Don't let the minimally snowing skies downtown and at the base of the mountain fool you: It's DUMPING up top! A full parking lot, no lift lines and sleeper snowfall is what I love most about Steamboat!
As I made my way up the gondola I could see the snowflakes get bigger and bigger. I headed over to Sundown Express and started down High Noon before ducking into Twilight. I was greeted with fresh tracks of at least five inches of velvety powder. The footing underneath was still soft,…Continue
Posted on March 11, 2014 at 11:14am
Timing is everything. The dance between seasons can work as a road map to your day and by this I mean, follow the sun, and who wouldn't. The temperature is just lovely. There is a slight breeze out there but overall a very pleasant climate on the hill this morning. I strongly recommend heading up top first thing when the sun has been out the day before. The conditions were superb particulary on the North facing runs. I stuck mostly to groomers as the bumps that I tried were still…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2014 at 10:30am
My first tracks sank into the snow an hour earlier than normal thanks to Daylight Savings Time. And what a treat it was to catch everyone else snoozing while I was carving my way around this glorious winter resort.
The thrill of the day was swooshing my way through the Sunshine side of the mountain. Runs…Continue
Posted on March 9, 2014 at 10:06am
Just when you think it's time to break out the spring attire, Mother Nature seems to dial it up a notch and blasts us with a healthy dose of winter. We have once again seen a week of mixed conditions. Spring and 45 degree temperatures one day, cold and snowy the next. That's March…Continue
Posted on March 8, 2014 at 10:51am