Mountain Resorts888-672-6938 | 970-879-0517Choose from 20 resort properties surrounding the Steamboat Ski Area from affordable to indulgent.
Pioneer Ridge800.672.6938Offering the the greatest variety of lodging in Steamboat - private homes, condominiums and cabins.
|Holiday Inn Steamboat|
Full service, friendly and affordable - the Holiday Inn Steamboat Springs is the perfect choice for your fun-filled vacation. Free internet access, fridge & microwave in every room and suite! We are smoke-free, & pet friendly
Rabbit Ears Motel201 Lincoln Ave
800-828-7702The Rabbit Ears Motel enjoys one of the area’s most desirable and centralized locations. Directly across the street is the town’s most popular hot springs facility open daily to the public featuring the hot tube water slide. We are within easy walking distance to the Steamboat’s fine dining, business district and Howelson Park – featuring skiing, cross- country skiing, snowshoeing, ice rink and celebrated ski jumping complex.
Egemont is situated on a landmark location just steops from the mountain viallge with 360pdegree views of the ski slopes, Yamp Valley, Sleeping Giant and the Flat Tops.
Providing safe, professional ground transportation between Denver International Airport and
Steamboat Springs, Yampa Valley Regional Airport (Hayden, CO) and Steamboat Springs.
STEAMBOAT-SKI TOWN, U.S.A.®, an authentic western town with a BIG mountain, is one of the premier resort destinations, due to abundant Champagne Powder® snow, amazing trees, Olympic heritage, off-mountain activities, array of lodging options and family programs rated the best in the industry.
Incredible skiing and riding brings powder hounds to Steamboat, but this real ranching town with a wide array of adventure-filled activities is what turns visitors into long-time locals. Try a soak in the legendary natural hot springs, ride a snowmobile along the continental divide, and enjoy the majestic views of the Rock Mountains from a hot-air balloon or hone your skills at the Winter Driving School or heavy-equipment Dig This. From horse-drawn sleigh rides to winter fly-fishing, charming boutiques and day spas, Steamboat offers activities for everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart.
Celebrating the end of the summer with Free concerts, September 28-30, 2012
Sept. 28 - Jeremy Buck's new project called BuckTronica loops several instruments together LIVE, in what he calls a one man band from the future.
Sept. 29 - Wise100Doors
Sept 30 - Sean Patrick McGraw describes his music as something like Lyle Lovett singing Springsteen songs while wearing Dwight Yoakam's hat.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Scholarship Day, November 21, 2012 Steamboat Ski Area Scholarship Day marks the first day of the season with revenues from the day's specially priced ticket benefiting the Steamboat
29th Women's Ski Camp, Dec. 11-13, 2012; Jan. 8-10, Feb. 12-14 & March 5-7, 2013. 1984 Olympic Gold medalist, Deb Armstrong, is joined by three-time Olympian Caroline Lalive in leading the Steamboat Women's Ski Camp.
U.S. Freestyle Selections, December 17 - 23, 2012 - The VooDoo run at the Steamboat Ski Area Steamboat-Ski Town, U.S.A.® plays host to 100 of the top mogul skiers from across the United States in this qualifying event to the US Freestyle National Team.
Billy Kidd Race Camps, December 17 - 19, December 24 - 26, 2012, January 21-23, 2013, March 18-20, Steamboat Ski Area When you think of legends in American skiing, the name Billy Kidd is at the top of the list
Desperado Torchlight Parade, December 26, Steamboat Ski Area. Watch the kids as they glide down the mountain on the Stampede run at night. Open to all children in the Desperado Ski Week.
Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display, December 31, 2012. Steamboat Ski Area. The Steamboat Ski & Snowboard School treats tourists and locals to spectacular on-snow parades down the mountain lit only by torches.
14th Musicfest at Steamboat, January 5 - 10, 2013, Steamboat MusicFest--the ONLY festival that brings the finest Texas and Americana music to the snow swept Colorado Rockies for a full week of sport and song. Eighteen bands will perform over the six days in the heart of the Rocky Mountains featuring free après-ski concerts, evening concerts and special engagements throughout the week including over 40 live performances, from an increasingly diverse line up of artists with styles ranging from country to rock, blues to bluegrass, folk and western swing, and everything in between. Six days, 40 bands & one really big tent-don't miss it!
