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Arapahoe Basin - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
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Arapahoe Basin - Ski Resort in Vail Resorts, American Rockies (3290m to 3980m)
The third-highest ski area in North America (and eleventh highest lift-served skiing on Earth, pipped for the title of Highest in North America by Snowmass and then knocked down to third by Loveland, which installed the world's highest chairlift, a quad and in the process took the 'Highest lift in the US title from Snowmass, in 1998). It is possible to hike up to nearly 4000 metres to ski down and increase the vertical. 'A Basin' came under new-ownership after splitting back from 'Keystone Control' for the '97-'98 season. The area's fantastic height means skiing is possible in to July and on occasions, even August. Good skiing for all abilities and very reasonably priced passes.
Arapahoe Basin is open until June 6, 2013
according to the Snow Conditions.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Facts
The American ski resort of Arapahoe Basin is part of the Vail Resorts ski area and has direct access to 105 individual pistes, served by 7 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Arapahoe Basin itself 177pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Vail Resorts ski resorts of Beaver Creek, Keystone and Vail.
The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 7 Ski Lifts of Arapahoe Basin are able to uplift 10,700 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
Skiing in Arapahoe Basin
Arapahoe Basin offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.
Snowboarding in Arapahoe Basin
Arapahoe Basin is highly rated by Snowboarders.
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Arapahoe Basin in brief
Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Good for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.
Opened : October 15, 2012
Closes : June 6, 2013
Opening Subject To Snow Conditions.
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