Celebrated for its culture, heritage and spectacular scenic beauty, Telluride, Colorado, is recognized for its unrivaled recreational opportunities. In the winter, world-class Telluride Ski Resort boasts powder-filled bowls in which to ski, snowboard and enjoy awe-inspiring mountain views. Come summer, the resort transforms into a North American icon of music and events—home to world-famous festivals, including the Mountainfilm in Telluride, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Telluride Jazz Celebration and Telluride Film Festival. In addition to the summer festival calendar, camping, hiking, biking, flyfishing, rafting, Jeeping and other outdoor activities are popular. A free gondola provides easy year-round travel in the area.