Hike to Mad Creek Barn in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Hike to Mad Creek Barn in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Barns are an iconic symbol of the ranching lifestyle in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  One of my favorite historic barns is Mad Creek Barn.  The hike is four miles round trip in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area north of Steamboat. The first ten minutes of the hike are a gradual incline with no shade.  Make sure … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Rabbit Ears
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Snowshoeing Rabbit Ears

It’s a winter wonderland….that can sting your face as the wind howls across the snow covered meadow.  Sounds lovely right?  It does to me!  I’m talking about Rabbit Ears Pass.  It’s the pass you take driving into Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  In the winter, the drive over the pass can be treacherous and I always marvel … Continue reading

Swanky Stay in Steamboat
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Swanky Stay in Steamboat

It’s the primo spot for a winter stay at Steamboat Resort.  Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas have recently gone through a renovation and “Wow!” is what I said when I walked into my villa on the 8th floor for a weekend stay.  Who doesn’t want to stay in a villa, especially when it is soggiorno chic … Continue reading

Breakfast in the Boat
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Breakfast in the Boat

Steamboat Ski Resort is legendary for it’s Champagne Powder.  It’s a place I love to ski. From trail rides to taking a dip in hot springs, I can spend days adventuring this time of year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  But, this blog isn’t about exploring the great winter outdoors.  Oh no, it’s about food.  Can’t … Continue reading

Icy Fish Creek Falls
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Icy Fish Creek Falls

I’ve admired Fish Creek Falls several times during summer stays in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  But, I’d never see them completely iced over….until now. In summer the cold alpine water thunders over the 280-foot legendary falls that are just minutes from downtown Steamboat.  In winter, it’s a world of white, ice, and quiet. It was cold … Continue reading