Steamboat 2A Trails Committee to host open house Tuesday |

Steamboat 2A Trails Committee to host open house Tuesday

The city of Steamboat Springs 2A Trails Committee will host a project open house from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. in partnership with the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund. U.S. Forest Service and endowment fund staff will be in attendance.
The informational event will provide updates on completed 2A-funded trail projects, 2A-funded trail construction plans for 2018, the Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Trails and River Master Plan update and the upcoming Forest Service NEPA planning process, which will determine new trail opportunities in the Mad Creek, Rocky Peak and Rabbit Ears Pass areas.
In November 2013, the voters of Steamboat Springs approved a portion of the municipal accommodations tax be used to develop trails. Through the next 10 years,
$5.1 million are planned to be invested in trail infrastructure across Steamboat. A committee made up of Steamboat residents is prioritizing the expenditures of this investment.

Howelsen Hill Nordic Ambassador program seeks volunteer help

The city of Steamboat Springs is seeking friendly, outgoing volunteers to greet Howelsen Hill Nordic trail users and educate them on appropriate use of the facility. All volunteer hours count towards a free 2017-18 Howelsen Hill Nordic pass.
Volunteers work a series of one-hour shifts, with no more than four shifts per week, at their convenience and as their schedules allow. Adults are required to work a total of 12 hours, and seniors, 65 year and older, are required to work a total of eight hours to receive a free pass.
Those interested in becoming a Nordic Ambassador can contact Emily Hines at 970-871-7031 or

Tickets for December shows at Strings Music Festival on sale

Tickets are on sale for December concerts at Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs. The general public may purchase tickets to Del McCoury Band on Dec. 7 and Neil Berg’s Broadway Holiday on, Dec. 28.
McCoury’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. Tickets start at $50.
This year’s holiday show, Neil Berg’s Broadway Holiday comes directly from New York. Five of Broadway’s brightest stars will take audiences on a journey through Broadway history, featuring hits ranging from classic shows such as “My Fair Lady” and “South Pacific” to current blockbusters like “Jersey Boys” and “Wicked.” Tickets start at $25 for juniors, $48 for adults.
Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 970-879-5056, ext. 105.

Registration continues for annual Steamboat Nordic Camp

Steamboat Nordic Camp organizers announced the dates for its annual Cross-Country Ski Camp. The event will be held Dec. 9 and 10 and is hosted by Lake Catamount Touring Center, Steamboat Ski Touring Center and Ski Haus.
In its 14th year of operation, the camp caters to cross country ski enthusiasts of all levels.  The camp includes top level coaching staff, one- and two-day options; all ability levels, excellent student-to coach ratio, video analysis, new equipment available to demo, wax clinic, lunches, happy hour and prize drawing.
To register or for more information, visit

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