TELLURIDE, Colorado (PRWEB) December 20, 2006
Another winter storm brought a heap of snow to the San Juans over the last 48 hours, leaving the Telluride Ski Resort with 19 inches of fresh snow. The snow totals for the last two weeks are over 34 inches, making skiing conditions superb. The big storm enables The Telluride Ski Resort (Telski) to open more terrain. Telski announced all lifts will open Saturday, Dec. 16. Terrain off of each lift will be based on conditions. Also, this weekend all of the on-mountain dining facilities will be available to skiers and riders.
The Top-a-ten Snowshoe and Nordic Center offers visitors another way to explore the mountains. Guided snowshoe tours through thick forest and serene meadows are available daily at 10 a.m. The two to three hour tours provide educational recreation for all ages and abilities. Learn about wildlife, trees, geology, history and climate. Snowshoers must dress appropriately, and bring water and a snack. Nordic skiers enjoy ten kilometers of groomed trails, maps provided at the Top-a-ten Yurt. Trails are open from 9am-4pm.
"We are thrilled that all the snow enables us to open so much of the mountain this early," said Ken Stone, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Telski.
To celebrate the holidays and recent storm, ResortQuest is offering Telluride vacation rentals and packages at discounted rates for slopeside or ski-in ski-out properties. Telluride visitors are invited to stay in fully-equipped rental properties while taking advantage of added on services including discounted lift and lodging packages. Guests can call 800-463-9579 or visit ResortQuestTelluride.com to inquire about a stay at Telluride or Mountain Village.
ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rentals hospitality and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations, ResortQuest.com. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada, based on a portfolio of nearly 17,000 vacation rental properties, including ocean front rentals and ski vacations, with a combined real estate value estimated at approximately $7 billion. ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations. ResortQuest employs more than 4,000 people and is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE: GET), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries, based in Nashville, Tenn., that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit ResortQuest.com or GaylordEntertainment.com.
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