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Discover what makes Steamboat so special.

Steamboat’s six peaks are filled with groomed cruisers, big bumps, challenging steeps, open meadows, legendary trees and progressive levels of terrain parks. The vast gladed areas are Steamboat’s particular claim to fame, with abundant Champagne Powder® snow in the trees for the most avid powder hounds, while the Sunshine Peak is an intermediate paradise with long, wide groomed trails. And all with beautiful 360-degree views of the Rocky Mountains and the Yampa Valley.

All this and much more fun!

Steamboat Mountain Facts

Ski Area Base: 6900 ft/2013m
Thunderhead: 9080 ft/2768m
Summit/Mt. Werner: 10,568 ft/3221m
Vertical Drop: 3668 ft/1118m
2965 acres/1200 hectares
165 trails, including gladed areas
14% Easier
42% More Difficult
44% Most Difficult
Lift System
18 lifts, including 8- passenger Gondola
Average Snowfall

Smile. You’re Here.

Steamboat is one of the most easily accessible ski resorts in the USA. Non-stop flights from nine cities and convenient connections from 230 more nationwide and worldwide makes getting to Steamboat as simple as getting to your nearest airport.


New this year:
We’ve made Steamboat even more convenient with new non-stop service from Seattle and expanded non-stop service from Los Angeles.

Steamboat/Hayden Airport (HDN) to Steamboat: 22 miles/37km

Ground transfers and rental cars are readily available at both the Steamboat/Hayden Airport and the Denver International Airport.

Smile again. You’re spoiled for choice!

With lodging for over 16,000 guests, where will you choose to stay? Whether you prefer a ski-in/ski out luxury condominium or a modest hotel or anything in between, Steamboat caters to all lodging tastes and budgets

Most of our Steamboat lodging properties offer guest private shuttle service throughout Steamboat, and our city shuttle offers guests free transportation as well.


Discover genuine, real and friendly.

In a town that’s world famous for western hospitality, we aim to please. You see, we figure if you’re choosing to spend your precious vacation time with us, we’re going to roll out the red carpet to welcome you! Our guests come from all over the world to experience our Champagne Powder®snow, and Steamboat delivers the goods, but they fall in love with our town, too.


Steamboat is proud to offer over 100 restaurants and bars for our guests’ enjoyment, both in town and on the mountain. Check out our Steamboat Dining Guide.

After a big day skiing and snowboarding at Steamboat, we can offer a great variety of activities for your entertainment and enjoyment, including snowmobiling, sleigh ride dinners, hot springs excursions, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, free concerts, hot-air ballooning, shopping, night skiing, powdercat skiing and much more.

New This Year!

Night Skiing

Steamboat’s night experience will incorporate skiing and riding from the top of Christie Peak via the Christie Peak Express chairlift to the base area. Roughly 1,100 vertical feet of terrain is expected to be available on several trails for all ability levels including Sitz, See Me/See Ya, Vogue, Stampede and Lil’ Rodeo Terrain Park.

Learn more about night skiing and get your passes.

Four Points Lodge

Sitting at 9716 ft/2691m, this beautiful new two-level lodge will seat over 200 people in the main dining room and feature floor to ceiling windows, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountain peaks and the Yampa Valley. Guests will enjoy indoor and outdoor gas fireplaces, a large outdoor dekc with a state-of-the-art BBQ grill and a 30-seat indoor bar with stunning views of Storm Peak. The menu will focus on natural, healthy upscalse dishes and feature local ingredients.

Got a group of 25 or more people? Steamboat can help you plan all aspects of your holiday.

Steamboat Mountain Ambassador Tours
10:30am daily at top of Vagabond
Ski with Billy Kidd
1:00pm daily at the top of Why Not
Get pointers from our favorite 1964 Olympic medalist
Nelson on Nelson's
1:00pm select Sunday's on Nelson's Run
Perfect for your bump technique with 1992 Olympic medalist Nelson Carmichael
Over the Hill Gang
9:00am Sunday-Friday at the Billy Kidd Statue
Join local skiers and snowboarders for a social outing on the mountain. You must be 50 or older to participate!

Book your steamboat winter holiday

Find a local Steamboat expert

You can also phone us from New Zealand on 1.970.879.0740.




Coca Cola enjoys being the soft drink partner to Steamboat and is honored to have the opportunity. Coca-Cola offers the complete beverage experience while you are hard at work out on the slopes.

Bud Light

Anheuser-Busch is proud to support Steamboat Ski Resort by providing adult consumers with a diverse portfolio of beer brands that reflect the company's commitment to quality, heritage and innovation.


Korbel is Steamboat Ski Resort's Official Champagne Powder® partner and is proud to support Steamboat as the presenting sponsor of the 50th Anniversary Celebration.


Nothing can compare to SmartWool for the ultimate in performance, comfort and easy care. SmartWool is superior at vaporizing moisture, controlling temperature and odor, and is guaranteed not to itch or shrink.

GoPro. Be a Hero.

GoPro makes the world’s most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities.


Vasque is proud to be outfitting Steamboat Ski & Resort with technical, outdoor performance footwear. Vasque is built for all day comfort on the trail, whether it is covered with snow, rock or dirt. Visit the Vasque website (vasque.com).

American Express

IT DOES SO MUCH MORE THAN BUY THINGS - The American Express® Card rewards. It protects. It offers one-of-a-kind-experiences. And your Card is a powerful financial tool.

Red Bull

Red Bull is a proud energy drink sponsor of Steamboat Ski Resort. Thanks to a unique combination of high quality ingredients, Red Bull Energy Drink vitalizes body and mind.

Robert Mondavi

Created to celebrate the diversity of California's wine growing regions; Robert Mondavi Private Selection wines are sourced from vineyards ideally suited for each variety, resulting in quality wines that go elegantly and easily to the table for every occasion.

AVIS Car Rentals

Because you’re spending your ski vacation at Steamboat, you can save on a stylish (and practical) Avis rental. Plan your trip today with Avis, the preferred car rental company of Steamboat.

Budget Car Rental

Bunny hill or black diamond, you need to get your gear to the mountain. Lucky for you, Budget is the preferred car rental company of Steamboat. Pick from a variety of vehicles, like roomy SUVs, and products like ski racks to get you to the lodge.


For decades, the Wrangler® patch has stood for the authenticity that is the heart of the Western heritage. From the Official ProRodeo Competition Jean, and Steamboat's Signature Cowboy Downhill, Wrangler has your style.

U.S. Forest Service

With our commitment to the environment comes close cooperation with the US Forest Service.