Womens Ski Camp, Jan 8 - 10, 2013, Feb 12-14, March 5-7, 1984 Olympic Gold medalist, Deb Armstrong, is joined by three-time Olympian Caroline Lalive in leading the Steamboat Women’s Ski Camp.
50th Anniversary Celebration, January 11 - 21, 2013. It seems like a blink of an eye. That it was just yesterday the first skis were strapped on, the principal trails were laid out and the ski area first took shape. This year, celebrate the amazing spirit and vision that created the Steamboat Ski Area 50 years ago and all that has evolved over that time. We celebrate a mountain that is truly legendary in its physical attributes and equally compelling in its emotional ones.With events, promotions and specials all season long, make sure to mark your calendars to be in Ski Town USA during Steamboat's Birthday Blowout celebration taking place from January 11 through 21. Be here as Steamboat goes all out for it 50th Annivesary with fireworks, torchlight parade, free concerts and special events culminating the anniversary period with the Bud Light Cowboy Downhill on Monday, Jan. 21st.
Bud Light Rocks the Boat Free Concert Series, Jan. 12, Feb. 12, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6 & 14, 2013
8th STARS All Mountain Adaptvie Camp, January 13 - 18, 2013., Steamboat Ski Area. he STARS All-Mountain Adaptive Ski Camp combines instructor and volunteer training, adaptive ski clinics, and a backcountry powder cat trip with Steamboat Powdercats for adults with disabilities.
Weather Summit, Jan 13, 2013, Now in its 24th year, the Steamboat Weather Summit™ is the longest running mountain meteorological symposium in the ski industry; bringing together meteorologists from around the country to spend a week in Steamboat Springs, Colorado with weather specialists to discuss the latest industry issues and trends.
National Safety Awareness Week, January 19 - 23, 2013. Steamboat Ski Area, The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation enhances its company-wide strategic initiative of safe and responsible skiing and riding with a variety of special activities
39th Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill, January 21, 2013. It all began 39 years ago when Billy Kidd, Steamboat's Director of Skiing, and Larry Mahan, six-time All-Around World Champion cowboy, decided to invite a few of the ProRodeo stars to Steamboat for a day of skiing. The cowboys had such a great time that the Downhill has become the most popular event of the season with over 100 of the best professional rodeo cowboys competing in the most unique ski rodeo in the country. Sponsored by Bud Light, the Cowboy Downhill is always scheduled to coincide with the National Western Stock Show in Denver and the action busts out of the starting chutes at 1:30pm on Stampede on its new day, Monday, January 21st.
National Firefighters Hose Race, January 25, 2013, The highlight of the week is the fast-paced and often chaotic hose race, where firefighters, each wearing full turnout protective gear, ski down a slalom course linked together carrying a 50-foot length of 2-½ inch hose through the racecourse. Other obstacles along the way challenged the firefighter teams before they crossed the finish line.
Stars & Stripes Heroes Week, January 25 - 28, 2013. The STARS & Stripes Heroes week bring to Ski Town, U.S.A.® veterans with disabilities to participate in a weeklong adaptive camp. With the philosophy that no one is ever left behind, Steamboat STARS provides on-snow instruction, equipment and support that ensure every participant in this camp is lifted up, challenged and no one is left behind because of their adaptive ability.
14th Airline Partners Summit, February 5 - 7, 2013. Designed by the Steamboat Ski resort as a way to recognize the importance of the company's relationships with its airline partners, the 14th Airline Partners Summit brings top level airline executives to the resort for seminars that target issues affecting the travel industry, a key note presentation and networking.
100th Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival, February 6 - 10, 2013. The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, one of the largest and oldest winter sports clubs in the U.S., hosts the 100th Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival, the oldest continuing Winter Carnival west of the Mississippi. For several days, the entire town is given over to racing, ski jumping, a parade featuring Steamboat's skiing high school band (the only one in the United States), the famous ski jöring events down Lincoln Avenue, and the spectacular night show featuring the legendary Lighted Man & fireworks display.
