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


    by brian990067 - 3rd February 2011

    Pros: Spring Boarding/Skiing

    Cons: Smaller mountain.

    Great steeps. Great semi-easy hikes. Probably has the best snow late in the season, sometimes still open in June. Amazing views at the top.... Full review

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  • 4

    The view

    by Tremblay - 25th February 2011

    Pros: Montezuma bowl, less crowded.

    Cons: Slow lifts, high wind at the top

    High in altitude, we find a very good quality of snow. We've been there for one day and found prices very affordable for a mountain this quality. At the t... Full review

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  • 4

    True Skier's Mountain

    by tjkotula - 17th February 2013

    Pros: Challenging Terrain

    Cons: Lack of Express Lifts

    Like the title says, it's a true skier's mountain. A Basin is right on the divide, so the weather is often windy and snowy. The terrain on any of the uppe... Full review

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  • 4

    Eye Opener

    by SnomanPack355 - 15th March 2010

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Slow lifts

    I was in Denver for a work meeting--I live on the East Coast. I decided to give one of the ski resorts a try. It was late April and only A-basin and Lovelan... Full review

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  • 4

    Total Skier's Mountain

    by Polekat914 - 11th November 2011

    Pros: Montezuma Bowl, Challenging, Price, Snowfall

    Cons: high winds, cold, slow lifts

    Awesome experience for May. 90 inch base well into May. Montezuma Bowl is unreal. Huge and good variety of terrain & trails. More of a "no frills" kind ... Full review

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  • 4

    Spring Skiing

    by riseto - 8th May 2010

    Pros: Very good coverage

    Cons: None

    May 6th: Very good coverage with forecast of light snow. No lift lines unless there's a fresh powder dump. But that's ok!! Montezuma Bowl still open.... Full review

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