Back to the Grind Rail Jam Returns to Keystone Resort

Back to the Grind Rail Jam Returns to Keystone Resort

Keystone Back to the Grind Rail Jam


KEYSTONE, Colo. Keystone Resort’s A51 Terrain Parkis back with the second rail jam of the season, Back to the Grind, Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Summit County resort. Following on the heels of the successful Backyard BBQ and Rail Jam, Back to the Grind will give skiers and riders the chance to jib their way to the top of the podium, with the chance to win huge prizes. Spectators will enjoy a fun evening featuring live music, giveaways, and plenty of under-the-lights action. Skiers and riders will take on a multi-rail feature on Keystone’s River Run face, adjacent to the Summit Express chairlift just outside the resort’s River Run Village. The competition will get underway at 3:30 p.m. and will continue as the sun sets into the late afternoon. Spectators can enjoy the high-energy action from great vantage points on-snow, the perfect end to another great day on the mountain.

Keystone opened for the season Nov. 1 and is now offering more than 100 acres of skiable terrain, including top-to-bottom skiing on the Spring Dipper and River Run trails. Beginners can enjoy the resort’s signature cruiser, Schoolmarm, with access to the Montezuma lift. Those looking to get in on the jibbing action can check out more than 20 features in A51’s mountaintop early season terrain park on the trail Scout, with easy lapping via the Ranger lift.

After taking advantage of the great early-season conditions as well as the progressive features in the early season park, skiers and riders can register to participate in the Saturday, Nov. 16 Back to the Grind rail jam that will begin at Noon with participant check-in and registration running until 3 p.m. The official event will start promptly at 3:30 p.m. on a multi-rail feature located at the base of the River Run face adjacent to the Summit Express chairlift.

Rail Jam Schedule Will Run as Follows

Pre-Qualifications
3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Women’s Skiing
3:55 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Men’s Skiing
4:20 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.  Women’s Snowboarding
4:45 p.m. – 5:05 p.m.  Men’s Snowboarding 

Finals
5:15 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.  Women’s Skiing
5:40 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Men’s Skiing
6:05 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.  Women’s Snowboarding
6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.  Men’s Snowboarding

Winners in both men’s and women’s snowboard and skiing categories will take home cash prizes, a new snowboard or a Keystone A-Basin Season Pass.

Spectators can jam out to tunes by DJ DC, snag sweet crowd giveaways from companies such as Candy Grind and Qdoba as well as check-out the latest gear at vendor tents.

Following the rail jam, spectators and participants can head over to Warren Station Center for the Arts located in River Run Village to catch a documentary about the life of Shane McConkey, one of the most legendary and groundbreaking freeskiers in the industry. Presented by Matchstick Productions, the film “McConkey” is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sport and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Doors open at 7 p.m. featuring Red Bull mixer specials with the film beginning at 7:30 p.m. Buy online tickets now at https://mcconkeykeystone.eventbrite.comfor $10 or pay $12 at the door. For rail jam participants, flash your bib and tickets are only $7.

For those guests looking to make a last minute decision about where to ski/ride, Keystone has
introduced one-day advance purchase lift tickets online. New this season, snow enthusiasts
may purchase lift tickets at Keystonetickets.com just one day before heading to the mountain.
One-Day Peaks Advanced tickets will be available every day, all season long, offering up to 25% savings off window-rate tickets.

Registration for the rail jam costs $15 and can be purchased now at https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7242990981.

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.comor 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 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; Canyons in Park City, 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
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Keystone Resort Set to Open for the Season

English: Keystone Village at night.

English: Keystone Village at night. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Keystone Resort Set to Open for the Season Friday, Nov. 1


Keystone, Colo. — Oct. 29, 2013Keystone Resort is getting ready to roll out the white carpet, welcoming guests to the 2013-2014 ski and snowboard season with the resort’s Opening Day on Friday, Nov. 1. Keystone will make its season debut with 65 skiable acres on Dercum Mountain, and a weekend of exciting events and activities will animate the start of another great season. Lifts will open at 9 a.m. Friday, with skiing and riding through 4 p.m.

Thanks to the round-the-clock efforts of Keystone’s snowmaking, grooming and mountain operations teams, the resort will open with top-to-bottom skiing and riding on the intermediate Spring Dipper and River Run trails. The River Run gondola, Summit Express, Montezuma and Ranger lifts will provide uphill access for skiers and riders. For beginners, the resort is offering a learning area at the top of the mountain on the Endeavor trail, complete with a carpet lift open to the public. Keystone’s renowned Ski&Ride School will also have ski and snowboard lessons available beginning Opening Day. Additionally, the resort’s A51 Terrain Park, ranked among the top parks in the world, is debuting the largest early season park in the country with more than 20 features on the Scout trail, all accessed by the designated Ranger chairlift. A beginner, intermediate and more advanced line will be available in the Park, each comprised of a selection of boxes and rails.

Guests can begin the morning with a treat of warm donut from Keystone’s renowned pastry chef Ned Archibald, as well as hot chocolate and coffee at the base of the River Run Gondola. In honor of the resort’s 43rdseason, the first 43 guests in line at the River Run Gondola will receive a Starbucks mug and gift card, while the first 200 skiers and riders in line for first chair will receive a raffle ticket, making them eligible for a number of great prizes including a GoPro Hero 3, a Never Summer snowboard and Keystone logo wear. On Opening Day, Epic Passholders will be eligible to receive a free Epic knit hat as one of the first 150 passholders to “flash” their pass at the Epic tent in Gondola Plaza. The weekend’s festivities will continue Friday and Saturday evening at the Get Stoked movie festival at Warren Station, located in the heart of Keystone’s River Run Village, featuring some of the year’s best ski and snowboard films. Free parking will be available in all resort parking lots Friday, Saturday and Sunday in appreciation of guests visiting the resort Opening Weekend.

