5 Steamboat Cruiser Runs Not to Miss
These greens and blues are built for speed, flow and smiles.
Working on your form, skiing with your kids or just looking to fly down some fun beginner and intermediate groomers, put these Steamboat Ski Resort winter trails on your bucket list.
Access this fast, smooth flyer from the top of the gondola or the Thunderhead Express quad lift. Take in the sweet valley views and snap a selfie or two before shredding the intermediate favorite. Take up space and lay down fat turns, gaining speed as you hit the steeper lower half of the run. Vagabond is a true yee-haw trail!
Ride the Sunshine Express chair lift to this long, rolling beginner / intermediate run. Tomahawk starts out as a blue along the top face and then mellows out to an easy family-friendly green pitch with pristine morning corduroy and giggly rolling hills. Gorgeous sprawling views and a welcoming wide berth make this an all-around fave.
3. High Noon to Lower High Noon
Work on your goggle tan and your edge carving on this intermediate -rated run right off the Sunshine Express lift. Named for the time of day when the sun hits this long cruiser, High noon gives you some of the best views of the valley before hitting Lower High Noon which usually has the best snow on the mountain. If you are doing laps, be sure to stop into Rendezvous Lodge for some lunch.
4. Buddy’s Run
Stellar a.m. corduroy, playful rollers along the edges, consistently soft snow and accessible bump fields — Buddy’s is a skier and snowboarder’s buffet of beautiful terrain. Access this intermediate run from the top of the Storm Peak Express lift and choose your adventure. Be sure to say hello to the Buddy Werner bust at the top of Mt. Werner before zipping down this legendary trail.
Hop on this accessible wide-open blue run via the Four Points lift, then warm up your legs and feel the wind on your cheeks as you cruise down. Located on the upper mountain where many of the trails are named after weather occurrences such as Twister, Hurricane, Rainbow, Cyclone and Tornado.
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