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

    No frills; it's all about the snow

    by p_nut - 3rd November 2008

    Pros: challenging runs, nice snow

    Cons: lousy rental equipment, cafeteria

    A-Basin is a stripped-down, basic resort with some really fun, challenging runs. This is skiing at its most pure: some lifts, a hefty vertical, and all th... Full review

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  • 4

    a-basin in late spring

    by jcastelli - 1st September 2008

    Pros: open in June!!

    Cons: rustic (if that's a con...)

    We made a spur of the moment trip to Arapahoe Basin as an end of school year surprise for my kids. We weren't sure if there would actually be snow or not, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 5th May 2008

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    Just a correction to an earlier post about A-Basin being part of Vail Resorts - it is not. A-Basin and Vail Resorts have a ticket/pass sharing arrangement ... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 5th April 2008

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    A-Baisin is spectacular....a hidden gem. Hope we can keep it that way. ... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by _Astral - 19th March 2008

    Pros: Free parking, great staff, cheaper prices

    Cons: Not much for beginners

    Finally tried A-basin March 16th after having it recommended to me by multiple people. I had a great time....prices are reasonable and the riding tends to b... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 12th March 2008

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    My family and I went to A-Basin during the week of March 3rd. I have two young children aged 3.5 and 5.5. We had a great time. The snow was great, and the s... Full review

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