Summit County briefs: Keystone hosts Vail Resorts job fair and rail jam |

Summit County briefs: Keystone hosts Vail Resorts job fair and rail jam

Rail jam schedule


3:30-3:50 p.m. Women’s Skiing
3:55-4:15 p.m. Men’s Skiing

4:20-4:40 p.m. Women’s Snowboarding
4:45-5:05 p.m. Men’s Snowboarding


5:15-5:35 p.m. Women’s Skiing
5:40-6:00 p.m. Men’s Skiing
6:05-6:25 p.m. Women’s Snowboarding
6:30-6:50 p.m. Men’s Snowboarding

Winners in both men’s and women’s snowboard and skiing categories will take home cash prizes, a new snowboard or a Keystone A-Basin Season Pass.

Keystone and Breckenridge Ski Resorts are seeking new talent to join the Vail Resorts team in Summit County. A hiring event will take place at the Keystone Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from noon to 7 p.m. This event offers job seekers the ability to learn more information about full-time or part-time opportunities within Vail Resorts.

VR is looking for qualified individuals with a heart for guest service in a variety of departments including: on-mountain, in hospitality, retail and rental and transportation services (Colorado Mountain Express). VR employees get more than a paycheck or even a ski pass; eligible Vail Resorts employees receive a competitive benefits package, as well as some nontraditional perks that can only be provided by a ski and hospitality company as diverse as Vail Resorts. At VR it’s possible to transfer from one resort or business segment to another within the company, without having to start over; so you can stay within the company, grow your career and live in a multitude of extraordinary locations, without having to leave.

For more information or to apply for any open winter positions attend the hiring fair at the Keystone Conference Center and speak directly with the Summit County Talent Management Team or visit Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer.

Back to the Grind Rail Jam returns to Keystone Resort on Saturday

Keystone Resort’s A51 Terrain Park is back with the second rail jam of the season, Back to the Grind, Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Summit County resort. Following on the heels of the successful Backyard BBQ and Rail Jam, Back to the Grind will give skiers and riders the chance to jib their way to the top of the podium, with the chance to win huge prizes. Spectators will enjoy a fun evening featuring live music, giveaways, and plenty of under-the-lights action. Skiers and riders will take on a multi-rail feature on Keystone’s River Run face, adjacent to the Summit Express chairlift just outside the resort’s River Run Village. The competition will get underway at 3:30 p.m. and will continue as the sun sets into the late afternoon. Spectators can enjoy the high-energy action from great vantage points on-snow, the perfect end to another great day on the mountain.

Spectators can jam out to tunes by DJ DC, snag sweet crowd giveaways from companies such as Candy Grind and Qdoba as well as check-out the latest gear at vendor tents.

Following the rail jam, spectators and participants can head over to Warren Station Center for the Arts located in River Run Village to catch a documentary about the life of Shane McConkey, one of the most legendary and groundbreaking freeskiers in the industry. Presented by Matchstick Productions, the film “McConkey” is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sport and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Doors open at 7 p.m. featuring Red Bull mixer specials with the film beginning at 7:30 p.m. Buy online tickets now at for $10 or pay $12 at the door. For rail jam participants, flash your bib and tickets are only $7.

For those guests looking to make a last minute decision about where to ski/ride, Keystone has introduced one-day advance purchase lift tickets online. New this season, snow enthusiasts may purchase lift tickets at just one day before heading to the mountain. One-Day Peaks Advanced tickets will be available every day, all season long, offering up to 25% savings off window-rate tickets.

Registration for the rail jam costs $15 and can be purchased now at

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