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.
  • 3.9
  • Beginner
  • 2.6
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.8
  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Overall Value
  • 3.8

Helpful Highlights:

A basin is an unadulterated oasis in the skiing world. No lodging high rises and chain restaurants. Just skiing. Apres skiing is having a beer with a few l...

  • 3.9

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  • Wes (18th January 2009)

    I only skied at A-Basin four days but was able to experience most of the mountain. Skiing with a local helps. If you like fast steep alpine groomers you wil...

  • Wes ( 9th November 2008)

    The Basin is a legend that doesn't require all the bells and whistles of gondolas, and fancy lodges. If you ski this mountain, chances are that you are the...

  • p_nut ( 3rd November 2008)

    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...

  • anonymous_user ( 5th May 2008)

    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 ...

  • anonymous_user ( 5th April 2008)

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

  • anonymous_user (12th March 2008)

    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...

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