Beginning  Opening Day, Keystone’s Kids Ski Free offer will return for a second 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 25,000 Kids Ski Free lift tickets and Keystone is proud to offer the industry’s simplest and most valuable Kids Ski Free program for a second year in a row. Reservations may be made at Keystoneresort.com or by calling 800-328-1323.

For those guests looking to make a last minute decision about where to ski/ride, Keystone has
introduced one-day advance purchase lift tickets online. New this season, snow enthusiasts
may purchase lift tickets at Keystonetickets.com just one day before heading to the mountain.
One-Day Peaks Advanced tickets will be available every day, all season long, offering up to 25% savings off window-rate tickets.

Pass products are on sale at Keystone Resort and available online at snow.com.
Not too late to Get your Epic Season Pass
Enjoy the ability to ski and ride 26 mountains in four countries on just one pass. Now including Canyons in Utah, the Epic Pass is available for $729 for adults and $379 for children (5-12 years old). The full Epic Pass, the best season pass deal in the ski industry, offers unlimited, unrestricted skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Canyons and Arapahoe Basin, as well as five days of skiing/riding at some of Europe’s most storied destinations.

New Keystone/A-Basin Pass
New this season, Vail Resorts introduces the Keystone A-Basin Pass™. Located minutes from I-70, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin offer 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 $299 for adults and $209 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.

Keystone 4-Packs
For skiers and riders not yet ready to make the commitment to a season pass, the diverse terrain offerings of two favorite Colorado mountains may also be accessed via the Keystone-A-Basin 4-Pack product. For just $179, guests can enjoy four days of their choice, with limited blackout dates, between the two resorts. Now available online at Keystoneresort.com and at selectColorado Ski and Golf, Colorado Ski and Sport, Boulder Ski Deals and special event locations, guests can lock in four perfect days at up to 60% off daily lift ticket window rates.

For more information about Keystone Resort, 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 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; Canyons in Park City, 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
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Keystone Resort Hosts Second-Annual Backyard BBQ

Keystone Resort Hosts Second-Annual Backyard BBQ and Rail Jam, Featuring 25 Tons of Snow in KEY7711RIVERRUN_Jeff%20AndrewSeptember


KEYSTONE, Colo. —Back for a second year, the highly anticipated Backyard BBQ Rail Jam, the first competition in the popular A51 Rail Series, hits Keystone Resort Saturday, September 7 with 25 tons of snow. Competitors and spectators alike will enjoy a festive atmosphere with the first rail jam of the season in Colorado. With winter right around the corner, Keystone offers skiers and riders the opportunity to warm up for the season, testing out new tricks and skills on a multi-rail feature. For those with winter on their mind, 13-14 Winter Season Passes will also be available onsite at the Keystone Season Pass office throughout the event.

This year’s event has moved to a new location in River Run Village, making for not only a great competition set-up, but also improved spectator vantage points. The West Gondola Parking Lot, located behind the Keystone Sports and Inxpot Village locations, will feature a hillside setup complete with 25 tons of snow and a multi-rail feature that will lead into a wall ride. Competitors in men’s and women’s ski and snowboard divisions will have plenty of room for coming up with creative ways to try out tricks in hopes of walking away with great prizing such as cash, gift cards, GoPros, Never Summer Snowboards, Red Bull and much more.

Guests at the Resort can not only enjoy watching young talent display their skiing and riding skills, but also browse a spectator village filled with vendor tents from local industry favorites including Never Summer, Candy Grind and Phunkshun Wear. Cold beverages and bar-b-que will be available on-site from Keystone’s talented culinary team, while tunes spun by DJ Blue Collar Prophet will set the mood. Huge crowd giveaways will occur throughout the event, making the Backyard BBQ the perfect way to raise the stoke level for the upcoming winter season.

During and following the Backyard BBQ Rail Jam, participants and spectators can meander into River Run Village for the first annual Keystone Oktoberfest featuring tasty Colorado beers and plenty of German food. Festivities begin at 2 p.m. with free live music from Those Austrian Guys from the village plaza stage, accompanied by traditional polka dancers. Commemorative beer steins will be available for $25 and will include three Colorado brew tickets for use at brewery tents such as Breckenridge Brewery, Dillon Dam Brewery and Pug Ryan’s Brewery. For the younger crowd, free kids activities including a kids train, face painter and a bounce house will be available while parents sip on tasty German inspired ales.

A season pass on-site vendor tent will be selling the best value in skiing: the new Keystone A-Basin Pass™, as well as the complete lineup of Epic Pass products. Vail Resorts announced last week that the Epic Pass now grants passholders access to skiing and riding in six states and four countries, with the addition of France’s Les 3 Valles. The new Keystone A-Basin Pass™ pays for itself in less than three days on mountain, with passholders enjoying unlimited skiing and riding, with holiday restrictions, on more than 4,000 acres of terrain.

Schedule of Events

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Rail Jam Registration and Check-In
11:15 a.m. Rail Jam Participant Meeting
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Women’s Snowboarding Preliminaries
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Women’s Skiing Preliminaries
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Men’s Snowboarding Preliminaries
2:00 p.m. – 6 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Keystone Oktoberfest
Men’s Skiing Preliminaries
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Snowboarding Finals
4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Skiing Finals
4:30 p.m. Awards

Registration for the Rail Jam costs $20 and can be accessed at http://keystonea51.eventbrite.com.

