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Category - Winter Activities

Summer in the Yampa Valley is truly incredible, but Steamboat residents live for the WINTER! While the rest of the country kicks into hibernation mode for the winter, Steamboat is coming to life. Skis, snowboards, snowshoes, and sleds emerge from storage. Thick winter hats, scarves, and gloves

Plans are coming together for the family trip to Steamboat and everyone is excited! The kiddos are watching ski videos online while your husband runs his finger down the runs on the Steamboat Resort map. “We could take the Gondola to Rudi’s Run, pop through the trees, and take Vagabond to

Congratulations! Your family has decided to spend the holidays in Steamboat Springs. You booked stunning accommodations and purchased lift tickets. Now you’re wondering what else you can add to the agenda to truly enjoy the holidays in Steamboat like a local. Here are a few activities and landmarks

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

With a pair of snowshoes strapped to your feet, you’ve got a whole new world to explore - and it’s as easy as walking. When it comes to selecting the ultimate routes for wandering the Narnia-like wonderland in and around Steamboat Springs, Colorado, these trails are the area’s cream of the crop.

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.

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

There’s one other thing besides snow that brings together tourists and Colorado locals: hot springs. After a day filled with wild activities in Colorado’s gorgeous outdoors, there is nothing like a soak in the hot springs to take away the sting of a fall mountain bike ride or burning through

Colorado is a beautiful state in any season! However, as personal preferences occur, I am happy as a Coloradan to give you the pros and cons of the weather so you can plan for the best season to make your trip (unless you want to move here like me!)

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