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It’s Springtime in the Rockies!

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March is sizing up to be amazing with more powder arriving every week, fantastic blue bird days on the slopes and breathtaking Alpenglow evenings. It’s easy to awaken the ski enthusiast in you when there’s access to over 7,300 acres, 330 trails and a season’s worth of exciting winter activities just outside.

This year promises to be the perfect grand finale month for ski season, where families tap into their full-on fun mode, carving up the slopes at Telluride and Purgatory Ski Resorts.

Come for a break and see why USA Today just put us at number 8 in their Top 10 Winter Wonderlands!


Easy Air Access to a Mountain of ActivitiesIt’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.

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.


Want to skip the rental car? Telluride Express (970-728-6000) and Western Slope Rides (970-626-5121) offer shuttle service vehicles operating between Montrose Airport and Chipeta Resort.

Chipeta ski trip getaway Western Slope RidesWestern 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.

Springtime R&R in the San Juans

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 weekly scheduled yoga classes, soak in the outdoor solar-heated hot pools, relax with vino next to the solarium’s fireplace and indulge with Chipeta’s full-service Spa. Select accommodations feature hot tubs on private decks 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 and hot tub. Enjoy satellite HD TV steam showers and all of the facilities and amenities the resort offers.


Four Corners Restaurant is open for the winter season, through April 4, 2020. Featuring Chef Lucas Wentzel’s al fresco cuisine, with live entertainment on Wednesday and Friday evenings, from 6pm – 9pm, and Speakeasy night specials on Thursday’s.




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