Independence bowl at Keystone resort opens Saturday, January 9

KEYSTONE, Colo. – January 7, 2010 – Keystone Resort celebrates the opening of Independence Bowl on Saturday, January 9 with a 30 percent off sale on the price of a Keystone Adventure Tour (KAT), Summit County’s largest cat skiing operation. The KAT allows advanced skiers and riders to experience pristine backcountry conditions in a controlled and guided environment without a strenuous, high-altitude hike for a limited time price of $157.50 when booked by January 24, 2010 for the entire ski season.

The Keystone Adventure Tour (KAT) provides skiers and riders access to nearly 300 acres of Keystone’s most challenging terrain in Independence Bowl through a guided snowcat tour. For $157.50 when booked by January 24 and $225 thereafter, participants receive an all-inclusive, red carpet experience that includes:
· A full day of backcountry skiing and snowboarding in Keystone’s three bowls with expert guides.
· A catered, gourmet lunch in the new Independence Yurt. Lunch includes: a buffet with an array of natural meats, cheeses, fresh artisan breads, salads homemade soups and delicious desserts.
· Powder skis provided by Salomon.
· An avalanche beacon.
· Introductory “backcountry” information session by the team of experienced snowcat guides.

After a full day in the powder, guests can stay the night for just $99 in a studio, $149 in a one-bedroom condo, and $189 in a two-bedroom condo, guaranteed. More lodging packages are found on or call 970-496-4FUN to book your packages. Happy pow hunting!