I'm guilty. I've treated the Burgess Creek Lift, "the BC Lift," and the runs off it like an escalator. I took a different approach to it today and it changed my view.
The area around the BC Lift is true mid-mountain terrain, often overlooked by those focused on getting to the top or the front side of the…Continue
Posted on January 30, 2015 at 10:00am
Whether you just got into town after the lifts closed, you worked all day or you just don't get out of bed until 3, night skiing can be your only option sometimes.
I am lucky enough to be able to ski in the daytime most days, but this warm weather got me thinking about what it's like up there after…Continue
Posted on January 29, 2015 at 10:00am
Will winter return to our spring like valley? My garden seems to think it's spring, the birds do, the skies definitely have been springlike, and the soft slushy skiing of the past few afternoons is highly reminiscent of, gosh, April??
The gorgeous blue skies and mild temps have been lovely but…Continue
Posted on January 28, 2015 at 10:15am
Last night, I looked out at a million brilliant stars in Steamboat's dark sky and chanted a universal message to the galaxy: OM SNOW. This morning, while the East continues to be thrashed by a blizzard, it’s another sunny day here in the ‘boat.
But you know what? I see a snowflake on my iPhone…Continue
Posted on January 27, 2015 at 10:30am