Bud Light Ski Mardi Gras, February 8-12, 2013. free concerts, parades, a Cajun BBQ and beer festival and more. Throughout the celebration, food enthusiasts can enjoy Mardi Gras themed lunch creations across the mountain. The festival culminates on Fat Tuesday with an all-day celebration featuring snow sculpture contest at the chairlifts, restaurant contests, special activities, and plenty of beads to go around.
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display, Feb 14, Valentine's Day Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display
US Telemark National Championships, Feb 22 - 24, Top Telemark skiers in the Nation Compete for the National Title
Vertical Express for MS, Feb 24, Annual MS Fundraiser in Steamboat
Torchlight Parades & Fireworks, March 17, 2013 from 8pm to 9pm, Steamboat Ski Area, The Steamboat Ski & Snowboard School treats tourists and locals to spectacular on-snow parades down the mountain lit only by torches
STARS of Tomorrow Camp, March 22 - 26, 2013. The STARS of Tomorrow Camp is a fun ski camp for youth (age 6-20) with physical disabilities, new skiers, beginner skiers who need private lessons, intermediate skiers who want to boost up skiing level, mono-skiers, 3-trackers, 4-trackers, visually impaired, few bi-skiers.
5th Annual Cody's Challenge, March 23, 2013, The Annual Cody's Challenge, a randonee endurance ski race, will be held on Saturday, March 23rd across the Steamboat Ski Area. Cody's Challenge allows participants the unique opportunity to climb, traverse and descend a variety of trails across the mountain under their own power through the use of specialized bindings and skins. The Cody St. John Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in memory of Cody St. John, who was a professional patroller with the Steamboat Ski Area.
Ski 4 Yellow, March 29 - 30, 2013. Ski 4 Yellow, which raised more than $150,000 during its first two years, returns to the slopes to continue the fight against cancer in Ski Town, U.S.A.® Enjoy a weekend on the slopes with friends, family and a sleuth of Olympians, highlighted by a free live music concert in Gondola Square during the 3rd Annual Ski 4 Yellow event
Billy Kidd's 70th Birthday, April 13, 2013 all day - Steamboat Ski Area Steamboat's Director of Skiing, Olympic Silver medalist and World Champion celebrates his own milestone during the resort's Golden Anniversary - his 70th Birthday.
33rd Annual Cardboard Classic, April 13, 2013. The Cardboard Classic, Steamboat's traditional rite of spring celebrating over three decades of fun, features homemade crafts constructed only from cardboard, glue, string, water based paint, duct tape and masking tape racing down the face of Headwall to a hysterical finish. The uniqueness and creativity of the race make it an event looked forward to every year.
6th Annual Splashdown Pond Skim & Closing Day, April 14, 2013. The Steamboat Ski Area closes out its 50th Anniversary Season on Sunday, April 14th with special Springalicious Festival events including the finale concert as part of the Bud Light Rocks the Boat Golden Anniversary Free Concert Series.
Annual Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup, June 13-16, 2013, More than 400 Mustang owners from Rocky Mountain Mustang clubs will convene in Steamboat Springs, Colorado over Father's Day Weekend. Activities will include a scenic mountain tour, auto cross, Friday night social, Show n' Shine Car Show and awards breakfast.
110th Annual Cowboys' Roundup Days, Saturday, June 29 - July 4, 2013, For over 100 years Steamboat Springs, Colorado has celebrated Independence Day in true western fashion. This is a special holiday and Steamboat does it right with a hometown parade which ends in a big dance party in the street.
32nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo & 39th Annual Art in the Park, July 13 - 14, 2013, The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and Art in the Park offer artistry and color both on canvases and in the air making them a staple of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in the summertime.
The Steamboat Wine Festival, August 7-11, 2013, Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience. Whether you are a full-fledged foodie or an emerging gourmand, you are sure to find more than one event to whet your appetite.
