Arapahoe Basin


Arapahoe Basin, known as "The Legend" to many Coloradans, has one of the longest ski seasons in North America, open from October to June. Enjoy the 360 degree view from the summit or lunch at Black Mountain Lodge all while skiing some of the best terrain in the world. With the addition of the Montezuma Bowl, there is twice the natural beauty to explore; more high-alpine groomed runs, bowls, chutes and glades, all serviced by our new quad chair lift. Experience the Legend.


Annual Snowfall:
350 in / 889 cm
Base Elevation:
10,780 ft / 3,286 m
Summit Elevation:
13,050 ft / 3,978 m
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8:30 am-4:00 pm
Season Dates:
Skiable Area:
1,331 acres / 539 hectares
# of trails:
125 acres / 51 hectares
Bowl Skiing
Terrain Parks

Best Known For
  • Arapahoe Basin has one of the longest seasons in North America with skiing and boarding from mid-October until early-June and occasionally into July.
  • The famous A-Basin Bacon Bloody Mary in the 6th Alley Bar & Grill – we sell more than 10,000 a season.
  • The Pallavicini lift – an iconic fixed grip double chair that services some of the snowiest (and steepest) terrain at the mountain.
  • Uphill access during operating and non-operating hours. To learn more, click here.
  • Family-friendly, laid back atmosphere – free slope-side parking, one convenient base area and affordable snowsports lessons for kids and adults.

For all things Arapahoe Basin, click here.

Resort Address

28194 U.S. Highway 6
Dillon, CO 80345
United States

Main Phone Number
Lodging/Central Reservations
Snow Report Phone
Closest Airport
Denver International Airport - DEN
Miles from Denver

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