News / Helicopter Activity ... August 26, 2022

Helicopter Activity Impacts

Multi-use trails at Steamboat Ski Resort are open this summer but may be impacted due to helicopter operations through July. Trails may have detours or delays from 6 a.m. into the late afternoon depending on weather and flight opportunities. When helicopters are done flying for the day, impacted multi-use trails will be available for riding and hiking; likely in the evening hours.

Impacts will be listed and updated below:

August 28, 2022

  • Helicopter flying rebar and form packages for tower bases 27 – 37 of Wild Blue Gondola.
  • Closed trails will include Pete’s Wicked, Sunshine, Why Not road, So What road, Four Points road, and Hogan’s Park.

August 7, 2022

  • Helicopter flying towers 8, 9, 10 of lower Wild Blue Gondola line.

Beginning July 23, 2022

  • No helicopter activity

July 19 – 22, 2022

  • Valley View Trail and Thunderhead Trail will be impacted.
  • Pioneer Ridge Area: Creekside Trail, upper section of Zig Zag, So What Road, lower Pony Road, and Pioneer Trail will be impacted.

July 13 – 17, 2022

  • No helicopter activity. Tree work on Pioneer¬†may impact trail access.

July 6 – 12, 2022

  • Pioneer Ridge Area: Creekside Trail, upper section of Zig Zag, So What Road, lower Pony Road, and Pioneer Trail will be impacted through 7/12.

July 2 – 5, 2022

  • No Helicopter Activity

June 27 – July 1, 2022

  • Wild Blue Gondola Lift Line: Four Points Road (logging trucks) will be impacted through 7/1.
  • Pioneer Ridge Area: Creekside Trail, upper section of Zig Zag, So What Road, lower Pony Road, and Pioneer Trail will be impacted through 7/1.

June 24, 2022

  • Wild Blue Gondola Lift Line: Sunshine Trail, Four Points Road, and Why Not road will be impacted
  • Pioneer Ridge Area: Pioneer Trail will be impacted

June 22-23, 2022

  • Helicopter activity is on hold today, no trail impacts. Check back tomorrow for updates.

June 21, 2022

  • Wild Blue Gondola Lift Line: Sunshine Trail, Four Points Road, and Why Not road will be impacted
  • Pioneer Ridge Area: Pioneer Trail will be impacted