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Mountain Statistics

Steamboat Springs, CO

Mountain Range

Steamboat is actually a complete mountain range: Mount Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge, and Christie Peak. 2,965 acres (1200 hectares) of permitted terrain offer a diversity of trails for all levels of ability. Gladed areas of Pioneer Ridge, Sunshine and Storm Peak are Steamboat's particular claim to fame, with legendary Champagne Powder® snow in the trees for the most avid powder hounds.

Location

Steamboat, located in northwest Colorado, 160 miles/267kms northwest of Denver, is an easy three-hour drive from Denver. Take I-70 west through the Eisenhower Tunnel to the Silverthorne exit (#205), then go north on Colorado Highway 9 to the town of Kremmling, then west on US 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass. Steamboat is accessible by nonstop air service from seven major U.S. airports on American, Continental, Delta, Frontier and United Airlines in addition to connecting service from over 230 other domestic and international cities.

GPS Coordinates

  • 40º 28’ 35” N; 106º 49’ 36” W

Elevations

  • Base Elevation: 6,900 feet/2103 meters
  • Christie Peak Elevation: 8,020 feet/2444 meters
  • Mid-Mountain Elevation: 9,080 feet/2768 meters
  • Summit/Mt. Werner Elevation: 10,568 feet/3224 meters
  • Vertical Rise: 3,668 feet/1118 meters

Trail System

  • Permitted Acres: 2,965 acres/1,200 hectares
  • Trails: 165 named trails
  • Trail Classification: 14% Beginner 42% Intermediate 44% Advanced
  • Longest Run: Why Not – over 3 miles/4.8km

Snow

  • Annual Snowfall: 349"/886cm
  • Snowmaking: 375 acres/152 hectares 

Lift System

  • Gondola (8-passenger): 1
  • High-Speed Six: 1
  • High-Speed Quads: 5
  • Conventional Quad Chairlift: 1
  • Triple Chairlift: 6
  • Double Chairlift: 2
  • Total Lifts: 16
  • Surface Lifts for Snow School: 2
  • Uphill Capacity: 41,465 per hour 

Terrain Parks

Mavericks Superpipe is a freerider's dream. Mavericks is 450 feet long, 56-feet wide and has 18-foot walls, and a 22-foot transition. Steamboat's terrain park adjacent to Mavericks features an outdoor sound system, a variety of rails-kinked, sliders, rainbows, "s" mailboxes, double barrel, and Mini-Mav, a miniature version of the superpipe with eight-foot walls, perfect for novice riders. Click here for more Terrain Park information

Allowed Devices

For a complete list of devices/equipment allowed on lifts or on mountain please read the allowed Device Checklist.