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: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

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

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  • 5

    I like it

    by Groovy - 28th October 2010

    Pros: Awesome crowd, fast runs

    Cons: not many at all

    This place is awesome for many reasons, the first being that it is always one of the first to open! This place is famous for the easy vibe and challenging t... Full review

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  • 5

    Prefection

    by Jack Frost - 29th May 2010

    Pros: Terrain & Staff

    Cons: Not one

    Skiied this resort for the first time in April and came to realize just what I have been missing. This is truly the way skiing should be. Friendly Staff wit... Full review

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  • 4

    A Colorado Classic

    by rhnam - 27th May 2010

    Pros: Long seasons, Steep

    Cons: Wind exposure, small

    I skied A-Basin in March and it was full on spring skiing. The East Wall was closed but you could tell there was lots of potential, steep! I imagine after a... Full review

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  • 4

    Spring Skiing

    by riseto - 8th May 2010

    Pros: Very good coverage

    Cons: None

    May 6th: Very good coverage with forecast of light snow. No lift lines unless there's a fresh powder dump. But that's ok!! Montezuma Bowl still open.... Full review

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  • 4

    A for A-Basin

    by timzheng - 26th March 2010

    Pros: good variety of terrain condensed into one central area; nice views

    Cons: small; not much to do in surrounding area

    Further down the road from Keystone, A-Basin features most types of terrain in a compact resort. The end result is a no frills, uncrowded, FUN, resort that ... Full review

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  • 4

    Old School Fun

    by drdevon - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Casual approach, long season, nice terrain, great new high lodge, great powder

    Cons: slow lifts, coooold mid season, no lodging slopeside

    A-Basin is a beautiful thing - the lodge is an old A-frame, the snow is good, and the crowd it attracts is seriously fun. Their new lodge up high serves gr... Full review

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