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Big Snow and Big Openings- Howelsen Hill
November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Yampa Valley is taking a new twist on après-ski and kicking off the season with a preview celebration at
Howelsen Hill on Thursday evening, November 14, followed the next day with the Steamboat Ski Resort’s
historic opening day on November 15.
Warm up and get your snow legs back under the lights at Howelsen Hill from 4-8pm on Thursday so you’re
ready to hit the big mountain in prime condition the following day. Ski Corp President Rob Perlman and City
Council President Jason Lacy will open the season together taking the first chair at Colorado’s historic ski area.
Howelsen will feature skiing and snowboarding on The Face, an expert run, as well as a beginner area around
the Boardwalk magic carpet.
Warm up in the historic lodge and Olympian Hall, where flags for Steamboat’s Olympians hang, share a few
turns with friends and family and donate to the Howelsen Hill Ski Area Endowment Fund during this early
season celebration. Don’t have a pass? The ski area will feature specially priced lift tickets for $11.14 (includes
burger and soda) that evening as well as add two additional early Ski Free Sundays on November 17 and
November 24, before moving to daily operations on Nov. 30.