Summer in Steamboat is fleeting, but after the first snowfall of the season, everyone starts counting down to opening day. We got our first snowfall on the last day of September when the mountain was bright with the orange and gold colors of fall. It was one of the prettiest falls I can remember in my nearly 10 years in Steamboat, with stunning colors, the excitement of the season's first snowflakes and warm, sunny days deep into October.…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2014 at 11:58am
Wiping the spring slush off my skis for the last time this season, I can't help but embrace a bit of sadness in my heart. There's always something sentimental about writing the final Straight Talk for the year and even macho guys like myself aren't immune.Continue
Posted on April 13, 2014 at 9:36am
What a wonderful season, let the fun begin.
Spring has finally sprung in the Yampa Valley and with closing weekend here, it's our last couple days to get out and enjoy the skiing. With early morning temperatures in the mid 40's, the snow has already begun to soften and the stage is set for a…Continue
Posted on April 12, 2014 at 10:03am
Hard to believe it's closing weekend of the 2013/14 season in the Boat, and we are all smiling like Buddy over what just happened.
This year was my 10th ski season in Steamboat, and I have to say it was a good one. The powder really piled up this winter and skewed my sense of time because the…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:33am