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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. 

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Elevation

  • 7136ft
    Summit
  • 440ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 6696ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 3
  • 4
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    20%

  • Intermediate Runs

    30%

  • Advanced Runs

    50%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    17

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Night Skiing

    10 ac

  • Longest Run

    6 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    50 ac

  • Snow Making

    25 ac

More Info

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.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/24/201803/31/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    100
  • Projected Days Open
    100
  • Years Open
    103
  • Average Snowfall
    150"

Best Howelsen Hill Hotels

4
1463 Flattop Circle Steamboat Springs, 80487
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
4
Grounds at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort
2200 Village Inn Court Steamboat Springs, 80477
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
4
The Steamboat Grand
2300 Mt. Werner Circle Steamboat Springs, 80487
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Howelsen Hill Reviews

18th December 20152
If you are a BEGINNER and they don't have the chair lift open I DO NOT recommend. The staff is polite but...Full review
Jack Rosenthal
18th March 20145
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