OVER 1 FOOT OF POWDER FALLS IN PAST 18 HOURS IN TELLURIDE
TELLURIDE, CO. January 22, 2010 - Over 1 foot of snow has blanketed the Telluride Ski Area in the past 18 hours, leaving 13 inches to greet enthusiastic skiers and boarders at the top of the ski area this morning.
Telluride and the San Juan Mountains are currently under a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service. Snow showers started Monday afternoon, with snow continuing throughout the week. This current storm cycle brought 13” at top of mountain overnight. A 52-inch base was reported with powder conditions as of 7 a.m. Telluride can now boast one of the best snow bases in Colorado to date.
With award winning customer service, Telluride promises to deliver a memorable vacation experience. With almost all intermediate mountain runs groomed on a daily basis, skiers and boarders can enjoy fresh corduroy each day. After a day of adventure, relax and rejuvenate at luxurious spas and some of the best ski/in ski/out hotels in ski country. Telluride’s restaurant scene offers cuisine as varied and exceptional as those found around the world. From breathtaking views at Allred’s restaurant at the top of the gondola to a great burger at the slopeside Hop Garden, Telluride offers delicious options to fit any mood or palette.
“Telluride is looking forward to a terrific February,” said CEO of the resort Dave Riley. “With these great conditions, and our new superb night Terrain Park and Superpipe, there is no better time to book a ski vacation in Telluride!”
The National Weather Service reports another major winter storm will continue to impact much of western Colorado into the weekend. Periods of heavy snow will fall over the mountains with 1 to 3 feet of new snow possible.