Howelsen Hill Ski Resort

Overview

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. 

Lodging available in town, 1 block away.

Inside Scoop

Snack bar open daily; rentals and other services available in town; training facility for alpine and Nordic. Special Instructions for S.S. Winter Sports Club; coaching programs in ski jumping, racing, freestyle and Nordic racing.

Plan Your Trip

Howelsen Hill Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

41"
26"
17"
9"
0"
2"
Nov
34"
Dec
31"
Jan
22"
Feb
7"
Mar
0"
Apr

Terrain Overview

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

Total Lifts: 4

1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

7136'
Summit
440'
Vertical Drop
6696'
Base

Important Dates

December 10, 20222022/12/10
Projected Opening
April 03, 20232023/04/03
Projected Closing
100
Projected Days Open
100
Days Open Last Year
107
Years Open
150"
Average Snowfall
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