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Mountain Biking at Keystone Bike Park

Keystone Bike Park is 100% open!

Get ready for exciting mountain biking action at the Keystone Bike Park. With rock gardens, drops and high-speed features there’s never a dull moment on your bike. From greens to blues to blacks, there is something for riders of all mountain biking abilities. There are also more than 100 miles of single track for touring. Or, for a more relaxing afternoon, take a cruiser ride or road bike along miles of paved bike path.

 

Learning to Ride? Keystone Resort offers Bike Clinics and a Skills Park! Start your bike park progression before you even ride the lift.

2015 Bike Park Hours and Scheduling:

Bike park will be open 7 days a week through Monday, September 7th. With an additional 2 weekends September 12 & 13 (Saturday & Sunday) September 19 & 20 (Saturday & Sunday) * Dates are weather dependent.



Find out which trails are open or closed.
View Bike Park Trail Report


Bike Park Partial Closures are Scheduled For: 


 July 11 - Partial Closure for the Big Mountain Enduro Series.  Bike Park will be open to the public from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

 July 12 - All Day Closure - Bike Park will be closed to the public for the Big Mountain Enduro Series

Bike Park Stats

The Keystone Bike Park consists of some of the country's best downhill trails with progressive terrain for riders of all abilities. Take your bike up a chairlift and gain access to some of Colorado’s most exhilarating expert downhill challenges with rock gardens, rock drops and high-speed features. Beginner and intermediate bikers can enjoy roller coaster rides over bridges and berms without the steepness or rock gardens you’ll find in other areas of the park.
And, Keystone is the hub for hundreds of miles of world-class single track . The Keystone Bike Park trails combined with the trails branching from the Colorado Trail provide seemingly endless riding opportunities.

Bike Park Stats
  • Dercum Summit: 11,640 feet
  • Base Elevation: 9,280’
  • Vertical Drop: 2,360’
  • Number of Trails: 55
  • Miles of Trails: 55



Trails

Beginner and Intermediate Trails

Downhill biking is a blast at Keystone. The bike park crew have been working hard to widen trails, add countless new berms for a flowier ride and even built a new beginner, learning zone at the base. Be prepared for some long rides up on the mountain. Single-track, dirt trails that includes open and forested areas, some rocks and tree roots make up our green trails. Blue trails have steeper grades, larger rocks and roots, tabletop features and requires good mountain bike skills.

Expert Trails
Keystone offers Colorado’s most exhilarating downhill challenges with rock gardens, rock drops and high-speed jumps. And our bike park crew have been working hard to add even more improvements, including new berms, more jumps and a new beginner, learning area at the base of River Run Gondola.
Got a question for our bike crew? Email the Keystone Bike Park to learn more about bike rentals and lift tickets, or call 800-354-4386.


Bike Park Map

Keystone Bike Park Map

View Keystone Bike Park Trail Report

View Bike Park Map





Skills Park

Skills ParkIt's a progressive skills park for all abilities, it has a black jump trail, a blue jump trail, and a green trail, with rollers that the beginners love, as well as the experts. There is also a small skills park with logs, rocks, and rollers.




Drop Zone

Located off the Paid-in-Full trail, the Drop Zone consists of a series of ridgeline drops transformed into free falls:

Alley 1 
Piranha, Barracuda and Jaws - three ramps - ranging from a small 5-foot drop to a 14-foot drop that allows you to launch up to 22 feet.

Alley 2 

Paranoid - Rock drop with a natural take off and narrow wooden landing between the trees.

Alley 3 

Voodoo - Rock garden into a North Shore.

Alley 4 

Witch Doctor - North Shore feature launching you straight into the air ending with a G-Out (a natural landscape feature shaped like a berm ending in a straight and steep downhill run out).



Safety


Rules of the Trail:

Uphill traffic always has the right-of-way.
Bikers yield to pedestrians.

Accident or Lost?
Retrace your steps or proceed downhill until you come to an emergency phone located in a bright red box. Call extension 4000 or 970-496-4000 from a cell phone.

Lightning or Thunderstorms
Lifts may close on occasion causing delays. Brief afternoon thunderstorms are common in the mountains. Seek shelter when you see a storm developing. You are responsible to take the proper precautions to include keeping of ridge lines and staying clear of chairlift houses and towers, power lines, open spaces, lone trees and sign posts. Please take this into consideration when planning mountain activities.

Mountain Bike Preparation
Temperatures ranges from 80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day to 40 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Swings in temperature can be drastic in short periods of time.
  • Sunscreen/lip balm
  • Sunglasses
  • Helmet
  • Windproof fleece or wool sweater/jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sturdy shoes with good tread
  • Water and energy food
  • Biking gloves (recommended)
  • Secure all lose clothing or bags
High Altitude Awareness
Above 8,000 feet, altitude illness affects 20 percent to 30 percent of visitors from low elevations to some degree. Upon arrival in this area, take it easy for the first day or two. Drink two or three times more water or fluid than usual. Limit alcohol consumption for two or three days and minimize caffeine intake. Limit salty foods and increase carbohydrate consumption. Most importantly, listen to your body. Do not push the limits of your physical capabilities.

Common Symptoms of Altitude Sickness

  • Shortness of breath when exercising.
  • Faster Heartbeat
  • Nausea
  • Unusual Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Difficulty Sleeping
Those with one or more of these symptoms may have Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If the symptoms do not subside shortly, a doctor should be called.

Contact Us:

Got a question for our bike crew? Email them at KeystoneBikePark@vailresorts.com
To learn more about bike rentals and lift tickets, call 800-354-4FUN (4386).

For more information, email any questions to keystoneinfo@vailresorts.com or call 970-496-4FUN (4386).

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