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      When you visit Steamboat, you're vising a genuine Colorado mountain town that's steeped in history, surrounded by ranches, barns, horse and cattle, and just so happens to boast one of the biggest and best ski mountains in the country. We are in the heart of the American West, with a ranching heritage that is still such a big part of our community. But by no means are we rustic. We also know how to put our western hospitality to work and spoil you rotten. Like the people who live here, this place is real, genuine and friendly.

      STEAMBOAT BY THE NUMBERS

      LONGEST RUN
      3 miles

      TRAILS
      165

      AREA RANCHES
      799
      RECORD SINGLE STORM
      161"
      SCHOOL CLOSED FOR SNOW DAYS
      0
      OLYMPIANS
      98
      LOCAL BREWERIES
      4
      POWDER DAYS LAST SEASON
      46
      NUMBER OF BARS & RESTAURANTS
      100+
      SKIABLE ACRES
      2,965
      NATURAL MINERAL SPRINGS
      150
      NUMBER OF PEOPLE
      12,100

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      Preparing and packing for your trip

      Learn the things to do before you get here. Prepare for things like getting your tickets, renting gear, taking lessons, and more. Planning ahead will save you time and money! Learn what to pack to be prepared for the frequently changing weather.

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      Mountain Tips

      Whether you're a first-time skier or rider, or just need a refresher after a few years off the snow, these helpful tips are good to go over. Check out these safety tips to ensure you, your group, and others around you have the best experience on the mountain.

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      Driving here
      Steamboat is the northwestern-most resort town in Colorado. Located just 157 miles from Denver, it’s an easy and spectacular 3-hour drive from DIA. Just take 70 West, stay on 70 through the Eisenhower Tunnel, head north on 9 in Silverthorne, take a left on 40 in Kremmling, and that will take you over Rabbit Ears Pass into the Yampa Valley and Steamboat Springs.
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      Flying here
      Of course, there’s also the Yampa Valley Regional Airport, known locally as Hayden (HDN). It’s just 22 miles from the ski mountain and has non-stops from 12 major airports on key U.S. carriers – Alaska, American, Delta and United Airlines, featuring convenient connections from more than 300 other airports nationwide and worldwide. Fly into Hayden and take advantage of free night skiing on the day of your arrival, just show your boarding pass at the ticket office.
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      Where to explore
      Once you have unpacked, it’s time to start exploring. In Steamboat, we have two main areas for shopping, dining and recreating: Gondola Square and downtown. No matter where you’re staying it’s easy to get between the two without your rental car. There is a great free bus system and every commercial lodging property also offers free shuttle services to get you wherever you want to go.
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      Enjoy events & activities
      For off-mountain activities, Central Reservations is here for you. Schedule activities when you book, before you arrive or while you’re here. There is always something going on in Steamboat, whether it’s a concert, show, gallery event, or sleigh ride—with Winter Carnival and Winter Wondergrass among the highlights. View our calendar of events and activities and let us help you make it happen. You can book activities online or through Central Reservations.
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      Get the most out of your trip to Steamboat
    • When you visit Steamboat, you're vising a genuine Colorado mountain town that's steeped in history, surrounded by ranches, barns, horse and cattle, and just so happens to boast one of the biggest and best ski mountains in the country. While people come for the winters, they stay for the summers full of sunshine, hiking, and the beautiful Yampa River. We are in the heart of the American West, with a ranching heritage that is still such a big part of our community. But by no means are we rustic. We also know how to put our western hospitality to work and spoil you rotten. Like the people who live here, this place is real, genuine and friendly.

      STEAMBOAT BY THE NUMBERS

      MILES OF MOUNTAIN BIKE TERRAIN
      500
      COASTER LINEAR FEET
      6,280
      AREA RANCHES
      799
      MILES OF THE YAMPA RIVER CORE TRAIL
      7.5
      LOCAL BREWERIES
      4
      NUMBER OF BARS & RESTAURANTS
      100+
      NATURAL MINERAL SPRINGS
      150
      NUMBER OF PEOPLE
      12,100
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      The Land Up

      On the mountain, high above the valley you’ll find summer adventure for the whole family. In The Land Up, you can hike among wildflowers, or race on our mountain bike trails. You can scream down a mountain coaster, jump on a bungee trampoline, test your courage on our challenge course, or scale a climbing wall. Here surrounded by beauty, you and your family will find summer fun of all kinds. Because this isn’t just anywhere. This is The Land Up.

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      DRIVING HERE
      Steamboat is the northwestern-most resort town in Colorado. Located just 157 miles from Denver, it’s an easy and spectacular 3-hour drive from DIA. Just take 70 West, stay on 70 through the Eisenhower Tunnel, head north on 9 in Silverthorne, take a left on 40 in Kremmling, and that will take you over Rabbit Ears Pass into the Yampa Valley and Steamboat Springs.

      More info on driving here
      WHERE TO EXPLORE
      In Steamboat, we have two main areas for shopping, dining and recreating: Gondola Square and downtown. No matter where you’re staying it’s easy to get between the two without your rental car. There is a great free bus system and every commercial lodging property also offers free shuttle services to get you wherever you want to go.

      More info on how to get around
      FLYING HERE
      Of course, there’s also the Yampa Valley Regional Airport, known locally as Hayden (HDN). It’s just 22 miles from the ski mountain which adds an incredible level of convenience. The airport features many nonstop and connecting options from all over the country.

      More info on flying here

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      Get the most out of your trip to Steamboat