Steamboat Mountain Happenings, August 21, 2017

MOUNTAIN EVENTS

LAST SUNSET HAPPY HOUR: SEPTEMBER 24

Join us for a beautiful sunset and views of the valley with music, signature cocktails and appetizers. $15 includes Gondola ride and $5 off food or drink of your choice. Gondola uploads between 5:00 pm-7:45 pm. For information, call 970-871-5150. Sunset Happy Hour is a first come, first served event and reservations are not accepted. At the September 24th Sunset Happy Hour there will be a special benefit for displaced pets of hurricane Irma and the local Humane Society, with a spirit animal contest, prizes and more!

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY: SEPTEMBER 21

Join us to celebrate the opening of the Outlaw Mountain Coaster! To say thank you for your ongoing support of this project and other upgrades this summer, one free coaster ride is on the house. Tickets are required and rides will be offered on a first come, first served basis from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm. Pick up your free ticket at the main Ticket Office, Information Center or Adventure Depot. Don’t forget to check out the Coca-Cola Adventure Zone while you wait. Be sure to stop by the Bear River for a special $5 Jack Daniel’s cocktail.

FAMILY FUN FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR: SEPTEMBER 22

Start your weekend with the Coca-Cola Adventure Zone Friday Fun Happy Hour from 4:00 - 7:00pm. The Coca-Cola Adventure Zone will be open with special HALF-PRICE tickets. Kids can play in “the Zone” while the adults can enjoy live music, ½ priced draft beers, wines by the glass and appetizers at the Bear River. A rubber duck race will go off at 5:00 pm sharp on Burgess Creek with prize giveaways for the lucky winners. Coca-Cola Adventure Zone tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Office for more information visit steamboat.com.

QUICK AND CHAINLESS: SEPTEMBER 23

The Quick and Chainless race is a unique event based around descending Rustler’s Ridge Bike Park trail utilizing gravity to propel racers toward the finish line. Chains on all competitors’ bikes will be removed prior to the race, requiring riders to use their skills to maintain their speed on the trail. For more information please visit www.steamboat.com/chainless.

FALL LEAVES & FINE WINE: SEPTEMBER 23

Join a local Yampatika expert for a tour at the top of the Steamboat Gondola to experience early fall colors and the beautiful mountain views. You will work up an appetite on this fun and informative tour, wrapping up with a wine-paired gourmet luncheon at Thunderhead Lodge. Our wine expert will complete this culinary experience with tasting notes. Price includes knowledgeable
guide, wine expert, luncheon, wine, tax and gratuity. Gondola ticket is required. $49 for pass holders; $69 includes gondola day ticket.

MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES

SCENIC GONDOLA RIDES

Take a ride up Mt. Werner and enjoy the views that can only be appreciated from Steamboat’s own eight-passenger gondola. Once up top, enjoy lunch and the views from the Oasis Sundeck, or take a hike on the Vista Nature Trail. Open Friday-Sunday through September 24th, and Saturday-Sunday through October 22nd. Tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Office or at the Information Center in Gondola Square.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

The Steamboat Bike Park offers 50 miles of trail that includes a wide array of lift assisted downhill only “flow” and “tech” trails, and numerous multi-directional cross country trails. You need a Bike Park ticket to ride trails in the Bike Park. Multi-directional trails are free, but if you would like to ride the gondola up, there is a gondola and bike lift fee. The Bike Park is open Friday-Saturday from 10:00 am-6:00 pm, and Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm through September 24th. Tickets may be purchased at the main Ticket Office.

ADVENTURE ZONE

Family fun in Gondola Square at the base of the ski area, offering activities for children of all ages. ‘Maverick’ Mini-Golf, ‘East Face’ Climbing Wall, Summer Tubing Lane, Western Mini-Bounce, Challenge Ropes Course, ‘Slingshot’ Bungee Jump, WaterWalkerz. Open from 10:00 am-6:00 pm Friday-Saturday and 10:00 am -5:00 pm Sundays through September 24th.

MAVERICK MINI GOLF

Steamboat’s new 18-hole mini-golf course is fun for the whole family. Located in the base area, the terraced course features local landmarks, such as the iconic Steamboat barn, Fish Creek Falls, Nordic ski jumps, Rabbit Ears rock formation and more. Open from 10:00 am-6:00 pm Friday-Saturday, and from
10:00 am-5:00 pm Sundays through September 24th.

MOUNTAIN DINING

OASIS SUNDECK

Located at the top of the gondola, lunch at the Oasis Sundeck comes with one of the best views in town. Enjoy a number of tasty bites from the grill, such as the Prime Rib Philly Sandwich, or try the popular Mother Earth salad. Open from 11:00 am-4:00 pm Friday-Sunday through September 24th. The grill is open from 11:30 am-2:30 pm. A gondola foot pass is required. The Oasis Sundeck is located at the top of the gondola on the third floor of the Thunderhead building.

HAYMAKER PATIO GRILL

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy The Haymaker Patio Grill. Whether dining in the clubhouse or on the patio, Haymaker is a perfect setting to enjoy lunch, happy hour or dinner. In addition to the daily menu, you can take advantage of Monday half price nachos and $5 Margaritas, Tuesday Burger Night, Friday all-you-can-eat fish Fry and Saturday Prime Rib night. Happy Hour is daily from 3:00 pm-5:30 pm. For details and the menu, go to steamboat.com.

