Wednesday, December 30, 2009

New Year's in Steamboat

Steamboat Springs — A parade of fiery skiers and snowboarders at Steamboat Ski Area is scheduled to set off New Year’s Eve activities in Steamboat Springs on Thursday.

The annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks display, sponsored this year by Sprint, start at about 7 p.m. and feature instructors from the Steamboat Ski & Snowboard School weaving down the base area of the mountain with torches in hand.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Pioneer Ridge Trails open in Steamboat

The Pony Express lift opens today at Steamboat Ski Area, a Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. spokesman said Sunday.

As of today, with Sunday’s opening of the Pioneer Ridge trails, which were accessible by foot from the Last Chance run and not groomed, Ski Corp. spokesman Mike Lane said 145 trails and 2,460 acres are open — 82.9 percent of the ski area’s permitted terrain.

And Lane said with today’s opening of the Pony Express lift, 16 of the ski area’s 18 lifts are in operation.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

What to do in Steamboat

23 Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Free Concert in Gondola Square

23-24 2010 Olympic Team Trials
Free style skiing & Nordic Combined Events

25 Christmas
Board of Realtors Free Community Holiday Dinner
31 New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks Display
Steamboat Ski Area

4-9th Annual MusicFest at Steamboat
Bands perform the finest Texas & Americana music

4-18th Annual Ski Jam Jazz Festival

11-14 Annual All Mountain Adaptive Ski Camp

19 35th Annual Bud Light Cowboy Downhill

24-29 Annual Steamboat Weather Summit

Monday, December 21, 2009

And is spreading through Ski Town USA, Freestyle and Nordic Combined athletes will get a one-shot, winner-takes-all chance at making the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team as the U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association host the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Steamboat December 23-24. A total of five Olympic Team spots in Moguls, Aerials and Nordic Combined will be up for grabs. Scheduled to air on NBC at 2:30 p.m. ET on December 26, the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team Trials event, which complements the season-long selection process for the remainder of the Team, offers athletes a direct ticket to the Games should they be skilled enough to win against a field of the nation's best.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Annual 4th of July parade

Such a fun parade but what we really care about is the candy!

Friday, July 31, 2009

cheers! you apres-ski - you keep us skiing all winter long!

dreams of winter

incredible Steamboat powder...

the gorgeous view...

good friends...

and of course the once per season yard sale!