Ultimate Experience in the San Juans


TELLURIDE, Colo. November 2, 2004 — Dreaming of untracked champagnepowder? Turn your dreams into reality and take advantage of the Ultimate San Juan Ski Package. The San Juan Mountains are comprised of the greatest concentration of 13,000 — 14,000 -foot peaks in North America. This special offer is only possible in Colorado's San Juan Mountain range and encompasses four distinct backcountry skiing and snowboarding experiences with five nights of lodging. The Ultimate San Juan Package is available mid-January through April 2, 2005.

"It's the epic adventure a true skier or rider dreams about, said PeteWoods, vice president of marketing at the Telluride Ski Resort. "The San Juan Package offers access to every type of terrain imaginable, combined with luxurious accommodations.

The Ultimate San Juan Package includes:

Skiing the new, guided hike-to terrain of Mountain Quail at Telluride Ski Resort

Heliskiing with Telluride Helitrax, Colorado's only heliskiingoperation

Skiing at Silverton Mountain, a top rated ski area known for powder andsteep terrain

Cat Skiing with the San Juan Ski Company, Colorado's largest cat skiingoperation

Three nights in Telluride at the luxurious Camel's Garden Hotel

Two nights in Silverton at the Inn of the Rockies "Telluride Helitrax, along with our skiing and lodging partners, is looking forward to showcasing the remarkable ski terrain and hospitality available here in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, said John Humphries program manager for Telluride Helitrax.The Ultimate San Juan Package offers steep and deep experiences foradvanced intermediate and expert skiers and snowboarders. Packages start at $1668 per person (based on double occupancy, taxes not included and subject to availability). Reservations can be made through Telluride Helitrax at 866-435-4754 or 970-728-8377.


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