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Category - Winter in Steamboat

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

It’s February in the Rocky Mountains and that means the return of the magic that is the WinterWonderGrass Festival. For the third year, this bluegrass festival is calling Steamboat Springs, Colorado home. If you’re new to this incredible festival, their vision explains it best: It’s grounded in the

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.

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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Steamboat Springs may be known for the wonders of the great outdoors – skiing, hiking, biking and horseback riding through the mountains, but it’s inside the walls of our local cafes and bakeries where delectable delights and true western hospitality are whipped up.

Off the Beaten PathEspecially during the cold winter

Ski

New technology makes for a smooth skiing experience.

Seven feet of snow. Bluebird days. Long soaks in the hot springs. Winter in Steamboat is here, and if you’re anything like me, that means skiing and snowboarding is on your mind 24/7. We’ve had a strong start to the snowfall season and some

The wilderness calls and backcountry adventure awaits in Steamboat Springs.

Snowshoe

Get a new perspective on Steamboat’s hiking trails in winter, when snowflakes coat the aspen trees and hiking boots are traded in for snowshoes. This activity functions as both your workout, and a great way to sight

Even when the Colorado sun is blazing, the Colorado mountain air is crisp in the heart of winter. While the cold is perfect for the famous Champagne Powder® that Steamboat has to offer - and ideal for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and other outdoor fun - you may need to step inside for a warm-up