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The Art of Après Ski

Nothing says Steamboat in the winter like a good après ski party. Bill Hamil, proprietor of Steamboat Meat and Seafood Co., shares a few secrets about how to put out the perfect spread. After a long day on the slopes, there’s nothing better than a warm gathering with friends, food, and drink for après ski.…

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Bluegrass, with snow instead of grass

Why wait for summer to have a music festival? Wondergrass kicks off its first year at Steamboat with a weekend of live bluegrass, microbrew beer and more. Music festivals happen almost every weekend in mountain towns all over Colorado during the summer. But in winter? Introducing Wondergrass, five action-packed days of bluegrass, handcrafted beer, and…

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Winter Carnival in Steamboat Springs, CO

The best Steamboat event of the year.

10 Reasons You Can’t Miss Winter Carnival: Here at The Porches, there’s no doubt the Steamboat Winter Carnival is one of our favorite events of the year. A bona fide celebration of the town’s skiing and ranching histories where horses gallop down a snow-covered Lincoln Avenue towing skiers behind, we promise you: there’s nothing else…

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The Steep and Deep

  Elkhead Express: Twice the mountain in half the time. A brand new high speed quad is up and running replacing the old fixed-grip quad and will increase the number—and the speed—of skiers coming out of the Priest Creek area. The new lift will cut the ride time in half from 5 minutes, 25 seconds…

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Hot New Cocktail in 2017

  The Shrub A shrub is no longer that boring bush that sits in your front yard, constantly needing a trim. Now it’s a hipster cocktail that’s easy to make and is sprouting up on menus everywhere. (Ask for one from the talented mixologists at Steamboat hot spots Low Country Kitchen and The Laundry. It’s…

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Off The Hill

The insider’s guide to non-skiing activities. Fun fact: you don’t have to be a die-hard skier to have fun in Steamboat. And the truth is, the more time you spend here the more spoiled you become when it comes to skiing. What? The sun isn’t out? The sky isn’t that deep shade of denim blue?…

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