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Steamboat, Colorado

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - Saturday, January 23, 2016

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The Trip Leaders

Nancy Jackson

Trip Leader
Nancy Jackson
7440 E. Camellia Ct
Floral City, FL 34436

John Muehlberg Trip Co-Leader
John Muehlberg
9 Forbes Place #408
Dunedin, FL 34698


COME SKI THE “Champagne Powder® ”
A World Class experience----


The Details

Cash Price: $1589 Per Person
Double Occupancy in a 4-STAR HOTEL

See the Lodging section below for details and the complete Price Chart.
We offer three trip application options:
Download a PDF, a Word doc or online.

To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions.
The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download.

Trip Highlights

Steamboat Grand LobbySteamboat TownOnly a 30 minute drive from Hayden Airport to Steamboat Springs. We are staying at the Steamboat Grand a 4-STAR HOTEL ….This is the first time TBSSB has stayed at a HOTEL (not condos) in a very, very long time, DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE and you won’t regret coming here to this elegant and pampering hotel. We will have a welcome reception party, après ski, final banquet party. The skiing will be on snow which is called Champagne Powder Snow, and though it may sound like a local folk tale, it’s a pure unadulterated, scientific fact. The powder that falls in this secluded little corner of the Rockies is 70% drier, 70% fluffier and 100% more fun to ski and ride than any other powder around. We will have an entire week of fun and GREAT SKIING!!!!!!!


Town sceneThis is the first time TBSSB has stayed at a HOTEL (not condos) in Steamboat in a very, very long time, so HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO STAY AT THE STEAMBOAT GRAND, a 4-Star Hotel, which brings a new level of service to one of America's favorite year-round ski resorts. Surround yourself in the casual elegance with your choice of a room with 2 queen beds or a King bed, and enjoy all of the amenities that the Grand has to offer! The Grand has a premium location at the base of the ski mountain. Distance to Slope: Just right across the street. Amenities include: Complimentary slope side ski/snowboard storage, fine dining restaurants, bar & grill, coffee shop, Outdoor heated pool and 2 outdoor hot tubs, full service fitness center, full service spa, complimentary wireless internet, complimentary transportation within the city limits of Steamboat Springs.


  • Premium location, at the base of the ski mountain
  • Themed fine dining restaurant, bar & grill, coffee shop, poolside bistro & in-room dining
  • Full-Service Fitness center
  • Full-Service Spa
  • Outdoor Heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor hot tubs
  • Complimentary wireless Internet
  • Coin operated laundry
  • Daily housekeeping services
  • Valet and Bell services
  • Complimentary transportation within the city limits of Steamboat Springs

Price Chart

Use the following chart for the cash pricing of your group:

Number of
Grand Double Queen
Grand Deluxe King

Resort Only (No Air) DEDUCT $420

Prices are per person. Accommodations are assigned in order deposits are received. No space is held without a $250.00 per person deposit. Early commitments get first choice! All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 3% convenience charge for credit card transactions.

The Mountain

Steamboat SnowboarderSteamboat is actually a complete mountain range: Mount Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge® and Christie Peak. 2,965 acres of permitted terrain offer a diversity of trails for all levels of ability. Maverick’s Super pipe is a free rider’s dream. Mavericks is 500 feet long, 56-feet wide, has 18 foot walls, and a 22 foot radius. Steamboat's terrain park adjacent to Mavericks features an outdoor sound system, a variety of rails; kinked, sliders, rainbows, "S", mailboxes, double barrel, and Mini-Mav, a miniature version of the super pipe with five-foot walls, perfect for novice riders. Gladed areas of Pioneer Ridge, Sunshine and Storm Peak are Steamboat's particular claim to fame, with groomed runs with a First Tracks ticket or find your way with free, daily guided ski and snowshoe tours. Snag a rare chance to pick up insights from a former Olympic champion Billy Kidd, you have to check out the sign at the top of the gondola to see if Billy is skiing on a given day and he leaves from the top of Why Not at 1:00pm. The lists of activities that are on the mountain are endless, but I will guarantee you will have a GREAT TIME!!!!!!

Mountain Numbers:

  • Base Elevation: 6,900 feet
  • Christie Peak Elevation: 8,020 feet
  • Mid-Mountain Elevation: 9,080 feet
  • Summit/Mt. Werner Elevation: 10,568 feet
  • Vertical Rise: 3,668 feet

Trail System:

  • Permitted Acres: 2,965 acres
  • Trail Classification: 14% Beginner 42% Intermediate 44% Advanced
  • Longest Run: Why Not – over 3 miles
  • Uphill Capacity: 33,619 per hour
  • Snowmaking: 375 acres

Steamboat Skier in PowderSTEAMBOAT SPRINGS was founded and has flourished with cattle and sheep ranches throughout the Yampa River Valley high up in the Northwest Colorado Rockies. Hundreds Of natural mineral springs surrounded the area in the 1800’s and those existing today offer relaxing healing powers after an energetic day on the slopes. Steamboat still retains its small town friendliness. Real western stores in business for nearly 100 years sit side by side with modern day shops serving summer and winter sports enthusiasts. Choose from over 100 restaurants and pubs. Dining can be elegant or casual, and nightlife ranges from relaxed to raucous. So, with a small town, big mountain, huge heart when you come to Steamboat, you’ll find a town that welcomes you with open arms. It’s part of the western hospitality that’s made the town as famous as the Champagne Powder snow that covers six peaks that tower over it.

Other Activities

Steamboat Hot SpringsThe Old Town Hot Springs , is located conveniently downtown at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue, accessible by lodging shuttles or the Steamboat Springs Transit free bus.

Rustic relaxation at Strawberry Park Hot Springs: Head out of town for the most breathtaking experience in Colorado at Strawberry Park Hot Springs. Nestled in an aspen grove in the mountains about 15 minutes from downtown Steamboat, the wilderness setting highlights the rustic beauty of the Yampa Valley. Several hot pools of varying temperatures are fed by the natural spring water and the rushing Hot Spring Creek.

Ride a snowmobile along the Continental Divide, take a Snowshoe hike for a new aerobic experience or view the majesty of the Rocky Mountains while listening to the teachings of an experienced nature guide. Sample the varied offerings of the restaurants in Ski Time Square, in town or enjoy a Sleigh ride to a secluded spot for a unique dining experience.

Steamboat Barn
Barn photo by Larry Pierce
Base Area
Base Area
Steamboat Four Points
Four Points

Sign Up Details

Price Includes:
Round trip airfare from Tampa to Hayden, charter bus service to Steamboat Resort, seven nights of amazing lodging, and an entire week of fun-filled activities and LOTS OF FUN!!!

The Steamboat Grand
See Price Chart above for pricing for your particular group size.

Trip Size:
42 Persons.

$250.00 per person with a completed and signed trip application.
See above for trip application options.

Cancellation Date:
All cancellations must be received in writing by October 15, 2015.
See cancellation policy on the back of the trip application.

Balance Due:
November 1, 2015

Make checks payable to "TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS and BOARDERS" and mail to: Nancy Jackson, 7440 E. Camellia Ct., Floral City, FL 34436.

Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. At that time you will be able to order lift tickets. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A charge of 3% will be made for credit card convenience


Background photo: Larry Pierce