Steamboat Mountain Happenings, March 7, 2018

MOUNTAIN EVENTS

PLEASE NOTE:  On March 10 lifts go to Spring hours with extended closing times. Christie Peak will close at 4:30 pm, Elkhead, Burgess Creek and Thunderhead will close at 4:15 pm, Four Points, the Gondola, Storm and Sundown will close at 4:00pm, and Morningside and Pony Express will close at 3:30 pm.

NCAA SKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The NCAA Skiing Championships are return to Steamboat Springs, Hosted by the Colorado Buffaloes, March 7-10. Alpine events will run Wednesday, March 7 at Mount Werner and Friday, March 9 at Howelsen Hill. Nordic events will be held Thursday, March 8 and Saturday, March 10 at Howelsen Hill.

Wednesday, March 7 9:00 am Men’s GS Steamboat Ski Resort

12:30 pm Women’s GS Steamboat Ski Resort

Thursday, March 89:00 am Women’s 5k Classical: Individual Start Howelsen Hill

10:30 am Men’s 10k Classical: Individual Start Howelsen Hill

Friday, March 96:45 pm Women’s Slalom: First Run Howelsen Hill

7:30 pm Men’s Slalom: First Run Howelsen Hill

9:00 pm Women’s Slalom: Second Run Howelsen Hill

9:30 pm Men’s Slalom: Second Run Howelsen Hill

Saturday, March 109:00 am Men’s 20kFreestyle: Mass Start Howelsen Hill

10:30 am Women’s 15k Freestyle: Mass Start Howelsen Hill

STEAMBOAT FRIDAY NIGHTS

Enjoy an evening of excitement including night skiing and rides on the Outlaw mountain coaster. Boogie down in Gondola Square with a DJ dance party on the Steamboat stage. The Bear River Bar & Grill will be open to warm up, enjoy dinner, trivia, and drinks. The grand finale is Friday night Fireworks. Get ready for Friday Night; it’s going to be a blast!

Schedule of events:

5:30 pm Night Skiing and  Mountain Coaster open

6:00 pm Trivia at the Bear River Bar & Grill

7:30 pm Fireworks

HALF PRICE DEMOS EVERY THURSDAY AT THE YURT

Stop by the Yurt at the top of the Gondola every Thursday for the remainder of the season for half price demos. Check out the latest equipment from Rossignol, K2, Salomon, Nordica, Volkl, Head, Elan, and Dynastar. Open daily 8:30 am-3:00 pm.

SUNSET HAPPY HOUR

Join us for a beautiful sunset, live music and fantastic views of the valley, featuring signature cocktails and appetizers.  Your $15 ticket includes a gondola ride and $5 off food or beverage of your choice. Upload between 5:00 – 7:45 p.m. 2017/18 Steamboat season, 8 or 15 day pass holders admittance is free, plus you may bring one guest to each happy hour during the 2017/18 winter season. Pass holders must present a valid pass for free admittance and guest privileges. For more information, please call 970-871-5150 

March 8 SugarLeaf

March 15 Crispy Watkin and the Crack Willows

March 22 Jay Roemer

BUD LIGHT ROCKS THE BOAT FREE CONCERT SERIES

Get ready to rock the spring away as a variety artist come to jam out on the Steamboat stage in Gondola Square. The Bud Light Rocks the Boat free concert series offers a wide range of musical genres from funk to bluegrass and new wave rock to legendary reggae sounds. All concerts start at 3:30 pm and are FREE, so bring your friends and family and celebrate spring in the mountains. Visit steamboat.com/concerts for a full description of the bands.

March 10 Ripe

March 17 Turkuaz

March 24 The Suffers

March 31 The Goonies

April 7 Commonheart

April 14 The Last Bandoleros

April 15 Robert Randolph & The Family Band

MOUNTAIN ACTIVITIES

FIRST TRACKS

Load the gondola between 8:00 and 8:15 am to be the first to enjoy Steamboat’s legendary Champagne Powder® snow, or groomed corduroy in the Priest Creek, Sunshine, and South Peak areas. Purchase tickets online or at any lift ticket point of sale. The ticket windows open at 7:45 am daily, while the Ticket Office opens at 7:30 am. You can call Steamboat Central Reservations® at 877-783-2628.

