Keystone Ski Resort

Keystone Ski Area
Some of the slopes at Keystone Ski Area
Keystone Ski Resort

Keystone Ski Resort has three beautiful mountains to play on: Dercum Mountain, North Peak and The Outback, for a total of 3,000 vertical feet and more than 3,000 acres of glades, bumps, bowls, steeps and groomers.

Dercum Mountain offers skiers and boarders a variety of beginner and intermediate slopes with long groomers. The A51 Terrain Park has been one of Transworld Snowboarding''s Top 10 Parks for 2 years running. There''s also tubing and night skiing at Adventure Point. North Peak offers a variety of intermediate and expert runs. At the top of North Mountain is the Outpost, home of the Der Fondue Chessel, Alpenglow Stube and Timber Ridge food court. The Outback offers some of Colorado's best tree skiing with many intermediate and expert runs. The US Ski Team often chooses Keystone as their early-season training place, so...

Keystone Ski Resort offers more than 1,500 room choices: everything from hotels to bed & breakfasts to condos and vacation homes. The only "dog friendly" property is the Inn at Keystone, which also offers hot tubs on top of the building (talk about great views!) This is a true resort with all kinds of shopping and eating choices, plus lots of apres-ski and night life. There are 2 mountain base villages with ski rental shops. Snowshoes and cross-country ski rentals are available at Keystone''s Nordic Center.

Keystone Resort, together with Beaver Creek, Vail, Breckenridge and Heavenly (in California) are operated by Vail Resorts Management Company.

Foot of the slopes at Keystone Ski Resort
Foot of the slopes at Keystone Ski Resort

Quick Facts about Keystone Ski Resort

Season: Early November - Mid-April (Weather permitting)
Hours of operation:
* Dercum Mountain lifts run 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM most days
* North Peak Lifts run 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
* The Outback lifts run 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Night skiing at Adventure Point on Dercum Mountain and in the A51 Terrain Park
Lifts: 19:
* 1 express 6-pack
* 5 high-speed quad lifts
* 2 gondolas
* 1 quad chair
* 1 triple chair
* 4 double chairs
* 1 surface lift
* 4 carpet lifts
In operation since 1970
Base Elevation: 9,290 ft
Summit elevation: 12,408 ft
Vertical Rise: 3,128 feet
Total Ski/Board Terrain: 3,148 acres
Snowmaking: 600+ acres
Average annual snowfall: 230"
Number of Trails: 135
Trail Classifications:
Beginner: 19%
Intermediate: 32%
Expert: 49%
Longest run: 3.5 miles/ Schoolmarm
2 Terrain parks, 2 pipes
Keystone Ski Resort ski trails map
Keystone Ski Resort: Click on the map for a larger version
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