Steamboat recommends wearing helmets for skiing and riding. Skiers and snowboarders are encouraged to educate themselves on the benefits and limitations of helmet usage. The primary safety consideration, and obligation under Your Responsibility Code, is to ski and ride in a controlled and responsible manner.

Helmets are available for purchase and rental at many locations including Steamboat Ski & Sport and the Kids' Vacation Center. Steamboat supports the National Ski Areas Association's Lids on Kids initiative: