Your vacation planning community

Mike (skipompey)
  • Male
  • Ross on Wye
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Mike (skipompey)'s Friends

  • Oyibos
  • JB6543
  • Rick
  • ChubbyHubby (Mr BooBoo)
  • Keith.
  • Boo Boo
  • Ed F.  (bpos2)
  • SteamboatRider
  • Sian and Nige
  • Switchboard Kent

Mike (skipompey)'s Groups

Mike (skipompey)'s Discussions

Web Cam
17 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Feb 5, 2009.

Steamboat why do we come back
23 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr. Christian Jan 11, 2009.


Ski Heaven

Latest Activity

Mike (skipompey) commented on Boo Boo's blog post Never a bad day in Steamboat... (Part 3)
"Love the pics Boo, have sent you a message, forgot to ask about the Spa for wifey"
Feb 13, 2011
Mike (skipompey) commented on Boo Boo's blog post Never a bad day in Steamboat... (Part 2)
"Oh Boo, we are so sorry to about your accident, as you well know we can emphasise with you, Diane I suppose got a few days in last year before her episode, I wonder if hubby is feeling as guilty as I was skiing on whilst wifey was laid up. At least…"
Feb 11, 2011
Mike (skipompey) commented on Miss Lucky Lady's blog post The Greatest Thing about Steamboat is.....
"..... that we went to Whistler last year and kept thinking what was Steamboat like?"
Feb 4, 2011
Mike (skipompey) replied to Keith.'s discussion Ptarmigan Inn
"Hi Keith nice to hear you had a good visit, we don't arrive untill Feb 23rd, you must have had some good conditions for your trip.   Mike"
Jan 28, 2011

Profile Information

How do you carve powder?
Do you work for Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation?

Mike (skipompey)'s Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Mike (skipompey)'s Blog

There and Back Again

Well here we are, back in front of the PC and not on the other side of the Webcam,no more looking down the mountain or soaking in the hot tub gazing down the Yampa Valley easing that right knee. Seems an age since leaving London Heathrow arriving in Denver and jumping into the Hummer, yes that's right a Hummer, should have been a Jeep but they upgraded us to the Hummer, I thought I had left armoured vehicles behind, but peering through the slits called windows and closing the doors that were as… Continue

Posted on March 9, 2009 at 7:19am — 11 Comments

Comment Wall (41 comments)

You need to be a member of Steamboat to add comments!

Join Steamboat

At 2:39am on February 10, 2009, JB6543 said…
Mike, We fly out tomorrow (11th) the kids are getting excited and looks like the weather is in our favour. Perhaps we can find time for a beer when you arrive?
At 1:16pm on January 21, 2009, Boo Boo said…
Hi, no, you aren't nosey at all.

We tend to pay for our flights partly with BA airmiles. Since we booked so late, BA didn't have any flights available with airmiles from Denver, but plenty from LA: so it made sense to fly back via LA. Normally we book a lot earlier and get the availability we want from Denver.

It was a bit of hassle coming home, but the LA-LON flight is longer than the DEN-LON flight - so more opportunity to sleep on the flight.
At 6:04pm on January 18, 2009, Keith. said…
Not as of today, but don't count us out yet, still working on it mate.
If the 'Boss' can get one more day, we will be out there.

At 3:20pm on January 17, 2009, Boo Boo said…
Hope that my blog has helped pass some time before your trip. You WILL have a fantastic trip! I hope that the weather is as kind to you as it has been to us: we have had some very varied conditions - just about all great, one way or another :-)
At 8:53am on January 17, 2009, Boo Boo said…
We missed you yesterday! We are going to have to overlap our trips next time: share some runs and have a few drinks at Slopeside. It was a great meet, yesterday, but sorely lacking you and your wife. Boo
At 10:20am on January 1, 2009, Keith. said…
I do believe things are not yet sorted on this BB mate.
At 10:48am on December 27, 2008, Boo Boo said…
Thank you very much :-). I will pop in and see SBK and hopefully meet some of the other resdient contributors too :-).

Fingers crossed for some good conditions too, but I am sure that it will be fantastic, whatever the weather.

Husband has popped into work for a few hours, I am left to make the house look respectable (get rid of the Xmas decorations etc - not that we have many up) and pack. I am pretty organised, I think. Checked in online a couple of hours back, but I never feel comfortable until I step through the terminal door at Heathrow... ;-)

Will be in touch - via posts and blogs etc :-)
At 5:35pm on December 19, 2008, Keith. said…
Up at 05:30 most days mate, wife still teaching (33years) and out the door at 06:40 so next thing is to boot up and then catch up with the world.

Will see what I can arrange over Christmas ref a visit mid Feb.
Have a great Christmas, our fondest regards to you, the wife and family. May 2009 be a great year for all of us.

Keith and Rosalee.
At 5:05am on December 19, 2008, Keith. said…
Looking at coming back for a second trip. I will see what I can work out and if possible arrange the time to match part of your trip dates.

Sorry, no Army issue planks to lend you but lots of memories.

At 5:40pm on December 18, 2008, Keith. said…
Hello Mike, nice to see your back, got to get my AMF(L) legs back together for Boxing day arrival in the Boat.
Stuck in a rut, staying in the Ptarmigan Inn while it still stands.

Take care, Merry Christmas and a Happy 2009..

Steamboat Reservations

Call: (877) 783-2628 or book online, the Official Site for Steamboat Ski Resort.

For mobile phone updates including snow, lifts & trails, follow us on:

Latest Activity

Steamboat Straight Talker's 2 blog posts were featured
7 hours ago
Steamboat Straight Talker posted a blog post

Fresh snow, a Steamboat holiday tradition

Let the Steamboat holiday traditions begin. The Sugar Plum Fairy and all her adorable little…See More
7 hours ago
Caroline Lalive posted a blog post

Holiday Bliss

In all the hustle and bustle of the holidays it's easy to be overwhelmed with everything but what's…See More
19 hours ago
jg atl replied to Ed F. (bpos2)'s discussion Need to find parking . . .
"Can you provide more specifics?  Where are you staying?  Which rental company are you…"
Steamboat Straight Talker posted blog posts
Steamboat PR posted a blog post


STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-December 17, 2014-Live music fills the mountains during Steamboat’s ski and…See More
Bear posted a blog post

Prevent injuries this ski season with Fit For Snow tips

So you’ve bought your pass, picked up some new gear and are stoked for the season. Now it's time to…See More
Steamboat Straight Talker's blog post was featured

Let's talk about the backcountry, baby

Reason No. 743 why I adore Steamboat: It doesn't take much snow to get the mountain in gorgeous…See More


  • Add Videos
  • View All

Usage Agreement and Posting Guide

Welcome to your online community. Take a look around, sign up for an account, kick the tires, and if you have questions first read up in the Welcome forum as well as the FAQ section. When you are ready you can start blogging or post in our Forums or Groups.

Specific suggestions regarding how you'd like us to improve should go in the Support forum.

Your admin: James


Need to find parking . . . 1 Reply

Started by Ed F. (bpos2) in Lodging & Accommodations. Last reply by jg atl yesterday.

Ski Guide 4 Replies

Started by Andrew Roberts in Ask A Local. Last reply by Andrew Roberts Nov 16.

Buying skis in steamboat 7 Replies

Started by Brendon Robertson in Ask A Local. Last reply by ChicagoSkier Sep 15.

anything new on the mountain for ski season 2014-2015? 2 Replies

Started by Julien Hradecky in General On-Mountain Talk - Catch all. Last reply by Julien Hradecky Jul 25.


© 2014   Created by Steamboat.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service