Steamboat

Steamboat is one of the largest ski resorts in Colorado. It is farther away from Denver than some of the other major resorts and has a more laid back feel. It is known for its great snow and powder skiing. Throughout its 2965 acres there is lots of different terrain, with many tree lined runs. The town of Steamboat Springs, with many amenities and events, is adjacent to the resort and is connected by a shuttle. There are lots of other activities to enjoy in the town, resort and surrounding areas.


Location Steamboat is located in northwest Colorado. It is 154 miles from Denver.
Airports Steamboat/Hayden/Yampa Valley Airport- 27 miles
Denver International Airport- 177 miles
Season Length November to April (typical length, depending on weather)
Hours 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mountain Info

Acres 2965
Base Elevation 6900 ft
Summit Elevation 10,568 ft
Vertical Rise 3668 ft
Avg. Annual Snowfall 349 in
Lessons Yes
Rentals Yes
Terrain Park Yes - 4
Snowcat Skiing No
Cross Country Skiing Offsite
Night Skiing No
Trails 165
Longest Run 3 Miles
Terrain 14% Beginner
42% Intermediate
44% Advanced
Lifts 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
Amenities Full scale resort amenities
Trail Map Link Steamboat Trail Map
Ski Town Steamboat Springs is a mountain town adjacent to the ski resort. Downtown Steamboat Springs is a few miles away from the ski area and there is a free shuttle that connects them. There are cafes, restaurants, shopping, lodging, hot springs and events in Steamboat Springs. There is also lots of lodging between downtown and the resort.
Summer Steamboat is a four season resort and has lots to do in the summer. There are miles of biking trails on the mountain. There is an alpine slide. Hiking and horseback riding are nearby. There are many more summer activities in the town of Steamboat and nearby areas.