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.comor 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 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; Canyons in Park City, 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
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Smooth Bluegrass and Cold Beers On-tap at Keystone

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Keystone Billboard (Photo credit: paulswansen)

Smooth Bluegrass and Cold Beers On-tap at Keystone Resort‘s 17th Annual Bluegrass and Beer Festival

 

Bluegrass and Beer is a classic combination, and when you add in the comfortable mountain climate and Rocky Mountain fun offered at Keystone Resort, you have a weekend festival that’s not to be missed. Now in its 17th year, the Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival, August 2-4, will include a stellar lineup of bluegrass favorites, more than 30 breweries providing plenty of perfectly chilled refreshments and a variety of instructional seminars taught by some of the most respected names in bluegrass.

To begin the foot-stomping fun, Warren Station Center for the Arts will host a bluegrass kick-off party Friday, August 2, 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. featuring Della Mae. Saturday morning will start early with a 9 a.m. bass seminar taught by Steve Roy, a well known upright bassist. The Shock Top Beer Garden, located just outside Warren Station in River Run Village, will open at Noon both Saturday and Sunday allowing guests to unwind and savor $5 pints while enjoying acoustic bluegrass music accompaniment from the adjacent Quaking Aspen Amphitheater beginning at 12:30 p.m. each day. When stomachs start to growl, festival attendees can enjoy a variety of food from some of Keystone’s finest restaurants, both Saturday and Sunday in the Village plaza from Noon-5 p.m. The festival’s other music venues include the Village Stage located in the heart of the River Run Events Plaza and Montezuma Plaza just inside the River Run information center, both of which will host live bluegrass acts including Hackensaw Boys and Sierra Hull, 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The weekend’s seminars will conclude on Sunday with banjo instruction from Kyle Tuttle and a fiddle seminar taught by Phoebe Hunt.

Although Keystone’s summer temperatures rarely exceed 75 degrees in its comfortable mountain climate, thirst will be inspired by the tasty festival food and foot stomping fun throughout the weekend. Guests can reward their taste buds with brews from more than 30 breweries, offering up a total of more than 60 delicious recipes, perfect for enjoying under the Colorado sunshine. Favorite local breweries including Backcountry Brewery, Boulder Beer Co, Breckenridge Brewery, Dillon Dam Brewery, Great Divide Brewing Co, New Belgium Brewing Co, Crazy Mountain Brewery, Colorado Cider Co and Aspen Brewing Co will be on-hand serving up their latest and greatest. Unlimited sampling of all the tasty brews is available for $40 for one-day passes and $75 for a weekend ticket. Sampling packages all include a souvenir mug.

If guests tire of the great live music or the delicious barley and hop mixtures and want to spend more time enjoying the scenic Rocky Mountains, Keystone provides plenty of summer activities. Mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, scenic lift rides, golfing on the resort’s two championship courses, children’s activities in Gondola Plaza and boating or paddle boarding on Keystone Lake will all be available throughout the weekend, offering the perfect opportunity to work up a thirst. Guests can make a weekend out of their Keystone visit with festival lodging packages starting at just $102 per person, per night, including one-day festival entry.

As with all Keystone festivals hosted by the Keystone Neighborhood Company, a portion of festival proceeds support local causes and charities. The main beneficiary for this year’s Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival is High Country Conservation Center. Each donation to this organization helps fund programs and services that promote practical solutions to waste reduction and resource conservation in our Mountain Community.

Complete schedule of events:

 

Time: Event: Cost:
8 p.m. – Doors Open 9 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Bluegrass Kick-Off Party: Della Mae $12 advance / $14 day of show
Time: Event: Cost:
9 a.m. Bass Seminar: Steve Roy $10 each / Free to Lodging Guests
10 a.m. Mandolin Seminar: John Frazier $10 each / Free to Lodging Guests
11 a.m. Guitar Seminar: Rebecca Frazier $10 each / Free to Lodging Guests
Noon Dobro Seminar: Todd Livingston $10 each / Free to Lodging Guests
Time: Event: Cost:
Noon – 5 p.m. Shock Top Beer Garden $6 per pint
Noon – 5 p.m. Festival Food Priced á la carte
Noon – 5 p.m. Kids Crafts Free & paid activities
1 p.m.– 5 p.m. Unlimited Micro-Brewery Samples $40 – 1 day // $75 – weekend
BLUEGRASS SATURDAY CONCERT LINEUP:
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Spur of the Moment FREE
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Hackensaw Boys FREE
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Hit and Run FREE
3 p.m.– 5 p.m. Spur of the Moment FREE
3 p.m.– 4:30 p.m. Sierra Hull FREE
3 p.m.– 5 p.m. Fruition FREE
8 p.m. – Doors Open 9 p.m. – Concert Saturday Night Bluegrass Showcase: Hot Rize and Red Knuckles $25 GA advance / $30 GA Door $35 Reserved Advance / $40 Door
Time: Event: Cost:
9 a.m. Banjo Seminar: Kyle Tuttle $10 each / Free to Lodging Guests
10 a.m. Fiddle Seminar: Phoebe Hunt $10 each / Free to Lodging Guests
Time: Event: Cost:
Noon – 5 p.m. Shock Top Beer Garden $6 per pint
Noon – 5 p.m. Festival Food Priced á la carte
Noon – 5 p.m. Kids Crafts Free & paid activities
1 p.m.– 5 p.m. Unlimited Micro-Brewery Samples $40 – 1 day // $75 – weekend
12:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. Giddy Up Kitty
12:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. Phoebe Hunt
12:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. Hackensaw Boys
3 p.m.– 5 p.m. Giddy Up Kitty
3 p.m.– 5 p.m. Fruition
3 p.m.– 5 p.m. Sierra Hull

