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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

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  • Bob ( 8th May 2010)

    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....

  • Tim Zheng (26th March 2010)

    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 ...

  • drdevon (17th March 2010)

    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...

  • Dave O (15th March 2010)

    I was in Denver for a work meeting--I live on the East Coast. I decided to give one of the ski resorts a try. It was late April and only A-basin and Lovelan...

  • humanmap (13th February 2010)

    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...

  • Ben ( 8th January 2010)

    This hill really is an oxymoron. It's extremely laid back. It's a small giant. It's both fast and slow. Steep, fast runs, and slow lifts. Extreme terrain...

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