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Arapahoe Basin


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Arapahoe Basin.
© Bob Winsett

Arapahoe Basin Description:

Located in Summit County, Colorado, Arapahoe Basin (often referred to as A-Basin) offers 105 trails spread over 900 acres. With a summit elevation over 13,000 feet, A-Basin is known for having one of the longest seasons in the U.S. amongst winter resorts, often opening in October and staying open until June.

Arapahoe Basin Location/Directions:

Arapahoe Basin is located in Dillon, CO on U.S. Highway 6 in Summit County. It is approximately 68 miles from Denver, and is served by both Denver International Airport (DIA) and Vail/Eagle County Airport (EGE). Arapahoe Basin Travel Information

Arapahoe Basin Statistics:

  • Trails: 105
  • Lifts: 7 (1 quad, 2 triples, 3 doubles, 1 surface lift)
  • Acres: 900
  • Snowmaking Coverage: 14% (125 acres)
  • Summit Elevation: 13,050 ft. / 3,977 m
  • Base Elevation: 10,780 ft. / 3,285 m
  • Vertical Drop: 2,270 ft. / 691 m
  • Longest Trail: 1.5 mi / 2.4 km
  • Terrain Parks: 2 (see A-Basin Parks & Pipe website
  • Uphill Capacity: 10,500/hr
  • Average Snowfall: 350 inches / 889 cm annually
  • Night Skiing: No

Arapahoe Basin Trailmaps

Arapahoe Basin Reservations:

Lodging and lesson reservations as well as lift ticket and season pass
purchases can be made online by visiting the Arapahoe Basin Ski & Snowboard Resort website or by calling 1-888-ARAPAHOE (1-888-272-7246).

Arapahoe Basin Weather & Snow Conditions:

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