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Helitrax of Telluride Announces 29th Season of Heli-Skiing!!

Helitrax now conveniently located in the Peaks Hotel & Spa Lobby. Helitrax and Peaks Packages Now Available.

December 23, 2010 (Telluride, CO) - Telluride Helitrax announced today the start of it's 29th season of Helicopter skiing in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The only helicopter ski operation in Colorado, Helitrax offers the ultimate helicopter skiing adventure with experienced staff and guides for intermediate and expert skiers and boarders alike. Now conveniently located in the lobby of the Peaks Hotel & Spa, helicopter skiing is as easy as walking out the door of the hotel to the helipad.

"Heli-skiing is the ultimate adventure experience in Telluride, and this year we more options to offer skier and snowboarders," said Joe Shults, Helitrax new Program Director. "To helicopter ski in the San Juan Mountain range is far above and beyond any experience one will ever have skiing or snowboarding – anywhere."

Seasoned Helitrax pilot Chris Templeton is currently in preparation to expedite the new Air Resources Bell 407 helicopter, commencing operation on Dec. 26. With final preparations completed, the crew will begin full heli skiing on Dec. 28, weather permitting.

Helitrax moved offices into the Peaks Resort and Spa over the summer and work closely with the iconic luxury resort to deliver exceptional helicopter ski experiences. With a helipad right out front, the Peaks is more than just your usual ski-in ski-out resort accommodation.

New Helitrax Program Director Joe Shults brings 30 years of professional experience in the ski industry, including 12 years with Helitrax. A new fleet of K2 powder skis will be offered to guests complimentary. Telluride Helitrax is a family owned guide service, committed to small groups and a tailored guest experience. As Colorado’s most experienced Helicopter Skiing/Boarding Company, Helitrax continuously maintains an exceptional safety record and customer service reputation.

Explore the other side of Telluride with a Heli-ski and Stay Package offered exclusively by the Peaks. Enjoy an unforgettable helicopter ski or snowboard adventure in stunning Telluride with the amenities and comfort of a premier luxury resort packaged in! Includes one day of Heliskiing per person per day, package prices vary and a range of heli-ski adventures are available.

Visit www.helitrax.com or call 970.728.8377 for more details.

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