STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-April 15, 2013-Even though Steamboat’s 50th Anniversary Winter Season ended yesterday, mountain crews are back on the hill TODAY, Monday, April 15th, plowing roads and starting work on several projects including the new Four Points Lodge. …Continue
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Writing the final Straight Talk Report of the season is a little bittersweet. On the one hand, we couldn't have ended on a better note... ever. Last night's powder dump is nothing short of spectacular. On the other hand, posting this article means another season is officially in the bag. If the next 50 years turn out to be as unforgettable as the last, the Steamboat Ski Resort is poised to hold a place in history unlike any other resort in the nation.…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 14, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments
What a wonderful season we've had here in the Yampa Valley. It was definitely one I will remember for a long time. From the mid-winter powder dumps to the fun few weeks of springs corn, I personally enjoyed every run. As always, our season ends too quickly and usually with a healthy base of snow. This past week's storm has left the mountain in wonderful condition. It looks and feels like the middle of winter. The slopes are in great shape and there is still plenty of snow. Hat's off to the…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 13, 2013 at 10:29am — No Comments
Mountain Lifts Will Close Approximately 30 to 60 Minutes Early on Sunday, April 14th For Free Concerts
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-April 12, 2013-The Steamboat Ski Area will celebrate the end of its 50th anniversary winter season this weekend with a boatload of Springalicious festivities, fun events such as the 33rd Cardboard Classic, Billy Kidd’s 70th Birthday Bash, 6th Splashdown Pond Skim and FREE music concerts by Missed the Boat, Head for the Hill and…Continue
Added by Steamboat PR on April 12, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Old Man Winter is not finished with Steamboat yet and has toasted us with another powder day in Steamboat! Three inches of freshies were reported this morning and the snow keeps piling up. If you're thinking about heading up to the mountain today, stop reading this and go now. It's good out there!…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 11, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Patrollers Meet To Exchange Ideas & Compete To Be Best Patrol In Colorado
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-April 10, 2013-The best in the Colorado Pro Patrol business gather for two days at the Steamboat Ski Area in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, for the 42nd Annual Colorado Pro Patrol Convention, April 10-11, 2013. The resort last hosted this professional group in 2003.…Continue
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The thermometer and my calendar just aren't matching up today. While the calendar says April 10, the weather on the mountain says middle of January. It's a cold one out there, but it's worth getting out for some fresh tracks this morning.
We have had some interesting weather over the…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 10, 2013 at 11:13am — No Comments
As the saying goes... "April showers bring May flowers." Well if that's true then I think Steamboat's flowers are going to be in full bloom this year. We received a really nice coat of fresh powder on the mountain overnight and the trails are in great shape.
The snow on the top of Sunshine Peak was…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
It was a classic spring day in the Yampa Valley. The early morning fog broke and the sun was shinning bright. The cloud layer was low in the valley, giving rise to some scenic early morning turns.
Last night's 1" of new snow was a welcomed treat as I headed over to the Sunshine area this morning.…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 6, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments
An inch of fresh snow, blazing sunshine, and warm breezes combined this morning for the perfect backdrop for a spring park session.
My pre-park warm up on Heavenly Daze was just that. Heavenly. Making turns on a fresh inch of snow down the Daze on a sunny spring day is on my list of favorite ski…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 4, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Its been an interesting morning of mixed conditions here in Steamboat.
The snow is as variable as the weather today on the mountain and it's definitely spring in the Boat. Last night brought quite a mix of precipitation; although it rained in town, it snowed on the mountain especially at…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on April 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
I suppose I should dispense with the formalities from the start and wish you a very HAPPY EASTER! I hope the bunny was especially nice to you this year and packed your basket with some springtime wax for those skis.
The overall weather and snow conditions are nothing short of spectacular today. This…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on March 31, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
With temperatures expected in the mid 50's by this afternoon, Steamboat has definitely gotten a taste of spring fever. We started out the week with a healthy dose of winter and had fresh powder for three days straight. All powder days aside, it's time for some fun in the sun. Lather up the sunblock and get ready for a rocking concert this afternoon. It's another fantastic morning in the Yampa Valley and it's shaping up to be a wonderful day.…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on March 30, 2013 at 10:18am — No Comments
While the highest concentration of beginner and intermediate terrain can be found on Sunshine Peak, some of the best family ski runs (along with the best views) are hidden amongst the advanced and expert terrain off Storm Peak. …Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on March 28, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Four Points Hut To End Winter Operations on Sunday, April 7th;
New Building Construction Anticipated To Start Monday, April 15th
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO-March 28, 2013-Steamboat will launch its most significant on-mountain restaurant improvement in nearly a decade when construction begins next month on the new multi-million-dollar Four Points facility, located at 9,716 feet above sea level.
“This is an incredible…Continue
Added by Steamboat PR on March 28, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
The fresh snow just keep coming for Steamboat, and today we are enjoying fresh tracks under blue bird sky.
While the powder today might not be very impressive on the measuring stick, it was just enough to turn this morning into simply great skiing. With a heavy fog in the valley this morning and…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on March 27, 2013 at 11:09am — No Comments
Mother Nature had decided to put spring into her back pocket and give us a little more winter. With 7 inches falling yesterday and another 6 inches falling since last night, we're back into winter mode. Don't hang the skis up yet, with three weeks still left in the season and Steamboat surpassing the 300 inch mark, we have some of the best conditions in the state. So, grab your boards and head on up to the mountain, it's another powder day in the 'boat!…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on March 23, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
Today is the day, the perfect day to ski the Chutes. Nearly 300 inches of natural snowfall (a couple of fresh last night) + north facing slope (sun shaded) = HEAVEN in the steeps!
I'm adding a lot of pictures today because the Chutes were epic this morning. There are three named Chutes, which are…Continue
Added by Steamboat Straight Talker on March 21, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Hello from the first "official" day of spring... well at least that is what the calendar says.
Since it is now spring and yesterday was quite sunny, I expected the early morning groomers to be a bit firm today; especially after hearing the 5am report calling overcast skies. However, much…Continue