Steamboat Springs Ski Resort

The resort is located near Steamboat Springs. The resort is sometimes called “Ski Town USA” as it has produced many Winter Olympians. Steamboat is rich in western history and there are many cowboys, ranches, and horses.

Steamboat is Colorado’s 5th largest ski resort with 2,965 acres of terrain and 169 named trails. It also boasts 3,668 ft of vertical. Steamboat ski resort has 18 lifts, including a gondola as well as 6 high-speed chairlifts.

The entire resort is located below the treeline so there aren’t any alpine bowls or chutes. However, the glade skiing is great for advanced riders. The rest of the terrain is made up of moguls and tree-lined groomers, along with an impressive terrain park (superpipe) and terrain park.

Intermediate riders will love Steamboat as the trails are blue for 42 percent, with many single-black runs. Although Steamboat has a few double black runs that are well-respected, they’re not long enough to keep avid skiers entertained. The resort also offers gated access to good backcountry terrain.

Steamboat’s best feature is its fresh snow quality. The powder is the highlight of Steamboat, despite the fact that it is at a lower elevation than other Colorado ski resorts. Steamboat is also a good performer in terms of quantity, with an average 314 inches of snowfall each season.

Steamboat is a top-rated family friendly ski resort offering an unforgettable experience. Here children 12 years and younger can ski without a parent or grandparent.

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