About Howelsen Hill
Howelsen Hill is the oldest continually operating ski resort in Colorado, keeping skiers happy since 1915. Located in downtown Steamboat Springs, CO, Howelsen is known for its giant natural ski jumps. Many future and current Olympians got their start at Howelsen Hill.
Howelsen is a smaller ski area with limited runs and vertical. The affordable lift ticket helps make this Colorado ski resort a great place to get in some turns. It's especially beneficial in the evenings when nearby Steamboat Ski Resort is closed.
There usually are several freestyle jumps set up of varying sizes. On most days, you can expect to find young kids stomping down 360's and 720's effortlessly.
Since you are already located in downtown Steamboat Springs, expect to find an authentic western town full of dining, shopping, and lodging accommodations.
Reasons to Go:
Night-skiing and tubing in Steamboat Springs; Affordable lift tickets; Big time ski jumps.
MTgnar Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Howelsen Hill Ski Area Location
Howelsen Hill Mountain Info
Base Elevation: 6696 feet/2036 meters
Summit Elevation: 7136 feet/2170 meters
Annual Snowfall: 150.0 inches/381 cm
Ski Area: 50 acres
Hours of Operation: Tues-Fri 1pm-8pm; Sat & Sun 10am-4pm
Season: early December - mid March
*Closed Mondays. Closing dates is late March conditions dependent.
845 Howelsen Parkway
Steamboat Springs, CO, 80477
Main Phone Number: 970-879-8499
Closest Airport: Yampa Valley Regional HDN
Miles from Denver: 162
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View of Howelsen Hill in Steamboat under the lights.
View of Howelsen Hill in the daytime.
A trail at Howelsen Hill Ski Area.
One of the trails down from the top of Howelsen Hill.
View of some booters at Howelsen (Steamboat Resort in bakground).
The chairlift at the base of Howelsen Hill.
Howelsen Hill Ski Area (Steamboat Ski Resort in background).