YAMPATIKA WINTER 2021/2022
Our winter programs are set! Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this page for our special events. All events that require registration can be found on our Program Calendar (upper right corner of the page) anytime for more details and to register.
Private Programs may be scheduled throughout the year. Below is a button for winter time Private Program requests.
We are offering Blues Break Camp for kids ages 9-11 this February! Click the button for more information.
PUBLIC WINTER PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
Mountain Side Snowshoe Tour
Wednesdays December 15th- March 11th
10 AM – 12 PM; AGES 16+ $20 including snowshoe rentals, registration required.
The Steamboat Ski Touring Center is nestled between Fish Creek and the Steamboat Ski Resort a mere 2.5 miles from the base of the resort. The snowshoe offers gentle rolling hills with views, wildlife and is a fantastic morning activity to add to your visit to Steamboat.
Transportation: You are responsible for your own transportation PLAN AHEAD this location is about 2 miles away from the base of the resort, most hotel shuttles will come to this location; if planning on taking a hotel shuttle double check beforehand they go to this location, the bus doesn’t have a stop very close by. Parking is free and plentiful on-site.
Fish Creek Fall’s Uranium Mine Trail Snowshoe Tour
Fridays December 17th – March 11th
10:00 AM – 1 PM, AGES 16+, FREE or $20 with a snowshoe rental; Registration required
Fish Creek Falls are a must-see destination, the Uranium Mine trail will give you sweeping views of the falls, canyon, ski resort, and surrounding mountains in one hike. A great way to stretch your legs from skiing/snowboarding or a perfect way to get out on the snow when you’re not a skier/border yourself.
Transportation: You are responsible for your own transportation please PLAN AHEAD- often local accommodations have shuttles that do not operate this early or will not drop off at the location, check beforehand. In town, you can use ride apps on your phone or GO alpine taxi. The local free bus system does NOT have a stop in this area.
Howelsen Hill Snowshoe Tour
Saturdays December 18th – March 12th (no tour Christmas Day)
10 AM – 12 PM; AGES 16+ $25 including snowshoe rentals; registration required
Located in easy to access downtown this snowshoe tour features a chair lift to get the group up near the top of the hike (weather permitting lift use). The tour winds through multiple ecosystems full of signs of wildlife with an amazing view of the valley looking out towards the Steamboat Ski Resort.
Transportation: You are responsible for your own transportation PLAN AHEAD- sometimes local hotels have shuttles that do not operate this early, secure your transportation plans as soon as possible. There is a local bus stop .5 miles from the meeting location, check City of Steamboat bus transit to plan.
Winter Wander, Discover Snowshoeing
Saturdays January 8th- March 12th
11 AM – 11:45 AM snowshoe, hot coco open house until 12:30 PM; ALL AGES $10 includes snowshoes, registration required.
Ski with a Naturalist!
Tuesdays AND Thursdays December 14th – March 10th
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM; ALL AGES, FREE, NO RSVP NEEDED- just show up!
Mere steps away from the top of the Gondola you can be taken down green run “Why Not” to see old bear dens and claw marks, the best places to see porcupines, snow cameras, learn about Elk, Moose and see colorful birds up close.
Meeting Location: Mount Werner Ski Area, at the large trail map sign at the top of the “Why Not” trail (across the field at the top of the Gondola).
Cost: FREE thanks to the Steamboat Ski Resort Corporation – lift ticket NOT included, no rental equipment available
Monthly Special Programs
Registration is required for all follow the links for each date below or go to our program calendar
Moonlight Snowshoe on Rabbit Ears Pass– a special location for our full moon tours