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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  • 4

    Eye Opener

    by SnomanPack355 - 15th March 2010

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Slow lifts

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Essential

    by humanmap - 13th February 2010

    Pros: challenging terrain, laid back vibe

    Cons: no fur coats

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    An oxymoron of a hill

    by bjarvis - 8th January 2010

    Pros: Steep, steep, steep, laid back, well laid out

    Cons: Kind of small

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    I Love ABasin!

    by DubbelSac - 5th December 2009

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: I live too far away to come here every day

    Drove cross country from New England. I don't know why I liked this place so much. Maybe it was because everyone was laid back and having a good time. Ma... Full review

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  • 4

    Great warm sunny day

    by snowboarderboi - 29th November 2009

    Pros: friendly staff

    Cons: not enough snow yet

    Just went there on saturday nov 27 after a 2 days drive from Canada. I was there for 1/2 day and even if there was not enough snow it was a great first day... Full review

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  • 5

    A Basin is so good, I went back there again

    by fonixmunkee - 18th November 2009

    Pros: Snow, terrain, apres ski

    Cons: Slow lifts

    Two days later I skied A Basin. And it's still opening weekend. This time, we have 5" of fresh stuff on top of the man-made, and this made the bottom hal... Full review

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