by: humanmap - 13th February 2010

  • 5
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 4Aprés Ski
  • Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
challenging terrain, laid back vibe
no fur coats

Full review

It's not as big as other nearby resorts, but it has plenty of great and varied terrain if you're up for a challenge, much of it above the tree line, as well as a kids' area. Views from the top are incredible on a clear day. No high-speed gondolas, but parking is free! A-Basin is the only ski place where I've seen slopeside tailgate parties. People here are fun and down-to-earth. Oh, and if possible, take the free tour, trust me. To sum it up: You don't come here for a spa treatment; you come here to ride.
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