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Get Ready For Another Amazing Rocky Mountain Ski Season!

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There’s a chill in the air in Southwestern Colorado. It’s that wonderful time of year when snow begins to blanket the San Juan Mountains to make way for another season of epic downhill skiing at Telluride Ski Resort and Nordic skiing near Ridgway and Ouray.

At Telluride Ski Resort, the 2019/2020 season kicks off with Donation Day on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Opening Day following on Thanksgiving Day. Closing Day is set for Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Purgatory Ski Resort estimates its opening day for Nov. 23 and closing on April 22, 2020.  Located 1½ hours from Ridgway, Colorado, through the scenic Million Dollar Highway.

Silverton Ski Area, celebrating 18 years of steep and deep expert skiing also offers heli skiing and is open from Nov. 24-Apr. 5.  Silverton is located just an hour’s drive away.

Chipeta’s Telluride ski packages are available from Nov. 28, 2019 through April 5, 2020 (Black-out days may apply).  We also offers discounted Telluride Ski Resort lift tickets with the purchase of any Winter Ski Package. For details on additional Colorado vacation packages, visit Chipeta Solar Springs Resort or email or call (800) 633-5868.

Winter Air Access To Montrose Regional AirportEasy Air Access to a Mountain of Activities
Winter airline schedules make it easier than ever to book flights to Southwest Colorado through Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) that’s just 30 miles north of Chipeta Solar Springs Resort and the historic town of Ridgway.

Aside from connecting flight service from destinations across the globe, Montrose Airport’s 2019-2020 growing seasonal flight schedule includes nonstop service from Phoenix, Denver, Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta and Salt Lake City. You’ll also find year-round nonstop service from Denver, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Chicago.

Fights are operated by:

For a full Winter 2019-2020 flight schedule, visit Montrose Regional Airport website .

If you don’t want to rent a car once you arrive, shuttle service vehicles from Montrose Airport to Chipeta Resort are available through Telluride Express (970-728-6000) and Western Slope Rides (970-626-5121).

Western Slope Rides also provides fee-based round-trip transportation to Telluride Ski Resort so 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 with making shuttle service reservations for your Chipeta ski trip getaway.

Four Corner’s Restaurant & Bar set to re-open for winter/spring on Wednesday, December 4!
We are looking forward to continuing our eclectic Southwest menu through the winter.spring season, featuring Chef Chuy Jr. and live music with David Nunn. we will kick-off the winter/spring season re-opening with happy hour specials from 5pm – 6pm and drink specials all throughout the evening.

The Perfect Space to Host Your Special Event
The Kiva Event Center, nestled in the heart of Chipeta resort, provides the perfect space for a holiday celebration, wedding celebration, company and corporate retreats or yoga retreats. Our Event staff would be happy to assist you with your event vision and details.

For more information please contact

Ridgway, Ouray & Telluride November Events At A Glance
From the Ridgway Independent Film Fest to Opening Day at Telluride Ski Resort, you’ll always find plenty of Southwestern Colorado November events!

Nov. 4: Tammi Brazee Opening Reception at 610 Arts Collective

Nov. 9-10: Ridgway Independent Film Fest at the Sherbino theater

Nov. 22: Telluride Mountain Village Gondola Opens For Winter

Nov. 27: Telluride Ski Resort Donation Day Preview

Nov. 28: Telluride Ski Resort 2019-20 Opening Day

Dec. 4: Four Corner’s Restaurant winter re-opening Telluride Noel Night

Dec. 5-8: Weehawken Dance presents THE NUTCRACKER at the Montrose Pavilion

Dec. 6: Ridgway Noel Night

Dec. 6: The 3rd Annual Fire Festival, Mountain Village

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Also visit for a full schedule of live music, theater and other special events.


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