Howelsen Hill Nordic Center
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 66. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Traditional: V55/60 Red Silver/Special
Skate: CH8 - Red
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Slight Chc Showers
1. The junction of Pine Grove Rd and US 40 is at the second traffic light signal you encounter as you come into Steamboat Springs from the direction of Denver going north on US 40. Ski Haus is on the south-east corner of the intersection.
2. From the intersection travel north on US 40 1.2 miles where you will turn left on 5th street and Lincoln Ave. US 40 becomes Lincoln Ave when it veers left (west) at the Steamboat Health and Recreation Center.
3. Go 2 blocks on 5th Street (over the bridge on the Yampa River) and make a right hand turn on to Howelsen Parkway immediately after crossing the bridge.
4. Travel about 1/4 mile then you can left into the parking area near the yurt and the stables. You can also go another 1/4 mile on Yampa Street and park at the Ball Field parking or Howelsen Lodge Parking.
The Howelsen Touring Center is located in the center of Steamboat Springs and is part of the Howelsen Hill Sports Complex which includes the alpine ski area, the ice skating rink, Nordic jumping hills, snow board half-pipe, alpine slide, rodeo grounds and horse stables, and summer biking, hiking and equestrian trails.
The trails were built, and are maintained and groomed, through joint efforts of the city of Steamboat Springs and the Steamboat Springs Nordic Council. At this time there are about 20 km of groomed trail. The trail system is being improved and expanded on an annual basis.
From late December through march the trails are groomed on a daily to every other day schedule.
In general the trails tend to be more aerobically and technically challenging than any of the other Nordic areas in Routt County.
The Nordic trails are considered part of the city park system and are open to multiple user groups. While the Nordic Center maintains an open attitude toward responsible trail use by the public, these same trails have been part of the Nordic Combined World Cup Cross country course as well as several other high level regional and national Nordic skiing competitions the past several years.
The Howelsen Nordic Center is not a full service touring center at this time. Area users must have there own equipment or rent equipment from one of the full service Nordic centers or shops in the area.
City of Steamboat Springs
845 Howelsen Pkwy
Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487
Latest Trail Condition for Howelsen Hill Nordic Center
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 9:03am% Open:50km Open:10Weather:Sunny and warmThis morning the following trails were groomed but track was not set:Bluffs Loop, Howelsen Meadows, Emerald Meadows and Blackmere Drive.Due to thin snow pack this is the final groom of the season.
Latest Trail Conditions
Steamboat Ski Touring Center
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:19pmkm Open:% Open:Weather:Trail Conditions:Do not miss out on super savings! SSTC SEASON PASSES and VALLEY PASSES now on SALE for the 2013-2014 season.
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