January 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Mountain News – Cowboy Downhill Edition – January 18, 2012 from Doug Allen

As indicated in yesterday’s Mountain News, I really enjoy the Cowboy Downhill.  It’s everything Steamboat cowboys, skiing, snowboarding and havin’ fun.  I got out to watch the stampede and took this picture I thought I’d share with you.



The guy out in front is Blake…


Added by Marty Williams on January 18, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Mountain News for Tuesday, January 17, 2012 from Doug Allen

It was great to see 11” of new snow just before the Cowboy Downhill, one of my favorite events.  I suggest that the stampede that takes place at the end of the race it truly one of the great spectacles in sport.  When we re-graded the bottom of the hill in 2007 we created a trail designed especially for this event, hence the name Stampede.  I can’t wait!


Let’s talk weather.  Yesterday we saw the convergence of two storm systems over Colorado.  A deep cold front coming from…


Added by Marty Williams on January 17, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Mountain News for a Snowy Saturday, January 7, 2012 from Doug Allen

Wow.  Just little now snow makes such a difference!  You could actually ski this morning without hearing your skis.  For me it brings back the serenity and a part of beauty of the sport that’s absent skiing on the firm stuff.


Our snowmakers had a really good night last night coupled with another good one Thursday night we’re starting to make a lasting difference.  There’s a little snowmaking going on almost everywhere.  The groomers have continued to churn things up and break…


Added by Marty Williams on January 9, 2012 at 8:16am — No Comments

Mountain News for January 4, 2012 from Doug Allen

I continue to look at the weather charts and models and I wish I could tell you La Nina was going to kick in this weekend and we are going to get buried.  Unfortunately this doesn’t seem to be the case.  We could see a few inches of snow on Saturday and again on Wednesday of next week.  The long term solution remains confused as it has most of the winter.  There a big low pressure sitting way out there in the Bearing Sea, northeast of Alaska that has things messed up, affecting the flow of…


Added by Marty Williams on January 5, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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