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Learning to Ride: Set Yourself up for Success

By Nicole Miller

 

As with any sport, having the right equipment and learning from a professional make all the difference.

My first mountain biking experience was riding with a now ex-boyfriend down a partially…

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Added by Steamboat PR on July 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Learning to Ride: Back in the Saddle Again

By Nicole Miller

I’m relatively new to Steamboat Ski Area, where I work as the social media specialist. When the Steamboat Bike Park opened for the season in June, I was posting a YouTube video of guys flying down the trails, hitting jumps, doing tricks and being generally rad.

The problem is that I’m…

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Added by Steamboat PR on July 18, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sponsorship Day 2014 Raises Nearly $2,500 For Routt County Riders Fund

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Donation Benefits Trail Maintenance Across the Yampa Valley

 

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-July 9, 2014-The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation’s annual Sponsorship Day raised nearly $2,500 for the Routt County Riders (RCR) Trail Maintenance Fund from opening day bike ticket proceeds on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Sponsorship Day, which was unveiled last year, has quickly become the seasonal kick off to the summer bike season on Mt.…

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Added by Steamboat PR on July 9, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

Doug Allen Honored With Rocky Mountain Lift Association Bob Lesage Award

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-July 3, 2014-Doug Allen, vice president of mountain operations for the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp., was awarded the Bob LeSage Award by the Rocky Mountain Lift Association (RMLA) for contributions and unselfish devotion to the ski lift industry during its 2014 annual conference. Allen joins a distinguished list of recipients – a regular ‘who’s who’ of the industry – to be honored with the Bob LeSage Award, the highest lift honor in the ski and snowboard…

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Added by Steamboat PR on July 3, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

2014/2015 Air Program Offers New And Expanded Access To Steamboat-Ski Town, U.S.A.

New San Francisco & Washington-Dulles Nonstops & Expanded Los Angeles and Seattle Flights Highlight Program

Steamboat Ski Resort’s Winter Ski & Snowboard Season Runs November 26 Through April 12

 

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-July 1, 2014-Steamboat’s winter nonstop flight program will feature new nonstop service from San Francisco…

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Added by Steamboat PR on July 1, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New 19-Hole Disc Golf Course Set To Open This Weekend

Steamboat Ski Resort Offers Free Disc Golf During Summer Operations

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-June 30, 2014- Back by popular demand, the Steamboat Ski Resort will officially open the newly set Thunderhead Disc Golf Course on Friday, July 4 for the summer. This true mountain 19-hole course is set in a similar area to the resort’s original disc golf course between the base of Thunderhead lift and Bashor lift.  

Through a partnership with the Steamboat Area Disc Golf League (SADL) and…

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Added by Steamboat PR on June 30, 2014 at 11:40am — No Comments

Steamboat Grand Recognized by TripAdvisor® For Second Consecutive Year

TripAdvisor Travelers Rate Steamboat Grand As A Top Preforming Hotel

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-June 16, 2014-For the second consecutive year, the Steamboat Grand was recently recognized with the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, a prestigious award recognizes businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travelers.

“We are always thrilled to be recognized by industry leaders for our commitment to quality,” said Michael Lomas, vice president and general…

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Added by Steamboat PR on June 16, 2014 at 1:07pm — No Comments

MOVIES, MUSIC AND MOUNTAIN BIKES EXPANDS SUMMER TWILIGHT ENTERTAINMENT

Steamboat Bike Pass Holders Enjoy New Benefit – 3 Free Days at Winter Park and Crested Butte

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-June 10, 2014-Building off the inaugural summer season last year, the Steamboat Mountain Music Series, Coca-Cola Movies on the Mountains and expanded Twilight Mountain Biking return to the Steamboat Ski Resort this summer.

“Who doesn’t like being outside in Steamboat, especially during the summer when nights are refreshing, friends gather with abundance and the…

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Added by Steamboat PR on June 10, 2014 at 10:07am — No Comments

Escape to Steamboat & The Colorado Rocky Mountains With Special United Airfares

New United Nonstop Summer Jet Service From Houston Starts June 26th Flight Bolsters Summer Access to Steamboat From Over 60 Domestic Markets & 12 International Cities

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-June 4, 2014-Escape to the cool, colorful Colorado Rocky Mountains and Steamboat Springs this summer with recently announced special airfares from United Airlines from several key cities across the United States directly into the Steamboat/Hayden Airport (HDN).

“All the elements for the…

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Added by Steamboat PR on June 4, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Steamboat Opens Summer With Routt County Riders Sponsorship Day

Special $15 Sponsorship Day Lift Ticket Proceeds Benefit Trail Maintenance Across Yampa Valley

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-June 3, 2014-Steamboat Ski Resort will usher in the summer cycling season on Thursday, June 12 with its annual Sponsorship Day, where 100% of the day’s lift ticket proceeds and $15 from every bike rental will go toward Routt County Riders’ trail maintenance projects across Routt County.…

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Added by Steamboat PR on June 4, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Steamboat Recognized With Golden Eagle Award For Environmental Excellence

First Time Resort Honored With Prestigious Golden Eagle Award

 

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-May 9, 2014-The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation was awarded the 2014 Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence during the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) National Convention this past week. The Golden Eagle Awards are the ski industry’s most prestigious honor for recognizing resort environmental programs and projects.

 

“We are thrilled to be…

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Added by Steamboat PR on May 9, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Trevyn Newpher Named Steamboat Bike Park Manager

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-April 17, 2014-Trevyn Newpher has been named to the newly created position of Steamboat Bike Park Manager for the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. The Steamboat Bike Park has gained notoriety over the past summer and continues to evolve offering a variety of downhill trails for all ability levels.

 

“We are delighted to have someone as talented and accomplished as Trevyn take on a new leadership role within the resort,” said John Kohnke, summer…

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Added by Steamboat PR on April 17, 2014 at 12:01pm — No Comments

A Fond Farewell

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.



 

In writing today's report, I could of…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 13, 2014 at 9:36am — No Comments

One last dance.

 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…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 12, 2014 at 10:03am — No Comments

What a season!

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…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 11, 2014 at 11:33am — No Comments

Last Call

It is last call here in Steamboat as we are savoring the last turns of the season. After today the lifts will spin for three more days, so get out and relish the end of this amazing season!…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 10, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Season to Remember

There are some folks who will tell you to never look back. To always live in the present and never pay heed to days and events in the past.  But I don't buy it.  

Taking a few minutes to remember those good days, great people, and magical…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Giving Season

This season has given us everything from massive snow dumps, bluebird scenery, sub-zero temps, and beach-like days we wished would never end.  All this rolled into one tidy little package we call 'Winter 2013-14.'  But today's weather has sent us back into the heart of skiing with a snow dump that feels very Januaryesque. …

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 6, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Sunny Saturday

 It's Spring, but looks like winter!

  It's another perfect day in the Yampa Valley, the sun is burning bright and the skiing is wonderful. The groomers were out in full force last night and the conditions this morning could not have been any better. With one week left in the season, it's time to get out there…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 5, 2014 at 10:56am — No Comments

Spring Superb

Don't look at your calendar, because the blue sky, cold temperatures and mid winter conditions will have you thinking its January not April.…

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Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 4, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

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