Tying the Knot in Telluride

There is nothing the Wedding Salon loves more than a unique, original wedding – especially one that takes places in the majestic mountains of Telluride, Colorado.

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Mary Shriner and Clay Anselmo were seeking a true intimate destination wedding based around a ski vacation. Leave it to Telluride Ski Resort to customize the perfect mountain wedding! Mary and Clay exchanged vows in a mountain cirque, dined at Alpino Vino with their family and closest friends and stayed overnight at the Tempter House.


The photos below highlight the romantic mountain retreat that The Tempter House offers. The Tempter House is one of the highest elevation houses in North America at the height of privacy and exclusivity. Literally perched at 12,200 feet, with the plunging views into the renowned Tempter Chute, it remains one of the most secluded and romantic mountain destinations in the country. The Tempter House can accommodate intimate Wedding Parties up to 30 guests for the ceremony and a cocktail reception.Telluride4


The Bride and Groom exchanged vows on the deck overhanging the beautiful Tempter Chute. As for the reception, Alpino Vino, is a quaint little European-style hut featuring a delicious 5 course Italian themed menu and an over-the-top wine menu. In the evenings, guests arrived at Alpino Vino via a snow coach experience.

For the ultimate adventure couple seeking a intimate destination wedding – we couldn’t think of a better host, than Telluride Ski Resort!