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Steamboat Springs is s very safe place to visit. With this, there area certain precautions that should be taken to ensure a smooth trip through the mountains of Colorado.
Avoid traveling alone at night. This is a general recommendation for any unfamiliar area, but should be followed in Steamboat Springs as well. If staying with a group is not an option, make sure to remain in lighted areas and take safe modes of transportation (car or taxi). Walking alone at night is never a good idea, especially for women.
Steamboat Springs is a resort town, and people visit the area both during the winter and summer months.
During the winter months, the weather can get very cold. Make sure to always dress warm, paying special attention to wearing multiple layers. Hypothermia in cold weather can come quickly. Visit
Hypothermia for prevention and symptom recognition information.
During the summer months, many people choose to head into the backcountry. Visit
Backcountry Safety Tips for information about how to stay safe in the wilderness.
Many people get hurt while on the ski slopes of Steamboat Springs every year. Although some accidents are unavoidable, certain precautions can be taken to remain safe. Check out
Ski and Snowboard Safety Tips for more information.
For all emergency situations, call 911 from any phone.