Small town. Big mountain. Steamboat’s Western hospitality is as famous as the Champagne Powder® snow that covers the six peaks that tower over downtown Steamboat Springs. The skiing and boarding are legendary — groomed cruisers, bumps, steeps, terrain parks, open meadows and the best tree skiing on the planet. Visitors truly appreciate Steamboat’s wide range of hotels and condominiums, too, ranging from 5 star luxury residences to humble lodges, with plenty of ski-in/ski-out options. Guests also celebrate the exciting Steamboat après-ski and dining scene, with over 100 bars and restaurants and a vibrant craft beer culture. Bring the family – Kids Ski Free in Steamboat! – or enjoy a sophisticated grownup holiday in the snow.

mountain facts

Steamboat by the Numbers
Ski Area Base: 6,900ft / 2013m
Thunderhead: 9,080ft / 2,768m
Summit/Mt. Werner: 10,568ft / 3,221m
Vertical Drop: 3,668ft / 1,118m
2,965 acres/1,200 hectares
165 trails, including gladed areas
14% easier
42% more difficult
44% most difficult
Lift System
18 lifts, including 8-passenger gondola

Average Snowfall
347" / 8.83m
Flights Flights

Smile. You're Here.

Steamboat is one of the most easily accessible ski resorts in the USA with non-stop flights from 11 cities and convenient connections from many more nationwide and worldwide.

Learn More
Steamboat Grand Lodging Steamboat Grand Lodging

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.

Horses Horses

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.

Hazie's Hazie's Dinner


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

View Dining Guide
Hot Springs Hot Springs

The Fun Isn't Over

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.

Learn More
TripAdvisor TripAdvisor
What Are People Saying?

Readers of Australia's Luxury Travel magazine chose Steamboat as one of the top 10 overseas ski resorts worldwide! (Autumn 2013 edition). Learn what Trip Advisor reviewers have to say about Steamboat.

Read More

Family is what steamboat is about

These are a few benefits and options that make Steamboat special for families
Kids Skiing Kids Skiing
Kids Ski and Rent Free

Kids 12 and under ski and rent free when parents purchase a lift ticket for 5 days or more and/or rent equipment for 5 days or more. One free child per paid parent.

Learn More
Ski School Ski School
Family Private Lessons

Enjoy spending time together as a family building memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime, all while skiing or riding one of North America’s top resorts.

Learn More
Western BBQ Dinner Western BBQ Dinner
Western BBQ Dinner

A shindig fit for the whole darn family! Take the gondola to an evening of entertainment, live music with Bandanna and dancing, serving a Western-style BBQ buffet. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Kid’s 12 and under eat free with each paying adult.

Learn More

Steamboat Loves Groups

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

PHONE US WORLDWIDE ON 1.970.879.0740