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Summer sports in Steamboat Springs

Summer Sports & Hiking

Up here, happiness is being outside.

Tips for Affordable Golf in Steamboat Springs

The sport that is often cited as skiing’s closest financial counterpart can be expensive,especially in a resort town. But there are ways to contain the costs. The golf pros at each of Steamboat’s three public courses– Haymaker, the Sheraton and Steamboat Springs Golf Club – offer cost-saving tips.

Global Climate Change with a Local Twist

A recent pair of 500-inch winters doesn’t trump the reality of climate change. Scientists predict the Rockies are ultimately headed for warmer temperatures, smaller snowpacks, earlier melt-off and corresponding drought, wildfires and water shortages – let alone consequences for the traditional ski season.

Flying High - A behind-the-scenes look at Steamboat's Balloon Festival

So far, everything is just like the morning of my first hotair balloon ride a few years ago. Only this time I'm on the inside - hanging out with the crew that will launch two balloons to drift alongside 40 others in the 29th Annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat.

A True Steamboat Legend - An inside look at war hero Robin Olds

Three days after retiring as a general from the United States Air Force in 1973, Robin Olds drove into Steamboat Springs.

Where to Wed in the Yampa Valley

Much like real estate, the perfect wedding often boils down to three little words: location, location, location.

Steamboat Springs - Must See Stops

Take in the lush tranquility of Steamboat’s native flowers and plants over a pond-side picnic or a stroll at the botanic gardens.

What to do in Steamboat if you have...

The ski area base offers many activities, such as a climbing wall. Photo By Larry Pierce

Mountainside Canoeing: A family adventure

“It’s the go-anywhere form of water transportation. You have access to more wilderness vis-à-vis canoeing than any other transportation device."