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Welcome! In our Local’s Guide monthly series, we catch up with one of our locals to find out how they would spend their ideal 24 hours in Steamboat Springs.


It’s March – which means the days are longer, the sun is shining, and the adventures are endless! We know you enjoyed all the snow that

You may be familiar with Steamboat Springs and our famous Champagne Powder Snow. But did you know that Steamboat Springs is home to Colorado’s oldest, continuously operated ski area? That’s right. Howelsen Hill first opened in 1915 and holds a special place in Steamboat’s history. Howelsen has been

“It taught me to train hard and dream big… and believe that I could achieve at any level.” -Olympian Johnny Spillane on the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club

Steamboat Springs’ Olympic tradition is second to none. Boasting more winter Olympic athletes than any other town in North American, our

Colorado’s Oldest Ski Resort Still Operates in Steamboat Springs

Did you know that Steamboat Springs is home to not one, but two ski resorts? The resort on Mount Werner is not the only ski resort in Steamboat. In fact, Steamboat Springs is home to the oldest continuously operating ski facility in

by Kaitlyn Kinshella

In Colorado, when ski towns start to get busier in the winter months, many avid skiers will head to the backcountry in order to fill their powder needs. Anyone who has experienced a quiet tour around Buffalo Pass or Rabbit Ears Pass knows that there is nothing better than skiing

by Kaitlyn Kinshella

If you live or ski in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, chances are that this year you have had the following conversation with someone:

“Wow! We are getting amazing snow so far this year.”

“I know! It is so much better than last year.”

“Yeah, that’s because it is supposed to be an

Due to its unique location as Colorado’s northernmost ski and snowboard resort, Steamboat often gets snow that no other place does, averaging nearly 30 feet a season. The Boat’s sprawling terrain stretches across almost 3,000 acres and features 165 trails—more than you could ski in an entire week.