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Keystone Ski Resort Guide

Keystone, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,720m12,205ft
Resort Height2,850m9,350ft
 Nearest AirportsVail/Eagle and Denver International
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The American ski resort of Keystone is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 2,850m9,350ft.


Keystone has direct access to 116 marked pistes, served by a total of 22 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,850m9,350ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,720m12,205ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Keystone is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Keystone.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'The Grizz'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Keystone?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 9 February.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Keystone

Ski Area Stats

Keystone Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Cross Country
Total Length
57km35 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Keystone Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,720m12,205ft
Resort Altitude (Keystone)2,850m9,350ft
Lowest Piste2,840m9,318ft
Max Vertical880m2,887ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Keystone
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Keystone?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Kane, Benton.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Keystone is Vail/Eagle, 80 minutes drive away.

Denver International, Steamboat Springs, Yampa Valley, Aspen and Colorado Springs airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 22 ski lifts are able to uplift 27,273 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 189 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Keystone open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.


Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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