Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Planning a ski trip to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Arapahoe Basin Ski Area stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Arapahoe Basin Ski Area review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 56%
  • Beginner
  • 12%
  • Families
  • 26%
  • Intermediate
  • 49%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 34%
  • Advanced
  • 56%

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin

    by kathryn meier - 16th January 2014

    Pros: The People, the snow, the beach!

    Cons: none

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  • 5

    The best of summit county

    by Powder days - 19th February 2013

    Pros: Longer lifts

    Cons: Great backside and snow

    I have season passes to a basin and it is my favorite ski area to ski so far. The backside is amazing with great cornice runs and tree runs on the back........ Full review

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  • 4

    True Skier's Mountain

    by tjkotula - 17th February 2013

    Pros: Challenging Terrain

    Cons: Lack of Express Lifts

    Like the title says, it's a true skier's mountain. A Basin is right on the divide, so the weather is often windy and snowy. The terrain on any of the uppe... Full review

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  • 4

    The Challenger Basin

    by M-Money66 - 3rd March 2012

    Pros: Great all terrain, Family fun if you ski intermediate.

    Cons: Slow lifts, Small terrain parks, Minimal cell phone reception.

    Great time at A-Basin. They need to make some more Express lifts. They also have minimal cell phone reception so you can't get hurt and not be in a group. B... Full review

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  • 5

    Bring your 'A-game' to A-basin!

    by Linz - 5th February 2012

    Pros: Steeps, varied terrain, accessible runs, great locals, grooming

    Cons: none

    Just made my first visit to A-basin today and I can't wait to make plans to return. I am staying at Breckenridge for the week and made the trip to see what... Full review

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  • 4

    Total Skier's Mountain

    by Polekat914 - 11th November 2011

    Pros: Montezuma Bowl, Challenging, Price, Snowfall

    Cons: high winds, cold, slow lifts

    Awesome experience for May. 90 inch base well into May. Montezuma Bowl is unreal. Huge and good variety of terrain & trails. More of a "no frills" kind ... Full review

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