Ski Haus Photo Contest

Ski haus Photo COntest

Enter your summer photos to win! – Ski Haus is hosting our first ever photo contest. We would love to see what you’ve been up to so far this summer. So… instead of making several hundred thousand phone calls to check in we thought a photo contest would be easier. All you have to do […]

Wilderness Guidebooks

wilderness guidebooks

Mount Zirkel and Flat Tops Wilderness Guidebooks – Mount Zirkel and the Flat Tops Wilderness practically surround Steamboat Springs. Zirkel to the North. Flat Tops to the South. And the Sarvis Creek Wilderness to the East completes our idyllic surroundings. Currently, the Mount Zirkel Wilderness and the Flat Tops Wilderness have guidebooks but not for […]

Soda Mountain Day Hike

Soda Mountain

Steamboat Day Hikes – From very early Sunday morning, it was apparent that it was going to be a hot day. My In-laws were in town and we had promised them a hike. We decided to hike to Soda Mountain from Buffalo Pass. The great thing about Buff is that driving 45 minutes to an […]

Sarvis Creek Wilderness, Silver Creek Trail

Sarvis Creek Wilderness near Steamboat Colorado

Wonderful Hiking – The Sarvis Creek Wilderness is unique in Colorado and the Silver Creek Trail is one of two established trails to get you into this wilderness. The thing that is most unique about the Sarvis Creek Wilderness is it is all below treeline. There is no alpine tundra or above treeline terrain. This is […]

Flat Tops Wilderness

Flat Tops day hike

Early Season Hike in the Flat Tops – I went up to the Flat Tops Wilderness last Sunday for an early season hike. The road up to Stillwater Reservoir is open all the way. You’ll need to be prepared for wet, soggy, and snow packed trails. Wear waterproof boots or at least footwear you are […]

Lifestraw Water Filter


Lifestraw is the Best Compact Water Filter – Ski Haus has been offering the Lifestraw Water Filter for a few years now. We find it to be easy to use. Nice and compact. Great for day hikes or long mountain bike rides. The Lifestraw makes it easy to drink safe water right from the source… […]

Nemo Nocturne Sleeping Bag

Nemo Nocturne Sleeping Bag

SLEEP GOOD TONIGHT! – The Nemo Nocturne Sleeping Bag is one of our favorite sleeping bags. There is no underestimating the importance of good night’s sleep and the sleeping bag that can help you achieve it. The Nemo Nocturne is one of our go-to bags to recommend to our customers. The first thing you will […]

BioLite Camp Stove


ENERGY EVERYWHERE – With the BioLite Camp Stove System you have light, heat, camp ambiance, and plenty of energy to recharge many of your portable electronic devices. It is a pretty cool stove. Build fire. Cook. Play music, recharge your phone… enjoy.  To get started you really only need to know a few things. First […]

The President – A Giant Sequoia

The President Giant Sequoia

LOVING THE GIANT – Not every tree has a nickname, but ‘The President’ has earned it. This giant sequoia stands at 247 feet tall, and is estimated to be over 3,200 years old. Imagine, this tree was already 1200 years old when Jesus walked the earth. The trunk of the president measures at 27 feet […]

The Best Camp Stove? That Depends…

Best backpacking stoves

WHICH STOVE IS BEST? – When you are looking for the best camp stove for yourself you need to consider who, what, where, and when… Who will be using the stove or how many people will you be cooking for? What do you like to eat? Do you go with simple meals that only require boiling […]