8:30pm  •  Sheridan Opera HouseAn Evening
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Luxury Ski Resort Real Estate Enjoying Strong Comeback in U.S.

Luxury ski mountain real estate is making a strong comeback this winter as major resort purchases and eight-figure sales are signifying unprecedented growth in North American ski towns.From high-profile resort acquisitions and multi-million dollar home sales to a resurgence of luxury residential construction projects, 2014 was a year of unprecedented growth for North American ski towns. The following highlights the latest mountain town real estate news that will bring long-term effects for 2015 and beyond.Vail Resorts Acquired Park City MountainVail
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Fly Direct to America’s #1 Resort, Telluride Colorado

The readers of Condé Nast Traveler just voted Telluride as the #1 Ski Resort in America for the third year in a row. Telluride rose above the rest in trails, lifts, accommodations, scenery and restaurants. We are honored by this award!Visiting Telluride is now easier than ever. The destination is seeing a 20% increase in flights to the Telluride/Montrose Airport (MTJ). With nonstop flights from 10 destinations around the country, this winter is a great time to visit America's greatest
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Telluride Named Best Ski Resort in America by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

Readers’ Choice Survey Ranks Telluride Ski Resort as Number One Ski Area for Third Year in a RowTELLURIDE, Colorado (Dec. 9,2014) -- Condé Nast Traveler Magazine readers voted Telluride Ski Resort the number one ski area in America for the third year in a row. However, the high rankings don’t end there. Telluride also came in #1 for Trails & Runs, Lifts & Lines, Accommodations, Scenery, Food & Restaurants, and the small mountain town nabbed the #2 spots for Nightlife
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Heli-skiing with Telluride Helitrax: A Winter Teaser – Are you ready to ski Telluride this winter?!?

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The Ten Ski Towns You Absolutely Must Visit This Winter – We, of course, think Telluride is the best, as well

Want to plan a ski vacation this winter but don't know where to go? Look no further than the ski-town obsessed staff here at Curbed Ski, where we live and breathe all things snow. After traveling extensively to ski towns big and small, we've carefully curated the definitive list of the top 10 ski towns you should visit this winter. All of the spots on this list have more than just amazing skiing. You can also expect awesome food, a laid-back vibe,
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Telluride Outside Fly Fishing Report

July 22, 2014The first two weeks of summer monsoon have favored the south, the great band of moist air fanning the New Mexico/Colorado border, swaying east and west like an old palm in a gale.  One day the rain falls in the Four Corners, the next in the heart of the San Juans.  When the monsoon heaves to the east, rain falls on the margin of the land, the dense, dark air a curtain between mountains and Great Plains, lightning
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2014 -15 Telluride Ski Resort Season Pass Sale

Yes, we know it’s the middle of summer. But, we wanted to interrupt the heat wave to let you know that season passes for 2014-15 are on sale and our sales event calendar has been published. Purchasing a season pass product to Telluride means more than a great deal. It means you’ll be skiing a mountain known around the world. It means you’ll aprés in America’s greatest ski town. And, it means you’ll be a part of an authentic community of skiers
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4th of July Celebration in Telluride, CO

4th of July Activities 20148am:   Rundola – ($40 entry fee), Telluride Gondola Station The Telluride Foundation is hosting the fourth annual Rundola, an open registration, uphill foot race from Telluride to the gondola ridge line.8am:   Kid's Race –  ($18 entry fee), Telluride Gondola Station Organized by One to One Mentoring, Kids will race to the top of Kids Hill Ski Run and receive hats, race bibs, breakfast and ribbons.11am:  Telluride 4th of July Parade, Main Street Locals and visitors arrive to Main Street in the early morning hours
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The Telluride Report / Telluride Real Estate Corp.

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2014 Telluride, CO Balloon Festival

The 31st Annual Telluride Balloon Festival will be held the weekend of June 6-8.  June 7 is the most active day beginning with an early morning launch from Town Park and ending with the "glow" on Main Street in the evening.  Saturday afternoon, there will be a photography workshop geared specifically to photographing ballons.  Sunday morning the balloons are scheduled to launch again from Town Park. It is possible to take a ride on a balloon either Saturday or Sunday, but
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2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Don't wait much longer to make your plans for the 41st Annual pilgrimage to 8,750' in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado for 4 days of community, inspiration, and unbridled acoustic adventures -- June 19-22, 2014The 41st Annual Telluride Bluegrass coincides with the Summer Solstice -- the longest day of the year which begins the Colorado summer. It's a magical time of sun and light, when the the high country of Colorado puts away its skis and grabs hiking
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Summer is here! Telluride, Colorado

As the snow from the high peaks begins to melt and the leaves start to pop, its time to get out and enjoy the long sunny days of summer. Pull out those hiking boots, get your bikes out of storage, organize your fishing gear and get outside!
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Clark’s Market Expansion Underway / Telluride, CO

After being delayed for several years, the long awaited Clark’s Market expansion project in Telluride is now underway.Crews broke ground on the project earlier this month. The expansion will add significant square footage to one of area’s few grocery stores.According to Clark’s Market President Tom Clark Jr., the project will add around 6,700 square feet to the existing store on the west end of Telluride off Colorado Avenue. He said the project will allow the store to carry a wider
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Telluride’s Mountainside Gourmet Boom

With its steep and deep reputation, lively Main Street, and topographical bounty, Telluride has plenty going for it even after the powder melts. Increasingly, the best reason to visit off season isn't the bluegrass, grass, or even the views; it's the restaurants bringing gourmet innovation to 9,000 feet. Chefs here have come from all over, bringing influences from culinary capitals like New York, New Orleans, and Napa, and from such notable restaurants as Nobu 57, Galatoire, and Jean Georges' Mercer Kitchen. These transients may come
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First Quarter Market Update 2014 / Strongest Since 2008

With 2013 year-end sales holding steady verses 2012, the first quarter of 2014 registered the largest dollar volume of closings in six years. The months of January, February and March demonstrated increases over those same months of 2013 by 116%, 25% and 45%, respectively. Total combined first quarter sales outpaced 2013 by 47% ($94.2M vs. $63.9M).  As we enter the summer season, a robust first quarter bodes well for the entire year, as the summer marketplace has out-performed  winter sales
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Telluride, CO Locals Greg Hope & Walter Kvale Take Top 2 Spots

http://youtu.be/OdQAs8AFWHALocal big mountain skiers, Greg "MADMAN" Hope and Walter "Wu-Tang" Kvale took 1st and 2nd place this past weekend in the Telluride Subaru Free-ride Series. Congratulations boys!!
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Soaring above Telluride, CO with Glider Bob

Come soaring with pilot "Glider" Bob Saunders and passenger Hanna Penberthy in the Stemme motorglider as they lift off from the Telluride airport and fly the San Juan skies above the Telluride Ski Area. 100% GoPro edit.Pilot • Bob Saunders • glidetelluride.com Passenger • Hanna Penberthy Camera and Edit by Brett Schreckengost • brettschreckengost.comhttps://vimeo.com/88385280
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One More Week of Musical Entertainment Brought to you by The Sheridan Arts Foundation / Telluride, CO

The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents -- Steel Pulse Thursday night at the Telluride Conference Center. The show is at 9 PM, doors opening at 8 PM and general admission tickets are still for sale for $30. The show is a collaboration between the Telluride Ski Resort and The Sheridan Arts Foundation and is the third installment of a wildly successful Telluride Conference Center Winter Music Series. Click here for a post with video from Telluride Inside and Out.The Sheridan Arts Foundation
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The Newest Addition to Team T.D. Smith / Telluride, CO

PHOTO: Chris Sommers and Alex Smith calibrating the Phantom 2 Vision for test flight.The excitement around drones is increasing, and for good reason. The technology is steadily getting to the point where high end luxury real estate applications are made possible. Being able to hoist a high resolution camera on a unmanned aircraft has the dramatic ability to capture extraordinary images of our spectacular mountain setting, in addition to, the luxury residences and ranches that we represent.As the only real
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Telluride’s history is as colorful as the Victorian homes lining the streets.

