Telluride's Opening Day might be tomorrow, but the resort is turning lifts today as part of its Thanksgiving tradition to give back to the community. The pre-Opening Day fun allows guests to ski early, and all proceeds benefit the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club's financial aid assistance program. This program is designed for local children from the school district who need help to participate in skiing and snowboarding. Here's a first look at the resort's lifts, courtesy of Telluride Tom. Those beaming faces say it all.
The Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club is a program focused on instilling and nurturing a passion for all snow sports along with developing character, discipline and desire, which encourages young athletes to reach their highest potential.