Who We Are
The Chalet Inn has been family owned and operated for well over 30 years. My family moved to Ouray in March of 1971, when I was only 9 months old (the old timers let me say that I’m a native). In January 2001, my parents were ready to retire from the family business, which brought me back to the mountains I love. I jumped in with both feet in May 2001 and haven’t looked back. I knew that Ouray was my home and that there was nowhere else I would rather live and work.
Ouray is high in the Rocky Mountains where Mother Nature calls the shots…you can see snow in July or balmy 60 degree temps in January. The flowers in spring in the high country are a treasure, the green meadows with pine trees that seem to touch the sky in summer, the aspens glow in the fall and blankets of snow and ice in the winter. …What more could you want? It’s always an adventure!! Ouray has over 500 miles of 4-wheeling fun (Jeep or ATV), from easy to class 5 adventures. You can stroll through town to soak in the history or hike through the high country and feel like you are on top of the world. And at the end of the day you can soak under the stars in our Jacuzzi or head to the naturally heated water of the Ouray Hot Springs Pool.
With the snow comes fabulous cross country skiing, snow shoeing with downhill slopes a short drive away plus world class ice climbing right here in town. All these things are the reason why I love Ouray and know you will too. My staff and I look forward to greeting each face. Whether you’re an old family friend or if this is your first visit to Ouray, we’ll do all we can to make your feel at home. We are proud of our property and it truly is an extension of our home.