Howelsen Hill

Howelsen Hill is located approximately 156 miles from Denver, in the northwest section of Colorado. The ski area is located in the town of Steamboat Springs and is 4 miles west of the larger, more popular, Steamboat Springs Ski Resort.

Established in 1915 by Norwegian immigrant Carl Howelsen, Howelsen Hill is the oldest continuously operated ski area of all the Colorado ski resorts.

Originally built as a ski jump training center, Howelsen Hill has sent more skiers to international competitions than any other in the United States and has been the training area for 64 Winter Olympians.

Howelsen Hill is operated by the City of Steamboat Springs and is open to the public to enjoy it’s 50 acres of skiing history.

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Howelsen Hill Stats


Skiable Acres: 50
Annual Snowfall: 150"
Number of Trails: 17
Longest Run: 1 miles
Lift Capacity: 2,057 pph
Established: 1915


Base: 6,606
Summit: 7,136
Vertical Rise: 440


Expert: 50%
Advanced: 0%
Intermediate: 30%
Beginner: 20%
Parks: 1

Lifts (4)

Double: 1
Conveyor: 2
Surface: 1

Ticket Prices

Adult: $20.00
Senior: $15.00
Youth: $15.00
Child: $8.00

Early season discounts may be available.

Season Passes

Adult: $205.00
Youth: $110.00
Child: $65.00
Senior: $110

Hours of Operation

Tues: 1:00pm-6:00pm
Wed: 1:00pm-8:00pm
Thur: 3:45pm-8:00pm
Fri: 10:00am-6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm


845 Howelsen Parkway
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

(970) 879-8499