Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Steamboat

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Overall Rating: 4.4

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.9
  • Nightlife
  • 3.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 45%
  • Beginner
  • 38%
  • Families
  • 59%
  • Intermediate
  • 56%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 48%
  • Advanced
  • 43%

Helpful Highlights:

This is my third trip to Steamboat — but first in over 10 years —and things have not changed for the better. I was greeted with a $163 speeding ticket ...

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  • 5

    Always Love Steamboat

    by kpryor - 14th December 2010

    Pros: Accessability, Slopes, Snow, Town, Apres Ski

    Cons: Have to fly to Hayden...

    My husband and I rediscovered skiing after a 20 year hiatus in Steamboat three years ago, and since then, we cannot get up there enough. Although the snow i... Full review

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  • 5

    nicest tree skiing with powder I've ever skied, spouse friendly

    by stormpeakco - 6th December 2010

    Pros: powder days, tree skiing

    Cons: unlike Snowbasin & Whistler/BC there is some aged infrastructure and a couple lifts

    When we retired we could have moved nearly anywhere in the rockies but chose to recreate (ski, mtbike, hockey) here. We've lived here the past 4 seasons an... Full review

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  • 1

    No advanced terrain

    by worfbag - 1st December 2010

    Pros: Decent Snow

    Cons: No steep and deep

    I normally don't write reviews but Steamboat is so overrated I felt it necessary. If you are a beginner to average skier or boarder, than Steamboat is fine.... Full review

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  • 5


    by robertyazbeck - 20th November 2010

    Pros: Champagne powder, 3,600 vertical feet, tree runs for days and plenty of backcountry!

    Cons: no night skiing

    Steamboat is the home of Champagne Powder - the lightest, fluffiest snow on earth! You can be riding waist deep and feel almost no resistance - like floatin... Full review

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  • 5

    All around Resort

    by bodem11 - 11th November 2010

    Pros: Powder, All terrain

    Cons: Night Skiing

    Steamboat is an all around great mountain. The village and surrounding area have a great western vibe to it and the mountain is awesome. From opening day to... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Family Resort

    by tcsander - 4th November 2010

    Pros: Friendly Staff; Great Conditions; Kids Ski Free

    Cons: Beginner Tracks

    We try to get our kids out a few times a year during the Christmas Holiday and/or Spring Break. Steamboat has been our standby for our trips because we rea... Full review

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