Early on the evening of March 4, the first quarter moon will perform a prime time occultation of the bright star Aldebaran for folks living in the western U.S.
Fat tire bikes are mountain bikes with over-sized tires and treads that allow cyclists to pursue their passion on packed, snowy surfaces, and for the first time this winter, Haymaker Nordic Center has them.
“I want to help them get ready to get their Everest.” — Steamboat-based adventurer Kim Hess
Local outdoor awareness and education organization Yampatika hosts snowshoe tours all winter long, which wind across the Yampa Valley at various lengths and levels of difficulty to meet the experience level of any and all snowshoers and snowshoers-to-be.
On Christmas Eve, dazzling Venus will appear only 2 degrees from the star Gamma Capricorni, also known by the lovely name Nashira, which means “bringing good tidings.” What
Six months later, during the late fall, we can gaze out of the bottom of the Milky Way to see what lies beneath our galaxy.
Steamboat Ski Area announced Monday morning it had opened the gondola and Heavenly Daze trail, affording 2,000 feet of vertical.
Orion is one of only two constellations visible from Colorado that contain two first magnitude stars.
Carving before the turkey's in the oven
Scholarship Day skiers and riders at Steamboat were rewarded with blue skies and carve-able manmade snow, and 100 early birds went home with a T-shirt too.
There’s a reason the term "Champagne powder" was coined in Steamboat Springs in 1958 by Kremmling rancher Joe McElroy: the ski area gets some of the most and best powder not only in the state, but the entire country.
Strapping on skis or a snowboard isn’t the only way to enjoy Steamboat’s trademark Champagne powder. Snowmobilers also take the region’s meadows and hills to get their winter thrill in the outdoors.
Want a serene change from the slopes? Steamboat’s four Nordic centers offer more than 120 kilometers of groomed trails for classic cross country and skate skiing, as well as snow-shoeing, all within 30 minutes of downtown.
Steamboat continues to roll out the red carpet for its guests, with resort improvements piling up like its 352 inches of annual snowfall.
Wedged in between the bright star Fomalhaut to the south and the glittering Pleiades star cluster to the east is the huge, lumbering constellation of Cetus, the Sea Monster.
Once a year, the monthly full moon nearly coincides with the moon’s monthly perigee, producing what has become known as a "super moon."