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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-October 4, 2019-With colder temperatures and fall foliage peaking in the Yampa Valley, the start of season pass sales at historic Howelsen Hill signals another sign that the winter season is just around the corner. Season passes will be available for purchase online starting Monday, October 7, 2019.
Howelsen Hill offers some of the most affordable options for individuals and families looking for all-access, alpine or Nordic season passes in Colorado. Purchase your season pass by November 16 to ensure the lowest price available. After that date, prices go up $30 on all passes.
Season Pass Pricing Through November 16(Subject to change without notice)
Alpine & Nordic Pass(Combined)
Alpine Pass(Alpine Only)
Nordic Pass(Nordic Only)
College* (Full-Time Student)
Child (5 & under)
* College Pass requires verification of enrollment** Family Pass = one adult, spouse and all children 18 & under living at home
Season passes may be purchased online at steamboatsprings.net/ski, then click the ‘purchase memberships’ button on the page. In addition, passes will be available for purchase at the concession stand beginning November 5. Concession hours are anticipated to be Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm and on Saturday from noon to 2pm. No concession pass sales will occur on November 28 due to Thanksgiving.
The concession stand will continue to sell passes during normal operating hours throughout the 2019/20 season. Hours, prices and additional information about the ski area, Nordic center and daily grooming report can be found at steamboatsprings.net/ski or by calling 970.879.8499 once operations begin.
The popular Ski Free Sunday program, offering free skiing on Sundays throughout the season, will return starting on December 8, conditions permitting. Due to competitions and special events, every Sunday may not be possible; however, a full calendar of available free Sunday skiing will be announced in early December. Similar to last year, the city anticipates around fifteen Ski Free Sundays will be offered this winter including many of the popular holidays. In addition, four enhanced Ski Free Sundays are planned for the 2019/20 season.
Owned and operated by the City of Steamboat Springs, Howelsen Hill is home to the acclaimed Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. The ski area, actually a city park, features affordable skiing and snowboarding across terrain catered toward all abilities as well as enjoys 13 miles of Nordic, snowshoe and snow bike trails. North America’s Oldest Ski Resort is currently scheduled to open on Saturday, November 30 (conditions permitting) and will close on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
ContactScott Glynn, Concession Stand Crew Leader, 970.879.8499 or email Emily Hines, Marketing & Special Events Coordinator, 970.871.7031 or email Brad Setter, Howelsen Ski and Rodeo Complex Manager, 970.871.7035 or email