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“Ski A-Basin in November 2013” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin
U.S. Highway 6, Keystone, CO 80435
970-468-0718
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Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Keystone
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
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Owner description: Popular ski area boasts a long ski season, from November to June, and offers the highest skiable terrain on the North American continent.
Regina
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“Ski A-Basin in November 2013”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

My first time at A Basin.
Two lifts were open and with new snow more runs opening daily.
The mid-way chalet has easy access to the BR which is important at my age (60) and great food service too - have the bison stew.
All the personal were great at their jobs and friendly.
Ben - great lesson - thanks again.
I would really like to come back when the whole mountain is open - we will see - it is a long drive from Regina Sask.
Lastly what a friendly bunch of tourists and locals riding the lift! I enjoyed the conversations and exchanges of pleasantries almost as much as the skiing.

Visited November 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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“Very nice setting with open space skiing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Nice open slopes, unspoiled nature with high mountain around and tree line, beautiful views from the cold top, satisfactory mountain house and muddy parking at the base. The ski area and slopes remind us a European ski areas. No accomodation at the basin -you have to stay at Keystone( 10 min away).

Visited March 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“A Basin!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The BEST views I have ever seen from any peak in Colorado. Every winter I always went Snowboarding there. Funny thing to pay attention is the race that Abasin and Loveland to see who opens first. And is so close to Denver.

Visited August 2013
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Keystone, Colorado
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12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Arapahoe. ...the Legend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Best all around mountain in Colorado, just like 1960s...The best is when Montezuma back bowl is open for advanced skiers. Great food and drink at reasonable prices.

Visited July 2013
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Silverthorne, Colorado
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“A great ski area!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Small with a wide variety of runs ranging from greens to double blacks, Abasin is an awesome ski area to visit. Never as busy as the big guys, great snow, cheaper lift ticket prices. Kids ski lessons are smaller groups and less expensive as well. A great company to work with and a great place to ski/snowboard! Open later in the season than any other ski area in Colorado!

Visited May 2013
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