Steamboat Springs Skiing & Snowboarding
If your ski trip is a family affair, head up to Steamboat Springs this year. Steamboat is known for it’s incredible tree skiing for skiers of all abilities, and their fluffy “champagne powder”. The town’s more distant location in northern Colorado keeps the crowds at bay.
Steamboat has enough steeps to satisfy the experts, but it’s really known for it’s expansive and unintimidating intermediate terrain. Kid-friendly activities with an emphasis on it’s Wild West roots make Steamboat an excellent family-friendly destination.
The base village has plenty of great happy hour spots, but for a party that lasts all night head to the Double Diamonds bar – recently named America’s best apres ski spot. Finally, don’t miss the namesake hot springs, a fantastic way to relax after a day on the slopes.
GETTING TO STEAMBOAT
Steamboat’s regional airport has nonstop flights from 14 cities during the ski season, as well as 2-3 daily express flights from Denver. Alternatively, fly to Denver and rent a car for the 3-hour drive to Steamboat Springs.
STEAMBOAT RESORT STATS
- Steamboat has a total skiable terrain of 2,965 acres.
- The resort features a total of 165 runs – 14% beginner, 42% intermediate, 44% advanced
- Average annual snowfall is 314 inches.
- Vertical lift is at 3,668 feet.
WHERE TO RENT GEAR IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS
Book your ski or snowboard rentals online with Black Tie Ski Delivery in Steamboat. Booking on TripOutside gets you an extra 10% off! They will deliver your rental equipment right to your hotel or accommodation.
TripOutside also allows you compare gear rental prices at the local shops before you book.