Keystone Resort Announces Nov. 7 Opening Day

04 November 2014
Keystone Resort Announces Nov. 7 Opening Day

Keystone, Colo. — Nov. 4, 2014 — Following a week of productive snowmaking and five inches of natural snowfall, Keystone Resort announced today its Opening Day is set for Friday, Nov. 7. The 2014-15 season will get underway with first chair at 9 a.m. Friday, officially kicking off the resort’s 44th winter season.
Opening Day Festivities
While waiting for first chair, skiers and riders will enjoy warm donut holes from Keystone’s renowned pastry chef Ned Archibald, as well as hot chocolate and coffee at the base of the River Run Gondola.

A DJ will entertain the crowd while special prizes are handed out to guests awaiting the start of another phenomenal season at Summit County’s largest resort.
Weekend Animation
The weekend’s festivities will continue Saturday evening at the Get Stoked movie festival at Warren Station, located in the heart of Keystone’s River Run Village. Celebrating some of the best women in snow sports with the premier of Unicorn Picnic’s “Pretty Faces”, Warren Station will host a 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. showing of the groundbreaking film. Proceeds from the film will benefit Team Breck Sports Club and Team Summit and audience members may enjoy drink specials and giveaways throughout the evening. Tickets available at
Kids Ski Free is Back
Beginning Opening Day, Keystone’s Kids Ski Free offer will return for a third season with children 12 and under receiving free lift tickets with just a two or more night stay in any of Keystone’s owned/operated lodging units. Keystone’s offer is as simple as childhood itself, without any red tape or restrictions; there are no blackout dates, giving families the freedom to take advantage of the special deal on weekends and throughout holiday periods, a rarity in the ski industry. Last season the resort provided more than 60,000 Kids Ski Free lift tickets and Keystone is proud to offer the industry’s simplest and most valuable Kids Ski Free program for a third year in a row. Reservations may be made at or by calling 800-328-1323.
Make the World Your Mountain with the Epic Pass
The Epic Pass continues to be the best value and most popular season pass in the industry offering guests a savings of up to 30 percent as compared to single-day lift ticket pricing.  The Epic Pass provides skiers and riders with unlimited, unrestricted access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Canyons and Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah; and Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe. Vail Resorts is also pleased to announce a new partnership with one of the snowiest and most celebrated powder skiing resorts in the world – Niseko, Japan – as well as continued partnerships with Verbier, Switzerland and Les 3 Vallées, France. The Epic Pass now includes five free consecutive days at Niseko, Japan, as well as up to five free consecutive days at both Les 3 Vallées, France and Verbier, Switzerland. The Epic pass is on sale for a limited time only for $769.
The Best Deal in Skiing Returns— Keystone/A-Basin Pass
Back for a second season, the Keystone A-Basin Pass™  offers easy access for skiers and riders, who will enjoy unlimited skiing and riding with holiday restrictions, with the added advantage of two of the longest ski and ride seasons in the state. Enjoy more than 4,000 acres of skiable terrain for just $309 for adults and $229 for children (5-12 years old).The best value in the ski industry, the Keystone A-Basin Pass™ pays for itself in less than three days on the mountain.

Stay Connected
Skiers and riders can stay up-to-date with the latest information, terrain updates, snow reports, lodging deals, event details and the lowest priced lift tickets guaranteed at Daily updates and real-time information from the resort as well as exclusive promotions and great contests and giveaways are available at, by following @Keystonemtn on Twitter and @keystone_resort on Instagram. Official video footage from the mountain may be viewed at Guests are encouraged to stay connected all season long by following #Keystonemoments across platforms and sharing their favorite Keystone memories.

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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. 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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