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Telluride Gondola closes for fall off-season Oct. 18; buses to run through Nov. 19

Gondola closes

This Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, will be the gondola’s last day of operation before closing for more than five weeks of required maintenance. The gondola will reopen for the winter season on Friday, November 20, 2020 and run through Sunday, April 4, 2021.

Each fall and spring the gondola, which connects Mountain Village and Telluride, closes for routine, required safety inspections and maintenance, and a free bus service is offered during this time as an alternative.

The Town of Mountain Village, which owns and operates the gondola, and the San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation are once again partnering to offer free bus service between Mountain Village and Telluride while the gondola is closed. The bus schedule is available for download on our website and will be posted at all bus stops. 

Special Thanks to Katherine Warren

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  1. Greg on

    I cant seem to find the closing date for the Gondola in the fall of this year 2021. I know it opens for the summer and closes down again in the fall and reopens for ski season. Please advise
    • Kimberly Corrigan on

      Operating Dates: Winter Dates: November 20, 2020-April 4, 2021 Summer dates: May 27, 2021-October 17, 2021