Keystone Resort 2009 Summer Tip Sheet

18 May 2009

Experience Summer at Keystone Resort
At Keystone, you can have it all: Between the two award-winning golf courses, nearly sixty miles of the best mountain biking terrain in the country, scenic hiking, horseback riding, fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, festivals, films and concerts. All for a great value for guests looking to have a Rocky Mountain getaway this summer. Then, wind down with a treatment at the new environmentally friendly, luxury spa at the Keystone Lodge and enjoy dinner at any one of our fine dining establishments which includes two, four diamond restaurants and a restaurant which was once a stagecoach stop in the 1800’s.  

Free and Discounted Activities with Keystone Resort’s Adventure Passport
Keystone Resort offers a free Adventure Passport for all guests staying at Keystone Resort properties. The Adventure Passport provides Keystone guests with an array of free and discounted activities to help them experience the Rocky Mountains. From free fly fishing clinics, yoga classes, gold panning and beaver prowl programs to $5 paddle boat and wagon rides, margarita, wine, and martini tastings, to discounts on dinners, scenic chairlift rides, stargazing and more.
New this Summer! Summer Tubing on the Snow at Adventure Point!
One of Colorado's best tubing spots is at the summit of Dercum Mountain at Adventure Point has extended its season into the summer! With a good pitch and long runout, the park’s four tubing lanes deliver fast fun and entertainment for the entire family.
Keystone Golf: Par for the Course
Keystone boasts two championship courses in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The Ranch and River Courses cater to golfers of all abilities and Keystone offers golf clinics and programs for all ages and skill levels. The Keystone Ranch Golf Course opens for the season on June 19 and the River Course at Keystone opens May 22.
Kids Golf Free in the Afternoon: Kids golf free at Keystone every afternoon with a paying adult at both of Keystone’s award-winning courses – The River Course at Keystone and the Keystone Ranch Golf Course. Free golf is offered after 5 p.m. all season long for kids age 17 and under depending on availability.
Short Game Clinics. Free for Keystone lodging guests with your Adventure Passport or $15 for other guests. Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3 to 4p.m., June 10th through September 23rd. Practice and perfect your short game with our golf professionals. Reservations required call (970) 496-4250.
Experience the Best Downhill Mountain Biking in the U.S. 
Keystone Resort is the premier mountain biking destination in the U.S. and provides the most exciting and unforgettable downhill experiences for all ability levels in the country. Keystone offers 57 trails on approximately 55 miles of terrain. The trails at Keystone are designed to appeal to beginners and advanced bikers by providing easier or more technical routes through the trail system. For advanced riders, Keystone boasts the Drop Zone, a terrain-park-like area on the mountain featuring ramps, rock ledges and a 14-foot jump called “Jaws”. The Park also offers innovative features like tabletops, ladders, bridges and berms that give all guests a thrill.
Rafting Colorado Rivers
Keystone has teamed up with the best in the business to give families and guests of all ability levels an exceptional Colorado river adventure. Guests will experience rafting at its finest and choose from a relaxing float trip or a heart-pounding whitewater adventure. Full day, half day and overnight trips are available as well as transportation and lunch options.
Horseback riding in the Colorado Rockies
Horseback riding is one of the most scenic ways to see Keystone. With one and two-hour sessions available daily as well as overnight rides upon request, the Keystone Stables provide an old west experience for the whole family.
Lift & Lunch Package
Take a scenic gondola ride to the top of Dercum Mountain and enjoy lunch on the deck of the Summit House with breathtaking views of the Continental Divide and 10-Mile Mountain Ranges. $22 Wednesday through Sunday, June 26th through September 7th. 
After a Busy Day in the Outdoors Wind Down with a Great Meal or a Spa Treatment
Unique and Fine Dining Experiences
Keystone Resort boasts some of the best high-end dining experiences in Colorado. The Keystone Ranch and the Alpenglow Stube are both AAA, four diamond-rated restaurants and the Ski Tip Lodge is a unique, B&B that was a former stagecoach stop in the 1880’s. Guests can also try the Bighorn Steakhouse for a great steak or wild game.
