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Steamboat Springs
Downhill Skiing and Therapeutic Hot Springs at Steamboat
Enjoy a personalized skiing experience at award-winning Steamboat Ski Resort, where you’ll improve your turns and technique, learn local history and rejuvenate in natural hot-springs.
Rating (5)
Program No. 7578RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,449
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6 days
5 nights
13 meals
5 B 4 L 4 D
DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
Steamboat Springs, CO
D
Rabbit Ears Motel

Activity note: Skiing will be on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for which lift tickets will be provided. The option for guided group skiing is available each ski day. Ski area elevation at base is 6,900, highest elevation is 10,568.

Afternoon: Check-in at motel from 3 to 5 PM; Orientaion in Motel Meeting Room at 5 PM.

Dinner: Dinner will be catered in Motel Meeting Room.

Evening: Orientation.

DAY
2
Skiing
Steamboat Springs, CO
B,L,D
Rabbit Ears Motel

Activity note: Steamboat Ski Area is actually a complete mountain range: Mount Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge and Christie Peak. 2,965 acres (1200 hectares) of permitted terrain offer a diversity of trails for all levels of ability. Gladed areas of Pioneer Ridge, Sunshine and Storm Peak are Steamboat's particular claim to fame, with legendary Champagne Powder® snow in the trees for the most avid powder hounds.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast in Motel lobby.

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Voucher will be provided for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Daily access to the famous Steamboat Springs Hot Springs Complex across the street from the Motel will be provided complimentary to Road Scholar participants.

Dinner: We dine at a local restaurant.

Evening: Free time.

DAY
3
Skiing
Steamboat Springs, CO
B,L
Rabbit Ears Motel

Activity note: The Yampa Valley was the summer hunting grounds of the Ute Indians for hundreds of years. The Yampatika Ute and Arapaho tribes also visited the area for its mineral or “medicine” springs considered sacred places of physical and spiritual healing. The name of Steamboat Springs around the early 1800s when French trappers thought they heard the chugging sound of a steamboat’s steam engine. The sound turned out to be a natural mineral spring, to be named the Steamboat Spring.

Breakfast: Continental breakfast in Motel lobby.

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Voucher will be provided for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: Dinner on own to explore downtown restaurants of Stemaboat Springs or dining options at the ski area.

Evening: .Free to enjoy downtown Steamboat Springs or the hot springs.

DAY
4
Skiing
Steamboat Springs, CO
B,L,D
Rabbit Ears Motel

Activity note: Over the past six years Steamboat has invested nearly $30 million into the sculpture of the ski run terrain, the engineering of the chairlifts, the architecture of the restaurants, and the science behind the snow making. The results are an excellent ski experience!

Breakfast: Continental breakfast in Motel lobby.

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Voucher will be provided for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: We dine tonight at a local restaurant.

Evening: Free time.

DAY
5
Skiing
Steamboat Springs, CO
B,L,D
Rabbit Ears Motel

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

Breakfast: Continental breakfast in Motel lobby.

Morning: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Lunch: Voucher will be provided for on mountain dining

Afternoon: Skiing, during each day opportunities will exist for some coaching and group guided skiing.

Dinner: We dine tonight at a local restaurant.

Evening: Free time.

DAY
6
Program Concludes
Steamboat Springs, CO
B

Breakfast: Continental breakfast in Motel lobby.

Morning: Program ends after breakfast. Check out of hotel by 10 AM.