5th Annual Steamboat All Arts Festival, August 15 - 18, 2013, The Steamboat All Arts Festival is the most collaborative event in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
9th Annual Wild West Air Fest and Labor Day Weekend Celebration, August 30th - September 2nd, 2013. Labor Day Weekend in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is packed with entertainment in the air, on the mountain and all over town! It's a Labor Day celebration for the whole family. On Saturday and Sunday the Wild West Air Fest features a vintage and warbird static aircraft display, classic cars, radio controlled airplane shows.See more Colorado Events
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1. There are over 150 natural springs in the Steamboat Springs area. Historically, the Ute Indians used the springs for their medicinal powers.
2. Steamboat has sent 69 athletes to the Winter Olympics since 1932, more than any other town in North America.
3. Steamboat is home of Champagne Powder® snow - the only place you'll find this incredibly light, dry and fluffy snow.
STEAMBOAT -SKI TOWN, U.S.A, an authentic western town with a BIG mountain, is known as one of the premier resort destinations due to its abundant Champagne Powder, snow, trees, Olympic heritage, off-mountain activities, lodging options and family programs rated the best in the industry. Now, imagine an entirely new experience that holds true to the heart and soul of Ski Town, U.S.A. Steamboat Unbridled represents a renaissance to the ski area (nearly $30 million since 2006/07), mountain village, downtown and Steamboat/ Hayden Airport. Steamboat Unbridled doesn’t change history or culture; it just takes the best, adds to it and produces something that, we believe, is just short of heaven.
SEASON - November 21, 2012 to April 14, 2013
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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.
2305 Mt. Werner Circle
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
HOURS - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Peak - 10,568 ft.
Base - 6,900 ft.
Vertical Rise - 3,668 ft.
TERRAIN & SERVICES
Beginner - 14%
Intermediate - 42%
Advanced/Expert - 44%
Skiable Acres - 2,965
Number of Trails - 165
Longest Trail - 3 miles
Terrain Parks - 4
Total Lifts - 18
Avg Annual Snowfall - 353 inches
Avg Days of Sun per Year - 300 days
Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.
2305 Mt.Werner Circle
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
MILES FROM DENVER - 157
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Early Season (To 8/15)/Reg. Season (After 8/15)
Adult (18-69) $1069 $1279
College (FT Student) $749 $1069
Teen (13-17) $639 $729
Child (6-12) $349 $509
Senior (70+) $489 $639
Upgrade to Unlimited Winter Park Add $75
Exclusive Season Pass Features & Benefits!
Special Friends & Family Tickets - Early Season and Regular Season
NEW 1st Tracks Season Pass and 10-Day Pass - PURCHASE NOW
2012 and 2013 Summer Gondola Rides
Exclusive Discounts at Resort Outlets
Steamboat PURE Passes:
Steamboat's PURE Pass provides 6 or 15 unrestricted days of skiing and riding in Steamboat. You pick the days, anytime during the season! In addition, the PURE pass enables pass holders to reload their individual pass with special add-on days throughout the season.
Early Season to 8/15 After 8/15
Pure 6 day Pass $529 n/a
Pure 6 day pass add-on 3 days $49 $49
Pure 15 days Pass $819 $919
Pure 15 Day Pass add-on 3 days $39 $39
Kids Ski Free at Steamboat Ski Resort all season long. Any child 12 and under skis free when their parent purchases 5 or more days of lift tickets. Steamboat also offers a variety of packages such as Ski Free or special custom packages designed by travel professionals. Call Steamboat Central Reservations®
Steamboat may be a small town when it comes to charm, but as far as flavor is concerned, there’s something for every appetite. With more than 100 bars and restaurants, diners can feast on regional specialties including elk steaks and Colorado trout or exotic cuisine such as sushi and indian fare, and everything in-between. No visit to Steamboat is complete without a ride up the Steamboat gondola to a family style dinner at the Western BBQ or to the resort’s signature gourmet restaurants, Hazie’s and Ragnar’s. Want more? Savor the Steamboat Grand’s signature restaurant, The Cabin, featuring contemporary Colorado cuisine and incredible wines.
