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Jimmy Westlake: Watch the moon eclipse a star

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.

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Fat tire snow bicyclists get 10 kilometers of their own at Haymaker Nordic Center

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.

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Adventurer Kim Hess presents stories of climbs, dreams

“I want to help them get ready to get their Everest.” — Steamboat-based adventurer Kim Hess

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Slow down, stamp around with a Yampatika snowshoe tour

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.

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Jimmy Westlake: An evening star for Christmas

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

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Jimmy Westlake: The universe below

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.

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Combo of fresh powder, temperatures allow Steamboat Ski Area to open more terrain

Steamboat Ski Area announced Monday morning it had opened the gondola and Heavenly Daze trail, affording 2,000 feet of vertical.

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Celestial News: Catch Orion rising

Orion is one of only two constellations visible from Colorado that contain two first magnitude stars.

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Scholarship Day skiers rewarded with blue skies, carve-able manmade snow at Steamboat Ski Area

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.

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Skiing and Snowboarding in Steamboat

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.

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Snowmobiling in Steamboat

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.

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Steamboat a Nordic Nirvana

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.

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Steamboat Ski Area Update for 2017

Steamboat continues to roll out the red carpet for its guests, with resort improvements piling up like its 352 inches of annual snowfall.

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Jimmy Westlake: Sea monster rising

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.

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Jimmy Westlake: Here comes a super-duper moon

Once a year, the monthly full moon nearly coincides with the moon’s monthly perigee, producing what has become known as a "super moon."

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