WEATHER and TRAFFIC announcement:
- I-70 is closed between Federal and I-25, which is direct route between DIA and Keystone. The suggested alternative is I-76. Please expect delays. There are blasting activities on I-70 near Idaho Springs that can slow down traffic from Denver to Keystone. A tunnel is being widened and the traffic is sometimes stopped for a half an hour a couple times a day. Updated information can be found at http://twintunneltraffic.com
- Please note that Keystone, Colorado's base elevation is over 9,200 feet (2,830 m). Mountain weather can change quickly. The average temperatures at this time of year in Keystone: highs in the upper 70s and low 80s, with nighttime lows dipping into the 30s and 40s. The high altitude also means more wind and more direct sun than weather forecasts call for in Denver. Please check www.weather.com or www.accuweather.com for up-to-date Keystone weather forecasts.
A Note of Caution: Attendees are cautioned that Keystone resort is at a rather high elevation (9300 feet or 2800m) and that some guests may experience difficulties at first with the altitude. In order to avoid experiencing "mountain sickness" guests are encouraged to limit their physical exertion for the first day or two and to drink plenty of water. For some guests, the consumption of alcoholic beverages may aggravate these effects. For more information, please visit: http://www.summitcove.com/keystone-colorado-travel-info/