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Steamboat ski holidays
Established in 1913 the American ski resort Steamboat lies at 2103 metres altitude in the Colorado region of the American Rockies. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3220m the area is snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 15 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Steamboat is Denver International at a distance of 289.7km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.
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Skiing in Steamboat
165 pistes and trails means approximately 161km of runs. 18 Steamboat lifts have capacity to transport 33619 per hour. The longest run in the American ski resort is over 4.8km.
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 12% intermediate, 38% advanced slopes and 35% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Steamboat after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Rating for skiing gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Steamboat Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
40 apres ski bars 64 restaurants 0 bowling 6 night club 2 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 1 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 2 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 3 sleigh rides 1 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 3 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ballooning, Climbing, Indoor Climbing Wall, Horse Riding, Ice Climbing, Medical Seminars, Ski Jumps, Snowcat Skiing, Snowcat Sleigh Rides, Thermal Pools, Indoor Tennis, Torch Lit Walks, Winter Driving School, Winter Fly Fishing.
Rating for apres ski gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
"Steamboat" by any other name
The American resort is also known as Steamboat Christie Peak, Mt Werner, Thunderhead Peak, Storm Peak, Sunshine Peak and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Steamboat slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Steamboat has slopes facing N NW.
Rating for snow gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Steamboat reviews, 4.8 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.