Ski Butlers Blog
Steamboat Local Guide, Part Two
If snowshoeing or hiking is more your speed, you can start on foot right in town and follow signs to Fish Creek Falls for some beautiful hiking trails that lead to waterfall views. If you are a mountain biking junkie who wants to get some riding in during winter, most of Steamboat’s local bike shops rent fat tire snow bikes. You can head to Emerald Mountain in the winter to hit single track, groomed fat bike trails. If you happen to find yourself in Steamboat in the beginning of February, make sure you check out the annual Winter Carnival festivities. Created by locals as a way to celebrate winter during the middle of the season, visitors can enjoy sleigh rides, fireworks, and a real “skijoring” competition right on Main Street.
Steamboat Local Guide
If you are looking to book a ski vacation at a Colorado resort, Steamboat should be at the top of your list. Not as remote as some other ski areas in the state, Steamboat is more easily accessible being only 157 miles from Denver International Airport, but it still feels like it is a world away. In the northwest region of Colorado, at an elevation of 6,732 feet and with 6 individual peaks and the ever popular Steamboat Ski Resort, this Ikon Resort town has been officially dubbed “Ski Town, U.S.A.”
Big Sky Local Guide
Big Sky, Montana is one of the most unique ski destinations in North America. From world-class skiing and riding at Big Sky Resort to seemingly endless options for outdoor activities, Big Sky is an adventurer's dream destination. Once you have skied, hiked, biked, and dog-sledded your way through town, relax and recharge in a town that still a charming and quaint small-town feel.
Les Menuires Local Guide
Les menuires has matured into a pretty presentable resort. What is more, it’s become a mainstream player as a holiday base in the Trois Vallées alongside Courchevel, Méribel and Val Thorens. The resort is set at 1,850m and links directly into the 600km of piste and 180 lifts in this giant ski area, whose highest runs start at a heady 3,230m. It is a surprisingly underrated ski area that actually houses some of the best intermediate runs, both on and off piste, in the entire Trois Vallées.Read More...