Lake Catamount Touring Center

The 58th most popular cross country ski area in Colorado.

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Southeast of Steamboat Springs, the Lake Catamount Touring Center at Catamount Ranch has 30km of cross country skiing trails. The trail system is within a private development and is known for its rolling routes with wide open views.

To reach the cross country skiing at Lake Catamount Touring Center from Steamboat, head east on US40

for 2.7 miles past Pine Grove Road to the intersection of SR131. Head south on SR131 for 4.5 miles. Turn left on RCR18 for 1.2 miles until you see the second sign for Waters Edge Trail on your left. Turn in and park on the left. Walk down to the Nordic Center on the Edge of the lake.

Overall, Lake Catamount Touring Center is the 58th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Lake Catamount Touring Center including Buffalo Pass / Soda Mountain, Gore Pass Loop, Rabbit Ears Pass, Vista Verde Ranch, Dunckley Pass Ski Trails and Steamboat Nordic Center.

Lake Catamount Touring Center (CO/US)

Lake Catamount Touring Center (CO/US)

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Local Contact(s):  Lake Catamount Touring Center (970) 871-6667; RNF (303) 879-1870; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Recommended Map:  "Trails Illustrated - Steamboat Springs / Rabbit Ears" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Vista Verde Ranch (303) 879-3858; Moving Mountain Chalet (877) 624-2538

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Bristol, Steamboat (800) 851-0872; Home Ranch (970) 879-1780; Sheraton Morningside (800) 325-3535

Breakfast Restaurant:  Creekside Cafe, Steamboat Springs

Reference Source:  click here http://www.catamountranchclub.com/

GPS:  40.356919, -106.815735

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  1/22/2017

ID:  24096