Hiking & Climbing
The San Juan Mountains surrounding Telluride are the perfect setting for your alpine vacation. Wildflowers are at their height beginning in early July. Year-round mountaineering, trekking, and climbing schools provide backcountry and technical skills for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels. And there are hiking trails of every difficulty from town and more options just a short drive from downtown Telluride.
Remember to always arm yourself with plenty of water, snacks and a good raincoat. Even the sunniest mornings can turn into stormy afternoons, so venture out prepared into the San Juan Mountain backcountry!
Telluride is overflowing with amazing activities and events year round. This comprehensive list of things to do will help you plan an amazing vacation. Use the menu to the left to drill into categories and find just the hike, restaurant or shop you were looking for. Don't forget to check out our amazing selection of over 300 Telluride vacation rentals.