Lift Tickets/Activities

** Bring your kids – NABS is family-friendly! **


Some NABS activities enjoy discounted rates for both you and your family. Click on the links below for more information.

For Skiers and Snowboarders

Lift Tickets

Telluride Ski Resort will be providing a 20% NABS discount off of lift tickets only when purchased in advance (see link below). Use the codes below and follow these instructions:

    • Discount Code: NAB22
    • Discount: 20% off
  1. Create all family members or friends you will be paying for as a customer.
  2. Add family members or friends with first name, last name, and DOB.
  3. Add products to cart.
  4. Checkout using your unique discount code.

For EPIC PASS holders: Telluride has partnered with some EPIC PASS products. The full, unrestricted EPIC PASS allows 7 days at Telluride – which is on the “All-Resort Access” (EPIC 4, 5, 6, & 7-day products).

CLICK HERE to purchase discounted Lift Tickets

Discounted Ski/Snowboard Rentals

All Ski/Snowboard rentals will be given a special discount through Telluride Sports, conveniently located in The Peaks Resort and Spa (there are also locations in the core of Mountain Village and in the town of Telluride.) Simply click on the link below and then enter the password to get into the site. Telluride Sports will give all NABS attendees and their guests a 25% group discount for the dates of the conference.  PLEASE NOTE: The NABS group discount offer will only apply to reservations made in advance, and will not be applicable to walk-in guests. Be sure to make your reservations ahead of time!

Click here for Ski and Snowboard Rentals

Password is: EpicWinter22 (This password is case-sensitive)

Ski School/Lessons

Single or Group lessons are available and can be booked directly online. There are also packages available that include your lift ticket and rental gear if needed.

Click here to get signed up for lessons

Not A Downhill Skier or Boarder? No Worries!

Rent a Snowmobile

Check out Telluride Outfitters for different packages that offer a different experience whether you’re a first-time rider or an experienced motor-head.

Go Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, Sledding, or Ice Skating

The Telluride Nordic Center gives you all of the options and is a great site to plan your fun. TNC maintains and grooms its trails and also provides cross-country skiing lessons, trail maps of the area, and rental options.

Hike Bear Creek Trail

During winter in Telluride, many trails of the area become inaccessible for half of the year, whereas Bear Creek Trail offers year-round activities, including hiking.

This mellow trail welcomes newcomers and families with kids. The doubletrack trail Bear Creek follows several creeks (hence its name), stretches through conifer woods, and reaches open meadows with vistas of surrounding steeps and cliffs.

After two miles of hiking, find yourself on a flat plateau and can enjoy the fantastic view of the falls at the back of the canyon. As a bonus, you’ll have a chance to check out any Colorado wildlife that stumbles in your path along the trip!

Add Smuggler’s Brewpub, located at the base of the trail, to your hiking plan to have a post-hike drink and snack.

Soak in Hot Springs near Telluride

To take a break from skiing, skating, biking, by visiting one of the numerous hot springs in Telluride and its vicinity. Below are some of the most beloved spots nearby!

Orvis Hot Springs offer natural pools from 98 to 114 degrees, an indoor kids pool, a cabin, a massaging tent, and a clothing-optional experience.

At luxurious Dunton Hot Springs, visitors can soak in the mineral-rich pools, spend a night in a private log cabin, and visit Colorado’s only geyser situated nearby.

Another wellness spot worth visiting is the natural vapor cave and spa treatment room at The Historic Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa & Lodgings.

Ouray Hot Springs is a famous family destination, offering slides, a diving area, a water volleyball area, and shallow sections for young swimmers.

And the last spot to mention is Penny Hot Springs. This Colorado natural gem is located in the Crystal River.

Go on a Fat Biking Adventure

Grab yourself a fat bike (tour or rental) and discover the trail network on the Valley Floor. The most famous trails are Bear Creek Trail, starting right in the town, and Jurassic Trail, stretching from Mountain Village to the Valley Floor.

If you’re a newcomer and want to try your skills at fat biking in Telluride, renting a bike is an option for you. Check out Telluride Sports or Box Canyon Bicycles for rentals.

Enjoy Craft Beer in Telluride

In operation since 2011, Telluride Brewing Company produces excellent craft beers made with premium malt, hops, and yeasts.

With its high-quality craft beer, the company has earned a special place in the world of beer crafting. Their Face Down Brown has won Gold at World Beer Cup (2012) and the Great American Beer Festival (2012 & 2014), as well as Bronze at the Great American Beer Festival (2016 & 2021).

Their Whacked Out Wheat is another unique product that has taken medals at the Great American Beer Festival (2015) and World Beer Cup (2016 and 2018).

Try Ice Climbing

Mountain Trip operates private tours of ice climbing in Telluride. Their experienced guides organize the instruction and a half-day ice climbing adventure for you.

This tour is best for families, newcomers, and those short on time. All the necessary equipment like ice tools, mountaineering boots, helmets, harnesses are provided.

The participants must be of moderate physical condition with no heart or back problems or any other medical conditions. The tour could be canceled if weather conditions do not cooperate, but you can have a chance to rebook it or you will be fully refunded if this happens.

Click here to book a trip ice climbing in Telluride


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