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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.

This ski resort has 7 great ski lifts, and they are admirably kept up and operated by welcoming folks. This ski resort has more than average snow
    each winter. This ski resort boasts so much good snow, 29 feet annually, and that is an extremely great depth. There are 105 ski slopes to choose from; it's a wonderful assortment. The Park Range and its hills is a vista worth seeing.
The lovely panorama of the Colorado mountaintops and the extremely great ski runs are incentive enough to come here to ski. Arapahoe Basin has a fabulous pick of different slopes and an ok quantity of great ski lifts. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in the outdoors will make you feel nice. Snowboarding and skiing in this part of Colorado is a lot of fun all snow season long. Arapahoe Basin's elevation difference of 2,270 feet is sufficient for a  
splendid top to bottom run. With the skiable area being 900 acres being without skiable territory won’t happen. Arapahoe Basin is an ordinary size ski area with an altitude difference that's something like average when you compare it to other ski resorts in the region. This ski hill has a much higher than average proportion of challenging runs and a proportion of intermediate or beginner runs much lower than average. Rooms are offered close to the bottom area, and if you make reservations in advance of a trip, you're all set. This is an exciting ski hill with scores of tough trails. This ski resort has a pleasant variety of trails; it's totally impossible to get bored here. These runs are foot splitting; but if you are in need of thrills you are. The Colorado hills during ski season are always tremendous for snowboarding or skiing. Whether you're skiing or snowboarding, around here, you'll bump into loads of nice spots. In wintertime the Park Range is so charming you won’t believe it.

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
Inn At Keystone, Keystone
5.7 miles away
Hyatt Place Keystone, Keystone
5.9 miles away
Keystone Lodge And Spa, Keystone
6.5 miles away
River Run Village, Keystone
7.1 miles away
East Keystone By Keystone Reso, Keystone
7.4 miles away
Keystone Private Homes, Keystone
7.4 miles away
Timbers Lone Eagle By Keysto, Keystone
7.4 miles away
Mountain House, Keystone
7.5 miles away
Gateway Mountain Lodge, Keystone
7.5 miles away
Lakeside Village, Keystone
7.5 miles away
Forest Condominiums, Keystone
7.5 miles away
Aspen Ridge Condominiums, Keystone
7.5 miles away
Evergreen Condominiums, Keystone
7.5 miles away
Best Western Ptarmigan Lodge, Dillon
12.2 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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 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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