Why Steamboat?


Big Agnes employees, family and friends take advantage of the nearby access to wilderness during a group hiking trip. Photo courtesy Big Agnes.

Why Steamboat?

“Steamboat is a great home base for both Honey Stinger and Big Agnes. Our backyard is our testing ground; Big Agnes camping equipment and Honey Stinger nutritional products are used daily by employees and local athletes on our trails and campgrounds. The feedback that we receive from local consumers helps us develop our products to fit our target demographic, and the fact that we use them daily speaks to their authenticity.”

– Bill Gamber, CEO, Big Agnes & Honey Stinger

Great Lifestyle Makes Good Business

A significant strategic advantage to working or owning a business in Steamboat Springs and other Routt County communities is that employers and employees find it easy to balance work and fun where recreational amenities are close and abundant.  

Steamboat Springs also has the services necessary to support a new or existing business including business support services, product shipping options, high-speed Internet, cellular services, affordable utilities compared to the rest of the nation, a regional airport nearby and space for commercial growth. Steamboat Springs is strategically located in the middle of the country and three and half hours from an international airport. 

Move to Steamboat

The Move to Steamboat Relocation Guide is a comprehensive guide for those considering a move to the Yampa Valley. The guide is produced by the Steamboat Pilot & Today newspaper in conjunction with the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association.

The Relocation Guide is available by request through the Chamber.

View the virtual Move to Steamboat guide can also be viewed on the Move to Steamboat website.