RockResorts Spa at Keystone Lodge: Ultimate Eco-Spa Experience
The Keystone Lodge & Spa is a great way to give a little back to yourself during these tough times. The 10,000 square-foot spa includes 10 treatment rooms plus an outdoor pool. Features of the spa include an infinity-edge chromo therapy tub, a Vichy shower room, a couple’s room, a manicure/pedicure area and a beautifully designed relaxation room. Indulge in treatments like body therapies, massages, facials and more. The spa is 100 percent wind powered and all products are all organic. Each treatment also reflects the natural surroundings of the Rocky Mountains. 
Lodging Packages
Summer Stay and Play From $170 per person
Description: Play the River Course at Keystone and stay at the Inn at Keystone for $170. Valid: 6/20/09- 9/1/09
Summer Adventures at the Keystone Lodge & Spa
Visit Keystone this summer for an adventure packed vacation. This package includes lodging, a full day adult rafting trip, and an adventure goodie bag all for $158 per person. Valid: 6/19/09-9/6/09
Summer Adventures in Keystone
Stay in a two-bedroom condo at Keystone and receive a full day adult rafting trip and an adventure goodie bag for $105. Valid: 6/19/09-9/6/09
Summer Events—Keystone Resort 2009
Keystone Resort's 5th Annual Trout Cook Off- June 6, 2009 
Keystone Resort's 5th Annual Trout Cook Off is a fun family day in River Run with great food as chefs compete for best "Trout Recipe." The day will provide entertainment including Radio Disney cooking up fun with interactive games like Claw Catch and dances like the Mackerel Macarena, Trout Twist and Electric Eel Slide. Live entertainment and activities provide ample opportunity to spend time with the family outdoors, around the lake with fishing derby activities, wine paring seminars, trout cooking demos and outstanding cuisine by Keystone’s best chefs.
5th Annual World Music Festival- June 27, 2009
This summer, River Run at Keystone is celebrating cultures from around the world. The culturally influenced event blends live music, a marketplace, international dances, artwork, and tasty dishes from the Caribbean Islands and beyond. This year, the markKIDplace features fun, free activities for kids of all ages. 
Uncorked Mountain Wine Festival- July 11, 2009
The Keystone Neighbourhood Company presents the Uncorked Mountain Wine Festival, a day of delicious wines, award-winning music, and delectable cuisine. Guests may also enjoy a delicious wine pairing dinner and take advantage of wine seminars. Kids’ activities are free to children of all ages.
13th Annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival- July 31- August 2, 2009
Keystone brings the wonders of Appalachia to the Rockies with down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music. Folks gather while more than 25 of Colorado's finest microbreweries showcase their unique blends and live music fills River Run.
5th Annual Blues Festival & Art Show- August 22-23, 2009
Savvy Blues stretches the Rocky Mountains and finds its way to Keystone’s River Run. By virtue of imagination, talent, and skill, one-of-a-kind artists trim the plaza. Tasty dishes with fiery flavors round-out the stellar event.
21st Annual Taste of Keystone- September 5, 2009
The Taste of Keystone is the perfect way to experience Keystone’s finest cuisine. Guests will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of cuisine from Keystone's best restaurants including Ski Tip Lodge, Keystone Ranch, and The Bighorn Steakhouse. Guests will also enjoy the finest sweet treats from acclaimed pastry chef Ned Archibald and live music all afternoon.
Kids’ Discovery Days- Select Tuesdays in June, July & August
Children explore fun at the free Kids’ Discovery Days as they are entertained by performers, face painters, and balloon artists. The venue changes every Tuesday, creating a different atmosphere each week.
Family Fun Night at Keystone's River Run- Select Wednesdays in July
River Run fills with entertainment for everyone on Family Fun Night as restaurants enliven with visitors and the village boasts a night full of activities. Kids can bounce the night away in bounce houses and enjoy evening performances. The entertainers change every Wednesday and activities are free.

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading of mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties at the Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, the Heavenly Ski Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 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 and consumer website is

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