Mountain Posts

Keystone: Getting Ready for Winter

As the seasons change and the first snowfalls of the year arrive at Keystone, the excitement and anticipation for opening day and the approaching ski and ride season grows, as do questions from our guests about opening day. When will Keystone start making snow? What terrain will be ready for opening day? Will there be […]

How to Prepare for Winter at Keystone

With less than two months till Opening Day, if you haven’t already, now is the time to prepare for this Winter 16/17 season at Keystone! Don’t worry the preparation is fairly simple, but here is a 5-step guide so you don’t miss a thing! 1) GET EXCITED– As fall hits, it’s hard to say goodbye to those […]

Adventure Awaits:  Discover Keystone’s Top 10 Adventures and Experiences

With over 3,148 skiable acres on three mountains, dozens of on an off mountain adventures as well as an array of dining experiences – how will you decide what to do?  Follow The Keystone Adventure Guide to start planning your perfect winter vacation. Top 10 Keystone Adventures and Experiences: 10. Mountain Top Fondue – Making it totally […]

“Gotta use your brain, it’s the most important part of your equipment.” –Kevin Andrews and Warren Miller, Extreme Skiing Do you know what Colorado’s state tree is? Do you know what could you use as a natural sunscreen if you were stranded in the woods (hint: you can also use it as a natural pain […]

Mozart Is Open!

If you’re looking to explore North Peak or The Outback, take a run down our intermediate Mozart trail that just opened this weekend. Mozart is a fun trail that connects you from the top of Dercum Mountain to the base of North Peak and also leads you directly to Keystone’s famous LaBonte’s Smokehouse BBQ, where […]

Travel Tips – Maximize Your Time on the Mountain

Hey skiers and riders! We’re so excited you’ve decided on a trip to Keystone. We want to make sure you’re able to spend as much time skiing and boarding as possible, so here are 4 easy Travel Tips to maximize your time on the mountain! The best way to save time is to avoid long […]

Q&A with Jeff and Penny

  We were lucky enough to spend the day with Jeff and Penny. Penny is Keystone’s newest (and most adorable) recruit, currently training to join the avy dog team!  Jeff, the patroller who is Penny’s handler and owner, told us all about working with avy dogs.    What made you want to be a handler? […]

Carol’s Conditions Update 3/3

It’s amazing what 2in can do! …and after almost a week of daily snowfall, Keystone is skiing supper fun right now! This morning the groomers were soft, making it easy to carve out big, smooth turns. On groomers like Starfire off the Santiago lift, I enjoyed taking a few quick laps where you could really […]

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year when we make promises to ourselves that are very rarely kept. Yep. New Year’s Resolutions! We all mean well, but unfortunately with all of life’s curveballs, their priority level can drop. Keystone is here to help! Let’s take a look at some of the most common resolutions and we’ll give […]

Keystone Mountain Experience Series

Sharing the love I am one of the lucky individuals who grew up skiing.  Although growing up skiing in Illinois meant calling sheets of ice you couldn’t poke a pin through…it was still skiing.  Now that I live in Colorado, skiing has involved glorious things like 3 feet of powder in a week, 3.5 mile ski […]