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

    11 year old perspective

    by horselover61 - 17th March 2009

    Pros: Lots of variety

    Cons: too open

    A-basin is one of the harder ski areas in the US. It only has a few green runs, but lots of blue runs off of the Lenawee lift and the Norway lift. There is ... Full review

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  • 4

    The Challenger Basin

    by M-Money66 - 3rd March 2012

    Pros: Great all terrain, Family fun if you ski intermediate.

    Cons: Slow lifts, Small terrain parks, Minimal cell phone reception.

    Great time at A-Basin. They need to make some more Express lifts. They also have minimal cell phone reception so you can't get hurt and not be in a group. B... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by surferbenjiz - 2nd November 2006

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Wear SUNSCREEN in May. I rode here a few years back in May and got blisters on my face. My day was cut short by the extreme sunburn. This high altitude reso... Full review

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  • 4

    Powder, but you can't ski on it.

    by coloradosnow90 - 23rd December 2008

    Pros: Cheap, Little Crowd

    Cons: Many Closed Runs, Exposed Rocks

    You could have better chances hitting the bigger areas. True little crowds were something to be happy about, but when Zuma bowl is closed and many runs hav... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by rosasco - 27th November 2006

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    I finished up last season at A-basin in shorts & a t-shirt skiing across the pond atop lewannee lift and have been dreaming of getting back up there ever si... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by KarenSteve - 20th February 2008

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    I live in Colorado and have skied Breck, Keystone, Eldora, Sunlight and Winter Park. This January was my first time at A-Basin and I loved it. We went with ... Full review

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