Howelsen Hill Ski Resort

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# 6Small Ski Area in North America
# 6Small Ski Area in United States
# 5Small Ski Area in Colorado
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Howelsen Hill ski area, located in downtown Steamboat Springs, is the oldest ski area in continuous use in Colorado and has been operating since 1915. Howelsen offers affordable skiing and snowboarding, with terrain catered toward all abilities and ages. Howelsen is the site of the largest natural ski-jumping complex in North America and the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, where athletes are provided training for alpine skiing, nordic skiing, freestyle and snowboarding for ability levels ranging from beginners to Olympians. The area has 50 skiable acres, 150 inches of average annual snowfall and benefits from a variety of lodging and dining options in the town of Steamboat Springs. 

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Howelsen Hill Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

58"
36"
24"
12"
0"
0"
Nov
48"
Dec
22"
Jan
25"
Feb
3"
Mar

Terrain Overview

20%
Beginners Runs
30%
Intermediate Runs
50%
Advanced Runs
17
Runs in Total
6.0 mi
Longest Run
50 ac
Skiable Terrain
10 ac
Night Skiing
25 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 4

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
0
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

7136'
Summit
440'
Vertical Drop
6696'
Base

Important Dates

November 28, 20202020/11/28

Projected Opening

April 01, 20212021/04/01

Projected Closing

100

Projected Days Open

100

Days Open Last Year

1915

Years Open

150"

Average Snowfall
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