Summer 2016 Keystone Resort Fun Facts

Opening Dates:
May 13             The River Course at Keystone
May 29             Keystone Ranch Golf Course
June 10            Keystone Resort and Bike Park
Operating Dates and Hours:
  • Open Daily Friday, June 10 – Monday, Sept. 5
  • Weekend-only operations Sept. 10-11 and 17-18.
  • Lift access begins at 10 a.m. each day. For detailed operation hours, visit
Location: Convenient
  • 90 – miles that Keystone Resort is located from Denver International Airport (DIA), making it one of the closest all-encompassing resorts to the largest airport in Colorado
Climate: Lovely
  • 72 – average summer daytime temperature
  • 37 – average summer nighttime temperature
  • 300 – average days of sunshine per year
Activities: Abundant
  • Kidtopia: Family
    • 7 – days a week free Kidtopia summer programming is offered
  • Keystone Bike Park: Thrilling
    • 25 – number of years the Bike Park has been in operation
    • 56 – number of mountain bike trails
    • 2,360 – feet of vertical drop available in Keystone’s Bike Park
  • Golf: Pristine
    • 2 – number of award-winning golf courses: Keystone Ranch Golf Course and The River Course
    • 72 – par rating of the Keystone Ranch Golf Course
    • 71 – par rating of The River Course
    • 5 – the number of times Keystone has been named the Best Colorado Stay & Play package by Colorado Avid Golfer: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Scenic Lift Rides: Breathtaking
    • 11,640 – peak elevation for scenic views atop Dercum Mountain
    • 0 – the cost in dollars for an adult or child scenic lift ride during Keystone’s weekly Friday Afternoon Club
  • Summer Snow Tubing: Unique
    • 11,640 – peak elevation of tubing hill, making it the highest in the world and the only summer snow tubing operation in Colorado held on actual snow
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Paddle Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing & Fishing: Lakeside
    • 5 – acres of the Keystone Lake
  • Guided Hiking: Inspiring
    • 6 – the number of guided hiking options available at Keystone
  • Stables: Culture of the West
    • 7 – the number of daily guided horseback rides through the White River National Forest
  • Recreation Path: Extensive
    • 55 – miles of Summit County Recreational Pathways available for walking, running or biking, with a portion traveling directly through Keystone
Summer Festivals & Events: Entertaining
  • 7 – number of signature festivals held at Keystone throughout the summer
  • 3,000 – pounds of bacon served at the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, June 25-26
  • 300 – varieties of wine available for tasting at the Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival, July 16-17
  • 100 – number of artists at the new River Run Village Art Festival, July 30-31
  • 20 – number of years Keystone has hosted the Bluegrass and Beer Festival, slated for August 6-7
  • 13 – number of Keystone’s Friday Afternoon Clubs, where live music, outdoor summer games and food and drink specials greet guests at the Summit House; foot passenger lift tickets are free for adults and children
  • 9 – Strider Balance Bike Series events, designed for little tikes to race around River Run Village
Spa: Rejuvenating
  • 6 – types of soothing Keystone signature massages available in the relaxing oasis of the Keystone Spa
  • 4 – offered “journeys:” a package combining several spa treatments for the ultimate day of pampering
Dining: Delectable
  • 5 – number of world-class signature dining options Keystone has to offer: Der Fondue Chessel, Keystone Ranch, Alpenglow Stube, The Ski Tip Lodge and Horse-Drawn Wagon Dinners
  • 11,444 – feet in elevation of the Alpenglow Stube restaurant, making it the highest AAA Four-Diamond dining experience in North America
  • 2 – number of gondola rides it takes to dine at Der Fondue Chessel and Alpenglow Stube
  • 1930 – year the homestead was built that now houses The Ranch’s fine dining experience
  • 1880s – era of stagecoach stop that has been transformed into the Ski Tip Lodge, which delights customers with an exquisite rotating four-course menu
  • 2,000 – weight in pounds of draft horses that pull the wagons to a unique dining experience awaiting at the authentic Soda Creek homestead
Conference Center: Exquisite
  • 100,000 – square feet of meeting space which includes the largest conference center in the Colorado Rocky Mountains
  • 53 – number of regional and national awards the Keystone Resort & Conference Center has received, including 14-time winner of Successful Meetings Magazine Pinnacle Award and 14-time winner of Meeting & Conventions Gold Key Award