People tend to check in during these times:
When the lightning starts a crackin', don't worry we got ya covered w those funny things on the towers. :)
Heading to 10,000
Take Telluride Trail down. Nice walk, but hard for the kiddos < 6.
Ride the downhill bike park in the summer (experienced riders only) and stay at one of the hotels at it's base for best access to the lifts.