Founded in 1878, Telluride’s history is as colorful as the Victorian homes lining the streets.Originally named Columbia, the fledgling town was forced to change its name in 1887 due to post office confusion with Columbia, California. From 1887 on, Telluride began to earn its place on the map as a budding mining town.Most say Telluride is named after tellurium, a nonmetallic element associated with rich mineral deposits of gold and silver. Others say it originated from the castaway call "To-Hell-You-Ride"
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March Madness in Telluride – More Snow!

March has roared in like a lion with over 27 inches of new snow this week and almost 19 FEET this season!! Another 6 inches is expected from this storm with additional snow called for next week.  March is historically one of the best snow months of the year and spring skiing could not be better in Telluride!  
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Telluride Expands 2017-18 Winter Flights to MTJ

Telluride Expands 2017-18 Winter Flights to MTJUp to 3 flights daily from Dallas-Fort Worth; Charlotte and Salt Lake City among the latest hubs added to Telluride’s air service expansionTELLURIDE, Colorado (September 12, 2017) – Telluride is more accessible than ever, as more flight options have been added for the 2017-18 winter season.Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) is the latest airport added to the list of direct flights to Montrose-Telluride Regional Airport (MTJ) on American Airlines. Flights from CLT to MTJ will
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Telluride’s Own – Wagner Custom Skis makes unique skis for the masses

Wagner churns out 1,000 pairs of custom skis a year By Heather Sackett Associate Editor Published: Sunday, February 2, 2014 6:06 AM CST Pete Wagner first came to Telluride in 1998, lured by the same thing that attracts countless others: a winter of skiing powder and steep lines.And, like so many others, one season of ski bumming was just the beginning of a lifelong love affair with the San Juan Mountains. To make a go of it in the region he fell in love with,
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Tax Breaks for Second-Home Owners

Many homeowners look forward to purchasing a second home that can be used for vacations, rental income, investment purposes or as a primary residence during retirement. Current tax laws offer several tax breaks that can help make second-home ownership more affordable. If you already own, or are thinking about purchasing a second home, it will be in your best interest to understand the tax breaks and how they work. Different tax rules apply depending on how you use the property, for either
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Telluride in a Snow Globe — 3 Feet of Snow in One Week!

Telluride, Colorado received over 3 feet of snow in the past week, and there are 5 more days of snow in the forecast. With snow falling nearly every day this February, it feels like Telluride is in a snow globe where the Town and its people move in slow motion as they enjoy the deepest powder in years.CREDITS: Camera and Edit by Brett Schreckengost Music: "Daydreamer" by Olive Musiquehttps://vimeo.com/85967680
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Telluride Receives TWO FEET in Two Days (and it’s still snowing)!

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Gus Kenworthy, Telluride Local Headed to Sochi

Telluride skier Gus Kenworthy first got on skis as a toddler, shortly after his family moved to town in the early ‘90s, and it wasn't long before he was airborne.“Catching air, jumping, spinning, that’s what he loved,” recalls his father Peter Kenworthy.“He was always leaping off something,” said his mom, Pip Kenworthy.It wasn’t some passing fancy, either. Kenworthy spent much of his childhood and teenage years on the Telluride Ski Resort, where he practically lived in the terrain park, hitting
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Telluride – Top Ten Ski Resorts in the World!

So why should a resort be in your Top Ten Ski Resort Bucket List? Well in the office, after a few hours of calm debate, followed by a few more hours of shouting and the odd hurled sticky bun (other more healthy mid-morning snacks are available), we decided that there is no set reason, or even set combination of reasons, it’s just far too personal.Some of you would prioritise snow and scenery over partying and food, or child care over
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2013 Year End Update / Market Holds Its Own

'09-'13 CAGR GraphAfter a record setting December of 2012 ($76,000,000 in gross sales), probably the result of investors desire to close by year end due to potential tax code changes, the Telluride marketplace “played catch up” for most of 2013. Very strong months of May, August and September where sales outpaced the prior year by 49% led to a bullish December with $65.6M in transactions, but short of matching the prior December. A reduction of 6% ($342.2M vs. $364.7M) in
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Telluride Rail Jam #1 – Get Down!

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Our Favorite New Year’s Ski Destinations in Colorado picked by FreshyMap…..

Telluride, of course!Surrounded by a box canyon of sheer cliffs and dense forest, the town of Telluride, Colorado is our quintessential ski-town pick for New Year's celebrations. Amidst  the festivities, which include a performance by Jefferson Starship at the Sheridan Opera House, Telluride will host its annual Torchlight Parade and fireworks display. After you've been dazzled by colorful lights and have brought in the New Year, get toasty at some of the local watering holes. For a unique Telluride experience, don't miss The
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Santa has arrived in Telluride!

With the best early season snow conditions in memory, Telluride is ready for Mr. Claus!ho ho pro from Brett Schreckengost on Vimeo.
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Third Quarter Market Update for 2013

3rd Quarter Market Update / Catches Up to 2012 After a record setting December of 2012 ($76,000,000 in gross sales), probably the result of investors desire to close by year end, the Telluride marketplace “played catch up” throughout the winter, spring and early summer of 2013. Uncertainty related to potential tax code changes in 2013, incentivized both buyers and sellers to culminate transactions in December of 2012 that might otherwise have occurred in 2013. A very strong 3rd quarter that was
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The Ride Festival, Telluride, CO

July 13 & 14, 2013 – Come join us at The Ride Festival for a weekend of quality music in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The weekend kicks off on Friday with an outdoor sunset concert in the scenic Mountain Village, connected to the town by a free gondola. In addition to the main stage lineup in the world renowned Town Park, enjoy some of the country’s best emerging talent in the historic clubs and outdoor venues throughout
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The Telluride Report

Wondering what the best public school in Colorado is? Hint - it's in Telluride!Read about this and more in the newest issue of the Telluride Report.The Telluride Report Volume II 2013
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2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival

2013 Lineup We're excited to announce the complete main stage schedule for the historic 40th Anniversary Telluride Bluegrass Festival...Thursday, June 20, 2013 10:00am — Gates Open 11:00 - Noon — Chris Thile 12:15 - 1:30pm — Elephant Revival 1:45 - 2:45pm — The Milk Carton Kids 3:00 - 4:15pm — Greensky Bluegrass 4:30 - 5:45pm — Steep Canyon Rangers 6:15 - 7:30pm — Richard Thompson 8:00 - 9:30pm — Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell 10:00 - 11:30pm — Mumford & SonsFriday, June 21, 2013 9:00am — Gates Open 10:00 - 11:00am —
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WILD WEST FEST, TELLURIDE, CO

The Sheridan Arts Foundation invites you to be a part of one of the most meaningful and exciting festivals of the Telluride community, the annual Wild West Fest. In 2013 we celebrate our 22st anniversary, with many exciting community events and enriching and educational experiences for all!Since 1990, the Sheridan Arts Foundation has raised $50,000 each year to bring 50 inner-city youth from Boys & Girls Clubs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to Telluride for a week of
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Mountain Film In Telluride, CO

Mountain Film -- Telluride ColoradoOver the centuries, Telluride, Colorado’s high-alpine valley has attracted a wild assortment of visitors and inhabitants. Indian chiefs and tribes, Spanish explorers, prospectors, gunslingers, prostitutes, union radicals, hippies, rock and ice climbers, and ski resort boomers have all played a role in Telluride’s history. With carefully preserved Victorian architecture and mountains rich in natural beauty, Telluride is home to a top-ranked ski resort, some of the nation’s most scenic sites—Bridal Veil Falls, the longest free-falling waterfall
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THE 10 COOLEST SUMMER FESTIVALS IN AMERICA

There are more summer festivals in more cities now than ever, so it won't be hard to find a great one near you. But these standouts from the pack are worth traveling across the country to experience.1. Sasquatch! May 24-27 Quincy, WashingtonKicking off the summer over Memorial Day weekend, Sasquatch! is held in the Gorge Amphitheatre, overlooking a broad picturesque curve of the Columbia River. Acts include The (reunited!) Postal Service, Sigur Rós, Nick Offerman, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. (sasquatchfestival.com)2. Governor's
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Telluride Celebrates Year End With a Splash!

