Although beautiful in the summer, Telluride is also well known as a ski mountain. Without the snow, the ski mountain is a great place to hike.
(above, left) The Telluride airport sits on a plateau—not a great landing place for the feint at heart. (above, middle & right; below, left & middle) The trails meander around the mountain.
(above, left) Trails wind through trees and meadows. (above, middle) you're never too far from reminders that this is a ski mountain. (above, right) Building at top of ski hill. (below, left) Main street in Telluride. (below, middle) Ski lift. (below, right) Throughout Telluride are many reminders that this is a historic mining town.