Steamboat Ski Area's 50th Anniversary

It’s time to celebrate! This year marks two very special birthdays; Steamboat Ski Area’s 50th, and Winter Carnival’s 100th.

Birthday Cake - Celebrating Steamboat Ski Area's 50th Anniversary and Winter Carnival's 100th - F.M. Light and Sons News

The first one we’ll be celebrating is the 50th. The big celebration takes place on January 12th, 2013.

There are so many fun activities and events; from free concerts (The Yampa Valley Boys – one of our favorites, Congress, and Robert Randolph and the Family Band), slices of birthday cake, the opening of a time capsule, and torchlight parades, there will be plenty for all to do. View the complete list and description of activities on’s website. just browse through the list and pick one (or all) to enjoy!

We hope to see you all there!

Are you a history buff? Steamboat itself has a great ranching heritage, and this was beneficial to the mountain. Read this article from the Steamboat Pilot and learn more about the history of the area and the ski resort itself.