Known around the globe as Ski Town USA, Steamboat has some of the most incredible skiing and snowboarding in Colorado. Visitors from all over the world are drawn to the "champagne powder" that Steamboat Springs Ski Resort offers. Loyal visitors also like that Steamboat has fewer crowds, hype, and glitz than some other Colorado ski resorts.
Steamboat is actually a mountain range consisting of 2,965 skiable acres. Mountain peaks such as Mount Werner, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge and Christie Peak, Sunshine and Storm Peaks are known for glades and light, dry snow conditions. Skiers and snowboarders explore the vast terrain ranging from well-groomed cruisers to tree skiing, from wide open bowls to the longest superpipe in the states.
But there is more to Steamboat Springs than skiing its 164 trails and 3,668-foot vertical rise. The town also offers wonderful snow activities for all ages like tubing and snowmobiling. Thrill seekers can get a rush with adventurous activities like mountain climbing along a frozen waterfall or hut to hut cross-country skiing and snowshoeing through Steamboat backcountry. Or just relax and soak up the beauty of the area and its natural hot springs.
Located 157 miles northwest of Denver, Steamboat Springs is easy to drive to from the big city, or you can fly into the airport, just 22 miles away from Steamboat. Yampa Valley Regional Airport is located in Hayden and offers non-stop flights available from eight major cities.
For dates, pricing, and details, visit the Steamboat Springs Ski Resort website.