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Steamboat Introduction

Steamboat ski resort is named after a group of six mountains in Colorado and it provides a vast skiing terrain catering for all levels of ability. Boarders will be more than delighted with the choice of well-planned and exciting snow parks with super-pipes. Steamboat ski holidays are fun-packed with plenty to occupy skier and non-skier alike. It is a great choice for families as there is tuition from the age of three and childcare facilities from eighteen months to age six. The resort has more than one hundred and sixty trails accessed by a modern lift system. With over a hundred venues for eating and drinking, shops which more than adequately supply all your holiday needs, Steamboat offers a carefree holiday with exciting skiing and a fairly lively apres ski scene. If you are looking for a ski resort renowned for its powder snow and good modern amenities, a Steamboat ski holiday will surely fit the bill.

Why Go To Steamboat?

Steamboat ski holidays cater for skiers at all levels of ability in an area that has good snow cover throughout the season. It is a relaxed, friendly resort which offers good service and modern amenities. Boarders have a great choice of parks with pipes and a super-pipe, and facilites for children are good. Non-skiers can find plenty to do while their friends and family are on the slopes.

Steamboat ski holidays have wide popularity as the slopes provide good skiing and boarding for all, from absolute beginners to experts. They also attract families as the provision for children is very good. It is a great resort for non-skiers within a group as Steamboat provides a range of recreational facilities.

When To Go To Steamboat

The Steamboat ski holiday season is lasts from late November until mid April. Although the resort is usually snow sure throughout the season, there are snow making facilities on fifteen percent of runs. In summer, Steamboat is popular with climbers, hill walkers and mountain bikers.

Steamboat - The Place

Steamboat ski holidays are a great choice for mixed ability groups, and those with non-skiers in their midst, as the many slopes provide equally well for novices as they do for experts, and there are many off-mountain activities. The mountains that make up Steamboat are Sunshine Peak, Werner, Thunderhead Peak, Storm peak, Christie Peak and Pioneer Ridge which together provide one hundred and sixty-five runs in a skiable area of three thousand acres. With Maverick's super pipe and the terrain park, snowboarders are equally satisfied. With excellent snow conditions and superb amenities, Steamboat ski holidays are popular with British skiers and boarders. Surrounded by forested slopes and rugged mountain peaks, Steamboat lies in a very picturesque area. The views from the top, over the Rockies and the Yampa Valley, are stunning. A variety of lifts, including high-speed chairs, give quick and easy access to the slopes. Ski schools offer first class tuition in both skiing and boarding, and accept children from the age of three. The resort also provides good childcare facilities from eighteen months to six years of age.
Hotels, apartments, lodges and chalets provide a range of high quality accommodation, while restaurants, bistros and cafes cater for all palates and shops provide for all your holiday needs. A variety of leisure activities include ice skating and snow shoeing, tobogganing, tubing and horse riding, spa and fitness centres.

Steamboat ski holidays offer fun-filled days in stunning surroundings followed by evenings that can be as lively or as relaxed as you wish, as there are venues to suit every mood and taste.

Steamboat Nightlife

Steamboat nightlife can be as vibrant or as low-key as there are lively bars and pubs as well as more sedate venues. There is also a cinema.

Steamboat Shopping

Steamboat has a more than adequate number of shops and stores supplying , not only your holiday essentials, but much more. There are craft shops where you can purchase your Steamboat ski holiday gifts and souvenirs.

Steamboat Eating

With dozens of eateries offering a wide choice of menu from haute cuisine to fast foods, Steamboat caters for all your dietary needs, as well as for those with a conservative palate.