Keystone Resort Winter Fact Sheet 2010 - 2011

27 October 2010
 
 New for 2010/2011 Season: “Murphy Silver Mine”

Kids love the adventure and excitement of Ripperroo's Forest tucked into the woods at Keystone Resort. You'll find it near the beginner area off of the Schoolmarm trail. Ripperroo's Forest is improved this winter, with expanded trails and features. One new feature that has been added is a mine shaft trail and tunnel in the woods. It's by the Ranger surface lift at the top. All of the bridges in Ripperoo's Forest and on the trails are now eight feet across instead of four. It gives more room for ski school and families.

The Keystone Kidtopia Snow Fort – Debuting Mid-December

As part of our Kidtopia programming bring the whole family to the top of Dercum Mountain to play on our famous Snow Fort. Play in a maze, sit on the Kidtopia throne, climb atop snowy towers and much more. This unique playground is open as late as the lifts are for the ultimate ending to a great day at Keystone.

Kidtopia Family Weekends

During peak family vacation periods throughout the winter, Keystone Resort is offering family activities throughout the week or weekend with special activities designed just for families including, movie night in the village, live entertainment, interactive arts and crafts, family dining and more. 

Kidtopia Dates:

December 27 – January 2; January 14 – 17; January 29 – 30; February 18 – 21; March 12 - 20

Adventure Point Tubing

One of Colorado's best tubing spots is at the summit of Dercum Mountain at Adventure Point.  With a good pitch and long runout, the park’s four tubing lanes deliver fast fun and entertainment for the entire family. Snow biking and slopecycle are also a part of the exhilarating times at Keystone's Adventure Point. New this year! Every Thursday is Disco Tubing night- to go along with the Kidtopia festival the Disco Tubing continues even when Kidtopia is not in sesson. Bring your best dance moves! Call 800.468.5004 or visit www.keystoneresort.com for more information.

Keystone’s $5 Value Meal

New this year we will be offering an incredible new meal deal; Keystone's $5 value meal. This will be offered at all on mountain cafeterias at Keystone Resort. This meal will vary by location, but may include a hot dog and fries to macaroni and cheese. 5 bucks also gets you a coupon for a small soft drink refill!

Looking for a Memorable Adventure? Try a Guided Snowcat Tour

Experience The Keystone Adventure Tours (KAT) which provides skiers and riders access to nearly 300 acres of Keystone’s most challenging terrain in Independence Bowl through a guided snowcat tour. Participants receive an all-inclusive, red carpet experience that includes: A full day of backcountry skiing and snowboarding in Keystone’s three bowls with expert guides and a catered, gourmet lunch in the new Independence Yurt prepared by the award-winning chefs at Keystone. The KAT program is the largest snow cat operation in Summit County Colorado and it allows advanced skiers and riders to experience pristine backcountry-type conditions in a controlled and guided environment.

Keystone Resort 50 Plus Ski With Us Program

50 Plus Ski with Us is a new complimentary guided ski program for all Keystone guests ages 50 and over (and we don’t check IDs!) Guests of all abilities are welcome to participate in this free tour. The tours are led by a Keystone Guest Services Tour Guide and will explore Keystone Resort. The tours are held weekly throughout the ski season. Tours can last for as long as the guests would like to ski. For more information including dates and times of the tours please call Keystone Guest Services 970.496.3789

 

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and the consumer website is www.snow.com.

Contact(s)

Justine Spence

Communications Coordinator
Email: JCSpence@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970.496.4065

Ryan Whaley

Communications Manager
Email: rwhaley@vailresorts.com
Phone: (970) 496-4107
 
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