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Posted on: November 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Free Sunday Skiing at Howelsen Hill & Season Passes Now On Sale

Colorado’s most historic ski area just became a whole lot more affordable when it offers FREE skiing on Sunday during the upcoming 2017/18 winter season.  Howelsen Hill Ski Area is scheduled to open on Saturday, November 25 (conditions permitting) and close on March 11, 2018. 

This winter, Steamboat Springs City Council approved free skiing on Sundays when the ski area is open for public skiing. Due to competitions and special events, every Sunday may not be available; however, a full calendar of available free Sunday skiing will be announced. 

In addition to free Sunday skiing, Howelsen Hill offers affordable options for individuals and families looking for all-access, alpine or Nordic passes. Purchase your season pass by November 18 to ensure the lowest price available.  

Season Pass Pricing Through November 18

(Prices subject to change without notice)



Alpine Pass

(Alpine Only)

Nordic Pass

(Nordic Only)

Adult  (19-64)




College (Full-Time Student)




Youth (6-18)




Child (5 & under)




Senior (65 )




Family (one adult, spouse and all children 18 & under living at home)




Season passes may be purchased online at, then click the ‘purchase memberships’ button at the top of the page.  In addition, passes are available at the ski area concession stand Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm and on Saturday from noon to 2pm through November 24.  No pass sales will occur on Thanksgiving, November 23. 

The concession stand will continue to sell passes during normal operating hours throughout the 2017/18 season. Hours, prices and additional information about the ski area, Nordic center and daily grooming report can be found at or by calling 970.879.8499. 

Owned and operated by the City of Steamboat Springs, Howelsen Hill is Colorado's oldest continuously operated ski area and home to the largest and most complete natural ski jumping complex in North America and the acclaimed Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club. The ski area features affordable skiing and snowboarding across terrain catered toward all abilities as well as enjoys 13 miles of Nordic, snowshoe and snow bike trails. 

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Scott Glynn, Concession Stand Crew Leader, 970.879.8499, 
Emily Hines, Marketing & Special Events Coordinator, 970.871.7031,  
Michael Lane, Communications Manager, 970.871.8220, 
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