Atomic Team Dominates Dew Tour 2018

Breckenridge, Colorado has been home to the Dew Tour for the past ten years, and it has always done a good job of kicking off the winter’s freestyle contest circuit. I love Dew Tour, it’s one of my favorite times of the year! Not only are world’s best riders stacked against each other for the first big freestyle contest of… Read more →

Terrain Expansions Announcement!

What a week it’s been for Telluride! New snow, no crowds, and lots of new terrain opening! Get psyched for this weekend because we have your terrain update below! Saturday, December 15th Lift & Restaurant openings: 1. Prospect Bowl (Lifts 12) will open for the season. 2. Gold Hill (Lift 14) will open for the season. May be access to… Read more →

Holiday Prelude

This December 16th and 17th, Mountain Village transforms into the magical North Pole with live reindeer, Santa Claus, and other children holiday surprises around every corner! The Telluride Conference Center will also be transforming into Santa’s Village. There will be a train ride throughout all plazas for kids. For adults, there will be an adult cash bar and lounge. Get… Read more →

Fire On the Mountain: 4th Telluride Fire Festival

With snow on the way and temperatures dropping, there is nothing like sitting by the fire on a cold winter night. How about bundling up next to fire art and fire performers? This December 7th-9th  Telluride and Mountain Village heats up with the 4th Telluride Fire Festival. A favorite festival among locals, this year the festival presents fire performers, Rikki Morehouse, John Beck, Ana Cruz, Leah Twery, and Scarlett Sinfero just to name a few. The fire artwork at this festival never disappoints, and leaves festival goers in awe. (Who remembers the giant tentacle breathing octopus a couple years ago?) There will also be various workshops like poi, juggling, fire spinning, and glass blowing, for those with interested in beginning to learn fire craft.  Ticketed events for this festival are an All Access Pass for $95.00 for the Fire Ball and Fire On the Mountain, Hot Time in the Old Time- (event at the Transfer Warehouse), and Fireside Soiree at the Bob. The Fire Ball event is $40.00 for a ticket to party in the nation’s highest night club surrounded by fire dancers and aerial silk performers, with music by local musician, DJ Beatrixx Kiddo and DJ Phoenix. Please visit for more information!


Bringing in the Holiday Cheer: Telluride’s Noel Night

One of Telluride locals’ favorite nights of the year, Noel Night is this Wednesday night December 5th on Main Street. Noel Night marks the beginning of the holiday season with the ceremonial Ski Tree and Main Street lighting ceremony at 5:30 pm in Elks Park. Stores on and off main street will be offering discounts on merchandise with food and… Read more →

Staff Picks: LibTech T. Rice Pro

Here at Black Tie we pride ourselves on crushing big lines, so we choose to have a demo fleet of skis/boards that we’d want to ride ourselves! As a lifelong snowboarder I’ve looked up to Travis Rice since day one.  This year we are carrying the Lib Tech T. Rice Pro. This board is any snowboarder’s dream board. The T.… Read more →

Opening Day 2018!

Happy Opening Day Telluridians and Guests! Here at Black Tie Ski Rentals we are gearing up for an El Nino winter, with expected snow falls on Thursday and Saturday! This year we have added new Volkl premium skis to our fleet. In the men’s line we have the new Mantra m5, an all mountain ski with a tip and tail… Read more →

FREE Locals Ski Demo

Have you heard about our new location in Mountain Village? What better way to check out our Slope Side location at 560 Mountain Village BLVD than taking part in our FREE Demo Day this Monday the 11th of December from 9 AM- 4 PM. Please bring a local ID and you will have full demo access to our top-quality rental… Read more →

Win a Ski Trip to Banff and Lake Louise!

Enter now to win the trip of a lifetime to ski Banff and Lake Louise!  This epic getaway includes 5 nights lodging, 4 days of skiing, ski rentals AND two sets of 17/18 Icelantic skis, a one day guided adventure, and more.  For full details and to sign up to win click HERE. Black Tie Ski Rentals of Banff is… Read more →