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Skiing: Colorado > Colorado Ski Areas

Quick Facts


Advanced Terrain: 54%
Average Annual Snowfall: 230 Inches
Base Elevation: 9,300 Feet (2899.0 Meters)
Beginner Terrain: 12%
Double Chairs: 5
Gondolas: 2
Half Pipe: Yes
High-speed Quads: 5
High-speed Quads: 1
Intermediate Terrain: 34%
Number Of Lifts: 22
Number Of Runs: 116
Vertical Rise: 2,900 Feet (904.0 Meters)
Skiable Acres: 1,361 Acres
Snowmaking Acres: 956 Acres
Snowboard Park: Yes
Triple Chairs: 2
Surface Lifts: 5
Summit Elevation: 12,200 Feet (3803.0 Meters)

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General Description

Copyright: David Nagel - Vail Resorts
Keystone is tucked into a picturesque valley east of Dillon Reservoir in Summit County. Only 70 miles west of Denver, Keystone is easily accessible. It features a unique back-to-back-to-back mountain skiing and riding experience. Keystone is a family-oriented, self-contained, year-round resort. Two villages offer shopping, dining and entertainment - River Run and Keystone Village.

The ski area has three interconnected alpine skiing mountains with plenty of variety for all skill levels. Keystone has one of the largest automated snowmaking systems in North America, providing some of the best early-season conditions for skiers and snowboarders. Keystone offers the largest night skiing and riding experience in Colorado with 17 trails and a 20-acre terrain park lighted until 9 p.m.

For more information call Keystone Resort at 800-427-8216 or call the Summit County Chamber at 800-530-3099.

Directions from Denver: Take Interstate 70 west to Exit 203, then Hwy. 6 east to Keystone. Denver International Airport is 90 miles (144 km) from Keystone.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Ski Season: Late October through Early May .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Daily Adult Lift Ticket (16-64 yrs.) Call for Current Fee Prices lower for off-peak tim
Daily Child Lift Ticket (5-12 yrs.) Call for Current Fee Prices lower for off-peak tim

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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: I loved this resort!! I learned enough to go from greens to blues on my first lesson!! A+

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Downhill Skiing
ICON Snowboarding

Related Activities
Arapaho Basin - Great skiing, low lift ticket prices, relaxed atmosphere and close proximity to the Denver area make Arapaho Basin popular with Summit County locals Colorado's Front Range skiers.

Breckenridge - Breckenridge offers over 2,350 acres of skiing, a charming Victorian town and easy access to Denver. Breckenridge supplanted sister resort Vail as the most popular ski resort in the U.S., logging 1.6 million skier visits during the 2006-07 ski season.

Copper Mountain - Located at the base of Vail Pass, Copper Mountain is a favorite for skiers from Denver and out of state alike.

More Information

Links to other sites:
CaliforniaVacation.com - CaliforniaVacation.com is the #1 travel guide for California vacation rentals, hotels and resorts.

Keystone Resort - Official web site


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