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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area


Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Powder skiing at Arapahoe Basin.

Courtesy Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort, Pete Grannis Photography, and Bob Winsett

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Description:

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, nicknamed "A-Basin," is located at Arapahoe Basin, in Dillon, Colorado. Arapahoe has the highest skiable terrain in North America, with 105 ski trails, served by 7 lifts. Trails are: 10% beginner, 30% intermediate, 37% advanced, and 23% expert. One "Expert" run is the longest and steepest trail in Colorado.

The new Black Mountain Express, a detachable high-speed quad chairlift, has a capacity of 2000 people per hour, a length of 2877 feet, and a vertical rise of 719 feet. It replaces the Exhibition fixed grip chairlift set in 1978.

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Directions / Location:

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is located on US Highway 6, at Arapahoe Basin, in Dillon, Colorado, 68 miles west of Denver.

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Statistics:

Summit Elevation: 13,050'
Vertical Drop: 2,270'
Skiable Acres: 900
Annual Average Snowfall: 367"
Trails: 105
Lifts: 7
Snowmaking: 25%
Night skiing: No

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