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Steamboat Resort Activities 

Steamboat Springs is home to Steamboat Ski Resort, which features world-class skiing and snowboarding through our famous Champagne Powder and aspen trees. But there is more family fun to be had at Steamboat Ski Resort both on the mountain and at the base. Learn about all the activities, dining options and more offered year-round at Steamboat Resort.

Winter at Steamboat Resort

Steamboat Ski Resort is famous for world-class skiing and snowboarding but there is much more to explore at the resort in the winter.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Offering world-class tree skiing, a great snowsports school, and a variety of trails for all levels, come check out why Steamboat Ski Resort is one of the best ski mountains in the country. For more information about passes, lift tickets, and mountain updates please visit the link below.

Enjoying the slopes at Steamboat Ski and Resort

Snowshoeing & Crosscountry Skiing

If you are looking for something more active that the whole family can enjoy, try snowshoeing at Haymaker Nordic Center. Haymaker has rentals, guided tours, and snowshoe and cross country trails ranging from beginner to advanced. After a day of exploring, head inside to warm up with some food and drinks at Haymaker.

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A family enjoys snowshoeing in the winter in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Night Skiing

Ski or ride under the stars and lights at Steamboat Resort. Access all levels of terrain via the Christie Peak Express high-speed chairlift. This year, night skiing will be available Friday-Sunday evenings only, with some expanded nights during holiday periods.

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Steamboat Night Skiing

Happy Hour Steamboat Springs

Mountain Dining

From cocktails on the patio with Mt. Werner as your backdrop to delectable meals from one of our fine dining establishments, there is an assortment of dining options at the mountain area. Visit the link below for a list of restaurants within walking distance of the gondola and base area.

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Summer at Steamboat Resort

The base of Steamboat Ski Resort is transformed in the warm and sunny summer months into a natural playground filled with entertainment. From the Land Up activities at the base, to tasty dining options, to more than 50 miles of trails perfect for hiking and biking, there’s no shortage of opportunities to explore.

Full Steam Ahead

Construction continues both on-mountain and in the base area as the resort moves forward with Phase II of Full Steam Ahead. On-mountain construction includes the installation of the Wild Blue Gondola , relocation of the lower Christie Peak Express terminal and continued grading of Greenhorn Ranch. Work in Steamboat Square this summer includes construction of The Range Food and Drink Hall, Skeeter’s Ice Rink, the Mountain Stage and Creekside Level services. Learn more here.

Steamboat Resort Scenic Chairlift Views

Scenic Gondola Rides, Hiking & On Mountain Tours 

The Steamboat Gondola will be open for scenic rides and hiking trail access Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gondola Scenic Rides are $35 for adults, $25 for youth, and free for children under four. Guided Gourmet Hiking tours will be offered Fridays and Saturdays starting July 1 through September 4. Learn more here.

Family Hiking at Steamboat Resort

Base Area Activities 

Land Up activities including the ropes course, bungee trampoline and bounce house, will be available at the Torian Coca-Cola Beach Thursday through Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Passes and tickets can be purchased in the Torian Ski and Sport location. Tickets will also be available for purchase in advance online and on the app.  Burgess Creek is expected to be flowing by late July and the beach will be open for play during the time the creek is being worked on. Learn more here.

Burgess Creek Beach

Mountain Biking

Cross country and multi-use trails will be accessible but may have periodic closures due to construction impacts and trail conditions. Steamboat Sports Bike Shop will have bike gear and cross country and e-bike rentals for use in town and on multi-use trails. The Steamboat Sports Bike Shop will operate Monday through Thursday. The Steamboat Bike Park will not operate this summer due to construction on Wild Blue Gondola and relocation of the lower terminal of Christie Peak Express lift. The closure includes all Bike Park trails. Learn more here.

DTN - PPS - Biking - Switchback Sports


On Mountain dining will be available at The Oasis Sun Deck Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. for indoor and outdoor seating at Thunderhead Lodge. In the base area, Routtie’s Barbecue will be open Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. At the Steamboat Grand Hotel the Cabin will be open daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., the Grand Market will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and the Poolside Bistro will be open daily 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Haymaker Grill is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Learn more here.

Enjoy drinks and bites at the base of Steamboat Resort


Sunset Happy Hours return this summer every Thursday and Sunday starting June 30 through Sept. 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunset Happy Hour pricing is $25 for non-pass holders and free for 22/23 Ikon pass holders. Tickets will be sold onsite via credit card only; no pre-purchase Sunset Happy Hour tickets will be available. Guests are encouraged to park in the Meadows parking lot and take the Steamboat Shuttle to Steamboat Square. Shuttles will run until 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Sunday. 

Movies on the Mountain will be most Saturdays starting July 2 through Aug 27 on the Torian Plum Lawn. Movies are free and begin at sunset. 

July 2 – The Parent Trap

July 9 – Despicable Me

July 16 – Wreck it Ralph

July 23 – Space Jam

July 30 – The Mighty Ducks

August 6 – Encanto

August 13 – Trolls 

August 20 – Luca

August 27 – The Little Rascals

Parking and Resort Access

The Meadows Parking Lot will offer free parking and access to the base area via shuttle on days when the Steamboat Gondola is open. The upper and lower Knoll parking lots will be closed for construction staging this summer. Paid Parking will be available in the Gondola Square Parking structure and Steamboat Grand structure. Pedestrian access in the base area will be impacted due to Full Steam Ahead construction; fencing will surround Steamboat Square, including the base area near Christie Peak Express and Wild Blue Gondola, with pedestrian paths alongside the fencing. Pedestrians can walk from the Gondola Transit Center to the Main Entrance, down the escalator to a pathway along Timber & Torch for access to both the Steamboat Gondola and Torian Coca-Cola Beach area. For interactive maps, step-by-step directions and more, download the Steamboat App. 


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