Bluegrass and Beer Attending Breweries:

 AC Golden Brewing Co, Backcountry Brewery, Boulder Beer Co, Breckenridge Brewery, Dillon Dam Brewery, Great Divide Brewing Co, Left Hand Brewing Co, Shock Top Brewing Co, Odell Brewing Co, Palisade Brewing Co, San Luis Valley Brewing Co, Twisted Pine Brewing Co, Pug Ryan’s Brewery, Renegade Brewing Co, Upslope Brewing Co, New Belgium Brewing Co, Crazy Mountain Brewery, Colorado Cider Co, Aspen Brewing Co, Marble Brewery, Copper Kettle Brewing Co, Prost Brewing Co, Left Coast Brewing Co, Bonfire Brewing, Goose Island Brewing Co, Lone Tree Brewing Co, Full Sail Brewing, Elevation Beer Co

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.comor call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @keystonemtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone.

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Keystone Resort Celebrates Independence Day.

Keystone Bike Park

Keystone Bike Park (Photo credit: paulswansen)

Keystone Resort Celebrates Independence Day with Mountains of Fun


KEYSTONE, Colo. — As summer heats up across the country, Keystone Resort provides the perfect Holiday escape with cool mountain temperatures, plenty of outdoor activities and an array of Independence Day celebrations. The resort will be animated July 4 with Holiday activities including a children’s bike parade, fishing derby, barbecue, bike-in movie and spectacular lakeside fireworks display. But the excitement isn’t contained to just the 4th; the Resort will host a Campfire Social July 3, Kids Theater and Friday Afternoon Club with the Luv Brothers on July 5 and the Big Mountain Enduro mountain bike event July 6-7. With plenty of daily activities including hiking and biking, golf, stand-up paddle boarding and miniature golf, a Keystone vacation can stretch for days with plenty of outdoor recreation, a vibrant Village and fantastic dining options.

Fourth of July Ignites at Keystone Resort
America’s Birthday celebration will kick-off at Keystone’s Lakeside Village with the annual fishing derby. Children 13 and younger are invited to try their hand at fishing in Keystone’s gorgeous five-acre lake, while the rest of the family can enjoy an entertaining morning of cheering on the participants in this free activity. Following the fun at the lake the Children’s Bike Parade, a Keystone tradition, will take place in River Run Village. Kids of all ages will be provided with a complimentary bike decorating kit before taking off for a lap around the Village. Parents and guests can line the parade route cheering and enjoying the festive Holiday merriment.

The 4th of July wouldn’t be complete without a barbecue, and the Edgewater Grill will do all the work, letting Keystone guests relax and enjoy the mouthwatering goods while taking in the views of Lakeside Village. The grill will be fired up from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, giving guests the chance to grab some delicious grub before pedaling over to Keystone’s bike-in movie.

The summer classic The Sandlot will begin at 6:15 p.m. in Lakeside Village, a perfect way to end a great day in the Colorado sunshine. The movie is free, and refreshments will be available on-site. Guests are also invited to participate in the pre-movie bike ride around the Lake; bikes are available for rent at the Keystone Adventure Center.

The night will conclude with a fireworks display over Keystone Lake. The fireworks show will take place at 9:00 p.m. and is weather dependent.

Campfire Social, July 3
Before the fun on the Fourth, swing by Keystone Stables for a weekly guest welcome reception, hosted fireside. Guests are invited to this free activity, with hot dogs and s’mores available for purchase on-site, which includes a tour of the gorgeous Keystone Stables, the perfect spot to soak in a Colorado sunset. The Saloon will also be open throughout the event offering delicious beverages for children and adults alike. The fun begins at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. Free transportation to the Stables is available via Keystone’s convenient in-resort transportation system.

Kidtopia Kids Theater and Friday Afternoon Club, July 5
The Holiday amusement at Keystone continues Friday, July 5 with the Kidtopia Kids Theater’s weekly performance of Golden. Two shows, 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., are hosted every Friday in the quaint Quaking Aspen Amphitheater in River Run Village. Kids of all ages will adore this high-energy twist on the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears storyline. Named “Best Colorado Theatre West of Denver” by the Colorado Theatre Guild and “One of Colorado’s Top Ten Theatres Outside Denver” by the Denver Post, the Lake Dillon Theatre brings a high-quality, high-altitude musical performance not to be missed. Tickets are free to guests lodging with Keystone hospitality.

Whether you spend the morning at the theater, or snow tubing in July, the place to be for Happy Hour is atop Dercum Mountain for Keystone’s weekly Friday Afternoon Club. Scenic gondola rides to the mountaintop are free after 3:00 p.m. and guests will enjoy a variety of lawn games including ladder ball, corn hole and slack lining on the Dercum Summit. A full bar is available as is the Summit House’s delicious barbecue from the Overlook Grill. Free live music begins at 4:00 p.m. with local favorites the Luv Brothers rocking the stage.

