100 Days Until Skiing and Riding Begin at Keystone Resort

30 July 2015
Keystone Resort Commences 45th Winter Season on November 6
Keystone, Colo. — July 30, 2015 — Winter is coming. In just 100 days, in fact. Sure, currently Keystone Resort bustles with hikers, mountain bikers and family adventurers, but snow enthusiasts can officially begin the countdown to skiing and riding season today, marking calendars for Friday, Nov. 6. In just 100 days Keystone will begin operations for the 2015-2016 season, marking the 45th season of winter adventures at the resort. 
While the crux of summer has just begun, now is the time to book a winter adventure at Keystone, where ultimate family adventures await. Current lodging specials include savings of up to 33 percent on winter lodging if booked by September 7. With a flexible deposit policy and final payments not due until 21-days prior to arrival, guests can confidently secure future lodging now, while still saving plenty for late summer fun. Keystone Resort offers a wide variety of comfortable and accommodating lodging options, from traditional hotel rooms to condos and private homes, providing a well-rounded vacation experience.
For families with children 12 and younger, Keystone's industry-leading Kids Ski Free program is revered by kids and adults alike. Easy on the wallet, easy on the rules and hard to beat, the program has provided 90,000 Kids Ski Free lift tickets since its inception three years ago. This season, families have the opportunity be a part of Keystone’s milestone of 100,000 Kids Ski Free tickets, simply by booking lodging of two nights or more. Additionally, any overnight stay of one night or more also includes Keystone Resort’s exclusive Play For Free offerings, including free night skiing on night of arrival (when applicable), ice skating admission, tennis court access and a yoga or fitness class.
For those looking to maximize their time on the mountain this winter, season pass options are no longer only for locals. The options of Vail Resorts’ season passes compliment any stay at the resort while providing guests the best value in the industry. An Epic Pass, at just $769, provides unlimited skiing and riding all season with no restrictions, while the Keystone A-Basin Pass is currently only $299 and pays for itself in just over two days compared to daily lift tickets. Purchase today at snow.com to guarantee the lowest guaranteed rate.
Keystone Resort’s 3,148 skiable acres of terrain, average of 300 days of sun a year, convenient lodging and lots of on- and off-snow activities all combine to provide the ideal location for winter vacations. When not skiing or riding, Keystone’s Kidtopia offers free daily programming; from a moonlit hunt for Bigfoot to Saturday night fireworks, there are a variety of additional activities to enjoy. Plus, Keystone’s many award-wining dining options provide the perfect backdrop for family gatherings, intimate date nights and memory-making outings with friends.
As one of the closest ski resorts to Denver, Keystone is the ultimate location for families to enjoy the allure of the mountains; be it on skis, snowboards, ice skates, snow tubes or horse-drawn sleigh rides. For more information about Keystone, visit keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @KeystoneMtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone.
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher, Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development 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 consumer website is www.snow.com.



Russell Carlton

Senior Manager, Communication
Email: rcarlton@vailresorts.com
Phone: 775.586.4461
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