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Guided Hikes

Keystone offers a variety of hikes for you or your family. From nature to fitness, education and more, you'll have a great outdoor experience.

Type: Outdoor, Kid Friendly, Grown Up, Adventure

Location: Keystone

800-354-4386

Guided Hikes in Keystone

Guided Hikes


Explore Keystone hiking trails, meet new friends, and learn more about Keystone's history, wildflowers and wildlife while experiencing magnificent views!  Hiking in the mountains is healthy and can be done by anybody. We provide variety of different levels and lengths of hiking guided trips ranging from 2 miles to 5+ miles. 

Guided Hikes will start on June 18 for the summer season and run daily through September 7, 2015.

2015 Guided Hike Schedule

 Day  Start Time 
 Hike  Duration
 Cost

 Mondays


 10:30am


 Mountain Top Nature Hike 

 2 hrs


 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13 

 Tuesdays

 10:30am

 Wildflower Hike
 Available Tuesdays:
 June 16-July 28 

 2 hrs
 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13

 Wednesdays

 10:30am

 Valley Hike

 2 hrs
 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13 

 Thursdays

 10:30am
               

 Mountain Top Nature Hike

 2 hrs
              
 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13 
 

 4:00pm  Kids Nature Hike & Crafts   1hr 15 mins    Kids
 (ages 6-12): $12 

 Fridays

 10:30am

 Fitness Hike

 2hrs
 Adults: $20
 Senior: $17 
   4:30pm  Sundown Hike   1hr 15 mins  Adults: $14
 Kids 6-12: $8
 Senior: $12 

 Saturdays

 10:30am

 Valley Hike

 2 hrs  Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13
 


Guided Hike Details

Dates: All hikes are available June 18th – September 7th, unless otherwise stated. 

Meeting Location: Meet in River Run Village near the gondola First Aid station.

What to Bring: Bring good walking shoes, layered clothing, water, sunscreen & a camera.

Reservations: No reservation required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to hike start time.

Exertion Levels:  Exertion levels are based on a scale of 1 – 10, where 1 is very easy and 10 is very difficult.




Hike Descriptions


MOUNTAIN TOP NATURE HIKE
Experience an outdoor adventure at 11,000 feet! Take a guided interpretive trek along the top of Dercum Mountain exploring our high alpine plants, animals & terrain. Don’t forget your camera – the views are amazing! Level 5
Monday & Thursday
10:30am - 12:30pm
Adults $16; Kids 6-12 $9; Senior/RMB $13
Lift pass required


WILDFLOWER HIKE
Colorado’s alpine meadows are home to some of the country’s most vibrant & colorful wildflowers. Enjoy a serene hike with a naturalist while learning about the many variations of wildflowers found in Keystone’s alpine environment and how they are used in folklore healing. Capture some great wildflower photos. Level 3 
Tuesdays, June 16 - July 28  
10:30am – 12:30pm
Adults $16; Kids 6-12 $9; Senior/RMB $13


VALLEY HIKE
This family-oriented hike meanders through the Snake River Valley to the Ski Tip Lodge. Learn about our plants & animals, and the history of Keystone & the Ski Tip along the way. Level 4
Wednesdays & Saturdays
10:30am – 12:30pm
Adults $16; Kids 6-12 $9; Senior/RMB $13


FITNESS HIKE
Raise your heart rate and your spirits as you embark on this challenging hike for fitness enthusiasts. Your guide will maintain a brisk pace for a good workout while you enjoy the clear mountain air and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Level 8
Fridays 10:30am - 12:30pm 
Adults $20; Seniors/RMB $17 


SUNDOWN HIKE
Wind down for the day with a casual hike through Keystone’s trails. Learn about local mining history, nature and ski area life. Level 4 Fridays 4:30pm - 5:45pm 
Adults $14: Kids 6-12 $8; Seniors/RMB $12


KIDS NATURE HIKE & CRAFTS
Children 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult
Kids will enjoy a short hike where they will gather nature items they find along the trail. They will then use their treasure to create a unique nature souvenir to take home.
Thursdays 4:00pm – 5:15pm 
Kids 6-12 $12



GROUPS
Couples, families and larger groups, particularly those here for weddings, conferences, reunions, can arrange their OWN time and day for any of the above activity. The discount/ group rate (depending on the size of the group) ranges from 15% - 25%. 

Exertion Level Guide

Level 1 - The easiest, no elevation, slow pace, 2 miles max

Level 3 - Terrain with little incline, easy terrain, max. length 2 ½ miles

Level 4 - Mild hills, some incline, still fairly easy terrain max length 3 miles

Level 5 - Up and down terrain max length 3 ½ miles, uneven surface

Level 8 - Inclines, uneven terrain and more than 4 miles of terrain

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