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STEAMBOAT, USA

Ski Holidays in Steamboat, USA

Ski Steamboat and discover small-town hospitality and friendly service both on and off the mountain.

Located in northwestern Colorado, not far from Wyoming, Steamboat trademarked the name “Ski Town USA” as a testament to its skiing roots and the generations of Olympic athletes who grew up there. Stroll downtown and you might catch a glimpse of future Olympians soaring off the 90-meter jump at Howelsen Hill. Kids ski free, and parents will love the generous snowfall (an average of 330 inches a year) and legendary tree skiing.

Steamboat is over 100 years old but modern in every amenity. There are two main areas, the original downtown area, dating back to the end of the last century, with its own authentic cowboy atmosphere and the more modern village area just at the foot of the ski lifts. With close to 3,000 skiable acres, a Steamboat ski vacation package offers every level of terrain and it’s all easy to reach by a vast lift system including the Silver Bullet TM eight-passenger gondola.

There are affordable restaurants for every taste- from Norwegian to barbecue smokehouses and post-dinner nightspots to round out the evening. Steamboat’s lodging accommodation choices are as huge as the mountain, everything from family-oriented condominiums to European-style bed and breakfasts.

Après Ski
Superb choice - from the romantic to the lively.

Activities
· Hot air balloon rides · Western horseback riding · Sleigh rides · Snowmobile tours · Dog sledding · Snow-cat powder skiing · Ice skating · Natural hot springs pool · Night skiing at Howlsen Hill · Winter ice driving school

Eating out
Over 60 restaurants of all types and every price range.

Other amenities
· Wide range of shops (most open till 9pm) incl. famous 'F.M. Light and Sons' Western store · Excellent FREE shuttle service

Family choice
Non-skiing Kindergarten: 'Kiddie Corral' nursery childcare at Silver Bullet base station for children 6 months-6 years.
Children's Ski School: 'Rough Riders' for children aged 7-15 years.
Ski Kindergarten: 'Kiddie Corral' for children 3.5-6 years.

Resort Statistics

steamboat ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 18
Intermediates 78
Advanced 44
Snowboarders
Total Runs 140
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Ice Rink Indoor Pool Skidoo Walking Trails Gym Snowshoeing Snow sure Lively après ski
Resort Statistics
Altitude 2070m
Km of Piste 105km
Directions of Slopes S/W
Longest Run 5km
Drag Lifts 4
Ski Lifts 22
Snow Parks 2
Highest Lift 3150m
Uphill Capacity 32158
Chairlifts 17
Gondolas/Cable cars 1