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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

28194 US Highway 6 Dillon, CO 80435 | Mountains | 888-272-7246

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Many consider Arapahoe Basin, endearingly known as A-Basin, to be one of the most underrated ski areas in the state. It certainly has the longest season -- usually from mid-October to early June – because the north-facing slopes get less sun and the snow sticks around. A-Basin is a sibling of Breckenridge and Keystone, and while it may not have their amount of acreage, it has plenty of steep glades, bump runs and and out-of-bounds skiing. It also has the best parking-lot parties of any mountain in the state.


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Elevate your experience this winter by skiing or riding A-Basin! Come shred the rocky steeps, spruce glades and rolling natural terrain that's made us "The Legend" in Summit County.

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