2,722 acres; 3,128 vertical feet; summit elevation 12,408 feet; 230 inches of annual snowfall; 116 trails; 650 acres of snowmaking; 20 lifts, including five high-speed quads and two gondolas; nightskiing on 15 trails and terrain park. Tickets: adults $69
Centrally located to slopes, shopping and dining, River Run condo properties each have an outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi. Closest to ski school are the condos in the Mountain House base. The full-service hotel option is Keystone Lodge Hotel in Lakeside Village. $149-$560. Call 800-468-5004 for reservations at any of these.
Ride the gondola to the Alpenglow Stube atop 11,444-foot North Peak. The wood-grilled filet mignon is excellent. 800-354-4386
Keystone is a 90-minute drive west of Denver on I-70. Exit at Dillon/Silverthorne, make a left on Highway 6 and drive six miles to the resort.
Keystone Resort, 877-625-1556; keystone.snow.com. Snow phone: 970-496-4111