As part of National Safety Awareness Week, Steamboat Ski Area will host the following safety programs through Jan. 27:
■ Meet patrol: Steamboat Ski Patrol members and U.S. Forest Service rangers will be in Gondola Square through Monday to provide information and answer questions about mountain and slope safety.
■ Patrol open house: Stop by Ski Patrol headquarters at the top of Sundown Express or the top of the Gondola through Monday to get an inside look at the patrol stations.
■ Terrain park rangers: The designers, testers and maintainers of Steamboat’s terrain parks will be in Gondola Square through Monday sharing the ParkWise code.
■ Bear the Safety Dog: Take a picture with Steamboat’s safety mascot in Gondola Square through Monday.
■ Snow safety seminars: Ski Patrol will host a free seminar on snow safety and avalanche awareness at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the yurt at the top of Pony Express chairlift.
■ Know the Code contest: Skiers and snowboarders who are stopped on the slopes and know at least three of the seven parts of the Responsibility Code will receive a prize.
■ Racing: Any skier or snowboarder who can tell the NASTAR attendant one of the seven parts of the Responsibility Code can race for free at the training course.
Steamboat Sustainable Business Consortium meets Jan. 30
The Steamboat Sustainable Business Consortium quarterly meeting is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 30 at The Ranch at Steamboat Conference Center, 1800 Ranch Road. Topics to be discussed include the composting facility at Twin Enviro, composting collection services in Steamboat Springs, recycling at Home ReSource and the Spare the Air campaign. Bring your own lunch to the free networking event. Register by contacting Lyn Halliday at 970-879-6323 or email@example.com.