Wednesday marked the first powder day of the year at Steamboat Ski Area. While opening day was last week, Wednesday is the true skiers rite of passage.
According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife information-gathering, the large migrations of elk in far Northwest Colorado didn't come early enough to make the big-game hunting easy on everyone.
Howelsen has been operating, first as a ski jumping facility, since January 1915. Today ski jumping takes place in both summer and winter, but most members of the public zip down the steep slalom hill in front of the lodge, while many youngsters enjoy their first day of skiing on one of the gentle Magic Carpet lifts.
Under some sparse moonlight, eight trail tourists took to Skyline Trail as the conclusion of Yampatika's 20-year anniversary celebration. The tour provided history of the area and its surrounding plants and animals.
An around-the-world trip was everything Steamboat's Kerry Lofy dreamed, but make no mistake, it didn't scratch an itch that pushes the adventurer to some of the world's most extreme sports.
The Chief Theater will host two nights of the new Warren Miller ski film, and proceeds will benefit the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
It was a "go" and a "go slow" Wednesday night meeting for the Parks and Recreation Commission. The group voted unanimously to endorse a master plan for Emerald Mountain Park while also hearing arguments for and against allowing fat bikes on Howelsen Hill.
The International Mountain Biking Association announced this week that Steamboat Springs will play host in August to the 2014 IMBA World Summit, an event that is expected to bring more than 400 mountain bike riders to town from around the world.
With a forecast of fresh snow on Saturday night, snowshoe conditions on Skyline Trail could be ideal.
The Yampa Valley Stream Improvement charitable trust is nearing the end of a major project that will see the Yampa River near Steamboat turned into a trout hot spot.
Memories that involve “the earliest,” “the deepest” or “the best” tend to be foggy, but by all accounts, this season of skiing has been great, so far.
As usual, the weather has dictated the success of this fall's hunting seasons. This early and heavy snow has provided unique challenges and opportunities for elk and deer hunters in the area.
The job may be easier when high school sports teams are in action, but there's always something refreshing about digging into the sporting personalities that define Steamboat Springs away from prep sports.
The council voted unanimously to have its Parks and Recreation Commission discuss the proposal Nov. 13 before it is brought back to council.
Athletes are turning to Internet crowdfunding sites to help keep their dreams afloat
There's nothing easy about trying to make an Olympic team. There's nothing cheap, either, and that's led some local athletes to set up websites asking for donations to help fund their careers.