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The Howler Alpine Slide

The Howler Alpine Slide

Steamboat’s most exciting summer attraction, The Howler Alpine Slide, is fun for the entire family.

The Howler Alpine Slide


Colorado's longest continually running ski area, Howelsen Hill, has a variety of summer fun available - The Howler Alpine Slide is one of its premier summer attractions! First, enjoy a scenic chairlift ride to the top of Howelsen Hill, then cruise down the 2,400-foot controlled descent through banked turns on the steep face!

Children under the age of 2 are not permitted on the slide, but children 2-6 years of age can ride with a parent when tickets are purchased at the slide for $5.00 per ride.


The Alpine Slide is located at Howelsen Hill recreation area in downtown Steamboat Springs. The free city bus stops at the corner of 5th Street and Lincoln Ave. From there it is about a 10 minute walk to Howelsen Hill. From Lincoln Ave (Hwy 40) and 5th St. follow signs to the Rodeo Grounds.


Specific dates of operation are: May 26-28, June 2-3, June 7-21, June 23-Aug 12, Aug 13-20, Aug 25-26, Sept 1-3, Sept 8-9, Sept 15-16, Sept 22-23. June 22 to August 12 -10am-6pm. All operational dates and times may change (i.e. wet track, lightning, wind and special events).

Alpine Slide Age Rate*
1-4 rides 7 & up $10.00 each ride
5-9 rides 7 & up $9.00 each ride
10-24 rides 7 & up $8.00 each ride
25+ rides 7 & up $7.50 each ride

* These are Summer 2012 rates.
** Tickets are transferable but must be used within the same day.

Please call our reservations department at 888-686-8075 for additional details, rates, and to make reservations.

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