Video Footage Link of Telluride’s Opening Day Attached Below
TELLURIDE SKI RESORT OPENS THANKSGIVING DAY
TELLURIDE, Colo. (Nov. 26, 2009) – The Telluride Ski Resort opened today with the first chair carrying the Telluride World Cup Planning Committee!
After a brief ribbon cutting by CEO of the resort, Dave Riley, the World Cup Organizational Committee took the first chair. Planning months in advance for the international event, the World Cup Committee (seated left to right) consists of Meehan Fee, Director of the Telluride Conference Center, Justin Chandler, Executive Director of the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club, Elizabeth Howe, Executive Director of Resort Services and Chief of Operations for the World Cup, and Scott McQuade, CEO of the Telluride Tourism Board.
The leader in ski area service and committed to providing a superior and consistent level of guest amenities, the Telluride Ski Resort recently ranked #2 Best Ski Resort by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, the world’s foremost leader in travel.
Along with great conditions and superior guest service - the ski resort also boasts new terrain, the inaugural 2010 Visa U.S. Snowboardcross World Cup, some of the best air access in ski country, redefined and incredible on mountain restaurants, and two new award winning hotels!
Thanksgiving Day opened the Chondola, Village Express (4), Polar Queen Express (5), Apex Lift (6), the Ski School Magic Carpet, the Adult Magic Carpet and access from the San Sophia Gondola Station. Terrain off Polar Queen and Apex Lifts will not be open, except for access between lifts. For more information, please go to www.tellurideskiresort.com.
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