New Summer Offerings Include Adventure Zone & Bike Park Access Passes, Taco Beast
Summer at Steamboat begins earlier than ever with the mountain opening for the season Memorial Day weekend. The resort will be open weekends, including Memorial Day, with access to gondola rides, Adventure Zone activities, the Outlaw Mountain Coaster and dining at Gondola Joe’s and Oasis Sundeck at the top of Thunderhead Peak. Daily operations begin June 15, including the opening of the Steamboat Bike Park and Hazie’s night dining.
The Adventure Zone season pass for $199 offers users of any age daily access to the resort’s activities, including mini-golf, summer tubing, climbing wall, Water Walkerz and gondola rides. The pass also includes two daily rides on the Outlaw Mountain Coaster. Adventure Zone passes can be purchased online or at the Steamboat Ticket Office. Adventure Zone passholders will need to visit the Steamboat Ticket Office for a wristband prior to accessing activities.
The new Bike Park Pedal Pass allows uphill riders to access downhill trails in the Steamboat Bike Park when descending the mountain. The $49 pass does not include gondola access but offers discounted day tickets to the passholder for lift-assisted access to the park. All Bike Park users must have a valid Bike Park season pass, Bike Park Pedal Pass or Bike Park day ticket to access the downhill trails at any time. Multi-use trails will continue to be available to users without a pass. For more details on the new Bike Park Pedal Pass, visit the Summer Bike Pass page online.
The resort’s snowcat food truck, the Taco Beast, will make its debut this summer in Gondola Square serving trail tacos, the resort’s version of street tacos, from 11 a.m. until the Adventure Zone closes for the day. Construction on the new Timber & Torch restaurant, which replaces Bear River Bar & Grill, began April 16. The restaurant and BBQ will be closed for the summer season, and the Umbrella Bar will serve guests beginning in July.
Passholders with a 2017/18 Steamboat winter season pass have unlimited gondola rides during summer 2018 with direct-to-lift access. IKON passholders can use their new pass for gondola access by visiting the Steamboat Ticket Office in One Steamboat Place to redeem a daily ticket. Guests also can purchase a Scenic Gondola season pass, a Steamboat Bike Park season pass or daily tickets for easy access to the mountain.
Steamboat opens at 10 a.m. during the summer season. For specific hours and dates of operation as well as trail updates, visit Steamboat.com.