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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Resort Reviews

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.
  • 3.4

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.5
  • Intermediate
  • 3.3
  • Expert
  • 2.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.7
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.3
  • Terrain Park
  • 2.4
  • Overall Value
  • 3.9

107 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (60)
  • 56
  • 4 Star Reviews (36)
  • 33
  • 3 Star Reviews (8)
  • 7
  • 2 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 1 Star Reviews (3)
  • 2

Helpful Highlights:

A Basin is a throwback. Like Loveland on the other side of the pass, it is a smaller, less expensive alternative to the "Stay and Play" resorts further up I...

  • 3.4

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  • Wes (18th January 2009)

    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...

  • Daniel M. (23rd December 2008)

    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...

  • Wes ( 9th November 2008)

    The Basin is a legend that doesn't require all the bells and whistles of gondolas, and fancy lodges. If you ski this mountain, chances are that you are the...

  • p_nut ( 3rd November 2008)

    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...

  • joe castelli ( 1st September 2008)

    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, ...

  • anonymous_user ( 5th May 2008)

    Just a correction to an earlier post about A-Basin being part of Vail Resorts - it is not. A-Basin and Vail Resorts have a ticket/pass sharing arrangement ...

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