Know Before You Go: Keys to Keystone

Posted January 4, 2022
Two snowboarders in trees during a lesson at Keystone Resort

Maximize the magic and carve up the slopes with your family and friends.Here are some helpful tips to make the most of your visit to Keystone:


1. Know Before You Go

  • If you don’t have an Epic Pass, buy your lift ticket online in advance for the best price

  • Pack a snack for more time to play on the snow

  • Face coverings will be required in indoor settings, including in our restaurants, lodging properties, restrooms, and retail and rental locations, and on buses. 

  • Face coverings will not be required outdoors, in lift lines, or on chairlifts or gondolas, unless required by local public health authorities, but you may still want to wear one to keep your face warm for a day full of fun


2. Book in Advance

  • Book your lodging, lift tickets, rentals, and in town reservations in advance to make your stay as easy as 1, 2, Ski! Learn more here.


3. Prepare for Winter Travel

  • Be sure to check for road conditions, and to be prepared and safe on the roads.


4. Start Your Day at Mountain House

  • Enjoy free parking at Mountain House East

  • We also have reserved family parking up front

  • Then, hit the slopes faster and make your way up the mountain on our recently upgraded Peru Express lift!

Snowboard lesson smiling at Keystone Resort

5. Skip the Lines and Ski More Lines

  • Skip, jump, or hop to the front of the lift line with a Keystone Ski & Ride School guide.Go with a guide!


6. Outback & Bowl Bulletin

  • When lots of snow is forecasted, terrain in the Outback and bowls may take more time to open and may not have estimated opening times. The safety of our guests and employees is our top priority, and we appreciate your patience as all of our mountain operations teams prepare the terrain. We’ll all be out there having fun as soon as we can!


7. Use EpicMix

  • Keep everything you need handy, right in your pocket. With the EpicMix app, you can track your vertical, reserve your Time to Dine at lunch and have quick access to real-time lift and terrain status. Learn more here. 



8. Stay Tuned in on Social

  • Keep your eyes peeled on our social media channels to receive any updates on operations across the mountain! Facebook – Twitter – Instagram