Tag Archives: Emerald Mountain

New Mountain Bike Restrictions For Buffalo Pass

In order to address illegal mountain bike trails in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, the U.S. Forest Service has issued a special order, prohibiting off-route bike riding in the area. The order goes into effect immediately and will cover the Soda Creek area to the north, Mt. Zirkel Wilderness to Continue reading

Road Closure And Bus Schedule For Winter Carnival

As the 2017 Winter Carnival in Steamboat kicks off today, the city has announced they will be closing streets to accommodate event activities. One lane of Lincoln Avenue will be closed at 1 this afternoon for event setup.   That closure will last for 5 to 8 hours.  To improve public transportation during the Carnival, Steamboat Springs Transit will operate Continue reading

Seasonal Closures In Effect On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Certain trails in the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Area near Steamboat have been closed for the season by the Bureau of Land Management. Certain Emerald Mountain trails are closed seasonally to avoid disturbing area wildlife. All areas south of Ridge Trail, including Continue reading

Trails Closed On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Wild Rose Trail on Emerald Mountain has been closed to allow the City of Steamboat to continue to remove beetle kill trees in the area. The trail is expected to be closed for two weeks to allow work to continue. Other trails that remain closed include Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Continue reading

Emerald Mountain Closed Next Week

emerald-mountain-300The majority of the front side of Emerald Mountain will be closed Monday through Wednesday to allow the City of Steamboat to continue to remove beetle kill trees from the area. During the closure, a helicopter will assist with tree removal. During the closure the Bluffs Continue reading

Steamboat To Remove Beetle Kill Trees

PINE-BEETLECrews will begin removing beetle kill trees on Emerald Mountain in Steamboat next week. Beginning Monday, the city will be working with the Colorado State Forest service in the process that’s expected to last through mid October. The tree removal Continue reading

Steamboat Continues To Open And Close Trails

SteamboatWith hiking conditions changing rapidly in the area, The City of Steamboat is continuing to close and open trails based on the circumstances. The city recently announced that several lower elevation trails on Emerald Mountain are now open for recreation. They also announced that the Cow Creek Trail heads will be closed through Thursday to allow Continue reading

Routt County Riders Looking for Volunteers for Trail Work

emerald-mountain-300The Routt County Riders will be doing some trail work on Emerald Mountain this weekend, and they’re looking for people to help them out. This could be the final day of trail work, due to weather. It’s only a matter of time before the Continue reading

Trail Maintenance Beginning on Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Steamboat’s Parks & Community Services Department will begin rolling trail closures on Emerald Mountain this week for seasonal trail maintenance and repairs. The trail maintenance projects are expected to last through the end of Continue reading

Power Outage to Take KRAI Off the Air in Steamboat this Morning

yampa-valley-electric-assocYVEA is planning a power outage to the communications site on Emerald Mountain near Steamboat. The outage is to take place between 9 and noon today, and will take the KRAI transmitter at 102-3 in Steamboat off the air until Continue reading

Steamboat Spraying for Noxious Weeds on Emerald Mountain

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat has been awarded a grant from the state of Colorado for the treatment and removal of noxious weeds on Emerald Mountain and Spring Continue reading

Trails to Close for Fireworks Show

City-of-SteamboatDue to the Steamboat 4th of July fireworks show, all trails on the Howelsen Hill Ski Area will be closed all day Saturday. This includes all access points and the area from Continue reading