Ski Butlers Blog - October 2015

What's all this El Nino talk about?

Nickname: Bruce Lee - People are expecting this El Nino to pack a punch! 

 
What is an El Nino: When the water in the Pacific Ocean warms more than 3 degrees Celsius as a result of unusual trade winds across waters. In turn, this warm water becomes a breeding ground for heavy but scattered storms.

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Squallywood - Part 1

Squaw Valley, like the large lake nearby, is a jewel nestled in the Sierras.   As you pass the entrance, the Olympic flame still burns from the decades old contest that once graced these gentle...

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Shaping up for the Ski Season

Fall has arrived and there’s still plenty of time left for bike riding, climbing and trail running.  But before you know it, there will be snow on the ground.  We all understand, as mountain dwellers, that once the rain starts falling and temps start dropping, preparing us for the winter ahead, we have to change our activities.

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Steamboat, A Community Before a Ski Town

My wife and I, the owners of Ski Butlers Steamboat, have had the awesome opportunity to live in different ski towns.  We met in Park City then moved to Breckenridge for a winter, then finally settled in Steamboat Springs.  We get the question a lot, “What makes Steamboat different to other ski towns?”

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