Keystone Colorado

Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 130 reviews

Trails

Beginner
14%
Intermediate
29%
Advanced / Expert
57%
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Overview

The Good 

  • Massive ski terrain covering over 3,000 ac
  • Some of best long groomers in Colorado
  • Award-winning terrain parks, with its own lift
  • Night skiing available
  • Affordable and family-friendly

The Bad

  • Crowds can be a problem, especially on weekends
  • Not much extreme terrain to challenge advanced skiers and boarders
  • Lack of snowfall compared to other Summit County resorts 

Find Freshies: The Outback offers gladed terrain featuring untouched pow otherwise hike to the bowls above the Santiago Express and Outback Express for the best fresh stuff. 

Ditch the Crowds: Take the Summit Express Lift instead of the River Run Gondola. Both take you from the base to the top of Dercum Mountain but the River Run Gondola gets quite crowded, particularly before 10:00am. 

Local's Pick: Wolverine, Wildfire, Pika and Porcupine in The Outback are all some of our favorites, they're very loosely defined in gladed terrain, so feel free to get wild here! 

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Fabulous

4.4 / 5

based on 130 reviews

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CMChristian M.
advanced snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 27, 2017
Keystone is perfect for new and skilled riders of all ages. Great environment for everyone in the family to enjoy. The village is awesome with amazing beet, food and people. It's one of the best reports in Colorado no doubt!... More
NCNicholas C.
expert snowboarder
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 26, 2017
Keystone has amazing hidden little secrets when you cut off the beaten slopes and start exploring the tree line. The lifts are quick and employees and super friendly. Be sure to check it out!... More
RHRyan H.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Nov 26, 2017
Keystone was my second resort I’ve been to in Colorado. Breckinridge was my first. I went to keystone at least 12 times last season. I went during the week, it was a blast. Getting around with the resort with the buses was super easy. All the staff was super helpful any time I... More
CJCollin J.
advanced snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Keystone is consistently fun. If there hasn't been fresh snow in a while then the terrain park is fun to lap through all day. On powder days there is plenty of side country to hike out and find the freshies.... More
THTobias H.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Last season I worked at Keystone and I’ve ridden at a lot of other mountains before and I have to say nothing was better than going to Keystone. It’s one of the largest mountains around with some of the greatest views once you get to the top. If you’re looking to keep out of the... More
ATJAustin T J.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
This is one of my favorite resorts I spend almost every season here and it is affordable. The only thing I don't like when going here is that they are constantly trying to slow down more advanced snowboarders. They always think that just because you are going fast on the runs... More
MMark
advanced skier
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
First, I like to say there are lots of great help here at Keystone. Lots of volunteers (nice old people)! Parking is great and it allows for family cars to get closer to the slopes (cars of 4 and more). Parking is close and also free is wonderful (we wish Breckenridge would do... More
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Keystone can get crowded but deservingly. It is also easy to avoid most of those people in the back bowl areas. Keystone is HUGE and there is a lot of places some people just don't know about. Also, it seems that not a whole ton of people are in the trees, so if you're looking to... More
LRLeonardo R.
beginner skier
Very Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 23, 2017
The keystone resort is a great place to create great memories while enjoying the cool things you can do in the winter. Keystone is now my home away from home.... More
ARAlain R.
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Nov 21, 2017
Keystone is an excellent mountain for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers. My family and I always have a great time there. It is pricey but most large ski resorts are. Love the terrain, facilities and the people.... More

Lifts

Gondola & Trams
2
High Speed Six
1
High Speed Quads
5
Quad Chair
1
Triple Chair
1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts
7

Elevation

Base
9,279 feet
Summit
12,408 feet
Vertical drop
3,129 feet

Terrain

Total runs
131
Terrain Parks
1
Longest Run
3 miles
Skiable Terrain
3,148 acres
Snowmaking Area
662 acres
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