Steamboat

Your vacation planning community

Greetings from a day of fresh tracks in the Boat!

 

 

While the fresh snow isn't very deep today, it still stacked up in my book.  It's Steamboat's 50th Birthday this week, and the best kind of powder is birthday powder.  I also share the birthday calendar with Steamboat this week, as today marks a new year in my life and I am happy to be celebrating this day with some fresh turns in Steamboat.  I can't say that I have quite as many candles on my cake as Steamboat does, but it is always a good sign for the year ahead when it snows on your birthday.

 

 

 

The groomers were in prime condition this morning to rip some big open turns like a kid tears through wrapping paper opening birthday gifts.  Lap after lap, we enjoyed endless fun turns on perfectly manicured corduroy with a nice dusting of frosting on top leaving nothing behind us but cold smoke similar to birthday candles after the party gets started.  The snow is still in great condition and skiing very consistently - my skis carved turns into the soft snow like sinking your teeth into a nice piece of yummy birthday cake.  The cold temps have kept things in prime condition on all parts of the mountain, so you really can't go wrong today.  The groomers are probably the best call right now, but there is enough fresh snow in the trees to have a good time.

 

 

Pick of the mountain today is Cyclone - it's groomed, smooth and fast!

 

The sun is coming up, the clouds are breaking and it's time to head up for some blue bird Steamboat skiing on soft snow. 

 

See you on the mountain!

 

 

Kevin Olsen

Tele

 

Straight Talk Archives

Views: 508

Comment

You need to be a member of Steamboat to add comments!

Join Steamboat

Steamboat Reservations

Call: (877) 783-2628 or book online

Steamboat.com, the Official Site for Steamboat Ski Resort.

For mobile phone updates including snow, lifts & trails, follow us on:

Latest Activity

Profile IconEnos Boyer 3rd, STEVEN D SAMUELS, Greer Couston and 16 more joined Steamboat
4 hours ago
Eric Rittenhouse MD is now a member of Steamboat
Aug 26
Profile IconCarolina Ipinza, Michael Garvey, Scott Lucas and 2 more joined Steamboat
Aug 25
Brendon Robertson replied to Brendon Robertson's discussion Buying skis in steamboat
"Boo Boo. Demo seems the way to go. Thanks for all your advice."
Aug 22
Clark Cox replied to Brendon Robertson's discussion Buying skis in steamboat
"I second demoing... Im partial to Christy's.  Pretty good selection."
Aug 21
Boo Boo replied to Brendon Robertson's discussion Buying skis in steamboat
"If you are interested in buying skis in Steamboat, then I would second demo'ing first too.…"
Aug 21
Bobski is now a member of Steamboat
Aug 20
Randy Pattison posted photos
Aug 20

© 2014   Created by Steamboat.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service