Steamboat Resort announces largest opening day in nearly a decade

Steamboat Pilot & Today staff report
Hundreds showed up to opening day 2021 at Steamboat Resort.
Shelby Reardon/Steamboat Pilot & Today

Steamboat Resort is scheduled to open on Wednesday, Nov. 23, with 17 trails and nearly 100 acres of terrain, according to a news release on Thursday, Nov. 17.

The amount of terrain is the most available on opening day since the 2014/2015 season eight years ago. The release credits Steamboat snowmaking teams for the ability to open so much terrain so early, as well as five feet of pre-season snowfall.

Skiers and riders will have acess to Christie Peak Express, the Gondola and Burgess Creek as well as two base area magic carpets.

Opening day trails include:

  • Sitz Back
  • Sitz
  • Jess’ Cutoff
  • Vogue
  • Short Cut
  • Stampede
  • Heavenly Daze
  • Wrangler
  • Buckaroo
  • Arc
  • Tower
  • Rudi’s
  • Lightning
  • Ego
  • Lower Rainbow
  • Skyline
  • Velvet

Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. is also expected to debut new features in the base area on opening day, such as the ice rink and stage.

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