Wednesday’s course started gradually up from the base of Howelsen Hill, but soon had riders sweating profusely. Sweeter terrain awaited on the descent, however, including a glide over the brand new NPR trail lower on Emerald Mountain.
Despite Steamboat’s epic winters, the more I talk with people in this community, the more I think spring is one of the most popular seasons in the Yampa Valley.
An adventure cycling documentary that follows the TransAmerica Trail from coast to coast, will be showing in Steamboat Monday at the Chief Theater.
Since mid-April, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Aquatic Biologist Cory Noble and a crew of seasonal fishery technicians have been electroshock fishing for non-native fish in the Yampa River.
Dinosaur National Monument, located on the Utah-Colorado border roughly two hours west of Steamboat Springs on U.S. Highway 40, is something of a dino graveyard. Though, the monument has more than 210,000 acres to play in, only a small portion of it includes the visible remains of its namesake residents.
New season set to begin at Steamboat Bike Park
New trails are on tap this summer in Steamboat Bike Park at Steamboat Ski Area, which is set to open Thursday with Routt County Riders Sponsorship Day.
Colorado author, speaker, geographer and mountaineer Dr. Jon Kedrowski, in town to talk about climbing and skiing the 20 highest Cascade volcanoes in the Pacific Northwest in 30 days.
Friday's kayak race winner tops two more events
There is one final event scheduled in this weekend’s Yampa River Festival — Sunday’s 11 a.m. kayak slalom race at Dr. Rich Weiss Park.
Friday's event was part of this weekend's Yampa River Festival activities
Undoubtedly, Steamboat Springs locals have a bit of an advantage over visitors when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of navigating Fish Creek in a kayak. But, when you're a world champion kayak racer, skill can certainly overcome a lack of familiarity.
Celebrating a river's culture and recreation, the 36th annual Yampa River Festival will commence this weekend with a variety of events and competitions.
Town Challenge gets underway at Marabou
Wednesday certainly felt like summer when the 2016 Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series kicked off with the Marabou XC, held on the private Marabou Ranch west of Steamboat Springs. It was the first of eight scheduled events this summer and the only race not held at either Mount Werner or Emerald Mountain.
Proper gear a must for spring, summer water outings
With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer, Steamboat Springs residents may be dragging out their warm-weather toys, including kayaks, rafts and paddleboards — if they haven’t already.
The first race in the 2016 Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series will take place Wednesday at Marabou Ranch. Bikers will have the chance to ride the private course this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Honey Stinger's Jennifer Shea was tapped as one of SportsOneSource’s annual listing of 40 under 40 award winners.
Steamboat Springs mountain climber Kim Hess reached the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday morning. Chhiring Dorje Sherpa made it Thursday.