ADULT SKIM from Keith Hill on Vimeo.
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Christie’s International Real Estate – 2013 Tavistock Cup Commercial

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Telluride, CO Ski Instructor Pancho Winter

http://vimeo.com/57869062 8750' Productions
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Telluride – My New Favorite Ski Resort?

I’ve been to Telluride, CO before, a few times in winter and once in summer, but until last month, I had not been there in about seven years. I did not know what I was missing.As someone who has been writing extensively on ski travel for over 15 years, I’ve been to nearly every major destination ski resort in the nation, many of them several times. Right now the biggest ones missing from my experiential portfolio are Taos, NM and Alyeska,
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Telluride, CO Cardboard Derby 2013

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Building New Business in Telluride, CO

Telluride Reaches Out Six-month ‘Venture Accelerator’ exposes entrepreneurs to mentors, angel investorsIn Telluride, there is more natural beauty than the eye can see. Economic diversity, not so much. The local economy is based on tourism and real estate, and more tourism.People don’t usually come here to start a company. They are much more likely to move to town after selling one.But that means there is no shortage of residents and second-home owners with C-level experience at Fortune 500 companies. And
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Spring is in the Air

Don't forget March fly fishing in the Telluride region.http://vimeo.com/61360228"ice" by RMR
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Helicopter Tour of the Telluride Ski Resort

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4H1nQ6JZjfoElevated Productions www.elevatedproductions.com
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2012 TAB Fashion Show

This years show (2013) marks the 18th anniversary for the Telluride Aids Benefit, which has raised over $1,800,000 for the purpose of education, advocacy and clinical care.http://vimeo.com/40978882
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Colorado resorts’ housing market rebound

 A huge December pushed 2012 high-country real-estate sales to their highest levels since 2008.Three years after the resort real-estate market cratered in 2009, sales in six Colorado resort counties have rebounded.Realtors say the rebound was supercharged in the last few months of the year, with December sales ranking as one of the strongest since the boom times of 2007.In Pitkin County, where average prices in tony Aspen were $4.2 million in 2012 and most high-end deals are done in cash,
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Forty Years of Telluride

Hart Roberts @hartwellskis  
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Telluride, CO — Best Ski Conditions of the Season!

The Telluride Ski Resort has had a steady flow of storms over the past three weeks, bringing in over 5 FEET of snow. All terrain is open, including Mountain Quail, Revelation Bowl and the Gold Hill shoots. Come join all the smiling faces in Telluride and enjoy some of the best conditions in the Rocky Mountain west.
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Telluride Ski Resort Receives 12″ in Past 24

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Telluride Powder Day 2/10/13

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Powder Skiing Telluride, CO Monday 1/28/13

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Telluride Ski Resort Receives 17″ of Fresh Snow

Over the past 48 hours Telluride Ski Resort has received over 17" of fresh snow. Chris Sommers and Alex Smith, skied the newly fallen snow yesterday and woke up to another 6" this morning.Come join us on the slopes!Alex and Chris
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Snow biking in Telluride, CO

Mountain bikers flock to Telluride, Colorado, from spring to fall, but there's no reason to stop riding when the snow falls. Local outfitter BootDoctors offers tours on "fat bikes"-- mountain bikes with oversized wide tires that can be ridden on traditional bike trails but excel in the snow. Rentals are $39 per day, including a helmet. Guided Big Tire Bike and Brew trips, which end with a tour and tasting at Telluride Brewing Co., are $99 for a half-day and $149 for
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San Miguel Resource Center Chocolate Lovers’ Fling

San Miguel Resource Center Chocolate Lovers' FlingDate: February 2, 2013 Time: 7:30pm-11:30pm Where: Telluride Conference Center Calling lovers of all kinds, the 18th annual Chocolate Lover's Fling, a fundraiser for the San Miguel Resource Center, is just around the corner on Saturday, Feb. 2nd at the Telluride Conference Center from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. If you are a lover of non-violence, and I know you are, help us to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our community by attending our annual fundraiser, the
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The San Juan Mountains: Aerial

http://vimeo.com/56864745 Brett Schreckengost
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New Year’s Torchlight Parade in Telluride

A Telluride tradition, the torchlight parade on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve is spectacular. http://vimeo.com/18449006  By: Jonathan Fulton
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Telluride Colorado

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSvIadFJy7c telluride.com
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Telluride Bluegrass Festival makes first lineup announcement

The 2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival broke records for its ticket sales, selling out its 4-day passes in just hours — all before a single act had been announced. Now weeks later, Reverb has the first wave of acts, which includes theSam Bush Band, Jackson Browne and Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell.The biggest surprise comes in five little letters tucked near the bottom of the first third of the bill: Feist. While there is a bit of banjo slipped in her “Sesame Street”-co-opted hit “1234,” Feist’s music wouldn’t be mistaken
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Winter Short Films at the Opera House

SHORTS IN WINTER • CELEBRATING OUR 35TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL December 26th • The Historic Sheridan Opera House Started in 1979, Mountainfilm in Telluride is one of America’s longest-running film festivals. To help us begin the celebration of our 35th annual festival, please join us for a family-friendly event at the Opera House - Mountainfilm's original venue. Featuring: Unicorn Sashimi The Man Who Planted Trees Fresh Guacamole Honnold 3.0 Doors & Reception at 5:30pm • Serving Hot Chocolate & Cupcakes Films at 6:30pm • $20 per person ($10 for children 12 and
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World’s Best Compete in Telluride!!

 This week Lower Misty Maiden will see some of its most epic action of the year with the World Cup Ski and Snowboardcross competition.With both ski and snowboardcross events planned, the competition will be broadcast on NBC, and Telluride will be hosting some of the world’s best. Skiers and snowboarders will be competing for some of the top positions in their disciplines, and though Telluride is an early stop, it could be a defining one.The skiing side of the competition
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December Calendar of Events in Telluride

December 5th through December 16th, attendees enjoy two weeks of seasonal activities from craft fairs to outdoor ice-skating parties to live music and festival activities. Don't miss out on everything Telluride and Mountain Village have to offer this holiday season!Calendar of Events: Come celebrate the holiday season in Telluride during the first Holiday Prelude. December 7th:Holiday Story Time, 11 am, Wilkinson Public Library Cookie Decorating, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Wilkinson Public Library Classic Holiday Movie: ELF, 1 pm, Wilkinson Public Library Telluride Arts Holiday Bazaar,
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Telluride on top

Ranked No. 1 ski resort in North America by Condé Nast Traveler Telluride Ski and Golf Company and local tourism officials are celebrating the news that Telluride was recently named the No. 1 ski resort in North America by Condé Nast Traveler.The results were derived from the luxury travel magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Survey. Resorts were rated on a five-point scale on a variety of criteria, including terrain and conditions, lifts and lines, après ski activities, local dining and local ambiance.
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Is Luxury Real Estate the New Global Currency?