LESSONS & DAY CARE
Steamboat Ski & Snowboard School
Ski School: 1st grade and up
Kids' Vacation Center: On Snow: 2 years to 6 years. Daycare: 6 months to 6 years
Lessons: Never-ever, beginner, women's, telemark, adaptive, adult and kid ski weeks, park & pipe, teens, Rough Riders, privates (2 years and up), Billy Kidd All-Mountain Camps, snowboarding, and more
Contact: Ski & Snowboard School & Kids' Vacation Center: 800.299.5017 or 970.871.5375. www.steamboat.com
Steamboat's streets are filled with unique and interesting people who have done everything from compete in the Olympics to climb Mt. Everest and walked in outer space. You never know who'll be next to you on the lift!
Where else can you saddle up to the bar with Olympians, local skiers and real cowboy’s? Only in Steamboat. Your best bet is to head to Bear River Bar & Grill, Chaps, Slopeside, Cantina, Rio Grande, Mahogany Ridge, Bistro CV, Gondola Pub & Grill, Ghost Ranch Saloon, Sunpies Bistro or The Stoker.
Soak in the legendary natural hot springs, ride a snowmobile along the continental divide, enjoy the majestic views of the Rocky Mountains from a hot-air balloon or hone your skills at the Winter Driving School or heavy-equipment Dig This. From horse-drawn sleigh rides to winter fly-fishing, charming boutiques and spas, Steamboat offers activities for everyone.
SKIING AT STEAMBOAT
Steamboat is one of North America’s largest mountains with 165 trails, 3,668 vertical feet, and nearly 3,000 skiable acres, including six peaks filled with world-class groomed cruisers, bumps, steeps, open meadows, legendary tree skiing, Mavericks Superpipe and terrain parks.
SNOWBOARDING AT STEAMBOAT
A riders dream where 2,965 acres of trails, trees and bowls mix with four terrain parks and Mavericks Superpipe. No matter what your ability level, there is a rail, box, jump or jib just for you. From the beginner’s Lil’ Rodeo Terrain Park to Rabbit Ears Terrain Park with its learn-to-ride mini-Mavs halfpipe to the boardercross Sunbeam Terrain Park to the grand daddy, Mavericks Terrain Park & Superpipe; you are only limited by your imagination in the home of Champagne Powder snow. AASI/PSIA national snowboard team member Eric Rolls ensures the resort never loses it edge.
EXPERIENCING THE WEST - THE TOWN
Seven thousand feet up in the Colorado Rockies, below one of the largest ski mountains in North America, sits a small ranching community that serves as a constant reminder that the Old West is alive and well. Never far from its ranching roots, Steamboat remains firmly linked to a Western tradition that sets it apart from every other ski resort in the world.
Steamboat Springs' friendly locals give the town its famous Western charm. Steamboat boasts a rich history and small town feel, but with all the modern amenities, including shopping, dining and lodging to fit every need. With more than 100 bars and restaurants, guests will find a variety of ways to satisfy their cravings. Lodging options range from hotels and condominiums with outdoor pools to quaint, rustic cabins located off the beaten path.
Steamboat’s spirit remains deeply rooted in a real westerntown with a century long tradition of welcoming people to thewide open, snow-filled Yampa Valley. Discover for yourself all that Steamboat-Ski Town, U.S.A. has to offer.
Steamboat Springs Transit
Steamboat Springs Transit (SST) provides a fixed route transit service throughout the City of Steamboat Springs. Year-Round bus service is provided daily around town and between downtown and the Ski Resort Mountain Base area. Schedule information is available on the buses and in brochure racks located throughout Steamboat Springs.
Providing safe, professional ground transportation between Denver International Airport and Steamboat Springs, Yampa Valley Regional Airport (Hayden, CO) and Steamboat Springs.
DIRECTIONS TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS BY CAR
157 miles northwest of Denver via I-70 west, Colorado 9 north, and US 40 west; 196 miles northeast of Grand Junction via I-70 east, Colorado 131 north, and US 40 west.
DIRECTIONS BY AIR
Nonstop and convenient one-stop jet service to Steamboat is available on American, Continental, Delta, Northwest and United. Getting to Steamboat has never been easier and once passengers touch down, they’ll set foot in an ultra-spacious airport terminal facility.
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