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

    Agree with if ain't broke don't fix it

    by paulhe - 19th January 2009

    Pros: Lots of wide open runs

    Cons: Can be extremely cold.

    My last time at A-Basin was actually in January of 1987, not 2005, the web site wouldn't let me go back that far. I'm in total agreement with the reviewer ... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by Str8line - 2nd November 2006

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    It was my first time out since the top half has opened. The base is substantial, only encountering a couple of rocks in the bumps. The mountain is ready f... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by RippinSkiers - 19th November 2006

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    A-Basin offers some of the steepest terrain in Colorado. This is a true "locals" hangout. When the mountain is fully open, there is such diversity of runs... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 11th December 2007

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    I spent last Saturday riding A Basin after spending the previous day riding at Breckenridge. NO comparison. The friendly staff, inexpensive lift tickets, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by Keystone Trevor - 12th January 2007

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    When my son's freind came to visit from Seattle we decided to visit a different resort each day. We did Keystone, Copper, Breckenridge, and A-Basin. At the ... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by Tcambard - 4th April 2007

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    I went to A-Basin on Sat. March 31 and was amazed. I went to Breckenridge that Wednesday and the conditions were a little hard but alright. A-Basin was aw... Full review

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