Big Mountain Enduro, July 6-7
For those looking to really kick their Holiday Weekend into high gear, Keystone will host the third stop on the Big Mountain Enduro (BME) summer tour, Saturday and Sunday July 6 and 7. This pro-level race is sold out, but guests can enjoy great spectator vantage points across the mountain, as participants tackle grueling uphill climbs and white-knuckle descents.

Please note, the Keystone Bike Park will be closed until 5:00 p.m. Saturday, July 6 for race activity. The Park will reopen 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with FREE bike park access for all guests. Bike rentals will also be available at a 50% discount at Keystone Sports in River Run Village. The Bike Park will be closed all day on Sunday, July 7 for the BME event. Keystone apologizes for any inconvenience.

Keystone Resort Lodging Deals
Spend the weekend in Keystone’s mountain setting with comfortable temperatures that rarely exceed 75 degrees and plenty of mountain sunshine by taking advantage of lodging deals that include up to $33 off. For more information about Keystone’s great lodging options call 800-239-9291 or visit www.keystoneresort.com.

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @keystonemtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone.

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Snake River Festival Back to its Roots

English: Keystone Resort with Lake Deutsch: Ke...

English: Keystone Resort with Lake Deutsch: Keystone Resort mit See (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Born almost twenty years ago, the Snake River Festival presented by Warriors Cycling and Rocky Mountain Endurance Series (RME), is back at Keystone Resort Saturday, June 29 through Sunday, June 30 with a weekend full of dynamic and beneficial activities. Guests can test their skills in a number of mountain biking races, take in the stunning natural setting during outdoor yoga classes, and soak in the cuteness of a children’s balance bike race. The weekend will be filled with high-energy mountain recreation, allowing guests to tap into their inner athlete or outdoor enthusiast in a gorgeous Rocky Mountain environment.

Kicking-off the festival Saturday, June 29 the Snake River Mountain Challenge will test individual’s stamina and endurance during a number of grueling cross-country courses that encompass the entire Keystone Mountain Bike Park. Visit http://www.warriorscycling.com/races/snake-river for course map and info.

Saturday’s Divisions Run As Follows:

  • Marathon –  ~ 3 laps, 54 miles
  • Half Marathon –  ~ 2 laps, 36 miles
  • XC –  ~ 1 lap, 18 miles
  • Half XC –  ~ Half lap, 10 miles
  • Juniors – mileage and course vary according to age. 17-18 race XC. 13-16 race Half XC. 11-12 race shortened course approx 6 miles.

For those who are inclined to take their Saturday at a slower pace, the Festival will be offering up plenty of entertaining and relaxing activities for both adults and children. Free live music will begin Saturday at 1p.m. in River Run Village featuring Danna Rocks, coupled with an Oskar Blues Beer Garden and food to enjoy while jamming out and relaxing in the sun. Kids can enjoy a bounty of festivities such as free face painting and caricature drawings, as well as paid activities including the Keystone Kidz Zone featuring a bouncy house, bungee trampolines and gem panning.

Sunday will include a wider range of Festival events geared towards families, such as a progressive bike skills clinic, yoga in the Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre, a children’s balance bike race and recreational guided group mountain bike rides, all free for Snake River Festival attendees. Kid’s activities will again run throughout the day as well as a free concert featuring the infamous 80’s Six Million Dollar band.

This year’s event returns the Snake River Festival to its origins at Keystone Resort, where the event began almost 20 years ago. Attendees will appreciate the Resort’s long-standing mountain bike tradition in both a challenging and enjoyable way. The festival atmosphere and range of events will provide something for all guests; from seasoned mountain bikers to beginners and families too. For race registration and competition fees visit http://www.warriorscycling.com/races/snake-river/registration.

Schedule of Events
Friday:  
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Registration and Check-in
Saturday:
7:00 – 10:00 a.m. Registration and Check-in.  Must check-in 1/2 hour before start.
9:00 a.m. Marathon Start
9:30 a.m. Half Marathon Start
10:00 a.m. XC Start, Half XC, Juniors Start, Kidz Zone open, bouncy house, face painting, kids activities all day
1:00 p.m. Warriors Kids Race for 10 and under
1:00 – 5:30 p.m. Live Music in River Run, Oskar Blues Beer Garden and Food
1:30 p.m. XC, Half XC and Junior Awards
3:00 p.m. Marathon, Half Marathon Awards
Sunday:
8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Registration and Check-in for free Sunday activities.
9:00 a.m. Progressive Bike Skills Clinic
10:00 a.m. Yoga in Quaking Aspen Ampitheatre
10:00 a.m. Kidz Zone open, bouncy house, face painting, kids activities all day
11:30 a.m.-1:30p.m. Recreational Guided Group Rides for all abilities
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Music in River Run
2:00 p.m. Balance Bike Race for not-yet pedaling kids
Lodging for the weekend starts at just $144 per night in one of Keystone’s slopeside condominiums. Guests can choose from an array of accommodation options, as well as enjoy all of Keystone’s exciting summer activities throughout the weekend.

Please note, the Keystone Mountain Bike Park will be closed to the public until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29 for the Snake River Mountain Challenge. The Park will reopen from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m. with bike haul tickets available for just $15. The Bike Park will be open to the public for normal operations beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 30.

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @keystonemtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone.

