Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat is actually a complete mountain range: Mt. Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge® and Christie Peak. There are 20 lifts accessing 165 named trails on 2,965 acres of terrain (trail map). The ski season generally begins at the end of November and continues through to April. Call 970.879.6111 for more information.
Howelsen Hill Ski Area
Located in downtown Steamboat Springs, just across the Yampa River, Howelsen Hill has 150 skiable acres and 15 named runs. The ski area also has a terrain park and 21km of cross-country ski trails. And if you didn’t get enough skiing in during the day, night skiing is available most nights till 9PM. For information on hours of operation and ticket prices you may contact them at 970.879.8499. (Click on the picture for a larger view of Howelsen Ski Area.)
Downtown Steamboat Springs
Taking an historic walk through the streets of downtown Steamboat Springs is a leisurely way to spend the afternoon. Locations of historic sites as well as the mineral springs can be found on this map. Visitors may also enjoy strolling along the river on the more than two miles of trails that make up the Yampa River Trail.