2012 Keystone Resort Summer Fun Fast Facts

Location: Convenient

  • 90 – miles Keystone Resort is located from Denver International Airport (DIA), making it one of the closest all-inclusive ski resorts to the largest airport inColorado.

Climate: Lovely

  • 71 – average summer daytime temperature
  • 37 – average summer nighttime temperature
  • 300 – average days of sunshine per year

Activities: Merriment

  •  Keystone Mountain Biking Park: Thrilling
    • 100 – miles of mountain biking singletrack
    • 1 – mountain bike terrain park,The Drop Zone
    • 55 – number of offered riding trails
    • 2,360 – feet of vertical drop available on a mountain bike
  • Scenic Lift Rides: Breathtaking
    • 11,640 – peak elevation for scenic views
  • Summer Snow Tubing: Unique
    • 400-650 – length in feet the Adventure Point summer tubing hill is
    • 11,640 – feet in the air making it the highest tubing hill in the world
  • Paddle Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing & Fishing: Family
    • 5 – acreLakesideVillagepond
  • Golf: Pristine
    • 2 – number of amazing golf courses: Keystone Ranch Course and Keystone River Course
    • 36 – incredible, championship holes
    • 72 – par Keystone Ranch Course that features slight elevation changes and many bunkers
    • 194 – foot elevation drop from tee to green at the 16th hole on The River Course
    • 4 – star ranking by Golf Digest for both courses, “Outstanding: Plan your vacation around it”
  • Guided Hiking: Inspiring
    • 4 – family friendly hiking options including: Nature Hikes, Alpine Fitness Hikes, History Walk and Mountaintop Trek
    • 3 – mile long guided history walk where hikers can learn about miners, trappers and Native Americans
  • Stables: Culture of the West
    • 52 – number of horses at the Keystone Stables: 42 Trail Horses, 5 Belgian Draft Horses and 5 Percheron Draft Horses
    • 5 – number of ponies available for children to ride
    • 2 – hour guided horseback ride through theArapahoeNational Forest
  • Fly Fishing: Peaceful
    • 2 – number of headwaters that feed into the Snake River (one is located at Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort and the other is located above the town ofMontezuma). The river segments meet near Keystone Resort forming theSnake Riverwhich delivers a plethora of fish.
    • 18-20 – inches in length of the average caught Rainbow Trout
  • Rafting: Gripping
    • 3 – different raft trip options easily accessible from Keystone: Arkansas River, Clear Creek andColorado River
    • 25 – million people theColorado Riverprovides water for
  • Recreation Path: Extensive
    • 55 – miles of Summit County Recreational Pathways available for walking, running or biking, with a portion going through Keystone

Summer Festivals: Entertaining

  • 38 – scheduled concerts at Keystone Resort for Summer 2012
  • 2,000 – lbs of bacon served at the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour
  • 300 – different varieties of wine available for tasting at the Keystone Wine and Jazz Festival
  • 16 – number of years Keystone has hosted theBluegrassand Beer Festival

Dining: Delectable

  • 5 – number of worldclass signature dining options Keystone has to offer: Der Fondue Chessel, Keystone Ranch, Alpenglow Stube, The Ski Tip Lodge and Horse Draw Wagon Dinners
  • 11,444 – elevation of the Alpenglow Stube restaurant making it the highest AAA Four-Diamond dining experience inNorth 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
  • 1 – number of chicken dances performed each night at Der Fondue Chessel
  • 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 – pound draft horses that pull the wagons to a unique dining experience awaiting at the authentic Soda Creek homestead

Bakery: Willy Wonka

  • 146,000 – chocolate chunk and white chocolate cherry cookies baked annually by Chef Ned (Executive Pastry Chef Ned Archibald) for Keystone’s check-in cookie bag program
  • 75 – the number of summer wedding cakes Chef Ned is scheduled to bake for 2012
  • 300 – tiers if all 75 wedding cakes were put together. The cake would reach 150 feet in the air and feed nearly 10,000 people
  • 1,750 – pounds ofBelgiumchocolate Chef Ned will produce for Keystone Resort’s summer conference business
  • 32,000 – strawberries used annually for the summer conference business

Conference Center: Exquisite

  • 100,000 – square feet of meeting space which includes the largest conference center in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Summer Operating Schedule

  • May 18 –KeystoneRiverGolf Course Opening Day
  • June 1 – Keystone Ranch Golf Course Opening Day
  • June 15 –BikeParkOpening Day
  • Lift Operating Schedule (June 15-September 3 with two additional weekends of September 8 & 9 and September 15 & 16) :
    • Sunday-Thursday: 10AM-7PM
    • Friday and Saturday: 10AM-8PM