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Media Contacts
Laura Parquette, (970) 496-4107, (970) 333-3437, lparquette@vailresorts.com
Tucker Vest Burton, (970) 496-4065, (970) 485-2444, tburton@vailresorts.com

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Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour

Pepper Bacon wrapped Brats

Pepper Bacon wrapped Brats (Photo credit: paulswansen)

Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour Provides a Sizzling Good Time at Keystone Resort

Is there anything quite like the scent of bacon wafting into the crisp summer mountain air? If that thought gets your mouth watering, be sure to put Keystone Resort’s Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour, June 22-23 on the calendar. Now in its third year, the two-day event will feature more than a ton of Iowa and Colorado bacon along with bacon-inspired cuisine from over 18 food vendors, live music, and samples of Beggin’ Strips® for those with bacon-loving four-legged friends. New this year, the festival has added Colorado’s Biggest Bacon Bloody Mary Bar, sponsored by Hair of the Dawg Bloody Mary Mix, and a bacon education series for those looking to earn a diploma for their knowledge of their favorite pork-tastic treat.

“The Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour believes bacon education is at the core of a healthy bacon economy,” said event co-founder, Brooks Reynolds.

“So, we’ve introduced a lecture series hosted by Certified Bacon InstructorsTM including the likes of Eden Farms’ Nick Jones and Denver Bacon Company’s Justin Brunson. With famous bacon purveyors at the head of the class, participants are sure to receive a first class bacon education.”

For those guests not interested in earning an All About Bacon DiplomaTM, cutting class will mean joining fellow bacon-lovers in Keystone’s picturesque River Run Village, sampling unique and delectable treats from bacon purveyors and area Chefs and restaurants, listening to live music from bands like Hell’s Belles and the Steeldrivers and enjoying icy cold beverages in the Colorado sunshine.

One-day bacon tasting tickets start at only $30, with weekend tasting packages beginning at $50, including an event koozie and souvenir sunglasses. Keystone Resort lodging packages including tasting tickets start at just $97 per person, per night or $173 for the weekend (two nights lodging and a two-day tasting ticket).

To offset a delicious afternoon in the Village, Keystone offers a variety of calorie-burning mountain activities including downhill and cross-country biking and scenic hiking for all levels. Live music throughout the weekend as well as a lively festival atmosphere is free to all guests. And don’t forget to bring the youngest members of the family, because on top of having the chance to nibble away on bacon, kid’s craft activities will be offered throughout the weekend.

Weekend Schedule of Entertainment:

Saturday, June 22
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Bacon Festival, River Run Events Plaza—tickets required for sampling
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Kids’ Crafts, Ina’s Bridge (between Village and Gondola)—free and paid activities
1:30 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. Concert: Hamilton Loomis, River Run Main Stage (Free)
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bacon U Lecture Series, Warren Station Center for the Arts (Free)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Concert: Hell’s Belles, River Run Main Stage (Free)
Sunday, June 23
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Bacon Festival, River Run Events Plaza—tickets required for sampling
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Kids’ Crafts, Ina’s Bridge (between Village and Gondola)—free and paid activities
1:30 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. Concert: Hamilton Loomis, River Run Main Stage (Free)
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Bacon U Lecture Series, Warren Station Center for the Arts (Free)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Concert: The SteelDrivers, River Run Main Stage (Free)

For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @keystonemtn on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone.

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Keystone Ranch Golf Course Opens Friday, May 31

Keystone Ranch Golf Course, Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Ranch Golf Course, Keystone, Colorado (Photo credit: danperry.com)

Golf is in full swing at Keystone Resort, as the Keystone Ranch course opens with 18 holes of play Friday, May 31. The Ranch will join the 18 holes of mountain-style play currently available at Keystone’s River Course. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a full summer of fun on the greens with a variety of Keystone golf season pass products currently available, providing access to all 36 holes of championship play.

The Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed Keystone Ranch follows the legendary links-style of a Scottish course on the front-nine, while the back nine presents a traditional mountain valley layout.  Winding through lodgepole pines, around sage meadows and across a nine-acre lake, this par-72 course features slight elevation changes and many bunkers for a scenic, challenging round of play.

Golfers can relax at the comfortable Ranch Clubhouse, enjoying breathtaking views and full-service facilities such as lockers rooms, a fully stocked golf shop and the Keystone Ranch Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and après food and beverages daily. The Ranch’s deck overlooks the course’s back nine and provides one of the best sunset views in Summit County, making it the perfect locale for a post-round beverage.

Throughout the Summer Keystone’s golf courses will offer various lessons and clinics specifically geared at improving guest’s game in a productive and friendly atmosphere. Half-hour private lessons with a PGA professional that are individually tailored to guest’s skill level and goals are available for $50 and clinics such as Boomers on the Links at The River Course perfect for seniors and Just for Junior Golf Clinics great for 17 and under golfers will also be available throughout the season.

Stay and play for a weekend in Keystone’s pleasant 70-degree summer weather with the Resort’s golf and lodging package that starts at $90 per person and saves guests 33% on lodging when paired with a round of golf. To book now visit www.keystoneresort.com or call 800-328-1323.

On August 21, Keystone Resort will host a prestigious clinic with Nancy Lopez, winner of Rookie of the Year and Player of the Year in 1978, which will include breakfast, putting exhibition with Lopez, short game clinic stations focused on putting, chipping, pitching and sand followed by a delicious boxed lunch. Golfers will have the chance to round out the day with nine holes on the Keystone Ranch Golf Course with Lopez hitting a par three with each group. Lodging packages at the Keystone Lodge & Spa start at the special rate of $158 per night and the Keystone Spa will also be providing participants a discounted Keystone Custom Massage or Facial for only $105 ($55 off). Visit http://www.ll4g.com to register for the event.

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Austria Is Now Epic.