BEAR RIVER BBQ & UMBRELLA BAR

The Bear River BBQ serves burgers, salads and sandwiches. Enjoy your meal and listen to the sounds of Burgess Creek. The Umbrella Bar features outdoor seating and a terrace for enjoying the view. It’s the place to be for happy hour and special events. The Bear River is open Friday and Saturday from 11:00 am–6:00 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am-5:00 pm through September 24th.

THE CABIN

Serving a perfect happy hour for guests and locals alike with beer, wine and appetizer specials. For dinner, The Cabin features a menu of fresh favorites for every palate. Great burgers, steaks, salads and appetizers. The Cabin features a menu to suit everyone in the family, with a daily Happy Hour from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Reservations are appreciated, please call 970-871-5550, or go to steamboat.com/dining.

GONDOLA JOE’S

Stop in and fuel up for the day or refuel after a morning on the mountain. Grab a pastry, lunch for the trail or something from the special kid’s selection for the Burgess Creek “beach”. Soft serve ice cream, a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine, and specialty drinks means that there is something for everyone. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 am–4:00 pm. Located in Gondola Square.

LESSONS

STEAMBOAT BIKE PARK LESSONS AND CAMPS

Join a class to learn how to navigate the Steamboat Bike Park downhill trails, maximize specially designed equipment and have fun on the mountain. Private and group classes are offered daily starting at the Steamboat Bike Shop in Gondola Square.

PEDAL ASSIST E-BIKE TOUR

The future is NOW! Learn all about this new emerging technology with a guided experience upon the pedal assisted Specialized Turbo Levo. With “the power to ride more trail”, we guarantee you this will leave you amazed and excited beyond what you have ever thought imaginable upon two wheels. Pedal assist e-bike tours will be available weekends through September 24, 2017. Tours are available from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-3:00 pm daily and from 4:00 pm-6:00pm on Steamboat Bike Park twilight nights. Riders must be a minimum of 14 years old.

BIKE PARK 101

Calling all First-Time Riders. Downhill mountain biking can be intimidating at first, so this lesson is tailored towards the first time bike park rider who has spent some time on a bike, but is new to downhill riding. Make the most of your time in the Steamboat Bike Park by taking part of our daily clinics while building skills you will carry with you for a lifetime of cycling! Clinics are offered from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm, and additionally from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm on twilight nights. Riders must be a minimum of 8 years old. Available Friday-Sunday through September 24th, and Saturday-Sunday through October 22nd.

ENDURO EXCURSION

There is more to the mountain than just the Bike Park trails. If you are looking for an experience that takes your beyond all the berms, jumps and drops, consider a tour of the upper mountain that might require a bit of work, but plenty of rewards! Enduro Clinics will be offered from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-3:00 pm, and from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm on twilight nights. Riders must be a minimum of 10 years old. The Enduro Excursion clinic is available Friday-Sunday through September 24th, and Saturday-Sunday through October 22nd.

RETAIL

STEAMBOAT BIKE SHOP

The Steamboat Bike Shop covers all your needs for biking adventures. The Bike Shop carries a variety of gloves, pads, helmets, tubes, bike clothing, hydration packs, and healthy snacks or pick up some of the best Steamboat logo T-shirts and accessories.
Located in the lower level of the Sheraton on the edge of the promenade, open Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am-6:30 pm and Sunday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm.

MARMOT STORE

Marmot provides clothing for men, women, and youth seeking casual to active wear. Featuring Marmot’s award-winning, high-performance, technical clothing, casual apparel, tents and sleeping bags. Come visit us at the corner of 7th and Lincoln Ave. Open Sunday-Thursday from 10:00 am-7:00 pm and Friday-Saturday 10:00 am-8:00 pm.

STEAMBOAT APPAREL AND GIFTS

Is the best place to pick up swim suits, casual and technical gear from these great vendors: The North Face, Camelbak, Kavu, Vissla, Soybu, Wallaroo and many more. Steamboat Apparel and Gifts is the only location in downtown Steamboat carrying official Steamboat logo tees, hoodies and souvenirs. Come visit us today, located on Lincoln between 7th and 8th streets. Open Sunday-Thursday from 10:00 am-7:00 pm
and Friday-Saturday from 10:00 am-8:00 pm.

SWEET MOUNTAIN TEES

Sweet Mountain Tees has sweets, treats and souvenirs for the whole family. Come see our selection of official Steamboat logo wear, toys, gifts and sweet and savory snacks. Located in Gondola Square near the gondola entrance. Open Friday-Sunday 10:00 am- 6:00 pm.

STEAMBOAT SOCIAL MEDIA

READY. SET. #STEAMBOATACTION

Whether you’re catching air in the Steamboat Bike Park or on the Coca-Cola Adventure Zone bungee trampolines, Steamboat Resort is fun for the whole family. Take a photo or 15-second video in the Bike Park or Adventure Zone, and post it to your public Twitter or Instagram account using #SteamboatAction. Great prizes are up for grabs, so get out there and have some fun! Find complete rules at Steamboat.com/steamboataction.


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