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Arrangements for backcountry tours can be made through Steamboat Ski Touring Center. The most popular area for backcountry skiing around Steamboat Springs is Rabbit Ears Pass, southeast of town. A popular backcountry spot is Seedhouse Road, about 25 mi north of Steamboat near the town of Clark. A marked network of trails across the rolling hills has good views of distant peaks.
Dog Sledding in Steamboat Springs is a wonderful and rare family adventure. Something unique and exciting to add to your Steamboat vacation. A professional dog musher will teach you how to drive your own team or simply ride as a passenger and take in the panorama of mountains and endless snow that surrounds you. You and a partner will take turns driving the team and then sitting on the sled to take in the experience.
Hot Air Balloon Rides
42415 Deerfoot Lane Steamboat Springs CO 80487
Wild West Balloon Adventures and Pegasus Balloon Tours are two combined companies owned and operated by Ian Cox. Our launch site is located behind the Steamboat Christian Center at Steamboat. Flights take place in the mornings only, winter and summer seasons, weather permitting. We are now offering only one type of flight which lasts approximately 45 minutes in the air with group, senior and child discounts. Price includes continental breakfast, champagne toast and flight diploma. We take advance reservations up to the evening prior to the flight date. Call (970) 879-9191 or (970) 879-7219 for more information.
Howelsen Ice Arena is home to the Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association, Steamboat Sailors High School Hockey Team, and the Steamboat SprinPicture of a hockey gamegs Figure Skating Club. This Olympic size arena also hosts a variety of adult and youth hockey and skating programs, as well as hockey and figure skating camps. Regardless of age, interest, or skill level, Howelsen Ice Arena can accommodate your needs. From figure skating to hockey leagues, broomball to bumper cars, birthday parties to hockey tournaments, private rentals to public skating sessions, we have something for everyone. Howelsen Ice Arena is the only Colorado ice arena with Bumper Cars on ice!
We offer the most exciting snowmobile tours in Routt County. There's no better way to experience Northwest Colorado's breathtaking scenery than by gliding over this winter wonderland in a new Polaris snowmobile with Steamboat Snowmobile Tours and High Mountain Tours. We are located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and offer tours through high alpine meadows and trails along the Continental Divide, including Rabbit Ears Pass and the Flat Tops. Our snowmobiles are brand new Polaris RMKs, with hand warmers and all the custom comforts you would come to expect from the best mountain sled available on the market today.
The joy of snowshoeing is getting out and soaking up the backcountry without having to worry about technique or form. With some simple pointers about going up and down hills, off you go. If you would like, a guide can take you on a tour up to Hinman Lake, the Cliffs or somewhere even further away from the ranch.
Steamboat Springs and the surrounding areas are spectacular places to explore during winter. Yampatika's weekly snowshoe tours and programs offer opportunities to get out and really experience winter. We recommend waterproof, insulated boots for snowshoe tours. Weather can change dramatically and quickly in our region. Be prepared for sun or snow! Snowshoes can be rented from Yampatika for $10 for adults and $5 for kids. We provide different types of Snowshoe Tours- Family Snowshoe Tour, Uranium Mine Snowshoe Tour, Emerald Mountain Snowshoe Tour, Moonlight Snowshoe, Guided Gourmet Snowshoe Tour on Mt. Werner.