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 #4 ranking last year as well. SKI Magazine readers also ranked Telluride as the top resort in Colorado.
“We’re thrilled about being ranked fourth by SKI Magazine readers,” said Greg Pack, general manager and president of Telluride Ski Resort. “Having an honor such as this come from readers’ votes is important as it speaks directly to the overall guest experience. This is not just an award for the ski resort, but for the whole community who work together to create a top destination for visitors year after year.”
As part of the overall #4 ranking, SKI Magazine readers credited the Resort for slopes that are “virtually empty” and for offering an overall resort experience that “caters to all.” They also gave the resort’s Ski School high marks for its offerings and highlighted the resort’s variety of terrain for all abilities. The resort also received high marks in individual categories such as Scenery (#1), Service (#7), Character (#2), Lodging (#5), Dining (#5), Après (#6), Variety (#4), Challenge (#7) and Grooming (#10), which helped secure Telluride’s high overall ranking.
This year the ski resort has significantly increased its flight service making it easier than ever to get to here. Now with 14 direct flights from 11 major hubs into nearby Telluride/Montrose airport (MTJ), Telluride offers some of the best, most direct access in ski country.
About Telluride Ski & Golf
Telluride Ski & Golf, rated the #1 ski resort in North America by Conde Nast Traveler (2013, 2014 & 2015), offers spectacular skiing, riding, golf and recreation opportunities. Located in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, Telluride is tucked among the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks in North America. From families to thrill seekers, the ski resort offers unmatched scenic beauty and incredible terrain consisting of 127 trails and over 2,000 acres. Golfers can enjoy teeing off on one of the highest altitude courses with an 18-hole par-70, 6,574-yard course at 9,417 feet above sea level. While visiting Telluride, take advantage of world-class dining, sophisticated shopping options, luxury hotels and exquisite spas all offering exceptional service. Non-stop flights are available from 11 major hubs, and the free gondola transportation system makes getting around Telluride easy. For more information visit, www.tellurideskiresort.com.