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Steamboat Springs Essential Info


Steamboat Springs is a ski resort in the state of Colorado in the United States of America.

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Fun Facts

  1. Steamboat Springs has produced more winter Olympians than any other town in North America, record 88 and counting as well as several summer Olympians.
  2. In the summer of 1885, a year after Steamboat Springs was established as an official city, the first printing press came to town and began publishing the Steamboat Pilot. The first issue went out on July 31, 1885.
  3. In addition to being dubbed Ski Town USA, Steamboat Springs has also earned the title Bike Town USA. The area offers hundreds of miles of single-track, road riding, paved multi-use trails, and gravity specific downhill trails.
  4. Steamboat Springs was named by French trappers in the early 1800’s who thought they heard a puffing or chugging noise, similar to a steam engine. Turned out to be a hot spring, thus Steamboat Springs was born
  5. The building that housed the first hospital in Steamboat Springs is now the Old Town Pub.

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