Since the beginning of the global credit crunch in 2008, luxury real estate has morphed into a new world currency that provides investors with both a tangible asset and a cachet that cannot be found within the financial markets. It’s as if these emboldened investors zoomed out of their local Google Earth view to discover the wider global perspective on luxury real estate.THE RISE OF LUXURY REAL ESTATE AS A “SAFE HAVEN.” The volatility of global financial markets and the
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Best Places to Ski & Stay in North America

They’re the kings of the hill. Time to raise a glass to the 70 winners of our annual ski poll—the best North American ski resorts and ski hotels as determined by you, our readers.     2012 Readers' Poll              Top 20 Ski ResortsTELLURIDE, COLO. 94.3 WHISTLER BLACKCOMB, B.C. 91.4 DEER VALLEY, UTAH 90.5 JACKSON HOLE, WYO. 90.4 BEAVER CREEK, COLO. 90.3 SUN VALLEY, IDAHO 89.0 STOWE, VT. 88.5 VAIL, COLO. 88.5 ASPEN, COLO. 87.8 CRESTED BUTTE, COLO. 86.6 PARK CITY, UTAH 85.7 STEAMBOAT, COLO. 84.9 SNOWMASS, COLO. 83.9 MONT TREMBLANT, QUEBEC 82.7 ASPEN HIGHLANDS, COLO. 82.5 SQUAW VALLEY, CALIF. 82.0 LE MASSIF DE CHARLEVOIX, QUEBEC 81.1 MT. BACHELOR, ORE. 80.3 LAKE LOUISE MOUNTAIN
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Fall Real Estate Market Resurgence

The start of the 4th quarter of real estate sales in the Telluride region seems to have signaled a strong resurgence of sales. The month of October experienced an increase in gross dollar sales of 132% and numbers of transactions of 70% over the same month of 2011. Closings are largely the result of contracts “booked” during a very active late summer and early fall. Sales through the first 10 months are up 22% and numbers of transactions have increased 9%.In
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Fall Fly Fishing in the Telluride Region

Fly fishing is ON in Southwest Colorado right now! Our friends from Telluride Outside hook a big one on the Lower Dolores. (photo by Cameron Barker) Courtesy of Hart Roberts / Telluride.com 
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Powder Mag. Ranks Telluride #6 Best Places To Ski

Powder Magazine ranks The Best 32 Places to Ski in North America and Telluride comes up #6! Their self-proclaimed "P3 Ranking" is a sabermetric ranking system that scores resorts based on a few factors, including skier visits to a region, average snowfall, cost of a beer, the number of hot tubs versus number of police stations, and smiles per hour.Courtesy of Hart Roberts / Telluride.com 
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First Snow in Telluride

We had our first big snow of the year last night. Time to get your skis out of storage... winter is right around the corner! Thank you, SKI Magazine, for ranking Telluride #1 in Scenery in your 2013 Resort Guide... we hope these photos don't disappoint.Courtesy of Hart Roberts / Telluride.com  
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Telluride Helitrax the Only Helicopter Served Mtn. in North America

 Operating at the highest elevations in North America, Telluride Helitrax is Colorado's most experienced helicopter skiing and snowboarding company. Providing continuous operation since 1982, Telluride Helitrax offers both single and multi-day trips, as well as private and semi-private custom itineraries. A single day includes a minimum of 6 drops as well as food, transportation, powder skis, and all necessary safety equiptment.For more information check out our page on Telluride Helitrax or visit their website for details on dates, pricing, and packages: http://www.helitrax.com/. And watch the video
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Ski Mag.com ranks Telluride Ski Resort # 5

Who books a ski vacation based on scenery alone? Folks who’ve been to Telluride, that’s who. Sitting inside a breathtaking box canyon in the San Juan Mountains, surrounded by stunning peaks, Telluride (No. 1 for Scenery) has readers raving. “It is the most scenic resort I have ever skied.” While getting there is a challenge, those willing to make the trip are rewarded with a quaint mountain town coupled with world-class skiing. One reader hits the nail on the head:
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Fall Tilt Telluride / 12 Hr. Downhill Endurance Race

  Official Fall Tilt in Telluride Website  Fall Tilt 12-Hour Endurance Downhill Mountain Bike Race with a $5,000 Cash PurseOctober 6, 2012For those craving a challenge like no other, we’ve got your ticket ... and a$5,000 cash purse. Mountain Village returns this year with Fall Tilt, a 12-hour endurance downhill mountain bike race challenge geared towards experienced riders. The race begins Saturday, October 6 at 8 a.m. and finishes at 8 p.m. The winners of the challenge are determined by the total
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Fall Calendar Events for Telluride

  Golden leaves and snowcapped mountains herald autumn’s return and a chance to prepare for the season ahead. However, before you start waxing your skies, don’t miss Fall Tilt, a 12-hour endurance downhill mountain bike race that sets the bar for high-stakes riding. Cooler temperatures also beckon us to start planning for the coming year; so make your voice heard and be a part of your community’s annual budgeting process at two Special Town Council Budget Meetings. And last, the mainline
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New Flights to Telluride from Phoenix / Mesa and Oakland, CA

   Now Fly Nonstop from Montrose, CO to Phoenix / Mesa and San Francisco / Oakland with Allegiant
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5 Laid-Back Ways To Indulge Your Love Of Fall Foliage – Telluride foliage set to peak last week of September

Last week, Chris shared with us some great places to visit on a fall foliage road trip. While we love the idea of driving over hill and dale to find some fabulous fall color, we can't help but be frustrated by the fact that it's very hard to watch and drive at the same time. And, as much as we'd like to, we can't always claim shotgun.So, if leaf lusting is on your fall itinerary, here are five other fun ways
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Realtors say local housing sales remain positive

Telluride represents the strongest market in the county This year, housing sales have had mixed results in Colorado’s resort communities, but since March Telluride’s market has remained relatively strong. While most Telluride realtors welcome the positive numbers, they are approaching the future with a cautious optimism. Since April, the average dollar amount of housing sales per month in Telluride has been up roughly 30 percent over last year, according to real-estate broker TD Smith.Smith said he has seen the most sales activity
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Auction Of Luxury Ski Properties In Telluride, Colorado A Success

Concierge Auctions generates sales for two premier ski-in/ski-out condominium residences in See Forever Village in cooperation with Telluride Real Estate Corp.  TELLURIDE, Colo., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Saturday was an exciting one for NYC-based Concierge Auctions, as the firm announced the successful auction of two ski condominiums in the upscale community See Forever Village. 18 bidders participated as they vied for the best purchasing opportunities in Telluride's Mountain Village. The properties raise Concierge's tally of successful transactions in
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3 Key Steps to Buying a “Great Deal” in Real Estate

Most calls to our Naples real estate office, begin or end the same way these days:"You know, I'm Looking for a great deal."Ahh, the elusive and ever-present search for the home that' really worth $600,000 but you can get today for the bargain, basement price of $199,000. It's the deal everyone wants but only the select few have access to. The deal your buddy says he got on that distressed property last month or the one your cousin picked up from the lender
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Timing for the Fall colors in Telluride, Colorado

Denver- Fall is fast approaching, which means it is time to grab yourcamera and head to the hills to photograph the changing colors.Colorado photographer John Fielder joined us on the 9NEWS morning show and he says that peak colors in Colorado are usually weeks 3 and 4 in September, except the Telluride area, which is first week of October.For a quick day trip, take the Peak to Peak Highway North from Nederland, and Highway 7 from Lyons to Estes Park. Both drives will
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WARHOL FOUNDATION SEALS LONG-TERM DEAL WITH CHRISTIE’S

WARHOL FOUNDATION SEALS LONG-TERM DEAL WITH CHRISTIE’S Sales Proceeds Will Substantially Increase the Foundation’s Core Grant-making Programs  Single Artist Live Auctions, Private Sales and Pioneering Online Auctions Will Give Collectors Worldwide the Opportunity to Purchase Original Works from the Warhol Foundation’s Collection “Everybody must have a fantasy.” – Andy Warhol New York - The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Christie’s jointly announced yesterday that the Foundation has engaged Christie’s for future sales of Andy Warhol’s work from its collection. Recognizing that the arts community needs its
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Telluride Film Festival lineup

 Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael Shannon as family man and freelance assassin in “The Iceman,” and Ben Affleck as a CIA agent in “Argo.”Other high-profile titles screening at the festival, which opens Friday, include “Ginger and Rosa,” filmmaker Sally Potter’s coming-of-age drama with Elle Fanning; “Midnight’s Children,” director Deepa Mehta’s
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Telluride BBQ Festival

New festival brings the flavorTelluride Barbecue Festival set for Sept. 22-23 By Collin McRann Staff Reporter Published: Thursday, August 23, 2012 6:09 AM CDT Anyone who appreciates good barbecue will be in luck this September when the new Telluride Pig & Whiskey BBQ Festival kicks off its first year.The festival will bring 15 professional barbecue teams from across the country to the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village on Sept. 22-23. Teams will compete in a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition; however, organizers have
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Telluride Film Festival

DATE: 31st Aug 2012 - 03rd Sep 2012TIME: Starts at 10:00amLOCATION: TellurideEach Labor Day weekend, the tiny mountain village of Telluride, Colorado triples in size. Swells of passionate film enthusiasts flood the town for four days of total cinematic immersion, embarking on a viewing odyssey, blissfully spending entire days in flickering dark rooms. With only an appreciation of celluloid to guide them, these devotees flock to the show, year after year. Why? Blind faith. They don’t reveal the program until everyone lands in town.
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USA Pro Challenge: Farrar wins sprint finish into Telluride

By Real Aspen Real Aspen – August 21, 2012Tyler Farrar (USA) of Boulder-based Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda took home the first stage win of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge on Monday after a battle to the finish over 125.7 miles from Durango to Telluride.In a difficult first stage complete with two Waste Management sprints and three Nissan King of the Mountains competitions, the day ended with an all-out sprint to the finish, which saw Alessandro Bazzana (ITA) of Team Type 1-SANOFI take second and Damiano Caruso (ITA)
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Bridal Veil Falls, Telluride CO

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Telluride Airport Receives Major Grant

TELLURIDE, Colo.- Telluride is receiving a $500,000 federal grant to help attract more airline flights to the region.U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood just announced the grant.Telluride is one of 33 U.S. communities receiving a total of $13.9 million from a U.S. Department of Transportation program to help small communities with their air service needs.Transportation officials say the grant to Telluride will be used to provide an initial revenue guarantee and marketing program to recruit seasonal service.Public and private partners will contribute
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Strong summer for tourism

 The summer tourism season is shaping up to be better than recent years, according to local officials and business owners.Although July sales tax numbers have yet to be figured, both the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village report June numbers were up over 2011. According to Mountain Village Finance Director Kevin Swain, sales tax revenue for June was up about 2.8 percent over June 2011 and 2010. Sales tax revenue for June 2012 was about $148,000, compared with roughly $144,000
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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Traffic Updates

 This Monday, August 20, one of the largest bike races in U.S. history will begin in Durango, over Lizard Head Pass and into your neighborhood. Thousands of spectators are expected including throngs of domestic and international media. Along with all the excitement comes traffic delays and closures. Read below to learn more about how the race might impact your commute.Rolling closures will occur on State Highway 145 from 12:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. Anticipate 30- to 45-minute delays as all vehicles will be forced to pull over until all racers and support
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Telluride airport gets $4 million for improvements

A $4 million Federal Aviation Administration grant has been awarded to the Telluride Regional Airport for erosion control improvements and other infrastructure work.The grant is part of the FAA Reauthorization Bill, which was approved Feb 6. The bill authorized more than $3 billion per year to be used for airport improvements nationwide, through a national program called the Airport Improvement Plan. The funds at the Telluride airport will be spent in the coming years on a variety of projects aimed
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THE BEST TEEN WILDERNESS ADVENTURES

The older kids get, the easier it is to take them into the backcountry. This is even true for teenagers, who, despite getting a bad rap for being addicted to all things electronic, can be some of the best adventure companions. Removed from digital distractions, teens often share new sides of themselves in the wilderness. They connect more to each other in the backcountry, and to you. And they gain the practical, outdoor skills to eventually head out on adventures
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Land Rover Adventures, Off-Road Experience comes to Telluride, CO

 Off-road experience returns for 2012Land Rover has announced the return of its Land Rover Adventures driving program once again for 2012, which lets consumers purchase the chance to drive several of the manufacturer’s SUVs over trails in Utah and Colorado.The event let’s off-road enthusiasts get behind the wheel of the 2012 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and LR4 to test the vehicles’ capabilities, all while getting one-on-one guidance from instructors.Participants of the program will tour the Moab Desert in Utah
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USA Pro Cycling Challenge Rolls Through Telluride, Colorado August 20th, 2012

Telluride, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2012World class competitors and professional cyclists are gearing up to take on the Rocky Mountains this August for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The 683 mile course that begins in Durango, CO and ends in Denver, CO will include long high-altitude climbs, fast sprint lines, and dramatic downhill finishes. Telluride is honored to host the Stage 1 Finish for this spectacular event that will broadcast worldwide. 135 of the world’s best riders will compete in this adrenaline
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Realogy to File for IPO

Realogy to File for IPOFranchise giant Realogy Corp., which operates such real estate brands as Century 21 and Coldwell Banker, plans to go public soon, according to forms filed under its parent company, Domus Holdings Corp. The filing comes almost six years after the company was taken private by a hedge fund in 2006.The company is planning to raise up to $1 billion in new stock shares. Domus has not yet released the price or quantity of shares it plans
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TELLURIDE SKI RESORT RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE  Every year the leading ski industry organizations recognize resorts and individuals for efforts that advance or improve the overall experience and wellbeing of skiers and riders. This year, Telluride Ski Resort and employees of the company were recognized by three different entities in three different categories.The National Ski Area Association (NSAA) is a trade association formed in 1962 for ski area owners and operators, representing 325 alpine resorts nationwide. NSAA recognizes efforts made to improve
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10 Reasons to Go to Mountainfilm in Telluride.

Why I look forward to Mountainfim every year. I first attended Mountainfilm in Telluride in 2011, at the urging of two filmmaker friends (one of whom is pictured below). “You have to go,” they said, almost jumping out of their seats with excitement, “It’s the most inspiring weekend, anywhere.” They leaned forward. “Really.”“Most inspiring weekend ever” is a tough label to live up to, but after my first visit to the film festival, I’m already finding myself in my friends’ position—trying to convince
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Explore Colorado: Fun in Telluride

Explore Colorado: Fun in Telluride(KDVR News Denver Video Link)http://kdvr.com/2012/05/10/explore-colorado-fun-in-telluride/#ooid=02c3ZuNDr215gcn6NjD-5B8QR-MxJJvJTelluride is a mountain town with a jam-packed summer festival line-up.  The best known Telluride summer festival  is the Bluegrass Festival that coincides with the summer solstice.  You can catch some superpickers and some of the biggest names in bluegrass like Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas and Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers  at the 39th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival is June 21-24.The festival season in Telluride kicks off Memorial Weekend with MountainFilm.  It
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Telluride Market Update April 2012

Telluride Market Update Greetings from Telluride ~We have had an excellent winter in Telluride with over 17 feet of snow and an uptick in both retail sales and skier days.  The Historic Town of Telluride reports that retail sales year end 2011 were the highest in 20 years.  After rather lackluster real estate sales in the month of January, it appears as though transactions for February and March are tracking attained numbers for those same months of 2011.$18.9M of sales closed
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11 Irrefutable Signs of a Real Estate Recovery.

 Recovery Sign #1: Housing Starts. In February, housing starts checked-in at an annual rate of 698,000 units. That’s up 14.7% from the 608,800 starts in 2011… up 18.9% from the 586,900 starts in 2010… and up 25.9% from the record-low 554,000 starts in 2009. Even after the uptick, though, we’re nowhere close to the high-water mark of 2.07 million starts hit in 2005.Recovery Sign #2: Building Permits. In February, building permits – a proxy for future construction – climbed to an annual
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Excellent opportunity at See Forever Village, Telluride, CO

The developer of SFV has authorized the sale of one of his four remaining three bedroom, four bath units (Units 124 - 127) at $1,750,000 for a closing to occur on or before April 30th.  We are receiving excellent interest from a number of you, but no offers have been presented as yet.All Residences are custom furnished in a soft mountain contemporary style using natural materials to create a sophisticated feel. The furnishings include genuine mahogany cabinetry, window treatments, wool area rugs, art
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Bentley: In Search of Snow with Chris Davenport

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Delicious food on Telluride Slopes!

