Open
Season Start/End: 10/17 - 6/21
Elevation
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10779ft - 13050ft
Trails
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10%| 30%| 37%| 23%
Lifts
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8
Lift Tickets
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from US$30.00 to US$59.00
Complete list of skipass prices

33°F

Weather

Forecast

1"

Snowfall

18"

Snow Depth

Snow Report
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Arapahoe Basin sits high along Loveland Pass in Summit County, Colorado and home to great steep skiing, long groomers and a friendly vibe that welcomes guests of all ability levels. The ski area has been in operation since the winter of 1946 and is continually one of the first resorts to open and one of the last to close. Located approximately 60 miles from Denver, the mountain is a great option for skiers traveling from the Front Range.

 

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A-Basin is a great option for all ability types offering up some excellent expert terrain combined with long wide groomers and a learner’s slope for beginners. With 109 trails and eight chairlifts, the ski resort sits at the base of the continental divide and has one of the highest base elevations in Colorado.

Terrain options are plentiful with high-alpine bowls, tree glades, chutes, wide-open groomers and amazing off-piste options. The East Wall contains some of the most difficult terrain within the resort boundaries. Skiers and riders can access the upper East Wall, home to double-black expert terrain, via a steep hike or traverse to the lower East Wall without hiking.

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Arapahoe Basin is home to some of the highest skiable terrain in North America. The current A-Frame lodge located at the base area was once used as a missile testing facility but now offers up multiple dining options for visitors. 

Elevation

  • 13050ft
    Summit
  • 2270ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 10779ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 2
  • 8
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    10%

  • Intermediate Runs

    30%

  • Advanced Runs

    37%

  • Expert Runs

    23%

  • Runs

    109

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Longest Run

    2 MILES

  • Skiable Terrain

    960 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 10/17/2014
  • Days Open Last Year: 245
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 06/21/2015
  • Projected Days Open: 233
  • Years Open: 68
  • Average Snowfall: 350"

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Reviews

  • kathryn meier


    • 5
    16th January 2014

    Full review

     
  • Powder days


    • 5
    19th February 2013

    Full review

      I have season passes to a basin and it is my favorite ski area to ski so far. The backside is amazing...
     
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