Keystone is located near Frisco in Colorado, consisting of three peaks - Dercum Mountain, North Peak, and The Outback. With a variety of terrain from beginners to bowls and the biggest night skiing in Colorado, it's a resort worth the free shuttle ride!
- 1 Location
- 2 Pros
- 3 Cons
- 4 Contacts
- 5 Planning
- 6 Resort Facilities
- 7 Ride Guide
- 8 Other
- 9 Resources
Keystone Ski Resort is located near the town of Keystone, Colorado.
Reservations: (800) 468-5004
Snow Line: (800) 468-5004
Adventure Center: (800) 354-4FUN
Ski and Snowboard School: (800) 255-3715
Driving Directions from Denver:
Keystone is located 90 miles west from Denver International Airport (DEN). Travel West on Interstate 70 Exit at the Silverthorne/Dillon exit #205. At the end of the exit ramp turn left (East) at the stop light onto Highway 6 Travel 6.2 miles into Keystone Resort. Skier Access is out of River Run Village and the Mountain House Base Area.
River Run Village - Free and Pay Parking available After you enter Keystone stay on Highway 6 for 2.5 miles. Stay in the right lane. When the road splits take a right then an immediate left to access the free parking lot. For skier drop don't take the first left, instead take the third left. Mountain House Base Area After you enter Keystone take a right at the first stop light. Then an immediate left. Follow the road a mile to access pay parking and skier drop-off..
Accommodation is available on mountain and can be booked online at: Keystone Online
Off mountain accommodation is available in the town of Keystone, Colorado.
Lift tickets may be purchased on mountain or online during season at Keystone Resort Online
Ski school and ride school is available for both kids and adults as either private or group lessons. lessons can be purchased either on mountain or online at keystone.snow.com
There are many places in Keystone where you can rent all sorts of ski equipment of all standards.
Here are just a few of the many ski rental stores found in Breckenridge.
- Black Tie Ski Rentals
- Breeze Ski Rentals
- Christy Sports
- Keystone Sports - Mountain House Rental
- Keystone Sports-River Run Rental
- Mountain View Sports
- Resort Quest Ski & Sport
- Summit Outdoor Sports
- Surefoot - Keystone Blackbear Lodge
If you do not have a car it is probably easier to hire your gear closer to the lifts as most offer over night storage, saving you the hassle of lugging your skis back to your accommodation every day.
You can also book your Keystone ski or snowboard rental online, which may save you some money and less time in the rental store.
The main companies in Keystone that offer this service are;
- Black Tie - Which also offer full delivery service to your accommodation
- Breeze Rentals
- Christy Sports
To view a comparison of the above online rentals stores rates, locations and equipment Keystone Ski Rentals
Getting around keystone resort is made easy with the free shuttle bus system called "The Ride" which can get you almost anywhere in the village. Travel times take from 10 to 15 minutes and buses pick up every half hour. Guests must provide a bus pass given upon check-in.
Parking is both free and paid depending on which lot you choose. The Montezuma and Tenderfoot lots are free but are both some distance from the village.
From the Montezuma lot it is a short walk via the village to the river run basin area.
The Tenderfoot lot is located on the north side of US Hwy. 6, shuttle bus services are available for transport to both the River Run basin and the Mountain House basin areas.
Paid parking lots are located with direct access to each of the main basin areas, six pay lots in total. Two are located in the River Run village area and the other four are in the Mountain House basin area.
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Keystone Resort has a huge variety of dining locations to choose from to suit anyone. Keystone resort has dining locations for every situation, from cafes for a quick bite to eat while skiing to fine restaurants for a romantic dinner for two.
For more information visit Keystone.snow.com
Bars & Entertainment
Keystone resort has a great range of bars and nightclubs for all your recreational activities.
Bars and Nightclubs
Bite Me Bar
Located downstairs at the Mountain House. With a great mountain view, fine food, arcade games for the kids and an outdoor patio, everything you need is in one place.
Call 970-496-4020 for information.
Last Lift Bar
Found upstairs at the Mountain House, the Last Lift bar has Live music, excellent food, and great company, find your way here at the end of a days skiing for a great way to unwind
Call 970-496-4020 for information.
For memorable après, great Mexican cuisine and live music, go to the Parrot Eyes at River Run. Great for the family and friends.
Summit Seafood Company
Known for its fantastic Martini bar, Summit Seafood Company has excellent seafood and a great dining experience.
With a giant fireplace, a bar and live music, the Tenderfoot Lounge is a great place to unwind and relax at the end of a action packed day on the slopes.
Call 800-354-4FUN (4386).
Dos Locos If you want to hear other people's bad singing or punish your friends, Dos Locos' Thursday night karaoke is the way to test your nerves even more. Locally popular for its happy hour with free munchies and their refreshing margaritas, this is the place for local fun.
Snake River Saloon
Happy hour, snow videos, sports TVs and live music on weekends, Snake River Saloon is the place for simplicity.
The Goat - Soup and Whiskey
Skiing or Snowboarding, this underground place is the way to go.
Call 970-513-YDIG (9344) for weekend live music schedule.
Wolf Rock Brew Company
Perfectly grilled steaks, chops and seafood matched with one of our handcrafted microbrews—there might not be a better way to end the day. Daily beer specials and weekend après ski. Reservations are advised, but takeout is available. Call 970-262-2202.
Kickapoo Tavern A completely Colorado bar and grill. Hearty portions of home-style American food and Colorado microbrews. Seven (count ’em) large-screen TVs and a great deck for après ski drinks and dinner. Lunch and happy hour specials. Call 970-496-4601.
Number of Shops: 30
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