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Does Steamboat have any snow yet?  I see Arapahoe may open tomorrow.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mesa Oct 16, 2012.

Altitude Adjustment
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We live in Ohio and have never skiid (sp?) out West.  The highest elevations we have been to for skiing have been the east coast.  I have heard about Altitude sickness and want to avoid it.  What is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by skiwoods Dec 18, 2011.

 

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Oct 17, 2012
Mesa replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Snow
"A dusting at the top.  No snow-making til likely after Nov 1.   A-basin has the advantage of a base almost 4000 feet higher than  Steamboat. "
Oct 16, 2012
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Snow

Does Steamboat have any snow yet?  I see Arapahoe may open tomorrow.See More
Oct 16, 2012
Fred commented on Paula McNabb's blog post On our way!
"Steamboat is the absolute best place in the country to ski! January 26th will be my 12th time! Have fun! Whaaaa Hoooo!"
Jan 7, 2012
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On our way!

Yea!!!!   We leave Cleveland tomorrow morning at 6:40 a.m. on our way to Steamboat.  Our first trip out west.  I don't care that we have to get up at 3 a.m.!   I was excited to see Steamboat Straight Talker's post that is is snowing!   Our weather is so warm here that our little local places cannot even open yet.  Those that have, only have two or three slushy runs open.  So...  Monday will be the day to get our ski legs under us!   See More
Jan 7, 2012
skiwoods replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"Advice from Illinois:   1. As eveyone has said, drink plenty of water - starting a couple of weeks before your trip. 2. Make sure your condo has a humidifier and run it constantly.  3. Spend the first day no higher than…"
Dec 18, 2011
Stuart Levine replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"I am from Florida but ski every year, and only out west. You need to remeber 2 simple tyhings: 1. Keep a window just cracked open about an inch or two in the main living area. I am not sure why I was told to do this , but hat is step 1. 2. Step two…"
Dec 16, 2011
Brian Garfield replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"Just went out for the first time in years from the Maryland area last year.  Unfortunately, I didn't head the warning correctly.  I stepped off the plane and started pounding water, but was immediately getting a headache, and by…"
Dec 16, 2011
Paula McNabb posted a status
"So why do they call it "Champange" powder?"
Nov 15, 2011
Paula McNabb replied to g's discussion Custom Boots
"My husband had foot surgery 2 years ago and now has 2 pins in his foot.  We were concerned if he would be able to ski again because of his foot.  I was poking around the internet looking at sites for boots and came across a site, "
Nov 7, 2011
Boo Boo replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"Hi We live at not far above sea level in the UK. If you are relatively fit, drink plenty of water (worth avoiding alcohol for a few days), try and eat regularly, take it easy for the first few days and have a few ibuprofen (or whatever…"
Oct 31, 2011
SteveK replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"From Ohio here also. If you are getting some exercise most days you should be fine.  I agree with the others drink lots of water.   Steve  "
Oct 28, 2011
Paula McNabb replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"Thanks all!"
Oct 27, 2011
skisteamboat replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
" As the others have noted, Steamboat is at a lower altitude than most western ski resorts, there is much less of a problem with Altitude Sickness. Stay hydrated, relax the first day (or two), go easy on the alcohol and you should be fine. Since…"
Oct 27, 2011
Mesa replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"Agree w/ Michele's recommendations.  I would also suggest taking it easy the day of your arrival and skiing only a half day on your first full day here.  I wouldn't suggest the oxygen cans.  They're unnecessary, …"
Oct 26, 2011
Michele Gavan replied to Paula McNabb's discussion Altitude Adjustment
"Our family has been going to Steamboat for a few years, traveling from South Florida.....so anything above 100 feet is a huge adjustment in altitude!!  What I have found works great for us is lots and lots of water, both before you go and…"
Oct 26, 2011

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On our way!

Yea!!!!   We leave Cleveland tomorrow morning at 6:40 a.m. on our way to Steamboat.  Our first trip out west.  I don't care that we have to get up at 3 a.m.!   I was excited to see Steamboat Straight Talker's post that is is snowing!   

Our weather is so warm here that our little local places cannot even open yet.  Those that have, only have two or three slushy runs open.  So...  Monday will be the day to get our ski legs under us! 

 

 

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