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Arapahoe Basin Resort Guide

The Arapahoe Basin resort guide summary is: Arapahoe Basin has 6 lifts within its 198 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 692m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 61 trail at Arapahoe Basin.


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Arapahoe Basin Resort Guide

The Arapahoe Basin resort guide summary is: Arapahoe Basin has 6 lifts within its 198 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 692m of vertical range and surrounding area. There are 61 trail at Arapahoe Basin.

Vertical:

Top: 3977m
Arrow
692m
Bot: 3285m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediate/
Advanced

Trails:

61
15%
45%
40%

Hectares of Ski:

198
Snowmaking: —

Arapahoe Basin Lifts:

  • drag lift icon1
  • ski lift icon5
  • cablecar icon
Total lifts = 6
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Visiting Arapahoe Basin

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Arapahoe Basin.

  • Season opens
    30 Oct 2020
  • Season closes
    6 Jun 2021
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    2 | 1
  • Nearest Airport
    Denver
  • Nearest Train Station
    Denver
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone

Arapahoe Basin Features

The terrain at Arapahoe Basin includes:

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Arapahoe Basin resort?

Arapahoe Basin means challenging terrain for all skiers and riders. Not to worry, there's a superb ski/board school to help tame it. Arapahoe Basin is the highest peak offering ski terrain in the Rockies at 13,050 feet. Usually, you can play at Arapahoe Basin until mid-June. New this season is a public warming hut on the Summit. Closest lodging is five miles away at Keystone Resort. Lodging also is available in the nearby towns of Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Breckenridge - all within 20 minutes of the Arapahoe Basin ski area.


Explore Arapahoe Basin Location Map

Interactive Arapahoe Basin trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Arapahoe Basin?

AprilAverage: 4.6 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Arapahoe Basin is week 3 of April. There are typically 4.6 snowy days during this week with 40cm of snowfall. Check out the Arapahoe Basin Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Arapahoe Basin

Overall: 3.5 Based on 3 votes and 3 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.7
  • Variety of pistes 5.0
  • Off-piste 4.0
  • Scenery 4.7
  • Apres-Ski 3.0
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Duncan Cullman from United States writes:

Area is open but I have to hitchhike there from my motel (I am a destination tourist). Flew here and the shuttle bus does not start until Thanksgiving. It's Nov 4th so I give it two stars out of five.

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