With the San Juan Mountains as your playground, there is no shortage of activities at your fingertips and boundless opportunities for alpine adventure. Continuously named the Best Ski Resort in America by Condé Nast Traveler, Madeline Hotel & Residences provides thoughtful amenities so you can make the most of your time on the slopes, including ski-in/ski-out accommodations and a ski valet.

Reserve Your Stay

Reserve Your Stay

In Telluride

Alpine, Nordic and Backcountry Skiing

Ski 1,700 acres and 84 trails at America’s best Alpine ski resort. Or explore the winter terrain on six different nordic skiing areas in and around Telluride. Better yet, explore uncharted territory by cat skiing or heli skiing.

Ice Skating

Step outside your room at Madeline Hotel and Residences and onto the skating rink during the day or under the stars in the evening.


Whether leisurely sight-seeing or adventuring on an uphill trek in the San Juans, snowshoeing is a great way to discover the beauty in and around Telluride.


Take the ride of your life on a private snowmobile tour in the backcountry of Telluride under the abundant views of the San Juan Mountains.

Dog Sled Rides

Bundle up and explore the snow-covered trails throughout the San Juan and Uncompahgre National Forests with a team of Alaskan huskies on a sled dog adventure.

Winter Biking

Whether exploring the valley floor or heading up Bear Creek for a cardio workout, enjoy year-round fat tire biking around Telluride.

Gondola Rides

Take a 13-minute complimentary gondola ride into Telluride-the first and only free public transportation system of its kind in the United States. Enjoy views from 10,500 feet.

Downtown Telluride

The shops and restaurants of Telluride often get overlooked by the endless pursuit of outdoor recreation. Explore the seasonal Telluride Farmers Market, local retail shops, gourmet restaurants and much more.


Whether you’re new to heliskiing or a heli-veteran, be prepared for the trip of a lifetime when you book a Telluride heliskiing tour. Explore some of the highest elevations in North America, and experience unparalleled snow conditions, dramatically breathtaking views and that famous fluffy Colorado powder in the backcountry of the San Juans and Uncompahgre National Forests.


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