Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Steamboat Mountain Facts

Steamboat Mountain Facts

Mount Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge and Christie Peak are actually the mountain range that make up Steamboat. The resort encompasses 2,965 acres (1200 hectares).


Base Elevation: 6,900 feet/2103 meters
Christie Peak Elevation: 8,020 feet/2444 meters
Mid-Mountain Elevation: 9,080 feet/2768 meters
Summit/Mt. Werner Elevation: 10,568 feet/3224 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,668 feet/1118 meters


Trails: 165 named trails
Trail Classification: 14% Beginner 42% Intermediate 44% Advanced
Longest Run: Why Not – over 3 miles/4.8km


Annual Snowfall: 349"/886cm
Snowmaking: 375 acres/152 hectares

Lift System

Gondola (8-passenger): 1
High-Speed Six: 1
High-Speed Quads: 5
Conventional Quad Chairlift: 1
Triple Chairlift: 6
Double Chairlift: 2
Total Lifts: 16
Surface Lifts for Snow School: 2
Uphill Capacity: 41,465 per hour

Courtesy of www.steamboat.com