The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed for spring cleaning and maintenance April 15-30.
SKI TOWN USA EXHIBIT
SOAR into the the history of skiing in Steamboat Springs in our new exhibit! "Ski Town USA" traces the evolution of skiing in our town from essential winter-time transportation to the wolrd reknown recreational sport of today. See the predecessor of the today's snowboard, a chair from the chairlift that once went to the top of Emerald Mountain, and memorabilia from Steamboat's Olympic athletes. Learn about Norwegian Carl Howelsen's impact on the sports of skiing and ski jumping, and his legendary Winter Carnival. Find out why Steamboat is home to more Olympic athletes than any other town in the nation. This important exhibit is sure to entertain all who enter this room.
Watch this video to learn about the history of skiing in Ski Town USA!
Learn more about our Olympic Heritage Tours!
to learn more about Howelsen Hill and Winter Sports Club history on this KUNC/NPR Radio segment.
to learn more about Steamboat's Olympic and Winter Carnival traditions on this ABC television segment
to learn more about the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club
How did ski jumping start in Steamboat Springs? Click here
The Lighted Man
Barnum and Bailey Poster