Keystone Mountain Resort Snowboarding
The 13th most popular snowboarding destination in Colorado.
Friday 15 December 2017 03:09 GMT
West of Denver and southeast of Dillion, the Keystone ski area has 131 runs spread over 3,148 acres served by 20 lifts that access a maximum vertical of 3,130 feet. These snowboarding runs on Dercum Mountain offer plenty of long groomed blue and green trails. If you looking for some challenging gladed snowboarding, make sure to shred it up in The Windows.
And, when you're ready for park action, Keystone has 7 terrain parks totaling over 100 features.
You’ll want to check out the highly-ranked A51 Terrain Park, or the Alley with its skate board style flow and jibs. The I-70 park has moderate rails and boxes. For the 2014/2015 season, the Mainstream Park has been amped up with 25 new jibs.
Keystone Mountain Resort also offers snowboarders guided snowcat tours above 12,000 feet in Bergman bowl, Erikson bowl and Independence bowl.
For apres ski, check out Kickapoo Tavern or the Last Lift Bar. For some nightlife, try The Goat, Mi Casa for margaritas and the Snake River Saloon.
To reach the snowboarding at Keystone Mountain Resort from Denver, head west on US70 to Exit #205 (Silverthorne/Dillon). Turn left heading southeast on US6 for 6.2 miles to the ski area.
Overall, Keystone Mountain Resort is the 13th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 28 snowboarding resorts in Colorado. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Keystone Mountain Resort including Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Winter Park Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort, Copper Mountain Resort and Loveland Ski Area.