During the summer months the mountains that Telluride is famous for are transformed into a world-class Telluride mountain biking and road biking destination. Throughout the Telluride area, countless miles of trails are maintained providing many options for all ability levels of mountain bike riders. The roads around southwest Colorado combine beautiful scenery with challenging rides making the area very popular with road cyclists.
To inquire about specific Telluride mountain biking trails and conditions just stop by the front desk.
The Hotel Columbia is located just steps from the mountain passes and pristine forests of the Telluride region. After a restful night’s sleep on our deluxe, pillow-top mattresses, enjoy our complimentary, deluxe-continental breakfast before you begin your day of adventure. After flexing your leg muscles, return to the Hotel Columbia where you can retire your bicycle in our lobby level, bicycle storage room. Your room or suite offers the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. Amenities such as: heated tile floors and heated towel bars in the bathroom, gas-burning fireplaces, steam showers and even private hot tubs allow you to rest your weary muscles.
Trails throughout the San Juan Mountains offer all ability levels the opportunity to explore the greater Telluride region. The Hotel Columbia is just steps from the free scenic gondola that provides access to single track trails located on the Telluride Ski Resort Mountain. In addition, the Hotel Columbia offers convenient access to a variety of terrain launching directly from the town of Telluride.
If you want to leave the rugged Telluride mountain biking terrain behind and hit some pavement, the Telluride region offers a large variety of road biking as well. Throughout the area, road bikers can advance their skill on a variety of challenges including: mountain passes, elevation gains, steep hills and all-day endurance cycling. One of the most popular road biking options is the scenic San Juan Skyway. This route will take you through the desert and high into the mountain of southwest Colorado. Offering dramatic scenery, this route is often called the ‘Million Dollar Highway’.