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Go Play: Go Ski Arapahoe Basin!

Compiled by Caitlin Row
crow@gjfreepress.com
Skiing A-Basin, Summit County, Colo.
Dave Camara / Arapahoe Basin Ski Area |

ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA

Season: Weather dependent, generally from mid-October through beginning of June

Elevation: Base — 10,780 ft.; Summit — 13,050 ft.

Hours from GJ by car: Approx. 3 hours

Price Info: For up-to-date ticket info, visit http://www.arapahoebasin.com

Free Press Insider’s Tip: Don’t miss A-Basin’s to-die-for bacon bloody mary at Sixth Alley Bar. It’s a mind-blowing après-ski treat!

Known as “The Legend,” Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is truly a locals’ favorite, with challenging terrain and laid-back appeal in Summit County, Colo.

If you go, check out A-Basin’s trees, steeps and bumps on Pallavicini (including Main Street, The Spine, the Alleys, and Turbo); breathtaking and challenging hike-to terrain on the East Wall (including North Pole and Willy’s Wide); groomed intermediate runs in Montezuma Bowl on the backside of the mountain; and – of course – the tailgating scene on the “Beach” (its snowy, parking lot is always a party).

It also boasts two terrain parks — the Treeline Terrain Park (intermediate to advanced) and High Divide Terrain Park (beginner to intermediate).



What’s new? A-Basin upgraded its 6th Alley Bar with a live-music area, bigger bar, and even more seating.

SOURCE: A-Basin


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