Shimmers and Sparkles

As I walked our dogs up the street early this morning, soft, fluffy snowflakes gently fell from the sky — the kind of snowflakes that are fun to catch on your mittens and admire each and every unique design.  I noticed a few small patches of blue sky breaking through the misty morning clouds, and I knew it was going to be an amazing morning on the mountain.

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Hello Winter

Just when you think the season is going down the tubes, Mother Nature tends to surprise you. After last weekend’s storm and the snow over the last few days, it’s like we have a whole new mountain. Gone are the icy bumps and  brown spots. In their place are piles of powder and untouched lines. If you need any proof that winter is back in the Boat, just look at the frigid 4 degree (F) temps at the top of the mountain.

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Cool, Whipped Topping

I was privileged today to have a chance to ski with my wife and our good friend Bob while the kids were at school. There’s something about sneaking off to play while the kids are away that adds a little mischief to the sport. With several inches of fresh snow and more falling from the sky as we speak, the conditions were superb to get after it.

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Break Between Storms

February has been good to Steamboat Resort, and it shows! Today, we are seeing a quick break between storms, so head up to the mountain and enjoy the sun and soft snow. There are plenty of stashes of the TWO FEET of Champagne Powder® that fell over the weekend. Go on your own powder treasure hunt. We’ve received 52.5 inches of snow at mid-mountain and 54.5 inches at the summit since Feb. 1, and it is all out there for you to find!

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WEEKEND STORM BLANKETS MOUNTAIN WITH TWO FEET OF CHAMPAGNE POWDER®

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-February 24, 2015-Powderhounds celebrated the weekend with a winter storm that blanketed the mountain with two feet of Champagne Powder® snow, reminding skiers and riders that the season is far from over. With seven weeks to go, Steamboat does not close out the 2014/2015 winter until Sunday, April 12

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