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Arapahoe Basin

28194 US Hwy 6, Keystone, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0718
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Nice hidden ski spot

Best ski area we visited this year when it comes to snow coverage and terrain. Trails are long and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eli S
Fort Worth, Texas
Not at all what I expected

We did the beginner lessons on Jan 27, 2018. Granted we are from Louisiana and never skied before... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daven T
via mobile
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Popular ski area boasts a long ski season, from November to June, and offers the highest skiable terrain on the North American continent.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ski area” (43 reviews)
“east wall” (16 reviews)
“summit county” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
28194 US Hwy 6, Keystone, CO 80435
+1 970-468-0718
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best ski area we visited this year when it comes to snow coverage and terrain. Trails are long and well maintained.

Thank Eli S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the beginner lessons on Jan 27, 2018. Granted we are from Louisiana and never skied before, we had high hopes. The instructor was very rude, and we felt like he was yelling at us the whole time. When he wasn't yelling, he was...More

Thank Daven T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love A-Basin. The terrain is great, the staff is great. You can’t find a better ski school for kids. Pali is where it’s at!

Thank ferberdent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a limited opening to the new “Beavers” area and Montezuma Bowl is open...10” of new pow today. Come during the week and enjoy skiing like the 1970s .

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't go if you're new. I'm not that experienced and I had a blast. However, the slopes were geared towards veteran boarders and skiers and I couldn't last very long on the slopes. Also, don't drink before you go down the hill. I had 2...More

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I've skied at Arapahoe Basin twice (3 days each) and always had a great experience. Lifts were not overly crowded and runs were well groomed. Season pass for active duty military and dependents cannot be beat. If active duty and you want to ski both...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great place to ski and board and have a blast. FYI Military get a huge discount on things here so be sure and ask for it. Great slops and awesome view from the top. and not to busy- get there early for close parking. and...More

Thank Wade S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We skied A Basin on our first day (Tuesday) of a four day trip to Keystone the week before Christmas. Summit County is supposed to be the best best for early snow, and this year the snow hasn't been great, but good enough! A Basin...More

1  Thank schwammy_11
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Great ski resort . Not a lot of terrain open currently but the snow was great ...the food is so so ..expensive and needs work bit u go here for the snow

Thank Goouuzzzzoo954
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

A-Basin is just a ski slope with s few base facilities supporting it. We skied A-Basin for a day with 2 young boys. It was fun. Ski passes are cheaper then for Keystone and Breck but not by a huge amount. The slopes are well...More

1  Thank Helena L
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Branson B
20 December 2017|
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Response from PHLee7ca | Reviewed this property |
I don’t recall any right at the chair lift. We stayed at Keystone in a condo by the village and drove to the basin lift and went up the lift to the wedding reception. It’s only a 10 minute drive from Keystone. Google it... More
Daven T
18 November 2017|
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Response from NikitaWorld07 | Reviewed this property |
I agree 100% with Mike. Also, be sure not to wear too much cotton (for layers) as it doesn't help with getting the sweat out of your body. It actually retains it and that would make you feel cold. A-basin is one of our... More
26 July 2017|
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Response from Ray K | Reviewed this property |
There is a lake at the base of Keystone mountain where I go play in a pond hockey tournament every January. It's absolutely beautiful there. There are many condo units all around the lake, so a very short walk. I am not... More