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

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 24th April 2007

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    I live just down the road from "the basin". The basin is a great ski mountain (this mountain is not a resort). The basin offers great skiing and riding for ... 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

    First time at A Basin won't be my last

    by fonixmunkee - 18th November 2009

    Pros: Cheap, Steep, Snow

    Cons: Slow lifts

    Thursday, November 12th, was the first time I ever skied A Basin. There were only two runs open. But I freakin' loved it. You want to know why? Because it's... 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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  • 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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  • 5

    The Legend won't disappoint

    by fonixmunkee - 15th November 2010

    Pros: Snow, lifts

    Cons: Price, lifts

    A-Basin is one of the places we make sure we hit when in CO. It's got great terrain, good snow, and isn't an overly-commercialized resort like many of the o... Full review

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