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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  • 4

    Gnarly, cold.

    by Flyburd - 15th February 2011

    Pros: Extreme skiing.

    Cons: Cold.

    For extreme skiers only. This resort was made for the die hard skier that doesn't care about hospitality and weather and is only there for the skiing.... Full review

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  • 4

    A Colorado Classic

    by rhnam - 27th May 2010

    Pros: Long seasons, Steep

    Cons: Wind exposure, small

    I skied A-Basin in March and it was full on spring skiing. The East Wall was closed but you could tell there was lots of potential, steep! I imagine after a... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Early Season Conditions

    by peterson.bet - 15th November 2010

    Pros: Powder, Short lift lines, Beautiful

    Cons: Need more terrain open

    Great early season snow conditions at A-Basin! Practically NO lift lines during the week, and not overly crowded on weekend. 2 lifts open. Several runs, ... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 23rd May 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    I agree with those who criticize the dude who gave a 1 to the "Legend". Some people just can't be made happy now matter how hard you beat them! :-) I skied... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 23rd May 2007

    Pros:

    Cons:

    I guess I am your so-called flatlander, but I love A-basin for the great terrain and immediate lift access. I live Fresno, CA but have frequent business in... Full review

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  • 4

    A for A-Basin

    by timzheng - 26th March 2010

    Pros: good variety of terrain condensed into one central area; nice views

    Cons: small; not much to do in surrounding area

    Further down the road from Keystone, A-Basin features most types of terrain in a compact resort. The end result is a no frills, uncrowded, FUN, resort that ... Full review

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