Unofficial Telluride

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“This is Norway” | Salomon Freeski TV Season 5 Episode 3

Salomon Freeski TV dropped their 3rd episode today and features some soulful skiing in Norway. The riders in this weeks episode are Mike Douglas, Asmund Thorsen, Enak Gavaggio, and Eirik … Read More

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Winter Returns to Colorado After Record Highs on Monday | Winter Storm Warning Issued through Wednesday

NOAA has issued both a Winter Storm Warning and a Hazardous Weather Outlook for most of Colorado as well as the eastern Utah Mountains through Wednesday evening. Telluride and the … Read More

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Colorado Will Implement “Pace Car System” To Control Ski Traffic This Season

Photo Credit: Does this sound like a viable way to deal with I-70 Colorado ski traffic, or the worst idea you could ever possibly think of? Regardless, it’s happening as … Read More

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CLASSIC! | Telluride Visa Commercial from 1994 Lillehammer Olympics

“At Telluride Ski Resort, they’ll let you take the Plunge…but they won’t take American Express.” Rediscovering this classic Visa ad that ran for the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, I realized … Read More

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Aspen Extreme Trailer | “We’re the Best Skiers on This Mountain!”

“Where the beautiful, the rich, the famous, and the powerful come to escape.” “Where the best skiers in the world come to challenge their skills.” It’s even cheesier than I … Read More

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Unofficial Beer | The Alchemist Is Giving You Heady Topper In The Can | And You’ll Like It!

I’ve waited too long to write about Heady Topper. I was given a can as a thank you present for a deed that was done back in September and couldn’t … Read More

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Do you have a Telluride Season Pass Yet? Only 1 Week Left To Buy Them at Discounted Rates…

The 2011-2012 Telluride ski season is fast approaching with opening scheduled for 9am Thanksgiving Day, exactly 5 weeks from today! I am sure most people in the area have already … Read More

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The Art of Flight is Rad….But A Bad Influence?

Travis Rice’s, The Art of Flight is one of the sickest and most influentual snowsports films of our time, but there may be a price to pay for such radness.  Now, … Read More

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Best chairlift in CO? | Telluride’s Chair 14: The Gold Hill Express

What’s the best chairlift in Colorado you ask? Look no further than Telluride’s Chair 14, less commonly known as The Gold Hill Express. In my opinion, it doesn’t get much … Read More


The 2011 IFSC Lead World Cup | Boulder, CO | Sport Climbing Championships

For the first time in 20 years, the IFSC Lead World Cup was recently held in the U.S.  The North Face sponsored event was held last weekend in Boulder, CO. … Read More

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Telluride landmarks featured in Coors Banquet Beer commercial | Ajax Peak & Sheridan Bar.

Remember this past winter when the Sheridan Bar’s windows were covered up and there were film trucks out on Main St? Well they were filming a Coors commercial and I … Read More

Pearl Jam circa 1991 (photo courtesy of Lance Mercer)

Unofficial Beer | Dogfish Head Brews “Faithfull” In Honor Of 20 Years Of Pearl Jam

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Pearl Jam’s first studio album Ten, the Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton, DE has brewed a tribute beer to commemorate such a grand occasion. … Read More

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Best Singletrack in SW Colorado? | Phil’s World in Cortez, Colorado.

Yesterday, my friend Jon Yaseen showed me around Phil’s World for a nice mellow day of riding some super fun trails. Jon recently had knee surgery, so we kept it … Read More

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Loveland, CO to OPEN Friday, October 14th, 2011 | The White Stripe of Death

A few hours after Arapahoe Basin, CO announced their opening day will be tomorrow, Loveland, CO decided they were gonna open on Friday. Loveland and A-Basin are just down the … Read More

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Arapahoe Basin OPEN Tomorrow, October 13th, 2011 | These Guys Know How to Party

Yep, A-Basin, CO is gonna be open tomorrow.  Hell, they’ve only been closed for 100 days since their last day of operation on July 4th, 2011.  A-Basin is another cool, … Read More

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Mountain Biker Gets CRUSHED By Huge Antelope in Africa | CRAZY Video!

This video is some CRAZY S#%T and  about to BLOW UP online all over the place! This is evidence why you shouldn’t host Mountain Bike races in the Serengeti of … Read More

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Hot NAKED Ski Racer Chicks are AWESOME! | Ashleigh McIvor takes off her ski suit in new TV Commercial

Hot ski racer chick, Whistler native, and Vancouver Olympic Gold Medalist Ashleigh McIvor, is featured in Acura’s newest TV commercial getting naked and flaunting her assets! I love seeing ski … Read More

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Big Mountain Lines in October? | RIDICULOUS Powder Day in the Telluride backcountry!

After getting our first turns of the season in September, today was an unheard of early October powder day in some serious “Big Mountain” terrain. It was unbelievable today up … Read More

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44” of Powder on Wolf Creek’s Opening Day, Oct 8th, 2011 | Going to be Open Oct 9th, 10th, 15th, &16th

Wolf Creek, CO had their opening day today, October 8th, 2011.  It was a full-on pow day and the people were appeased. After snowing 36 inches during the week, it … Read More

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Chason Russell Season Edit from Telluride – “Tribute to the Juan’s”

Chason Russell put together this season edit from last winter here in Telluride, featuring some of the best terrain the area has to offer. Chason really gets after it around … Read More

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Wolf Creek OPEN This Weekend | 3 Lifts | Saturday & Sunday | $33 Tickets | 36” of Snow

Damn.  Wolf Creek, CO is stepping it up.  This is big, huge, enormous, gargantuan, and ridiculous.  I guess they got about 3 feet out of the this storm and apparently, … Read More

Mountain Village - 10/6/11 - Photo: Jared Vincent

Fresh Snow & Golden Aspens – Photos from Telluride’s Biggest Storm of the Fall, so far…

The Winter Storm Warning issued for Telluride rolled into the area over night and left the valley blanketed with a few inches of snow down to about 8,000ft. When the … Read More

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Unofficial Beer | Yankees Punish 35 Year Vet Beer Vendor For “Harassing” Red Sox Pitcher

As I was clicking around through Yahoo! Sports today I came across this unfortunate story.  A 35 year veteran beer vendor with the New York Yankees got punished and escorted … Read More

Missing Kids


Just trying to get this out there as much as possible.  I can’t imagine what the parents of these kids are going through.  The boys’ fathers went rock climbing on … Read More


Winter Storm Warning issued for Telluride | Up to a Foot forecasted above 9000ft!

Time to break out your boards (If you haven’t already!) The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Telluride and the San Juan Mountains from Wednesday through … Read More

Trevor Martin drops the step down - Photo: Jared Vincent

CRAZY 12 Hour Endurance DH – Fall Tilt in Telluride 2011

This past Saturday from 8am-8pm was the Fall Tilt Endurance Downhill in Telluride. Solo riders as well as teams of both Pros and Amateurs competed to see who could throw … Read More