Friday, November 19, 2010

Steamboat Ski Resort 2010 Best Opening in Years!

The Steamboat Ski Resort will be opening Nov. 24, 2010 with 5 lifts, 66 trails, 926 acres of top to bottom skiing equaling 3,000 vertical feet and 74 inches of snow!!!

WOW! This opening day or scholarship day is going to mark the best early season conditions in almost a decade said Chris Diamond, president and chief operating officer of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. Scholarship day allows the mountain to open with specially prices $30 lift tickets and $20 lower mountain lift tickets that benefit the Steamboat Winter Sports Club Scholarship Fund!

The resort anticipates opening 5 lifts-Christie Peak Express, Gondola, Storm Peak Express, Burgess Creek and 4 Points. This includes much of the resort’s legendary tree skiing areas including the upper portions of Shadows and Closets, Flying Z, Twilight, Triangle 3 and more. Remember trails and lifts are subject to change without notice as conditions change.

The early season storms have come in strong and left nearly 4 1/2 feet of powder in November so far- Steamboat will be opening with a 38 inch base at mid-mountain and 52-inch base at the summit! These are the largest base amounts ever seen on opening day!

So what are you waiting for- skiing will be epic this year so book your ski vacation lodging now! The earlier you book the more you save and if you buy now we can still order you discounted lift tickets!

Photo credit: Larry Pierce- Steamboat's Billy the Kidd testing out the powder yesterday in Steamboat!

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