Steamboat Opening Day!

26 Nov, 2008

Finally my home mountain is open! It’s Scholarship Day for Steamboat, so season passes aren’t good till tomorrow but by purchasing a $20 lift ticket the money goes to Winter Sports Club.
I caught a couple photos this morning but managed to take a ride break on my lunch to get out and enjoy the snow conditions.

Jakub’s 180

It hasn’t snowed in Steamboat so it really is a lot of man-made snow to get the mountain up and running for opening day. It’s supposed to snow tomorrow, so hopefully Turky Day will be a great day!

myself on Christie Peak Express…little bit of dirt still here

So on the terrain park front of news….the terrain park will be better than last year! The mountain has been listening to riders and skiers this year on the terrain park. I am really happy with the changes I have been hearing about the terrain park this year.

There is a mini-park set up on headwall

So one of the steps this summer was getting a new logo for Steamboat’s terrain park. My buddy Steve at the sign shop helped create and design the logo. Rather than have rails with tons of various colors, they made it one color (lime green) and changed it up a bit.
When I went out to ride, the park stayed pretty busy. There were rails set up for any level, from easy beginner boxers to the rainbow and kinked rails.
Definitely need more snow here in Steamboat…hopefully we’ll get some soon to open up the rest of the mountain and the goods.

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  1. Anonymous
    November 26, 2008

    yeah shay,,,

    I am up here.. opener was pretty funn for sure..


  2. Ginger Jared
    November 26, 2008

    yehaaw, opening day steeze! Park City opens friday, I’m pretty stokkkked.
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  3. VancityAllie
    November 27, 2008

    Yes! I love Steamboat. I had some of the best times ever there.

    I’m going to Whistler tomorrow for some first turns… I’m sooo excited!

    Glad to see you had a lot of fun! 🙂