Keystone Resort is a ski resort located in Keystone, Colorado, United States. It was founded on November 21, 1970 by Max Dercum.
The resort consists of four mountains named Dercum Mountain, North Peak, the Outback, and Independence Bowl, with the first three mountains mentioned are connected by a series of ski lifts and gondolas. Collectively, the mountains form the largest operation in Colorado to offer at night skiing, where several trails are lit by large light fixtures, and lift operation can run until late into the night. Night skiing takes place after sunset until as late as 9 p.m. on as many as 15 of the resort's trails. Keystone also is a home for lift access gravity mountain biking during the summer months.
- Base: 9,280 ft / 2,829 m
- Summit: 12,408 ft / 3,782 m
- Vertical Rise: 3,128 ft / 953 m
- Skiable Area: 3148 acres
- Trails: 117 total (19% beginner, 32% intermediate, 49% advanced/expert)
- Bowls: Independence, Bergman, Erickson, North, South, Puma, Lower Packsaddle.
- Longest Run: Schoolmarm - 3.5 miles / 5.6 km
- Average Annual Snowfall: 230 in / 584 cm
- Terrain Parks:
- The A51 Terrain Park, a section of the resort with various contraptions including a stunt-ditch, several ramps and grind-rails for trick performance. Accomplished daredevils have been reported to perform loop-de-loops, helicopters, full-gainers and assorted doo-dads. The terrain park is the largest one in Colorado to be lit at night.
- 51 rails and funboxes.
- 1 Superpipe (an enlarged half-pipe).
- 19 total
- 2 gondolas, River Run and Outpost
- 5 high-speed quad chair lifts, Summit Express, Montezuma Express, Peru Express, Santiago Express, Outback Express
- 1 high-speed six person lift, Ruby Express
- 1 quad chair lift, Wayback
- 1 triple chair lift, Ranger
- 3 double chair lifts, A-51, Argentine, and Discovery
- 6 surface lifts