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Dogs Dig Steamboat

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Dogs Dig Steamboat.

Screen Shot 2018-04-02 at 3.29.32 PMAnd for the most part Steamboat Digs Dogs! Back in 2013 Dog Fancy magazine nominated Steamboat Springs as “Dog Town USA”. And personally I think it’s a title that suits us.

A Steamboat dog knows how to have fun. And for all you non-locals, we’re going to catch you up on what to do and where to go!

Ahh wet dog smell…

There is no shortage of water in Routt County for swimming in, after all the Yampa River does run right through town, as does Fish Creek, Spring Creek, Soda Creek, Butcherknife Creek, Walton Creek… well you get the drift. But if you are looking for that beach like feeling check out the “D” hole right next to the library (the other side of the bridge). When the river slows after the spring melt it’s the perfect swimming hole for both kids and canines. If you are looking for more of a walk/swim combo check out the lower Spring Creek pond where dogs can run off leash in the field then cool off with a swim.

Ikon Pass Sale!

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Ikon Pass Sale – Get the Lowdown Here

1 pass, 26 destinations.

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Alterra, the new owners of the Steamboat Ski Area, recently unveiled the Ikon Pass and they are now on  sale for the 2018/2019 ski season. With access to 26 ski resorts from the West to the Rockies, Canada to the Eastern U.S., the pass offers skiers and riders more options than ever for where to hit the slopes.

Read on for the low-down.


The short answer is that the Ikon Pass is $899 and the Ikon Base Pass is $599 for adults if purchased by April 30 (see “benefits” section below for details on the Base Pass).

Teen Passes (ages 13-17) are $719 for the Ikon Pass and $479 for the Ikon Base Pass.

Child Passes (ages 5-12) are $449 for the Ikon Pass and $299 for the Ikon Base Pass. Children ages 4 and under are $29 for either the Ikon Pass or Ikon Base Pass. See below for discounted Child “add-on” Pass pricing.

What’s Happening in Steamboat Springs?

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

What’s Happening in Steamboat Springs?

Looking for things to do in Steamboat Springs this winter besides snowsports? Here’s what’s happening in town this month:

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Dec. 8 & 9, The Nutcracker

Join Elevation Dance Studio for its winter production of The Nutcracker. This fun, family friendly performance will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Tickets are on sale now for each of the three performances being held at the Steamboat Springs High School. Click here for ticketing information.

Dec. 16,  Christmas Storytime at the Tread of Pioneers Museum

Hear about pioneer and Victorian holiday stories and traditions and will create a special Victorian holiday craft to take home. While you’re here, see the museum’s holiday decorations and get some holiday shopping done in the Museum Store. This is a free event for all ages from 11AM – 4PM.

Dec. 17, Holiday Festival @ Gondola Square

CITY 101

Friday, December 1st, 2017


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Have ever wondered what it’s like to be a police officer in our city?  How about what it takes to pilot a snow plow or Steamboat Springs Transit bus?  What factors go into planning for future community growth? Or do you have the determination to go into a smoke filled building completely in the dark?

The City of Steamboat Springs is pleased to bring you the 4th installment of City 101! This is a series of 8 full day sessions combining field trips, forums and interactive activities, that offers in-depth insights into city operations, straight from the individuals responsible for them day-in and day-out. A combination of City employees and community members will be selected to participate in the program which aims to:

- create a shared understanding of the city’s mission and purpose

- increase community member and employee understanding of the city and its operations


Friday, November 10th, 2017


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The Steamboat Ski Area is holding a FLASH SALE today! 100 early-season lift tickets for $49 per day.


Tickets valid Nov. 23 to Dec. 1. After $49 tickets sell out, they’ll offer 100 each of $59 and $69 tickets. Sale ends TODAY Nov. 10.

See you on the mountain!


Monday, October 9th, 2017

Gold Rush – Capturing the Beauty of Steamboat’s Fall Foliage

Fall in Steamboat is as beautiful as it is fleeting, which is why we want so desperately to be able to capture the moment with a photograph. How many times have you tried with your smart phone camera and felt like the image didn’t do it justice? We turned to Corey Kopischke, a professional photographer who has spent most of his life chasing light and seizing the moment one frame at a time for some tips.

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A former freestyle skier, he learned a lot about photography from working as an athlete in numerous photoshoots over the years. Kopischke was never formally trained in photography, but learned firsthand how it was done in the field. “I would bring my camera and shoot over the photographer’s shoulder,” he says. After living in Steamboat for 28 years and working for Steamboat magazine as a senior staff photographer and part time photo editor, he has logged in a lot of days shooting fall colors.


Friday, October 6th, 2017

Getting Your Ski Legs Back – The Importance of Ski Conditioning and When to Begin… Right Now

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Skiing and snowboarding are not only fun, exhilarating ways to get some fresh air, and to spend some time with friends and family in our beautiful Rocky Mountains. They are also physically demanding activities. That’s why it’s so important to be proactive, not reactive, and to prepare for the upcoming season with a good ski conditioning regimen, says Emily Harris, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Steamboat Spine & Sports Physical Therapy. No one knows how much strain skiing and snowboarding can put on our bodies like physical therapists. They’re the ones who deal with all the injuries that can result from imbalances and weaknesses in the body.

“Even if you’re already in great shape from trail running or mountain biking, skiing and riding on the mountain is going to test your body in different ways. If you’re not ready, you are more likely to sustain an injury. So, preparing your body for it is crucial,” Harris says. “It’s important to start training a couple months out.” With the recent snowfall in the Yampa Valley, that time is now.

Steamboat Restaurant Week – Fall 2017

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Steamboat Restaurant Week – Fall 2017

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Join us in for the 2nd Annual Steamboat Restaurant week. For 10 days this fall in Steamboat Springs, Colorado restaurants all over town will be offering select seasonal menus and special pricing.

From September 29th – October 8th join in this culinary celebration and take the opportunity to revisit old favorites or try something completely new to you.

Organized by Mainstream Steamboat, new menus and new venues are being added daily ranging from farm to table extravaganzas to home style comfort foods. Currently 33 restaurants are participating, click here for the list but be sure to check back regularly as more establishment and information gets added.




Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Steamboat Springs, CO Real Estate Report

Market Report Video Blog 2! Check it out here:

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Thank you to the following companies for providing some of the statistics discussed:

Land Title Guarantee Company (click for full July report)

S&P Core Logic Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices (click for latest figures)

To find out more on the Outlaw Mountain Coaster go to or find Steamboat Resort on Facebook!

Tune in next month for another fun discussion. And if you have any real estate questions you’d like answered send me a text or email - 970-846-6435 or

See you next time!


Taking “Farm to Table” Behind the Bar

Friday, September 8th, 2017


Bolstered by the farm-to-table movement, craft cocktails give mixed drinks a major upgrade.

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Bourbon and duck fat? Egg whites and edible flowers?

Believe it or not, these are the ingredients featured in some of Steamboat’s finest craft cocktails, as bar menus around town are seeing the same farm-to-table concept that has been influencing chef’s menus, only applied behind the bar.

“It’s almost like you’re a chef, but for drinks,’ says Rena Day, Cocktail Curator at Low Country Kitchen in downtown Steamboat. “Each drink should hit on bitter, sweet, salty, and sour, just like a well-balanced dish.”