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Address: 1724 Mount Werner Rd, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487-2114
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+1 970-879-5188
07:30 - 19:00
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Snowcat skiing with Steamboat Powdercats is a unique experience, one that...

Snowcat skiing with Steamboat Powdercats is a unique experience, one that may reward you with the best day of skiing in your life. Though Mother Nature holds the cards to how powder rich your day will be, Steamboat Powdercats has put together a system with friendly guides, cats and infrastructure that should provide you with an excellent day in the Steamboat backcountry.

3 Heated snowcats allow Steamboat Powdercats to group guests by skiing ability so everyone is at their comfortable level. Located on Buffalo Pass, the terrain is conveniently just 20-min from downtown Steamboat Springs, so guests are typically cat skiing by 9:15 am. The skiing terrain is matched to the ability level of the group so it's very important to be honest with us when placing you and your group into our cats.

All inclusive tours include everything you'll need for a day in the backcountry, plus photos are included!

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US CAT Skiing at its best

What can I say about SPC that the other reviews have not. They are fabulous. They were my first dealer and got me hooked on backcountry powder. First, they know their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Washington, DC
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Washington, DC
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What can I say about SPC that the other reviews have not. They are fabulous. They were my first dealer and got me hooked on backcountry powder. First, they know their business. They have had the same tenure and the same guides for a very very long time. I didn't realize how much this helps until riding with other operations.... More 

Thank jollygreenleaf
Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

If you are looking for a premium ski experience away from the resort, look no further. Have been coming back to the Powdercats for years and they never disappoint. It helps to be lucky with Mother Nature but even in substandard conditions their expert guides can locate the best runs available on any given day. As with almost anything to... More 

Thank K3988NKgarys
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Steamboat Powdercats is an extremely professional organization with great service. I was particularly impressed that they were able to find fresh snow throughout the day, despite the lack of fresh snowfall the week prior. The guides keep excellent track of where they've been so they can avoid overusing certain areas. Additionally, the photographer was awesome and got some great shots,... More 

Thank Gregory P
Denver, CO
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Really excellent outfit. They customized the runs to exactly what the group could handle, and made the day really fun. Super professional, courteous and great attitudes all around. Could not have been better. Can't wait to get back.

Thank Walker F
The Woodlands, Texas
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Took my 18 yo son for his first trip. The crew was awesome! The skiing and service were really great! The lunch was fun at a remote cabin. It was great that they have a photographer take some cool action pictures. I would recommend but plan early, spots fill early.

Thank kallie2011
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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92 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

I have lived here for 35 years, and have always wanted to do this tour! I have heard many good things about them, and it would be a fun way to get away from the crowds, and tourists that crowd the slopes!! I believe you can bring your own lunch too, so I would call them and see! Buffalo Pass... More 

Thank Runa T
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Now these guys know what they are on about ! Really well trained guides who know the stuff i have done this in Aspen while it was good it was no steamboat

Thank powderpig16
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Had a great time with Steamboat Powdercats. As we haven't done a lot of snowcat/backcountry skiing, it was nice to have their guidance re ability levels. We ended up doing an am intermediate, afternoon expert trip and it was absolutely perfect to get warmed up a bit in the morning, before hitting the more challenging stuff in the afternoon. Everyone... More 

Thank pintail64
Westfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Despite no fresh snow for several days prior to our outing, Steamboat Powdercats delivered a terrific day in the backwoods. A blue sky day and professional guides delivered fun, challenges and untracked snow - run after run. A class organization and well run -

Thank Chris W
Steamboat Springs, CO
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

We've been fortunate to go with Powdercats several years in a row, and it never disappoints. Bluebird day this year with golden light on the aspens, sparkling fields of snow and amazing guides! Tummy food in the comfortable cabin.

Thank debpuffin

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