About Steamboat Springs

You’ve skied all over the world and you could live anywhere you wanted. Would you pick your second favorite place? Steamboat is home to more winter Olympians (100 and counting) than any place on earth.

One of the largest ski resorts in the world, Steamboat is known for its wide variety of terrain for beginners to the extreme. Steamboat has excellent bowls, cruisers, bumps, wide opens, and legendary tree skiing/boarding. Better yet, over 300 inches average per year of “champagne powder” snow!

This resort is huge (over 3700 acres) with plenty of variety skiing and boarding for every level. With a lift capacity of over 41,000 skiers, you don’t wait in line. And when the sun sets (and before) there is music, events, and activities like no other place on earth! Only at MusicFest.

Steamboat Facts

  • Vertical rise 3,668 feet 14% beginner, 42% intermediate, 44% expert
  • Home to 100 winter Olympic athletes – the best skiing and snow conditions
  • Over 3700 acres of bowls, bumps, cruisers, legendary tree trails, and a three-mile run. Plenty for all levels- beginners to experts and tons in between
  • 41,026 per hour lift capacity on 23 total lifts including Steamboat Gondola, Wile Blue Gondola, High Speed Six, Quad, Triple & Double Chairlift plus Surface lift – virtually no lift lines.
  • 314 inches average “Champagne Powder” annual snow – A dry fluffy condition unique only to Steamboat (and lots of fun to play in!
  • 182 trails  – longest run over 3 miles.
  • 10 restaurants and bars spread over 5 mountain tops, plus many, many more as soon as you head down to the base.
  • Summit Elevation: – 10,568′