Delicious food awaits hungry skiers near Telluride's slopes  A nighttime gondola ride takes guests from the town of Telluride, up the mountain.By CHERYL NG COLLETTSpecial ContributorPublished: 09 March 2012 05:12 PMTELLURIDE, Colo. — The powdery, soft snow is dry and blustery, as if the clouds above Telluride parted and dropped fine feathers upon the 14,000-foot peaks.“We definitely got the winners’ share of early season’s storms, setting Telluride up with great conditions, and the snow has really turned on in the second half,”
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Tavistock Cup: Team Rosters and Broadcast Schedule

  The 2012 Tavistock Cup is only four days away. The ninth edition of the two-day tournament, which takes place March 19 and 20, returns to Lake Nona Golf & Country Club with the top touring professional members of Albany, Isleworth Golf & Country Club, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club and Queenwood Golf Club. This is an officially sanctioned PGA TOUR event recognized by many as the World Golf and Country Club Championship. Six golf professional members represent each competing club’s team this
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Christie’s International Real Estate proud sponsor of the 2012 Tavistock Cup!!

  Christie’s International Real Estate is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Tavistock Cup, which takes place March 19 and 20 at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida. The ninth installment of this officially sanctioned PGA TOUR event between the touring professional members of Albany, Isleworth, Lake Nona and Queenwood Golf Club will be televised on the Golf Channel in the U.S., Canada, China, and Japan. Skysports and other international affiliated stations also air the live broadcast to
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Telluride, Colorado Best Place for Intermediate Skiers.

OUTSIDE ONLINEWEDNESDAY, MARCH 07, 20121TELLURIDE, COLORADO Best place for intermediate skiers Sure, you can find terrain to scare you silly in the San Juans of southwest Colorado but Helitrax caters more to the intermediate skier who wants to up the fun in spectacular settings instead. With starting points as high as 13,500 feet, Helitrax operates in some of the highest terrain on the continent, where the views can take your breath away faster than the high-altitude. Expect to get six runs a
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Christie’s International Real Estate Press Release

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 29, 2012Contact: Lisa Bessone, Christie’s International Real Estate +1 505 216 1414 lbessone@christies.comChristie’s International Real Estate Announces New Marketing Initiatives With Renowned Global PartnersFlagship Publication of 25 Year to Undergo Complete Redesign and Modernization with Award-Winning August Media of the U.K.U.S.-Based Gabriels Technology to Oversee a Re-Launch and Optimization of the Company’s Web Site, www.christiesrealestate.comLondon, U.K. – Christie’s International Real Estate continues to roll out new initiatives with proven global partners to the network, staying at the
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Live Telluride Web Cam!

Take a look through the newly mounted Web Cam on Telluride's main street, Colorado Ave.http://www.telluride.com/blog/Telluride-Live-Web-Cam
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Exciting News from Christies International Real Estate and Telluride Real Estate Corp.

  Dear Affiliates: Christie’s International Real Estate continues to roll out new initiatives to our global Affiliate network, keeping us at the forefront of luxury real estate marketing and sales worldwide. Most immediately:Christie’s International Real Estate magazine will be produced by August Media, an award-winning U.K.-based firm. Their first directive is a complete re-design with lifestyle editorial to complement our portfolio of the world’s most beautiful homes. August Media has launched and edited some of Europe’s largest consumer newsstand titles, for clients as
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Telluride Ski Resort Receives 8 Feet of Snow Since New Year’s!

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National Geographic names Telluride as one of the top 25 ski resort towns in the world!

Telluride, Colorado Photograph by Tony Demin, CorbisBest For: Big-lunged skiers and boarders with a taste for fine wine and the mountain high lifeRemote and unrelentingly beautiful, Telluride may be the most picturesque ski town in North America, a Victorian-era silver-mining hamlet set deep in a box canyon in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. The steep runs of Telluride Ski Resort spill right into the edge of the town’s National Historic District, where a gondola whisks skiers back up into
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Telluride continues to receive excellent snow with another 11″ in the past 24 hours.

Telluride continues to lead the pack with one of the best snow conditions in the Rocky Mountains. The skiing and boarding is the best of the year with snow in the forecast for the next couple of days. We hope you have made your winter vacation plans and have been enjoying the excellent conditions, but if not, the time is now. Feel free to call us with any questions or for assistance in booking your ski vacation in Telluride.We
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Telluride Ski Resort: Top 3 deepest snow packs in Colorado

Behind Wolf Creek and Silverton, Telluride has the deepest snow pack in the State, with over 30" of new snow last week!!! We hope to see you on the slopes. Please feel free to call with any questions. TD, Chris and Alex
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Telluride receives 20″ in past 48 hours.

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Telluride Ski Resort receives 10 inches of new snow!! Telluride has some of the best ski conditions in the state.

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Exquisite Ski Property in Telluride, CO – 529 Benchmark

Gondola Resorts Dazzles Telluride With New Multi-Million Dollar Vacation Rental Ski Home Mansion features ski/in ski/out access at the Telluride ski resort with over 13,000 square feet of living space and guest house, for $5,000 per night. ShareThis Email PDF PrintTelluride CO Luxury Home Rental - "A Place In The Sun" We are extremely happy to begin the new year with what probably is one of North America’s finest ski resort vacation rental properties. Telluride, CO
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Forbes Ranks Telluride #3 of all US Ski Resorts

The top 5 ski resorts in the United States   3.  Telluride, Colorado (PAF = 89): If you’ve been to Telluride, you understand why it’s on this list.  Seeing this town’s main street framed against one of the more magnificent box canyons in the world, the spire of its old courthouse saluting a battalion of serrated San Juan peaks, pays for the plane ticket.  As for that plane ride, Telluride has a reputation for being hard to reach.  It’s a tag that gets Dave Riley,
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Telluride’s Luxury Real Estate is much like Christie’s Art – – Both are great investments

CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK POST-WAR AND CONTEMPORARY ART EVENING SALE REALIZES $247,597,000 (£153,510,140 / €178,269,840) ROY LICHTENSTEIN'S I CAN SEE THE WHOLE ROOM!...AND THERE'S NOBODY IN IT! FETCHES $43,202,500--A WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST 16 NEW WORLD AUCTION RECORDS Last evening's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Christie's in New York achieved $247,597,000 (£153,510,140 / €178,269,840), demonstrating the continuing appeal of this category among collectors worldwide. Thirty-three works sold above the $1 million mark and 16 new
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Telluride / 30 Days and Counting….

