Steamboat Springs is well-known as a skiing destination. However, you don’t need to be a skier to enjoy the snowy terrain. Snowshoeing is a great way to enjoy the snow while learning more about Steamboat Springs. You don’t need any special experience or expertise to use the snowshoes making it a great snow activity for those that are not interested in skiing. If you’ve never snowshoed, no worries. There are a number of companies in Steamboat Spring that offer snowshoeing tours. The following are some of the more popular Steamboat snowshoe tours.
Guided Gourmet Snowshoe Tours
This particular guided snowshoe tour has you trekking over snow-covered pathways and trails as your guide provides a detailed commentary on the history of the region as well as information on the wildlife in the area. When this tour is complete, you’ll enjoy a gourmet lunch at the local eatery Hazie’s. Registration for this tour is required.
Moonlit Snowshoe Tour & Dinner
Imagine the brilliance of snowshoeing under the stars and moonlight. With this guided tour, you’ll get just the chance to experience this. This is an hour-long tour available on Friday and Saturday. You’ll leave just after sunset for this nighttime snowshoeing adventure. After the tour, you’ll enjoy a nice dinner at the local eatery Hazie’s. Registration for this tour is required.
Free Snowshoe Tours
With the assistance of dedicated, friendly Steamboat Ambassadors, free daily snowshoe tours are offered from December-March. Those that would like to participate will meet up at Steamboat Ski & Sport in Gondola Square. Snowshoes are available for rental if necessary.
Preparing for Your Snowshoe Tour
Snowshoeing is a great snow activity that is accommodating for people of various ages and physical levels. Before booking a snowshoe tour, make sure that you consider the length of the tour as well as the difficulty of the terrain in the area. Companies offering snowshoe tours usually indicate a specified difficulty level, if necessary. Also, inquire if snowshoes are available for rental, and if they are, inquire if the cost is included in tour price. There are several shops that offer snowshoes for sale and rental. If this is your first time snowshoeing, it might be best to rent snowshoes specifically for the tour.
Explore the beauty of Steamboat Spring’s snowy terrain with a Steamboat snowshoe tour.