Your vacation planning community

Here we go again... another storm full of fluffy snow is scheduled to arrive later today blessing Steamboat and the Yampa Valley with the good stuff.  But while we wait in anticipation for the storm to show up, there are plenty of smooth groomers to keep everyone smiling.



Steamboat has been measuring new snow in feet over the last few weeks which means that on the days it isn't snowing, the groomers are staying soft allowing for near effortless turns on the fresh corduroy.  I always recommend picking up a grooming report when you get to the mountain as it will direct you towards the most recently groomed runs; especially the runs that don't get done very often and can be a nice treat.  Longhorn is one of my favorite cruisers when it has fresh corduroy...  I think I am one of the only people that saw it was groomed today and enjoyed a few awesome laps with no one else around.



Other randoms that are groomed today include Center Field, Hurricane, Cyclone, Upper and Lower Valley View... just to name a few.  My skis cut through each line of corduroy on the mountain like a hot knife through butter; so smooth and easy.  Many of these runs offered solitude with no other skiers to be seen, allowing for huge arcing turns across the entire slope.  I stopped a few times this morning just to enjoy the simple silence and amazing landscape of the surrounding valley and mountains.  I like skiing solo sometimes because I can take quiet moments like that vs. skiing with friends where it can offer a more social experience on the mountain that is anything but silence.



Pick of the mountain today is Longhorn - it is skiing smooth, the snow is soft, and it got looked over by other early morning skiers.


We are looking at the potential of a foot or more of new snow between this afternoon and Friday, so come rip some cruisers before we repeat another great snow storm in Steamboat.


See you on the mountain and THINK SNOW


Kevin Olsen



Straight Talk Archives

Views: 224


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

Join Steamboat

Steamboat Reservations

Call: (877) 783-2628 or book online, the Official Site for Steamboat Ski Resort.

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

Latest Activity

Anastasia Fomicheva is now a member of Steamboat
3 hours ago
Steamboat PR's 6 photos were featured
21 hours ago
Steamboat PR's album was featured

1st Snow of the Season

The first snow of the season dusted the Steamboat Ski Resort on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, one week after fall officially arrived. Steamboat is set to open the 2014/15 season on Wednesday, November 26.
21 hours ago
Steamboat PR posted photos
21 hours ago
Profile IconJeannie Visnick, Kyle Nathaniel DeRuyter, Sharon and 3 more joined Steamboat
Nathan Stephens posted a status
Rick added a discussion to the group Meetings For Members

January 31 to February 7, 2015

My annual trip will be the first week of February, 2015.  As always, we try to make a meeting of…See More
Sep 23
Tom Srsich is now a member of Steamboat
Sep 23

© 2014   Created by Steamboat.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service