Let the Steamboat holiday traditions begin. The Sugar Plum Fairy and all her adorable little angels, mice and snowflakes will dance the "Nutcracker” this weekend...but it appears that during dress rehearsal last night the Snow Queen did a fine job sprinkling both the stage and our ski area with a blanket of fresh snow.…Continue
Posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:30am
All the snow that has fallen in the last 3 or 4 days has done wonders for the mountain. The ice layer is a distant memory, the groomers have all been refreshed with soft snow and the trees have been amazing. Since the big snow on Monday, the few inches we've gotten each day have kept things soft and fun out there, but we are mostly riding on the leftovers. I'm not saying that's a bad thing, just different.
Posted on December 18, 2014 at 10:30am
Reason No. 743 why I adore Steamboat: It doesn't take much snow to get the mountain in gorgeous shape. What a lovely relief to finally ski some real powder. And it is everywhere.Continue
Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:00am
Hiking to coveted powder stashes is a rite of passage in Steamboat. Two fresh inches atop the 19 inches over the past three days made for the perfect conditions to open new terrain, which is exactly what happened this morning.
Here is an early gift for our loyal Straight Talk readers - Hike-To Pony terrain is where it's at! The entire Pony Express area is open as of today and covered in deep, fluffy powder; however, the lift is not running yet. So, bring your legs and…
Posted on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am