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

    A Basin

    by Evano - 9th February 2011

    Pros: Steep terain, great side country, the beach....

    Cons: None

    Great resort for the steep terain. Get up there on a blue bird day. No nightlife but one of the best apres scenes in the state! One of my favorites a true t... Full review

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  • 4

    A-Basin

    by brian990067 - 3rd February 2011

    Pros: Spring Boarding/Skiing

    Cons: Smaller mountain.

    Great steeps. Great semi-easy hikes. Probably has the best snow late in the season, sometimes still open in June. Amazing views at the top.... Full review

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  • 3

    Lots of Terrain, Not Much for Snowboarders

    by Dedmond - 9th January 2011

    Pros: Large Variety of terrain, lots of moguls - if you're into that

    Cons: Flat areas on beginner terrain, lack of good tree skiing

    I found A-basin generally disappointing. I'm and intermediate/advanced snowboarder and I found several issues. 1. It seemed like any terrain over 30 degr... Full review

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  • 5

    The Legend won't disappoint

    by fonixmunkee - 15th November 2010

    Pros: Snow, lifts

    Cons: Price, lifts

    A-Basin is one of the places we make sure we hit when in CO. It's got great terrain, good snow, and isn't an overly-commercialized resort like many of the o... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Early Season Conditions

    by peterson.bet - 15th November 2010

    Pros: Powder, Short lift lines, Beautiful

    Cons: Need more terrain open

    Great early season snow conditions at A-Basin! Practically NO lift lines during the week, and not overly crowded on weekend. 2 lifts open. Several runs, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Steep and Sick

    by bachmana - 1st November 2010

    Pros: Good snow, Steep and Fast

    Cons: Small

    A-Basin is a great mountain for anyone with a little bit of ski or riding experience. It truly is a diamond in the rough, notable for its steep runs and lon... Full review

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