Keystone Hours of Operation

Dercum Mountain: Open 8:30 a.m. daily
North Peak: Closes at 3:30 p.m.
Outback: Closes at 3:00 p.m.
All Bowls: Close at 1:30 p.m.
The Windows: Close at 2:00 p.m.
Night Skiing & Riding: Open Wednesday to Sunday from January 7 - March 29

Lift Operations: New this season,  lift opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m.   On night skiing evenings,  closing is at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday and at 6 p.m. on Sundays.

Ticket Office
The River Run Ticket Office opens at 8:00 a.m.
Mountain House Ticket Office opens at 8:00 a.m.

Pass Sales
The River Run Pass Office in Arapahoe Lodge is open 8:00 a.m., 7 days a week. 


Mountain Statistics

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As partners in the responsible stewardship of our national forests, Keystone Resort congratulates the U.S. Forest Service and its thousands of dedicated employees on over 100 years of caring for our natural legacy.

Mountain Statistics
Vertical:  3,128 ft/953m
Base elevation:  9,280 ft/2,829m
Summit elevation:  12,408 ft/3,782m
Number of Lifts:  20
Average Yearly Snowfall:  230 in/584cm
Number of Trails:  135
Longest Run:  3.5 Miles/Schoolmarm
Terrain:  3,148 acres
Degree of Difficulty-
     Easiest:  19 percent
     More Difficult:  32 percent
     Most Difficult:  49 percent
Snowmaking:  More than 600 acres
     2 gondolas
     5 high-speed quad chair lifts
     1 high-speed six person lift
     1 quad chair lift
     1 triple chair lift
     3 double chair lifts
     1 surface lift
     6 carpets



Adventure Point Tubing

Tickets for all activities can be purchased daily from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. by calling 970-496-4FUN (4386) (24 hour cancellation required).  Reservations are highly recommended as tubing often sells out days in advance. 

Adventure Point Tubing
Located at the top of Dercum Mountain - please check in 30 minutes prior to your reservation at the Mountain Service Center across from the new River Run Gondola.  

Dates and Hours

  • Open 11/26–30 (Wed-Sun) and 12/5-7 & 12/12-13 (Fri/Sat) 12pm-8pm
  • Open 7-days a week 12/19/08 - 1/04/09 12pm-8pm
  • Open 1/07/09 - 03/3/09 (Wed-Sun) 12pm-8pm
  • Open 7-days a week 3/04/09 – 3/29/09 12pm-8pm
  • Open 3/30/09 – 4/13/09 11am-4pm
  • Closed DAILY from 4-5pm for grooming

Reservations and Pricing

  • Tickets for all activities can be purchased through the Mountain Concierge by calling 970-496-4386 or at the Mountain Concierge desk located in the River Run Guest Services Center from 9am-7pm
  • Tickets can also be purchased for all activities at Adventure Point from 9:30am–7:00pm during days facility is open
  • 1-hour sessions begin every ½ hour at 12:00pm
  • Reservations are recommended & required during peak periods as sessions will sell out.
  • $25 / rider includes unlimited runs for 1-hour
  • Children must be at least 42" tall. 

The time spent with a Keystone Instructor can have a remarkable impact on your mountain and resort experience. Our skiing and snowboarding lessons can help you learn new skills, gain confidence and reach your full potential.


Private Lessons

Keystone offers personal instruction for individuals, families and private groups up to six people. There are private instructors to help you with your technique while serving as your personal guide to the mountain and resort.  

Group Lessons



Keystone offers group skiing and snowboarding lessons for every skill level. Group lessons give you the opportunity to take what you learn and apply it in a variety of terrain and conditions. In addition, as Colorado’s largest night skiing operation, Keystone also offers ski and ride lessons at night.







Keystone Betty’s



Women rule the slopes with Keystone Betty’s. This specialty program brings women together to ski in a fun, non-intimidating, supportive environment. All women's programs are taught by PSIA-certified, women instructors, including Annie Black—Colorado's Ski Instructor of the Year.







Bob’s Boot Camp



The Keystone Ski and Snowboard School is proud to offer this unique two-day program for advanced and intermediate skiers. Developed by Bob Barnes, senior examiner with the Professional Ski Instructors of America – Rocky Mountain Division and author of “The Encyclopedia of Skiing,” the Boot Camp aims to challenge skiers to rethink what’s possible in their own skiing.







Children’s Lessons



For children between the ages of 3 and 15, the Keystone Ski and Snowboard School provides lessons in a fun, nurturing environment that ensures your child develops an appreciation for the mountains and a love of skiing or snowboarding. Our pros teach your kids expert moves early and reinforce them every step of the way. Keystone believes in the inherent ability of every child to learn new things and we strive to make learning a journey of self-discovery.

Adaptive Programs

The Keystone Adaptive Center empowers people with disabilities to learn alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. The Center provides all disciplines of adaptive skiing, including four-track, visually impaired, three-track, monoskiing and bi-skiing. For more information, please call (970) 453-6422.





Reservations are strongly recommended for all of our skiing and snowboarding lessons. To make a reservation or get more information about any of our programs, please call (800) 255-3715.

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