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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Resort Reviews

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.
  • 3.4

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.5
  • Intermediate
  • 3.2
  • Expert
  • 2.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.4
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

107 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (60)
  • 56
  • 4 Star Reviews (36)
  • 33
  • 3 Star Reviews (8)
  • 7
  • 2 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 1 Star Reviews (3)
  • 2

Helpful Highlights:

when you pull into the parking lot you are greeted by a mountain than can look daunting at first glance. across from the lot you can look up and see the "Pr...

  • 3.4

Displaying 37 - 42 of 107 Resort Reviews

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  • Tremblay (25th February 2011)

    High in altitude, we find a very good quality of snow. We've been there for one day and found prices very affordable for a mountain this quality. At the t...

  • beachbumltj (21st February 2011)

    A-Basin is definitely a place best-suited for the advanced skier/rider. You're not going to get all the bells and whistles of the major resorts (and their a...

  • Alex (15th February 2011)

    For extreme skiers only. This resort was made for the die hard skier that doesn't care about hospitality and weather and is only there for the skiing....

  • Evan O'Connell ( 9th February 2011)

    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...

  • Brian ( 3rd February 2011)

    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....

  • Dedmond ( 9th January 2011)

    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...

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