Friends of Telluride ~Thought you might enjoy a quick update and hope all is well.  Look forward to seeing you back in Telluride this winter.  If you would like to give us a call with your travel plans, we would be more than happy to assist you with accommodations.Summer and fall are behind us as we await the first major winter storm later this week.  Medium term predictions are for significant snows for early ski season, so break out the
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Christie’s Monthly Newsletter

Having trouble viewing this email? Click hereOctober 2011 FROM THE CEO: NEIL PALMER  Christie's launches the 2011 fall season of auctions this week. Christie's International Real Estate continues to build on the interconnectivity of the client base present at the sales by displaying our global properties at all the important art events. London gets the season underway with the Frieze Art Fair followed by additional London highlights which include the Italian sale and Post-War and Contemporary Art sale, with works such
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Aspen condo sells for $2,222 a square foot

A luxury condominium in Aspen sold for $3.595 million, or $2,222 a square foot, in what's being held up to show continuing interest in high-end properties in the mountain town, The Aspen Times reports.Local real estate brokers were convinced the price per square foot would prevent anyone from buying the 1,618-square-foot condo, but three offers were submitted in the same week.
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Telluride Real Estate Corporation Newsletter

The most recent newsletter from Telluride Real Estate Corporation  - The Telluride Report - is now available.Click Here to download a PDF version of the newsletter:  TREC Newsletter Volume III 2011
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High End Real Estate to recover the quickest – Telluride to follow

ASPEN — The highest of the high in the Aspen-area real estate market is recovering the quickest.There have already been 14 sales of homes priced in excess of $10 million, and another three houses at that price level are under contract, according to Craig Morris, a partner in Morris & Fyrwald Real Estate. That's only one sale off the record for a year — and there's still half of 2011 remaining.“That's a bright light,” Morris said.Andrew Ernemann of B.J. Adams
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CHRISTIE’S ANNOUNCES DATES FOR EXHIBITIONS AND SALES FOR ELIZABETH TAYLOR COLLECTION

CHRISTIE'S ANNOUNCES DATES FOR EXHIBITIONS AND SALES FOR ELIZABETH TAYLOR COLLECTIONNew York - Christie's is honored to announce the official dates for a landmark series of public exhibitions leading up to the sale of the collection of Elizabeth Taylor, the celebrated film star, fashion icon, and humanitarian. In
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Lone Hang Glider in Bear Creek, Telluride

 Beautiful Morning in Telluride
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Test your knowledge of Telluride – Fun Facts

Telluride was the first city in the world to have electric streetlights. Once called the “City of Lights,” the world’s first alternating current (AC) power plant was built here.  Today, the nearest stoplight is 45 miles away.At the east end of Telluride, Bridal Veil Falls (a frequently used name for waterfalls that resemble a bride’s veil) is Colorado’s tallest free-falling waterfall at 365 feet.  In winter the frozen shape of the falls forms an imposing challenge to intrepid ice climbers.  The
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9 Reasons to Buy a House Now in Telluride, Co.!

If you're planning to buy a house right now, the next few months may be the best time to buy. Waiting for both housing prices and interest rates to fall may not be a good strategy for potential homebuyers since analysts don't expect any significant declines in these two most important home-buying factors. Here's nine real estate trends that suggest you should get into the housing market sooner than later. (To learn more, check out 5 Tips For Recession House Hunters)TUTORIAL: Buying
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Telluride Resort Invests $1 Million in Capital Improvements, Upgrades — Mountain Lodge at Telluride

As many lodging properties in the travel and tourism industry begin to dig out from the “Great Recession,” some of the strongest are emerging on the heels of strategic investments designed to propel them into the next decade. Mountain Lodge at Telluride, the upscale resort in southwest Colorado, is completing work on a two-year, $1 million investment in capital improvements and upgrades. Telluride, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) April 05, 2011 As many lodging properties in the travel and tourism industry begin to dig out
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Telluride—Endless Adventure in the Southwest Corner of Colorado

A picturesque Victorian town set against dramatic backdrops, Telluride is home to a world-class ski resort and a wealth of activities that are alluring to skiers and non-skiers alike. Nestled deep in a box canyon in the San Juan Mountains, the town connects by way of a free high-speed gondola to neighboring Mountain Village, which is comprised of the ski mountain and many upscale amenities. Achieving the highest overall score for a ski resort by Condé Nast Traveler in 2010, Telluride
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It is Snowing in Telluride – Snow Report

Snow ReportToday25°F -4°CBase70 24 Hours5 48 Hours14 7 Day Total18 Season Total192Happy Fat Tuesday Not quite the bounty we saw yesterday morning, but we’ve received about five inches of new snow in the last 24 hours; much of that falling since the lifts closed yesterday.Open Lifts: All lifts open on time. Park Lift (2) Open Thursday through Sunday 4pm – 8pm.Hike-to Terrain: Changing conditions affect trail availability. Palmyra Peak and the Gold Hill Chutes will undoubtedly start the day as closed, but look for other hike-to terrain to
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Telluride and Land Rover Partnership and Spring Deals

Telluride and Land Rover recently partnered to bring guests a unique on-snow experience. Land Rover will be integrated throughout the resort and guests will have the opportunity to experience driving off-road during Ride & Drive weekends. On March 4 to 6 and March 18 to 20, skiers and snowboarders can put the vehicles through the paces. Guests can choose from 2011 model year Range Rovers, Range Rover Sports and Land Rover LR4s. For a full schedule see the community calendar
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Leftover Salmon returns to Telluride, Colorado

Leftover Salmon returns to the area Friday when they play the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village. For more than 20 years, LoS has infused the bluegrass/jamgrass world with their self-dubbed “polyethnic Cajun slamgrass.” The core remains: Vince Herman and Drew Emmitt share frontman duties, with long-timers Bill McKay (keyboards), Greg Garrison (bass) and Jeff Stipe (drums) still in two. Matt Flinner recently joined up as banjo player, filling the shoes of LoS co-founder Mark Vann, who died of cancer
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American Eagle Announces Seasonal Summer Service From Dallas/Fort Worth to Montrose, Colo.

Two Daily Nonstops to American's Largest Hub Begin June 9 FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today announced seasonal nonstop service from Montrose Regional Airport in Montrose, Colo., to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, beginning June 9 through Sept. 6. Eagle will fly two daily round trips with 44-seat Embraer jet aircraft."We are pleased to enhance our current winter service to Montrose with this summer schedule – offering visitors the
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2010 Market Recap: Telluride’s Market Continues to Show Signs of Recovery

Year end gross dollar sales in the Telluride Region during 2010 performed 20% above 2009. Sales of $317.6M paced at 92.5% of 2008 which was the partial year of sales production not negatively influenced by the current recession. Numbers of transactions increased 18% and the average price per incident remained stable indicating a stabilizing in value across all market categories.According to statistics compiled by Telluride Consulting, a total of 103 sales transpired in the Town of Telluride representing total gross
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2010/11 Winter Calendar of major events in Telluride

Folks,Please make note of all the great things happening in Telluride this winter! he Gondola opens for the winter season. November 21, 2009 - Gondola Opens Ski the first day of the 2008/2009 lift-served season in Telluride. November 27, 2009 -Telluride Ski Resort Opens Noel Night December 03, 2009 Shop early and partake in discounts and delicious tidbits in Telluride and Mountain Village stores. Telluride Artisan's Guild Holiday Bazaar December 05, 2008 - December 07, 2009 A grand sale of jewelry, ceramics, fine art, and more—all made by the regional
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CHRISTIE’S GREAT ESTATES IS NOW CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE

The change from Christie’s Great Estates creates clarity in the global market & strengthens the ties between Christie’s Art and Real Estate businessesTelluride, Colorado (February 16, 2011) – Telluride Real Estate Corp. is proud to share that Christie’s has announced a corporate name change for its exclusive property brand Christie’s International Real Estate, formerly Christie’s Great Estates. The prime and super-prime sectors of the property market—where Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE) operates exclusively—have a global clientele. The name change will
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Christie’s International sets all time Record, provided by TD Smith of Telluride Real Estate Corp.

