Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
We believe in Sun, Snow and Fun. Our motto is "Ski Above All"™. For the past half century snow-sports enthusiasts have been flocking to A-Basin because of its natural attributes.
With a summit elevation of 13,050 feet, A-Basin offers the highest skiable terrain in North America.
At this elevation, the snow falls, the sun shines and the fun abounds.
It is true that 60% of Arapahoe Basin is classified advanced and expert. This leaves 40% of the mountain for intermediates and novices to enjoy. A-Basin also has added historical trails this year, which represent the history of the area.
Places to Stay & Fun Things to Do
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General Skiing Information
Season Opening Date: October 21, 2016
Season Closing Date: May 7, 2017
Vertical Rise: 2,270 ft.
Terrain: 960 acres
Number of Trails: 109
Longest Run: 1.5 miles
- Beginner - 10%
- Intermediate - 30%
- Advanced - 37%
- Expert - 23%
Terrain Parks: 2 (High Divide & Treeline)
Annual Snowfall: 350 inches
Lifts: 8 Total (1 High-Speed Quad, 1 Quad, 1 Triple, 3 Doubles & 2 Conveyor Lifts)
Lift Capacity: 10,700 skiers/hour
Base Elevation: 10,780 ft.
Summit Elevation: 13,050 ft.
Map Location: North Central F-13
Location: A few miles up the road from Keystone Ski Area.
More Activities & Information
Summit County, Colorado includes: Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Green Mountain Reservoir, Heeney, Keystone, Silverthorne