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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GCGregory C.
advanced skier
Fabulous!

4.3 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
I lived up in Summit and Keystone grew to become my favorite resort! The mountain has plenty of room and offers a diverse array of runs. The night skiing is great too! You can ski morning till night!... More
PPeter
expert snowboarder
Average!

3.2 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
I've been riding keystones for many years, and it definitely became one of my favorites. The area 51 terrain park is one of the best I've ridden and the town is very close to my heart. Unfortunately in the last few years, vail resorts has become ridiculously crowded, however if... More
KDKyle D.
intermediate snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.5 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Was a great mountain to visit. Can find passes that make it some of the cheapest Colorado mega resorts around. Went a few years ago and am going back again because of price and closeness to Denver airport... More
JIMCJavier Ignacio Morales C.
beginner snowboarder
Good!

3.9 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
The front side of the mountain is usually icy and that may be a problem for beginners as that's where greens are at. As you progress and start enjoying blue runs, the back side is way better when it comes to snow quality ... More
SMSam M.
intermediate skier
Superb!

5 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Keystone is one of the best resorts in Summit County, CO and one of my favorite Vail resorts. The actual town of keystone is amazing and a short drive from Dillon (lake Dillon), as well as silverthorne. The actual ski resort is prime with so much mountain area to cover. You will... More
LDLam D.
intermediate snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
Family friendly ski resort. Enjoying skiing there with family. The lifting is sometimes slow but manageable. Foods and dining are not great but understandable for ski resort. Overall, the kids are having a great times there. Hope to go to other resorts to see the difference. ... More
ADAdam D.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 17, 2017
I love keystone. Their park caters to everyone from beginners to professional level terrain. The back bowls are a peaceful escape from what can be a crowded main part of the resort. Although the snow can get icy during night skiing, the lighting, lifts and views are fantastic... More
CSChase S.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4 / 5

Nov 13, 2017
Think Keystone is just for kids? Not even close. The family brand works great for the mountain, but the place does a tremendous job of keeping everyone happy and skiing in their own area. Head to the outback for some great trees and varied terrain. And a tip, when you get off the... More
EBEric B.
intermediate skier
Good!

3.7 / 5

Nov 13, 2017
I love keystone and the run school marm ive skied there for many years. I feel the ski lift tix are alittle pricey but the village and nite skiing is great.... More
DHDrew H.
expert snowboarder
Superb!

4.6 / 5

Nov 13, 2017
Keystone is an amazing family resort that can make your first biginner ski or snowboard experience an amazing one that will leave you wanting more. For expert riders you can ride back bowls and they offer a Snowcat to the top of North and South bowl. ... 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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