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The Top Five 14ers Near Telluride

Added: Jan 30, 2019
Category: Explore Colorado

A number of famous peaks near Telluride draw mountain climbers from all over the world, but it's hiking Colorado's "14ers" (mountains with an elevation over 14k feet), that puts hikers and mountaineers in a special club.

Here are SilverStar's "top picks" of the best Colorado hiking trips near Telluride with some fun facts and details on bagging each peak.

Windom Peak

Rated by experts as one of the more accessible 14ers for beginners, getting to the trailhead of Windom Peak can be a romantic experience if you first take the historic Narrow Gauge locomotive to Needleton. The t...

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Telluride, A Town With A Rich Historic Past

Added: Jan 30, 2019
Category: Explore Colorado

It's hard to imagine that the bustling town of Telluride of today was once a lush valley used as a summer camp by Ute Indians before a mining boom drew fortune seekers to southwest Colorado in 1840. Back then, the verdant valley floor turned into a primitive tent colony on 25-foot lots – temporary homes for miners – as they sought to make a living extracting copper lead and zinc.

It seems like a romantic story from the past, but from 1870 to 1940, there was definitely "gold in them hills." Miners were a tough lot, not afraid of the hard and hazardous work that brought them there, but looking up at the snow-covered San Juan mountains, a few realized there was also some fun in those hills…with skiing. In 1937, an enterprising local ...

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Why Fall is best time to visit Telluride

Added: Oct 03, 2018
Category: Explore Colorado

"Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons."

This isolated technical route can be accessed through the knowledgeable guides from the accredited San Juan Telluride Outdoor Adventures. Their professional guide service can take you places you'd never be able to see on your own. Imagine monumental views of the Bridal Veil waterfall, the sweeping panorama of the box canyon and the peaks of the San Juan mountains....

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