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

    Steep and Sick

    by bachmana - 1st November 2010

    Pros: Good snow, Steep and Fast

    Cons: Small

    A-Basin is a great mountain for anyone with a little bit of ski or riding experience. It truly is a diamond in the rough, notable for its steep runs and lon... Full review

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  • 5

    If you can ski here, you can ski anywhere

    by bobboley - 10th November 2009

    Pros: steep, cheap,

    Cons: sometimes the pass is closed and you have to drive through the tunnel

    You're reading this for either two things. One, is that this place is your place. And you like reading good things about your favorite place to ski. The oth... Full review

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  • 5

    NOT CROWDED

    by kkickham - 8th November 2011

    Pros: Slopes are not at all crowded

    Cons: There isn't more terrain

    A-Basin is a sweet mountain. With that said, it is not at all a beginner mountain. Beginners stay away!! Intermediates, you will love it, thrill seekers ... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 5th May 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    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

    by kathryn meier - 16th January 2014

    Pros: The People, the snow, the beach!

    Cons: none

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 27th October 2006

    Pros:

    Cons:

    A-Basin is always open early for those of us that just can't wait. East Wall and Pallovichini(sp) are always worth it! Small resort, not commercialized, gre... Full review

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