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Nordic Center

Nordic Skiing Snowshoe Nordic Skiing Group
The Keystone Nordic Center will open in December for the winter season.

See a whole different side of Keystone in the winter with the activities at the Keystone Nordic Center. Cross-country skiing, skate skiing, snowshoeing, lessons, rentals, and guided tours are available. Take part in special programs like Ladies Days, Mountain Top Treks, and Eco Hikes. And don't miss the fun on our old-fashioned family tubing hill. Warm up with our all-you-can-eat soup buffet lunch at The Nordic Soup Bistro and relax on our outdoor patio.

Keystone's Nordic Center offers several groomed trails for all abilities. Guests may also enjoy more than 35 miles (57 kilometers) of nearby trails through the White River National Forest (requiring a 3-5 mile drive to the trailheads).

Please call the Keystone Nordic Center at 970-496-4275 for more information.

Operation Schedule:

The Keystone Nordic Center will be open daily 9am - 4pm for the winter season from early December through late March (weather dependent)

Location & Directions


The Keystone Nordic Center is located in The River Course Clubhouse at 155 River Course Drive, Keystone, CO 80435

Directions:
  • Keystone's Nordic Center is situated at an elevation of 9,000+ feet above sea level in the White River National Forest about 90 miles west of Denver International Airport
  • Take Interstate 70 West through the Eisenhower Tunnel to Exit 205 (Dillon/Silverthorne)
  • Continue 5 miles east on U.S. Highway 6 to Keystone Resort
  • After you pass Lake Dillon, watch for signs for the Nordic Center. Turn right on Elk Road and follow right to the clubhouse at 155 River Course Drive.

Nordic Center Rentals

Pricing & Rentals

Daily Trail Fees

Adults:  $13 (discounts for multiple days)
Seniors (65+ years) $9
Teens (13-17 years)
$9
Children (12 & younger)
 FREE
Special pricing is available for groups of 9 or more.


Daily Equipment Rental

(Multi-day rentals also available)

Touring Skis
$22 (includes skis, boots & poles)
Skate Skis 
$24 (includes skis, boots & poles)
Touring Skis w/ metal edge
$24 (includes skis, boots & poles)
Snowshoes
$22
Inner Tube $16/hour or $20 for 2 hours.  

View Nordic Trail Map

Noridc Center
Any lesson may be schedule on other days with a minimum of two participants and advanced reservation. Call 970-496-4275 for reservations.

Group Lessons:

Beginner Group Lesson For Adults - (Available Daily)
An introduction to cross-country skiing techniques. Learn how to move efficiently, turn, and stop.  Lesson price includes trail fee and equipment rental. Reservations required.
Time:  10:30am - 11:30am.  Check-in by 10:15am.
Cost:  $60


Start Skating - Group Lesson for Adults
- (Available Fridays & Saturdays)
An introduction lesson to skate skiing techniques.  Learn how to move efficiently, turn, and stop. Lesson price includes trail fee and equipment rental. Reservations required.
Time:  12:00pm - 1:00pm.  Check-in by 11:45am.
Cost:  $60

Ladies Days - Nordic and Snowshoe - (Available Fridays)
Morning cross-country ski lesson, soup buffet lunch, and afternoon snowshoe tour. Lesson price includes trail fee, equipment rental, and Soup Bistro lunch.
Reservations required.
Time: Fridays from 10:30am - 3:00pm  Check in by 10:15am.
Cost:  $80

Private Lessons:

Personal Trainer Private Lessons - Classic or Skating (Available Daily)
One-hour private lesson in the style of your choice.  Each additional student $30.  Lesson price includes trail fee and equipment rental.
Available daily with advance reservation.
Cost:  $85


Get Fit Together (Available Daily)

Design your own lesson for families, women, couples or any group.  Lesson price includes trail fee and equipment rental. Reservations required.  Minimum 2 participants.
Adult: $55
Children (age 7-14): $35  


Nordic Center

Guided Snowshoe Tours & Special Events

Any tour may be schedule on other days with a minimum of two participants and advanced reservation. Call 970-496-4275 for reservations.


Guided Snowshoe Tours:

Snowshoe Eco Hike - (Wednesdays & Fridays)

Enjoy an easy hike along the Snake River. Learn about nature, animals, our mountains and mining times. Level 3/10. Tour lasts approximately 2 hours. Reservations required.
Times: Wednesdays at 10:30am; Fridays at 1:00pm.
Cost:  $60 

Mountain Top Snowshoe Trek - (Thursdays and Saturdays)
A unique snowshoe experience from the top of Dercum Mountain (lift ticket included) to Lookout Hill. Take in the scenery during this mountain top trek while enjoying this Level 8/10 snowshoe trail. Reservations required.
Time: Thursdays and Saturdays from 10:30am - 2:15pm. 
Cost:  $80


Upcoming Special Events:

Full Moon Snowshoe
Date: March 5, 2015
Experience a moonlit snowshoe tour from the top of Dercum Mountain to Lookout Hill, then enjoy a beverage at the Summit House before descending the gondola to the base. Includes snowshoe rental, gondola ride, guided hike, and beverage. Meet at the Nordic Center by 4:30pm for snowshoe rental. Group loads the gondola at 5:00pm to head up to the Dercum summit.
Cost: $50 per person.  Reservations Required.

Tubing Hill

Family Tubing the old-fashioned way - walk up and slide down.  Great fun for families, especially those with young children & grandparents.

Available Daily:
10am - 2pm through February
9am - 1pm through March, weather permitting

Tube Rental Required.
$16 per hour per tube or $20 for 2 hours.
Tube rental is first come, first served.
For safety reasons, personal sleds or tubes are not permitted at any time.

For more information, call the Keystone Nordic Center at 970-496-4275.

The Nordic Soup Bistro

Soup Buffet Lunch Served Daily from 11:30am - 2:00pm

Relax and warm up before or after your Nordic adventure with a beverage (beer, wine, coffee, hot chocolate, soft drinks) and a snack in the clubhouse or on the sunny patio. Enjoy our soup buffet lunch, served daily from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., featuring a selection of three hearty, homestyle soups with fresh rolls, butter & jam. Call 970-496-1474 for daily soup selections, children's pricing, and group reservations. Snacks and beverages served all day.

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