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Possibly the most “Colorado” photo of all time is the famed depiction of a pair of Stetson- and spur-wearing cowhands on horseback riding through two feet of snow in Steamboat Springs and carrying wooden skis across their laps. This also happens to be the quintessential image of Steamboat, which

Steamboat Springs RodeoYeehaw! Ride ‘em cowboy! While I’ve yet to hear someone actually yell that in the stands at the Brent Romick arena in Steamboat Springs, crowds are no less excited to see cowboys and cowgirls compete in tricks, races, and the skills of the Western rancher. In Colorado, we step away from the Pro Bull

Rich mountain history presented with beer, recipes, hot springs, exhibits, tours & more, by Candace Bannister

There is more than one way to deliver a rich slice of the history of Steamboat Springs. The Tread of Pioneers Museum specializes in dusting off the stories of people, places, and happenings

Steamboat Springs is the perfect place for any getaway, and in more ways than you think. Besides a weekend hiking jaunt, holiday ski vacation, or even a destination trip for the Run Rabbit Run Endurance Race, Steamboat Springs has a multitude of venues that can host your party away from home. Be it

In the years before I moved to the Yampa Valley, I made several trips to other resorts along the I-70 corridor but none had the feel of Steamboat Springs. I’ve now lived in Colorado for almost 20 years, with the majority spent in the Front Range communities of Denver, Colorado Springs and Fort

scenic-wpWelcome to Steamboat Springs! It’s hard to decide what exactly makes Steamboat Springs such an incredible place to visit and live. Is it the stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, unparalleled Olympic skiing tradition, limitless outdoor recreation opportunities, western charm and hospitality,

Imagine waking up to the sound of aspen leaves quivering in the breeze, the sight of a mare as she gallops through a green pasture, the smell of cowboy coffee and the freshness of the mountain air. Away from the hustle and bustle of Steamboat Springs lies the most beautiful countryside, dotted with

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“Go after life as if it's something that's got to be roped in a hurry before it gets away.” — Cowboy Wisdom

IMG_7818If you’re in Steamboat over a weekend in the summer, a must do is a visit to the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo. There’s nothing like a stampede of bulls, cowboys, rodeo clowns and barrel racers

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It probably goes without saying that one of the best ways to view “cowboy country” is from on top of a horse. So if your only mode of transport around the ‘Boat involves four wheels and a motor, then you’re definitely missing out on some “horse” power. If your kids are over 6 years old, then corral