Telluride, Colorado, situated in a glorious box canyon and surrounded by the rugged San Juan Mountains, is a paradise for hikers. With ‘Telluride Trails, Sublime Hiking Adventures,” you understand its hold on a hiker’s soul. The trails and majestic peaks are captivating and exhilarating, and they’re some of the most scenic trails in the U.S. Come for crisp mountain air and invigorating hiking. Stay for the town, once a vibrant mining community, one that draws low-key adventurers from around the world.
Its trails range from the serene and accessible, like the Valley Floor, to the more challenging and awe-inspiring, such as the trek to the summit of Ajax Peak. The hyper-challenging Via Ferrata offers an adrenaline-pumping route along the cliffs of the Telluride Canyon. This trail is not for the faint of heart but provides unparalleled views and a sense of accomplishment.
The historic downtown sits at 8,750 feet, but Mountain Village is 9,545 and some area peaks are 13,000 feet or more. Drink in indomitable beauty. The mountains are calling; your spirit will soar. Embrace the challenges, and savor the sense of achievement.