Tag Archives: skiing

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

Trail Closures On Howelsen Hill

Trails will be closed on Howelsen Hill tomorrow, to accommodate the Nordic and Alpine Skiing, Colorado High School State Championships.  Over 140 of the best Colorado high school skiers will be in the area to participate. The athletes will be using the Howelsen Nordic Trails for the races.  Rodeo Loop, 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

Parks and Wildlife offer Winter Safety Class

SNOWMOBILEWith winter in full swing and snow depths beginning to rise, winter and avalanche safety is of primary importance to anyone that enjoys cold weather activities, whether skiing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. To help everyone stay safe this winter, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a two-part winter and Continue reading

Steamboat to Settle Lawsuit

court-300The City of Steamboat has decided to settle a case against them in the death of Cooper Marsh.  Marsh died after skiing into a closed area around Howelson Hill.  His mother, Maureen Ryan, filed suit against the city, claiming the area where Marsh died was not marked well enough.  The judge in the case agreed, and Continue reading