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Arapahoe Basin

  Arapahoe Basin is such a beautiful place to ski. I went there last year, it was my first time skiing ever. It is so pretty there. Says Maria Thomas.

I have been to abasin before. As a matter of fact I have been going there since i started skiing. it has great powder and fun runs Says sam Richter.

On this mountain you'll discover 105 different trails; there are sufficient trails for every skill. Arapahoe Basin has an altitude difference of 2,270
    feet which is beyond doubt unbelievable. Having the skiable area being 900 acres you will never be without terrain. Arapahoe Basin has a tremendous choice of different slopes and an acceptable amount of good ski lifts. This ski mountain
has 7 great ski lifts, and they are fun to catch a ride with. The beautiful beauty of the Colorado mountaintops and the truly good trails make the spree here worthwhile. Arapahoe Basin is an ordinary size ski hill boasting a roughly average vertical drop when you compare it to other ski mountains in the region. The snow here becomes genuinely deep, 29 feet every season, and that is one of the finest marks of this ski hill. The seasonal snowfall is heavier than  
average at this ski mountain. Arapahoe Basin is an enjoyable ski area with many challenging slopes. These trails are leg smashing; they'll make you really feel five years younger. Arapahoe Basin has a delightful diversity of slopes; there's absolutely no way to get bored here. Arapahoe Basin has a much higher than average fraction of red and black ski runs and a fraction of green and blue ski runs much lower than average. In winter the Colorado mountains are always pleasant for snowboarding and skiing. The Park Range covered in good snow is a pleasant place for snowboarding and skiing. The mountains of the Park Range make for a pleasant panorama. In view of the fact that you're on this web page you are almost certainly into skiing or snowboarding, either way, this is an area with a heap of ski mountains for that. A little exercise and a chance to spend some time in the great outdoors will have you returning. The snowboarding and the skiing in this part of the country is loads of fun every day of the winter. No need to search hard for rooms, and if you make reservations in advance of a trip, you're all set.

Special features: Brand new in January of 2008, the Montezuma Bowl expansion introduced 400 new acres to the legendary Arapahoe Basin. The new Zuma chair lift gives easy access to more groomed runs, chutes, bowls and glades. Last season's largest expansion in the nation gives you 80% more of what you love about Arapahoe Basin.

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Hotels Near Arapahoe Basin ski area, Park Range, Colorado

Key To The Rockies Lodging At Keystone, Keystone
2.9 miles away
BEST WESTERN Ptarmigan Lodge, Dillon
12.2 miles away
Georgetown Mountain Inn, Georgetown
12.7 miles away
Comfort Suites Summit County, Dillon
12.8 miles away
Super 8 Georgetown, Georgetown
12.9 miles away
Dillon Inn, Dillon
13 miles away
Super 8 Dillon/Breckenridge Area, Dillon
13.2 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Silverthorne - Summit Co, Silverthorne
13.4 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Summit County, Silverthorne
13.6 miles away
Summit Peak Lodge West, Silverthorne
13.9 miles away
Luxury Inn And Suites, Silverthorne
14.1 miles away
The Lodge At Breckenridge, Breckenridge
14.2 miles away
Hyatt Main Street Station, Breckenridge
14.3 miles away
Breckenridge Accommodations, Breckenridge
14.7 miles away
Ski Country Resorts, Breckenridge
14.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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These outdoors activities are available near Arapahoe Basin ski area.
 Ski Areas Near Arapahoe Basin ski area:
Loveland, Colorado , 3 miles away
   2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
   46% Expert & Adv.
   41% Intermediate
   13% Beginner
Keystone, Colorado , 6 miles away
   3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
   49% Expert & Adv.
   32% Intermediate
   19% Beginner
Winter Park, Colorado , 15 miles away
   3060 foot drop, 26 lifts, 145 runs
   57% Expert & Adv.
   34% Intermediate
   9% Beginner
Breckenridge, Colorado , 15 miles away
   3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
   55% Expert & Adv.
   32% Intermediate
   13% Beginner
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 20 miles away
   2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
   54% Expert & Adv.
   25% Intermediate
   21% Beginner
SolVista Basin, Colorado , 22 miles away
   1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 37 runs
   20% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Eldora, Colorado , 25 miles away
   1600 foot drop, 12 lifts, 53 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Ski Cooper, Colorado , 33 miles away
   1200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 26 runs
   40% Expert & Adv.
   30% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
Vail, Colorado , 35 miles away
   3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
   53% Expert & Adv.
   29% Intermediate
   18% Beginner
Beaver Creek, Colorado , 45 miles away
   3340 foot drop, 25 lifts, 149 runs
   38% Expert & Adv.
   43% Intermediate
   19% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Arapahoe Basin ski area:
Clear Creek - West Fork, Clear Creek County , 7 miles away, Class V - 1 miles long (Coors Falls to Gunshot)
Woods Creek, Clear Creek County , 8 miles away, Class V - 0.5 miles long (Reservoir to Confluence with West Fork Clear Creek)
Clear Creek, Clear Creek County , 11 miles away, Class V+ - 1 miles long (Silverplume to Georgetown)
 Trails Near Arapahoe Basin ski area:
Argentine North Fork Trail, Summit , 1 miles away
Grays Peak Trail, Clear Creek , 4 miles away
Argentine Trail, Clear Creek , 6 miles away
 National Parks Near Arapahoe Basin ski area:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO , 46 miles away
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant - CO , 58 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Arapahoe Basin ski area:
Keystone Ranch Golf Course, Dillon , 10 miles away
Breckenridge Golf Club, Breckenridge , 13 miles away
Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks, Silverthorne , 15 miles away

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