March 3, 2013
The typical Steamboat resident probably is oblivious to Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area, even though it is independently owned and operated by a Steamboat family. Bob Maddox and his late wife, Cindy Maddox, along with investors in Wyoming and Steamboat Springs, purchased the ski area in 2010. Today, Bob Maddox’s two adult sons and their significant others are pouring their energy and dreams into the small, secluded resort.
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For every glamorous destination ski resort in North America, there are dozens of smaller ski areas that have their own vital roles to play in the ski industry. Snowy Range — just west of Laramie, Wyo., and owned and operated by the Maddox family of Steamboat Springs — is among them.