Highest Annual Sales Total in Market History Reflects Continued Demand for ArtGlobal Auction Sales Increase 53%Private Sales Increase 39%28% of Christie’s Sales Now Secured Online via Christie’s LIVENew Clients Registering for Christie’s sales rise 22.7%Christie’s Retains Leadership PositionLondon/New York/Hong Kong – Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, today announced worldwide sales for 2010 of £3.3 billion/$5.0 billion, up 53% by £ on last year’s figure of £2.1 bil lion (Figures include buyer’s premium). The highest sales total
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Christie’s International Real Estate is New Name for World’s Leading Network of Luxury Property Specialists

The change from Christie’s Great Estates creates clarity in the global market & strengthens the ties between Christie’s art and real estate businessesChristie’s, the world’s leading art business, has today announced a corporate name change for its exclusive property brand Christie’s International Real Estate, formerly Christie’s Great Estates. The prime and super-prime sectors of the property market—where Christie’s International Real Estate operates exclusively—have a global clientele. The name change will instill in these consumers a more immediate grasp of the
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AUBERGE RESORTS INTRODUCES THE AUBERGE RESIDENCES AT ELEMENT 52: LUXURY HOMES IN TELLURIDE, COLORADO

ELEMENT 52 IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR AFFILIATION WITH AUBERGE RESORTS AS DETAILED IN THE PRESS RELEASE BELOW. GIVE OUR OFFICE A CALL FOR DETAILS OR WATCH FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTSPRESS RELEASE AUBERGE RESORTS INTRODUCES THE AUBERGE RESIDENCES AT ELEMENT 52: LUXURY HOMES IN TELLURIDE, COLORADO Auberge Resorts’ First Ski Property Complements The Company’s Growing Portfolio of Resorts And Residences MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (December 14, 2010) – Auberge Resorts http://www.aubergeresorts.com/, owners and operators of award-winning luxury resorts and private residence clubs, today added its first
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Telluride Voted #1 Nightlife in Readers Poll

Visitors to OnTheSnow.com have chosen Colorado's Telluride Ski Resort as their favorite place to dine, play, and enjoy the nightlife in North Americ a."The Telluride nightlife can be found in plenty of restaurants and bars on both sides of the resort"Read the full article here.
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Telluride – the West’s “Prettiest Ski Town”

Recent article published in Sunset Magazine calls Telluride the West's "Prettiest Ski Town".Minocycline target="_blank">Read the full article here.
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Telluride Ranked #2 in Recent Conde Nast Readers Poll

For the third consecutive year and the fourth year in the past five seasons, Telluride has been ranked the #2 resort in North America in the Conde Nast Readers Poll. Telluride garnered the highest score for local ambience on North America's mountains.target="_blank">Read the full Article
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Kids Fly Free to Telluride

Telluride and American Airlines are back with the ever popular Kids Fly Free Program this winter. American, Continental, Delta and United Airlines are also offering some of the most aggressive First Class fares in recent history, with rates as low as $632 to get to the slopes of Telluride.Telluride boasts some of the best non-stop access of any destination ski resort, with daily direct flights from Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Denver, and now Atlanta, as well as direct flights from Newark
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High-Altitude Doc Peter Hackett Tests an Herbal Remedy from Shining Mountain Herbs

RIDGWAY – It had already been a busy morning for Dr. Peter Hackett when we met for coffee at Cimarron Bookstore in Ridgway. Hackett had fielded one phone call from the Bechtel Corporation, one of the world’s biggest privately held companies and the biggest engineering and project management firm in the U.S. (Bechtel built the Hoover Dam, and the Big Dig in Boston.) Bechtel wants to build several mines in South America at altitudes ranging from 10,000 to 16,000 feet.
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A NEW LIFT IN DELTA BOWL? MORE ON-MOUNTAIN RESTAURANTS?

“Telluride Vision 2025:” Telluride Ski Resort to Release a Draft Update of Its Master PlanOver the course of 2010, the Telluride Ski Resort has been seeking public opinion in conjunction with their “Telluride Vision 2025” update of the ski resort master development plan, as requested by the US Forest Service. Telski hopes to release a draft version of this update during the winter of 2011.Several public meetings and two online surveys have taken place, and once the draft plan is
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“LIVE HIGH, LIVE WELL”

Telluride’s Institute for Altitude Medicine Seeks To Promote the Health of People Living, Working and Traveling to High AltitudeShortness of breath,headaches, loss of appetite, diffi culty sleeping... sometimes the cost of visiting the natural beauty and recreational meccas of high altitude resorts is more than financial. Dr. Peter Hackett (pictured above), founder and director of the Institute for Altitude Medicine (IFAM) says, “the effects of high altitude are very manageable, and in fact, can even be good for you.” According
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TELLURIDE GRAVITY WORKS

Telluride’s Newest Full-Service Mountain Sports Shop Telluride Gravity Works is a full-service mountain sports shop and climbing gym located in the heart of Telluride on the sunny side of Main Street. Telluride’s newest mountain sports shop will bring over fi fty different skiing, snowboarding and climbing brands to the community, representing the lifestyle and the sports that the owners and employees are so passionate about. Included are high-end ski and snowboard demos/rentals, along with tuning services, and a friendly
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MARKET UPDATE

The 2010 marketplace is best characterized as “rounding the corner.” Gross dollar sales are pacing at 90% of 2008 and are 76% above the sales production of 2009, so that would seem to indicate that the worst is behind us. Numbers of transactions have also increased 34% over 2009, and when one considers that gross dollar fi gu res are considerably higher, this points to more transactions at higher price levels. While recent media and partisan politics
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TREC BROKER RECEIVES TOP HONORS

TREC’s Jim Nerlin Is Honored at the State and Local LevelJim Nerlin, one of TREC’s Vice Presidents, was named Colorado’s Land REALTOR® of the Year at the annual convention of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® held in October in Colorado Springs. The Colorado Chapter of REALTORS® Land Institute presents the annual award to the individual who has demonstrated competency and excellence in the area of land brokerage and who has made important contributions to the REALTOR® organization. Jim was also
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TELLURIDE GARNERS NATIONAL ACCOLADES

The October issue of Powder Magazine said it quite clearly, calling Telluride “America’s Greatest Backcountry Resort.” This 12-page in-depth look at our community heaps much praise upon both the ski experience and the vibe of the town. The article is a thorough and at times playful look at what makes Telluride so special. TREC has this piece in an easyto- send PDF format - contact your TREC broker for a copy via email.Indeed, the ski company’s ongoing expansion
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Peaks Resort Floats an Ambitious Plan to Add Rooms in Conjunction With an Enlarged Conference Center

by Seth Cagin Watch Newspapers11.12.10 - 09:55 amTELLURIDE - The ownership group of The Peaks Resort and Spa has proposed to adding 90 rooms to the Telluride region’s largest hotel in conjunction with a doubling of immediately adjacent Telluride Conference Center.The proposal envisions the construction of a new structure on the south side of the existing hotel building, extending across Mountain Village Boulevard to where it would attach to the existing conference center. The new structure would contain the new
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Christie’s Great Estates – Record Year in Dubai

Date: October 27, 2010CHRISTIE’S SALES SOAR IN DUBAI A RECORD YEAR FOR CHRISTIE’ DUBAI SALES OF CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EASTERN ART IN 2010TOTAL RESULT - $29 million 2009TOTAL RESULT - $13 million REPRESENTS117% INCREASE Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, announced that yesterday evening’s sale of International Modern and Contemporary Art in Dubai achieved $14,043,000 / AED 51,565,896, more than doubling the pre-sa le estimate of $6.7 million and confirming Christie’s market leadership in the region.
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Telluride Real Estate Market Update 10/25

The 2010 marketplace is best characterized as “rounding the corner.” Gross dollar sales are pacing at 90% of 2008 and are 76% above the  sales production of 2009, so that would seem to indicate that the worst is behind us. Numbers of transactions have also increased 34% over 2009, and when one considers that gross dollar figures are considerably higher, this points to more transactions at higher price levels. While recent media and partisan politics have dampened incidents of closings
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Telluride Ski Resort prepares for winter 2010 / 2011

Telski prepares for winter 2010 32 days and counting By Katie Klingsporn Associate Editor Published: Sunday, October 24, 2010 6:16 AM CDTThere it was on Friday morning, short-lived but undeniable: snow on the rooftops.And with that, the first accumulation in town, winter’s approach became tangible.With just thirty-some days before the scheduled opening day of the 2010/11 ski season, The Telluride Ski & Golf Company is gearing up. The ski company has been working all summer to prepare the mountain for the season, is all
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