Until you have been to Keystone, it is hard to grasp how perfect of a destination it is for everyone, including families, budget travelers, serious skiers and guests seeking to indulge in the finer things in life. Located in Summit County of the beautiful Colorado Rockies, Keystone is one of the closest major ski resorts to Denver International Airport, making it quick, easy and affordable to get to. Keystone is home to two mountain villages, each fully equipped with restaurants, bars, shops and fun things to do.
Keystone is the largest ski resort in Colorado’s famous Summit County, and it has more than 3,000 skiable acres and three peaks and five bowls. In addition, this popular ski resort also offers hundreds of acres of cat skiing and hike-to terrain. A51 Terrain Park is renowned as one of the top three terrain parks in North America thanks to its 60 acres and more than 100 features. Plus, A51 Terrain Park has its own chairlift, and it is open at night, thanks to lights filling in for the sun after it sets. In fact, Keystone has one of the most extensive night skiing operations in the country.
Keystone’s three peaks, Dercum, North Peak and The Outback, offer an impressive variety and amount of terrain. Dercum Mountain tops off at 11,640 feet and is home to top-to-bottom blue and green groomers, perfect for beginners and intermediates. It is also home to A51 Terrain Park, great tree skiing at The Windows, and cat skiing at Bergman, Independence and Erikson Bowls. North Peak rises to 11,660 feet and is full of bumps for intermediates and experts. The Outback is the tallest mountain at just under 12,000 feet and offers long black and blue groomers, powder and bumps. If you like tree skiing, you will want to hike to or take the shuttle to South and North Bowls.