English: St. Anton am Arlberg as seen from the...

English: St. Anton am Arlberg as seen from the Galzig slopes (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Austria Is Now Epic

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced an epic partnership with the one of the most famous ski regions in the world, Arlberg, Austria, home to legendary mountain resorts of St. Anton, Lech-Zürs, St. Christoph and Stuben. The Epic Pass now features five free consecutive days of skiing and riding in Arlberg, bringing the total access to 15 world-class mountains in three countries and further enhancing the already exceptional value of the world’s greatest ski pass. At only $689, the Epic Pass is the best value on a lift pass in the industry. Epic Pass holders have the opportunity to extend their winter from the U.S. to Europe—for the second consecutive year—and experience both Verbier, Switzerland, and now Arlberg, Austria, in addition to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and Eldora in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe. Boasting an average annual snowfall of 23 feet, the Arlberg area is legendary among skiers and riders from around the globe as the cradle of skiing, revered for the world-class experience and innovation in the sport that it affords while maintaining its traditional, Alpine character.

“We are pleased and proud to announce our partnership with Arlberg as Epic Pass holders can now ski the best resorts in the world in three countries on one pass. Vail Resorts continues to look for opportunities to enhance the incredible value of the Epic Pass that our guests already receive and enjoy. In March, we announced that we increased the number of free days of access to Verbier, Switzerland, from three to five for the 2013-2014 season and we added, Eldora, a local Colorado ski area to the Epic Pass,” said Kirsten Lynch, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts. “Epic Pass holders already enjoy an incredible experience with unlimited, unrestricted access to Vail Resorts’ seven world-class resorts in the United States, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, as well as Arapahoe Basin and now Eldora, but the addition of world-class skiing in both Austria and Switzerland makes the Epic Pass even more compelling for our guests looking to take a ski vacation to Europe.”
Boasting 174 miles of marked ski runs, 112 miles of open free riding terrain, 94 gondolas and lifts, and approximately 23 feet of annual snowfall, The Arlberg is arguably Austria’s most popular mountain resort group. Modern and vibrant, St. Anton am Arlberg also maintains its traditional Tyrolean charm. The Arlberg ski area will be open from Dec. 6, 2013 – Apr. 27, 2014.

“Arlberg and Vail Resorts are arguably the world’s premier ski resorts, offering exceptional experiences on the mountain and an unparalleled level of customer service,” said Hermann Fercher, chief executive officer of Lech-Zürs. “We are looking forward to a successful partnership and welcome Epic Pass holders to Austria next winter”, chief executive officer of St. Anton am Arlberg, Martin Ebster, went on to say.

Skiers and riders can lock in the lowest guaranteed prices for only $49 down on next season by purchasing their passes before May 27, 2013. The following is a guide to help skiers and snowboarders choose the best season pass options for them, based on how much they plan to ski and ride. All passes are available for purchase at www.epicpass.com.

Take Multiple Ski Vacations in the United States and Europe Throughout the Winter Season for a Great Value

· The Epic Pass™: Ski as much as you want, whenever you want at $689 for adults and $359 for children (ages 5-12). The Epic Pass provides unlimited skiing or riding at nine resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and now Eldora in Colorado and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe. New this year, the Epic Pass also comes with five free days of skiing or riding at the renowned Verbier Resort in Switzerland and an additional five free days of skiing and riding in Arlberg, Austria. No restrictions. At this spring rate, the Epic Pass pays for itself in just over five days.

· The Epic Local Pass™: Perfect for people who can navigate a few more restrictions on their winter vacation. The Epic Local Pass at $529 for adults and $269 for children (ages 5-12) offers unlimited and unrestricted skiing at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. The Epic Local Pass also includes 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek with holiday restrictions. At this spring rate, the Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over four days.

Ski or Snowboard Any Day of the Season for a Great Value

Vail Resorts also offers options for guests who don’t plan to ski or ride more than seven days next winter:
· New this year, The Epic 4-Day™:Perfect for people who only plan to take one ski vacation. The Epic 4-Day at $349 for adults and $199 for children (ages 5-12) offers four unrestricted lift tickets for skiing and riding at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and Arapahoe Basin. At the spring rate, the Epic 4-Day pays for itself in less than three days.

· Epic 7-Day™: Perfect for people who don’t plan to ski more than seven days. The Epic 7-Day gives skiers and snowboarders a total of seven unrestricted days of skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, plus Arapahoe Basin, anytime during the season at $529 for adults and $269 for children (ages 5-12). At this spring rate, the Epic 7-Day pays for itself in just over four days.

Pay $49 Down Now and Lock in the Lowest Price Available

Vail Resorts is making it as easy as possible for guests to lock in the lowest guaranteed pass prices with a $49 down payment now and the remaining balance due in mid-September 2013. The lowest guaranteed 2013-2014 season pass prices with the option to put $49 down are only available through May 27, 2013.

Season Pass Insurance Option: Protect Your Pass Investment in the Event of Unexpected Circumstances

Vail Resorts encourages guests to purchase pass insurance. All of the Company’s season pass products are non-refundable and non-transferrable; however, pass insurance covers pass holders in the event of unexpected circumstances including sickness, injury and job loss. Pass insurance is $20 for adults and $10 for children (ages 5-12). Coverage applies for all season passes and the Epic 7-Day and Epic 4-Day valid for the 2013-2014 ski season.

Prices on Vail Resorts season passes are guaranteed for a limited time only, so act now. For more information or to purchase your pass, visit www.epicpass.com.

