Arapahoe Basin is a ski resort located in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. It was ranked #13 for "Best in the West" and #1 for most challenging terrain in Colorado (#4 in the West) by SKI Magazine Reader's Choice Awards in 2023. Arapahoe Basin offers an adventurous, challenging, incredibly scenic experience with seven distinct mountain areas. Spending time on the mountain is simple, with most parking being free and all lots within walking distance of the lifts. The base area is small and easy to navigate as well, perfect for beginners to the sport.
…in a variety of lodging options in neighboring ski towns, Frisco, Breckenridge, Silverthorne, Keystone and Dillon, all within a short driving distance from the resort.
…by flying into Denver International Airport.
…three freestyle terrain parks, 147 trails and over 1,400 acres of skiable terrain.
…yourself to a half-day private lesson to fine-tune the skiing or boarding skills you’re looking to improve
…at a top elevation of 13,050 feet
…some of Colorado’s most adventurous inbound terrain and fantastic snow at the high elevation.
…award-winning Bloody Marys, charcuterie at the European Bistro at the mountain’s summit or smoked BBQ mid-mountain when taking a break during your day on the slopes.
… a snowshoe tour with mountain-top views, a perfect Colorado adventure for families and non-skiers in your group.