Telluride now has been able to set its opening date for Friday, Nov. 30. Skiers and riders will enjoy runs on Lift 4. Day care and the ski and snowboard school will be open. Gorrono Ranch and Crazy Elk Pizza also will be in service for lunch and beverages. Dining on the mountain is one of the areas in which Telluride made significant capital upgrades this year. Telluride is offering Stay & Ski packages starting at $279 for a three-night/two-day vacation. There are some blackout dates, mainly during the Christmas and New Year holidays. Call 800-778-8581 for details.