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Keystone night skiing- what do they charge?

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I'm thinking about taking the family west to Colorado a spring break vacation. With the kids still being little we'll probably stick to one of the smaller resorts, but id like for us to do the whole gondola big mountain thing at least one day. With budget being a big concern, I don't want to pay full price at any of the mega resorts.

I'm thinking night skiing at keystone might do the trick. What do they charge? I checked the trail map and thats plenty of terrain for my 6 and 4 year old.
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I don't see the night ski only price online- maybe try calling the resort directly.  It can be cold night skiing, but you are from Ontario, so maybe the kids can handle it. 

 

There are a few options that might save you some $ depending on how long you are coming out for-

 

A-Basin/Keystone season pass for $299 adults and $209 kids as well as a Keystone/Abasin Adult 4 pack for $179- these have to be purchased relatively soon http://www.keystoneresort.com/plan-a-vacation/season-passes/season-passes-explorer.aspx

 

Loveland also has transferable 4 packs for $129 on sale online until 11/24.  It is relatively easy to get 2 for 1s at Copper, but their 4 packs have to be bought in person the first time.

 

I think it is free for kids 5 and under at LL, Copper and Abasin while it is 4 and under at Keystone & Breck.

 

If you just want to take a gondola ride, it is free to take the Breck gondi from the town parking lot to the base of peaks 7 & 8.  They can have some pretty good concerts there in the afternoon so it might be worth checking out.

 

Night skiing is included in the day skiing ticket which are transferable between the different Vail resorts, so I am pretty sure you could day ski at say Vail, Beaver Creek (the kids like the cookies they give out at the end of the day) or Breck and then night ski at Keystone.  This is a bit optimistic for most kids, but figured I'd throw it out there.

 

Buying online a week or more before your trip can save a bit of $ at Breck/Keystone, but the best deals are NOW.

post #3 of 7

Do you know if the Epic season pass works for night skiing at Keystone? Is night skiing even open yet?

post #4 of 7

No night skiing at this time. Usually not till a bit later in the season when more is open. Any season pass that is good for the day at Keystone is good for the night, I believe

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No night skiing at this time. Usually not till a bit later in the season when more is open. Any season pass that is good for the day at Keystone is good for the night, I believe

Good to know, thanks!

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Scheduled to start Nov 27

http://www.keystoneresort.com/ski-and-snowboard/night-skiing.aspx

 

Night Ski Dates and Hours 
We’re excited to provide one of Colorado’s longest ski days at Keystone Resort. You can ski or ride long after nearly all the other mountains close. Watch the sun set over the beautiful Rocky Mountains while getting in a few more runs.

Open until 6:00pm
December 1; January 5, 12, 20, 26; February 2, 9, 17, 23; March 2, 30

Open until 8:00pm
November 27-30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20-31; January 1-4, 8-11, 15-19, 22-25, 29-31; February 1, 5-8, 12-16, 19-22, 26-28; March 1, 5-29

A51 Terrain Park Open until 6pm during Night Skiing.
There is no lift access out of Mountain House for Night Skiing.

Night ski dates and hours are susceptible to change and are weather permitting.

 

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Originally Posted by MEfree30 View Post

I don't see the night ski only price online- maybe try calling the resort directly.  It can be cold night skiing, but you are from Ontario, so maybe the kids can handle it. 

There are a few options that might save you some $ depending on how long you are coming out for-

A-Basin/Keystone season pass for $299 adults and $209 kids as well as a Keystone/Abasin Adult 4 pack for $179- these have to be purchased relatively soon http://www.keystoneresort.com/plan-a-vacation/season-passes/season-passes-explorer.aspx

Loveland also has transferable 4 packs for $129 on sale online until 11/24.  It is relatively easy to get 2 for 1s at Copper, but their 4 packs have to be bought in person the first time.

I think it is free for kids 5 and under at LL, Copper and Abasin while it is 4 and under at Keystone & Breck.

If you just want to take a gondola ride, it is free to take the Breck gondi from the town parking lot to the base of peaks 7 & 8.  They can have some pretty good concerts there in the afternoon so it might be worth checking out.

Night skiing is included in the day skiing ticket which are transferable between the different Vail resorts, so I am pretty sure you could day ski at say Vail, Beaver Creek (the kids like the cookies they give out at the end of the day) or Breck and then night ski at Keystone.  This is a bit optimistic for most kids, but figured I'd throw it out there.

Buying online a week or more before your trip can save a bit of $ at Breck/Keystone, but the best deals are NOW.

My wife isn't a big skier (yet) and my 4 year old daughter will still be a 4 year old so this will be as much as a mountain adventure trip as a ski trip. I think I'm going to get on the 4-pack of tix for loveland and do one night skiing day @ keystone. I'm guessing my wife and daughter will only ski twice... Once @ loveland and once @ keystone. I want this to be as fun as possible for the whole family so while my 6 year old son and i would be happy on the hill all day, I want to guarantee there'll be many ski trips for years to come. This means watching the kids for a day while my wife goes off and explores one of the towns, and doing the other off-hill stuff. With that in mind it doesn't make sense to buy a whole seasons pass or anything. I'm hoping everyone has enough fun that in a few years time, when/if both kids want to spend the whole day on the mountain, we can get those season passes.

Most of our skiing is @ night actually so temps shouldn't be an issue esp in mid-march. I'd actually be content staying east, but our mid-march spring break usually coincides with eastern spring skiing- which isn't ideal.
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