Steamboat Ski Area snow report for Sunday, Dec. 23 |

Steamboat Ski Area snow report for Sunday, Dec. 23

New terrain

The Pony Express chairlift, providing access to the ski area’s Pioneer Ridge terrain, is scheduled to open today.

Special events

Former Olympian Nelson Carmichael hosts a free bumps clinic at 1 p.m. today. Meet at the 4 Points sign near the top of the Nelson’s Run trail.


No new snow in the past 24 hours

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Past 48 hours: No snow

Base: 32 inches

Total snow: 93.75 inches

Lifts and trails

15 lifts are open

148 trails are open


As of 5 a.m., it was 15 degrees at mid-mountain. Today’s high is supposed to reach the mid-20s under partly cloudy skies.

The next chance of snow comes Christmas Eve, with a fresh coat of powder possible for Christmas Day skiing.

Avalanche danger has been downgraded to moderate in the backcountry. Human-triggered slides remain possible, particularly on northwest to east aspects.