NIGHT SKIING- NOTE SPRING OPERATING HOURS BELOW

The Christie Peak Express high-speed chairlift whisks you to the top of Christie Peak (8,000’) on your night adventure.  All levels of skiing and riding will be available. Night skiing is open Thursday – Monday nights from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Beginning March 10 Night Skiing will operate Thursday-Monday nights from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm.

OUTLAW MOUNTAIN COASTER - NOTE SPRING OPERATING HOURS BELOW

The Outlaw Mountain Coaster is the longest coaster in North America at more than 6,280 linear feet. The track near Christie Peak Express features dips, waves, turns and 360-degree circles. The Coaster is open Thursday - Monday from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and Tuesday & Wednesday from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm. March 10th: The Coaster hours change to Thursday-Monday 11:00 am-8:00 pm and Tuesday and Wednesday 11:00 am-5:00 pm. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or Adventure Depot at the base of the Coaster.

TWO-HOUR NIGHT PRIVATE LESSON

Take a 2-hour night private for a perfect refresher before your first full day on snow.  Conveniently timed from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm and priced at just $199, your two hours with a pro will get you back on your feet. This is the perfect introduction for first timers with great terrain, no crowds and personalized attention.  The Short time window creates a focused learning environment and no sore legs! Maximum of 2 people per private lesson.

MOUNTAIN DINING

RYE

Rye located at the base of the mountain in Torian Plum Plaza serves a special selection of local and hard-to-find whiskey, wines and other spirits. Open daily from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm with Happy Hour from 2:00 pm to close. Whiskey of the Week: Glendronach 12 Year; this superb, richly sherried single malt is matured at least 12 years in a combination of the finest Spanish Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso sherry casks. Non-chill filtered, of natural color and bottled at 43%, the Glendronach 12 year old Original is a sweet, creamy dream.

MADE FRESH IN HOUSE AT THUNDEHEAD FOOD COURT

Visit Thunderhead Food Court to try Chef Hubert’s new Bashor Bowls, his famous Jerk, Curry, Stirfry Veggie and Pho Bowl. All bowls are served with either brown rice or a 5 grain mix, fresh veggies, greens, herbs and a choice of protein. The Thunderhead Food Court also offers healthy entrees, soup, salad, burgers, pizza, gyros and daily specials. Located on the 3rd floor of the upper gondola terminal and open daily from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm. On March 10th and 17th, the Thunderhead Food Court will close at 2:00 pm for special events. 

BEAR RIVER & UMBRELLA BAR

The Bear River is the perfect place to hang out in the base. Open daily from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, serving burgers, nachos, wings, salads and more. Happy hour is daily 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm with live entertainment, $2.75 Bud, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, and Sierra Nevada, ½ price wines, and $6 daily drink specials. Visit the Umbrella Bar on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm for $5 breakfast burritos and the $5 Bear Bloody on Sundays. On Thursday March 8th, we will having a face painting by Penny from 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm on the Bear River deck. 

THE CABIN

Located in the Steamboat Grand Hotel, serving a perfect happy hour with beer, wine and appetizer specials. For dinner, The Cabin features a menu for every palate. Breakfast and lunch are served daily. Live music with Ted Williams, Wed - Sun from 3:00–6:00 pm for happy hour with ½ priced poutine, mussels and more. Make your reservations for Easter Brunch now through Open Table. 
For all of our on mountain dining experiences visit steamboat.com/dining or call 970-871-5150.

RETAIL

GIGGLE GULCH CANDY

Who doesn’t have a sweet tooth? Remember, life is sweet, so live it up and never forget your daily sweet treat! Giggle Gulch Candy in Gondola Square is open from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm daily with a rainbow of colorful candy treats. 

MARMOT STORE

Marmot provides clothing for men, women, and youth seeking casual and 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 daily from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. 

STEAMBOAT SKI & SPORT AT THE SHERATON

Spring apparel has arrived, be sure to check it out. Pick up the perfect goggles for the optimal mountain experience at the Sheraton Ski & Sport. Our goggle pros will show you how to get the most out of visibility between sunny and snowy days. Open Thursday through Monday 7:30 am – 9:30 pm and Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30 am – 8:00 pm.


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