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

    Great local resort

    by nanasbananas - 2nd February 2009

    Pros: Close and inexpensive

    Cons: Closed lifts=less terrain

    Went in the end of January and were able to get some discount tickets online. The lifts were a little slow, but loved the short lift lines. It hadn't snow... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 23rd May 2007

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    Cons:

    A-Basin is a place where folk like me could give a s*** about luxury-convenience in their skiing/boarding experience. We don't care if there is food or a ba... Full review

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  • 5

    "Be High, Be Happy"

    by YaMarVa - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Steep Terrain, true alpine, and good trees.

    Cons: Limitted acerage.

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    "Be High, Be Happy"

    by YaMarVa - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Steep terrain, good trees, great views.

    Cons: Limited acerage.

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 4th June 2007

    Pros:

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    To the dude who gave A-Basin all "1's" the reason there is poop everywhere is no one picks up their dogs crap - don't blame the Basin for that!! $54 versus ... Full review

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  • 5

    No frills; it's all about the snow

    by p_nut - 3rd November 2008

    Pros: challenging runs, nice snow

    Cons: lousy rental equipment, cafeteria

    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... Full review

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