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: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.3

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 56%
  • Beginner
  • 12%
  • Families
  • 26%
  • Intermediate
  • 49%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 34%
  • Advanced
  • 56%

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by iknowco - 27th February 2008

    Pros:

    Cons:

    A Basin is a great mountain..As are all colorado resorts on varying days. I've read reviews for many places. Any person who gives any colorado resort a nega... Full review

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  • 4

    Old School Fun

    by drdevon - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Casual approach, long season, nice terrain, great new high lodge, great powder

    Cons: slow lifts, coooold mid season, no lodging slopeside

    A-Basin is a beautiful thing - the lodge is an old A-frame, the snow is good, and the crowd it attracts is seriously fun. Their new lodge up high serves gr... Full review

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  • 4

    Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Review

    by _Astral - 19th March 2008

    Pros: Free parking, great staff, cheaper prices

    Cons: Not much for beginners

    Finally tried A-basin March 16th after having it recommended to me by multiple people. I had a great time....prices are reasonable and the riding tends to b... Full review

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  • 4

    Great warm sunny day

    by snowboarderboi - 29th November 2009

    Pros: friendly staff

    Cons: not enough snow yet

    Just went there on saturday nov 27 after a 2 days drive from Canada. I was there for 1/2 day and even if there was not enough snow it was a great first day... Full review

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  • 4

    a-basin in late spring

    by jcastelli - 1st September 2008

    Pros: open in June!!

    Cons: rustic (if that's a con...)

    We made a spur of the moment trip to Arapahoe Basin as an end of school year surprise for my kids. We weren't sure if there would actually be snow or not, ... Full review

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  • 4

    Local hotspot

    by allenpa5 - 14th March 2009

    Pros: Great new back bowl, multiple runs for everyone

    Cons: Too many runouts and flat land at the lifts

    I visited Arapahoe Basin and several other ski resorts in the area during March with a few friends from school. A-Basin was a great local spot with short l... Full review

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