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Farewell to an Incredible 2012-2013 Season with Vail Resorts

North side of Vail Mountain, and Vail Valley.

North side of Vail Mountain, and Vail Valley. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Farewell to an Incredible 2012-2013 Season with Vail Resorts. When spring comes to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado it brings Spring Back to Vail, Spring Fever, Pond Skimming and so much more this year. Skiers and riders will close out Vail’s 50th anniversary season with free live concerts from O.A.R, Sublime, and Jimmy Cliff; At Beaver Creek girls who participate in the Ski Girls Rock program can enjoy lunch with Lindsey Vonn; At Breck, celebrate spring time with Spring Fever events with concerts from Matisyahu and other platinum artists. New this year, try a daredevil Red Bull Schlittentag on Keystone’s closing day and show everyone what a daredevil you are with free range to create the fastest sled on snow. With two and a half feet of snow at Breckenridge, 20 inches at Vail, and 19 inches at Beaver Creek and Keystone this week Mother Nature is setting the scene for amazing spring ski and riding conditions. Here’s the line up to end the 2012-2013 winter season with a bang. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

“Lunch with Lindsey” – Lindsey Vonn’s Ski Girls Rock Program at Beaver Creek –March 30

On Saturday, March 30, girls who participate in Lindsey Vonn’s Ski Girls Rock program will have the special opportunity to enjoy “Lunch with Lindsey” in a private dining room where they will also have an intimate informal discussion with this year’s FIS Alpine World Cup Downhill Champion and Olympic gold medalist. Ski Girls Rock is a premium ski lesson product inspired by Vonn and created exclusively for girls ages 7 to 14 to empower young women, and equip them with the skills and confidence to be successful both on and off the mountain. Registration is first-come, first-served online at www.beavercreek.com or call (970) 754-5464 to learn more about the program.

Spring Back to Vail – April 8-14

Celebrate spring and enjoy some fun in the sun to close out Vail’s 50th anniversary ski and snowboard season at Spring Back to Vail, featuring free live concerts from O.A.R, Sublime with Rome, and Jimmy Cliff. Closing day on April 14th also brings the annual World Pond Skimming Championships, a spectacle entailing floatable, and sometimes sinkable, athletes launching themselves off an on-snow jump onto an icy pond in attempts to successfully exit the pond on both feet. www.vail.com/springback.

Spring Fever, presented by Breckenridge Ski Resort–March 17-April 14

More than 40 events in 30 days, taking place both on the mountain and in town while visitors are welcomed to ski and ride the best spring snow in Colorado. The month-long series of events will feature countless bluebird days and great deals for guests to offer attractions for all ages.
Full details on all the events taking place during Breck Spring Fever continue to be updated daily; for the latest news and details on all the events taking place, visit www.BreckSpringFever.com.

CONCERTS

Breck Spring Fever includes the Bud Light Concert Series: Big-name national acts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons on a specially-constructed stage on the mountain at the Peak 8 base.

Sat. April 6th– The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

– The platinum-winning ska-core band from Boston are best known for their album Let’s Face It and their hit single “The Impression That I Get”, and are credited as one of the progenitors of the ska punk genre.

Sun. April 7th– The Dirty Heads

This SoCal rock/reggae/hip-hop band makes music that represents positivity and good vibes, with a melodic style that includes hip hop and ska punk genres. Their debut album featured one of this decade’s biggest singles, “Lay Me Down”, which spent 11 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Alternative Chart, a record for an independent release.

Sat. April 13th– 3OH!3

One of Colorado’s favorite hometown bands, 3OH!3 is the electropop duo of Sean Foreman and Nathanial Motte, who named the band after the area code of their hometown of Boulder, CO. Having collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop, such as Lil’ John, Katy Perry and Ke$ha, 3OH!3 has racked up an impressive resume that’s seen them vying for MTV Video Music Awards, selling out shows worldwide, racking up platinum singles, and creating instant parties at festivals across the globe.

Sun. April 14th–

Matisyahu–Matisyahu fuses the contemporary styles of rap, beatboxing and hip-hop with the more traditional vocal disciplines of jazz’s scat singing and Judaism’s hazzan style of songful prayer, rolling it all into a dominant background of reggae. His hit single “King Without a Crown” off his album Live At Stubb’s launched him to stardom and was a Top 40 hit in the USA.

Schlittentagand Slush Cup Close Keystone Resort –Sunday, April 7

Slush Cup
The third annual Slush Cup at the Mountain House Base kicks off Keystone’s official last day of the season, at 10:30am, Sunday, April 7. Participants will have the chance to pond-skim their way to great prizes including three Summit Value Passes in categories including best costume, best crash and best overall. Spectators can watch pond-skimmers glide, crash, dance and ski to a possible victory while listening to music and enjoying a cold beverage from The Last Lift Bar.

Red Bull Schlittentag

Schlittentag, the German word for “sledding day” translates to daredevils willing to propel themselves on a hand-built sled down a snow-covered hill. What better way to say farewell to an excellent 2012-13 ski season at Keystone Resort and hello to Vail Resort’s new partnership with Red Bull than with its new event, Red Bull Schlittentag, Sunday, April 7. Teams will consist of three people who have free range to create the wildest, fastest sled this side of the Alps. The Schlittentag will take place at the Mountain House Base Area on the Discovery Hill where spectators can watch the gallant “sledders” propel themselves down the hill. www keystoneresort.com

2013 Closing Days

Keystone: April 7, 2013

Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge: April 14, 2013

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