COLORADO SKI SEASON IS BACK !
Snow lovers rejoice! It’s that coveted time of year when Southwestern Colorado becomes a white winter wonderland. Nature lovers gravitate to Chipeta Solar Springs Resort’s Ridgway, Colorado setting year-round for its gorgeous scenery and exciting recreation; it’s hard to beat the beauty bliss when snow blankets the majestic San Juan Mountain Range.
Make Chipeta Resort your springboard to the best winter activities.
SKIING AND SNOW BOARDING
Rated #1 ski resort in North America by Conde Nast readers and tucked among the highest concentration of 13,000 – 14,000-foot peaks, in North America, Telluride Ski Resort is recognized Internationally as a premiere ski and snowboard destination. Telluride’s 2,000 acre and 127 trails terrain are legendary and has always been revered as the best in Colorado.
Telluride Ski Resort just received 12 inches of new powder within the past three day for a snowpack total of over 7 feet.
The region receives on average more than 300-inches of snow annually and offers more than 2,000 skiable acres for all ability levels. With 300 days of yearly sunshine, the skiing and snowboarding are epic experiences, in Telluride. Read more…
WINTER ADVENTURES IN THE LAND OF ICE AND STEAM
With a blanket of snow and the ethereal blue glow of the famous Ouray Ice Park, Ouray has officially bundled up for a fantastic winter season. Most of our visitors enjoy the gorgeous summer days and cool nights, but our town doesn’t close for the winter. Learn more about our amazing, uncrowded winter adventures. What better way to start off the New Year than a getaway to Ouray?
Come for a mid-week break and see why USA Today just put us at number 8 in their Top 10 Winter Wonderlands! It’s never been easier getting here, with direct flights into Montrose during the winter season from major hubs all around the country, including Denver, Dallas, Phoenix, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Charlotte and Salt Lake City. For all flights over to the Colorado Flights Alliance schedule page.
TRAVELING TO THE WESTERN SLOPE IS EASIER THAN EVER BEFORE
Rest assured that it’s easier than ever to book winter flights to Southwest Colorado through Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ). Located only 30 miles north of Chipeta Solar Springs Resort, Montrose Airport offers winter flight schedules that include nonstop service to the Ridgway, Telluride and Ouray, Colorado region.
- Allegiant Air–Los Angeles
- American Airlines–Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte, Chicago, Phoenix & Los Angeles
- Delta Air Lines–Salt Lake City & Atlanta
- United Airlines–San Francisco, Los Angeles, Newark, Chicago & Houston
Western Slope Rides also provides fee-based round-trip transportation to Telluride Ski Resort so that you, your family and friends can enjoy a great day on slopes without the hassle of driving. Our Front Desk team is happy to help you make shuttle service reservations for your Chipeta ski trip getaway.
If you opt to simply chill out at our southwestern-inspired boutique lodge, you will still find plenty to keep you engaged. Stay fit in yoga classes, soak in the solar-heated hot pools, relax with vino next to the solarium’s fireplace and indulge with Chipeta Spa pampering. Select accommodations feature hot tubs, patios and fireplaces.
For a special treat, snuggle up in Chipeta Resort’s Spa Suites. Each Spa Suite features a full kitchen, log fireplace, private deck hot tub. Enjoy satellite HD TV a jetted bathtub combined steam shower, along with all the facilities and amenities the resort offers.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Four Corners Restaurant re-opens for the winter season, on December 15, with an updated menu selection and exciting line-up of winter entertainment.
Chef Chuy Ayvar Senior and Junior will be featuring an eclectic menu of coastal influenced surf and turf cuisine, sushi and vegetarian fare.
SKI TELLURIDE PACKAGES
|Winter Slope Runner Package
Two nights or more
Wine and Truffles in room upon arrival
Two-day lift tickets Telluride Ski Resort
|Winter Premiere Package
Three nights or more
Day pass to Orvis Hot Springs
Two-day lift tickets Telluride Ski Resort
50-minute Therapeutic massageComplimentary monogrammed robe$50 gift card to on-site Four Corner’s Restaurant
|Colorado Ski Honeymoon Package
5 nights or more
Wine, truffles, flowers upon arrival
Three-day lift tickets Telluride Ski Resort
50-minute therapeutic massage with hand and foot refresher
50-minute Spa Facial
$50 gift card
On-site Four Corner’s Restaurant
REGIONAL WINTER ACTIVITIES
SPECIAL WINTER EVENTS
Dec. 7: Christmas Tree Lighting In Ridgway Town Park
Dec. 2: Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Ouray Elks
Dec. 9-10: Weehawken Dance Presents: “The Nutcracker” Ballet
Dec. 15: Four Corner’s Restaurant Re-Opens at Chipeta
Dec. 15: Ouray County Chorus Holiday Concert
Dec. 15: Alex Smith Live at the Sherbino
Dec. 15-16: Weehawken’s Annual Gingerbread House Family Workshops
Dec. 22: Santa Delivers Stocking Stuffing Party at Ouray Elks Lodge
Dec. 22-23: Dude and Bro Get Real–Telluride Theatre at the Sherbino
Jan. 11-13: 2019 San Juan Skijoring Competition-Ouray County Fairgrounds