Colorado, West Coast USA
- 2965 acres of varied terrain
- Some of the best tree-lined runs in North America
- Good average snowfall record
- Sophisticated lift system
Why choose this resort?
A small town packed with après-ski options and sitting in the shadows of the vast mountains of Steamboat, school groups have an opportunity to stay and ski in one of the western USA’s most easily accessible resorts. Exclusive to SkiBound, school groups can now enjoy the area’s famous glades of Pioneer Ridge, Sunshine, and Storm Peak.
Steamboat’s six peaks are made up of world-class groomed cruisers, bumps and steeps as well as five progressive terrain parks.
On the slopes
Catering for all on the slopes, Steamboat provides a wealth of variety. Beginners can find their feet on a choice of starter slopes before increasing the level of difficulty. Over 165 trails opens up a choice of terrain taking in everything from groomed cruisers to some of the best tree-lined skiing in North America. With an average snowfall of 8.83 metres and good snow coverage, school groups can be confident of great piste conditions.
Getting around the slopes to the resort’s elevations is made simple with an impressive lift system, including an 8-passenger gondola, five high-speed quad lifts, one high-speed 6-passenger lift, plus a number of chairlifts.
|London to Denver||9 hours 40 mins|
|Denver to Steamboat||3 hours|
Steamboat creates a vibrant après-ski atmosphere with over 100 restaurants and cafes between the ski area and downtown Steamboat Springs, all are easily accessed via free shuttles. The resort offers a great variety of evening entertainment options, including ice skating, cinema, and shops. With three full-service supermarkets in the area, students will have plenty of opportunity to stock on Hershey’s chocolate for the family.
- Ice skating
- Hot springs
- Sleigh rides
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