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New Name For Owners of Steamboat Mountain

The group that purchased the Steamboat Ski Resort has announced a new name for their organization. The group, consisting of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company, now manages 12 premier ski destinations in North Continue reading

Family Of Woman Who Died In Chairlift Fall Files Lawsuit

The family of the woman who fell to her death from a chairlift at Ski Granby Ranch has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the resort. Kelly Huber was killed after she fell 25 feet from the Quick Draw lift last December. Her two daughters, who were also thrown out of the chair Continue reading

Free Ski Days Start Sunday

Free Ski Days at Howelsen Hill start Sunday. The public is invited to ski for free at the mountain almost every Sunday through March 11th. The Ski Free Days are designed to allow more people to experience the ski area and appreciate the heritage that has shaped the character of the Steamboat community for more than a century. The free passes are available at the Continue reading

Sale Of Steamboat Ski Resort Finalized

The sale of Steamboat Springs Ski Resort to the owners of Aspen Mountain has been finalized.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, purchased Intrawest Holdings, the company that owns the Continue reading

Investigation Of Lift Fall That Killed Women Finished

The investigation into the chairlift fall, which killed a Texas mother and injured her two daughters at Ski Granby Ranch in December, has been completed. The Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board has deemed that the fall occurred due to recent changes to the Continue reading

Steamboat Ski Resort Sold

It’s been announced that the Steamboat Springs Ski Resort is being sold to the owners of Aspen Mountain.  Aspen Skiing Company, in conjunction with KSL Capital Partners, finalized an agreement this week to purchase Intrawest Holdings for $1.5 billion.  Along with the Steamboat Ski area, the sale will include the Winter Park Ski area, as well as a Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Dies In Chair Lift Fall

A mother died, and her two daughters were injured after they fell from a lift at Ski Granby Ranch yesterday morning.  The 40 year old woman and her daughters age 9 and 12, were visiting from San Antonio Texas.  The 9 year old was taken by Continue reading

Howelsen Hill Trails Closed Through Saturday

SteamboatThe Howelsen (HOWL-sen) Hill Nordic Trails are closed through Saturday to allow competitors from the 2016 National Skiing Championships to use the area for official training and racing exercises. 125 of the best collegiate skiers to are competing in the Continue reading

Skiing Contributes 5 Billion To US Econonomy

skiing-on-moneyA new study says skiiers contribute nearly $5 billion to the economy. The study from Colorado Ski Country US and Vail Resorts shows skiing and snowboarding account for roughly 46,000 full-time jobs across the state. Much of the money Continue reading

Steamboat President Announces Retirement

steamboat-logo-charcoal-300Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation announced today that Chris Diamond, president and chief operating officer, has decided to step down from his current role on June 30, 2015, the end of the Continue reading