arapahoe basin

  1. Tricia

    Press Release: Mountain Collective Adds 4 New Destinations for the 2020/2021 Season

    The Mountain CollectiveTM adds Four New Destinations for the 2020-2021 Season Purchase This Spring for Lowest Guaranteed Price of $469USD Bonus Day at Destination of Choice and Kids’ Pass for just $99USD 2020-2021 Passes to go on-sale March 10 ASPEN SNOWMASS, Colorado – March 10, 2020 – The...
  2. udailey

    Summit County Feb 23-26 looking for a skiing partner

    I am arriving on Fubruary 22 and leaving 27 but skiing 23-26. Will ski Copper/Cooper/Keystone/ABasin. Might drop the Cooper day for a second ABasin day. Would love to have a skiing partner for a day or two especially at Keystone where I will ski the bowl/trees and prefer, well wont ski without...
  3. Tricia

    Pallavicini lift retiring after this season

    Ironically, @Philpug posted this picture of us on the Palli lift from several seasons ago. According to Al's blog, this is the last season for this lift. http://arapahoebasin.blogspot.com/2020/02/retiring-pallavicini-lift.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook
  4. Arapahoe Basin, CO - A Pictorial

    Trip Report: Arapahoe Basin, CO - A Pictorial

    ARAPAHOE BASIN, CO - A PICTORIAL December 4, 2019 By Jim Kenney PugSki Travel Correspondent INTRODUCTION: I skied Arapahoe Basin (aka A-Basin) in February and May of 2019. Characteristic of the lengthy ski seasons offered at A-Basin, it was great both times. I've made several visits to this...
  5. Andy Mink

    19-20 Season-How many days so far?

    Lifts are spinning and Ullr has been good so far. Here we go again!:yahoo::daffy::crash:
  6. Tricia

    Colorado A-Frame at A-Basin getting new bathrooms

    Well, this is good news
  7. jmeb

    Colorado 2019-2020 Colorado Weather and Stoke (and beer)

    And so it begins. White stuff fell on Arapahoe Basin last night. https://arapahoebasin.blogspot.com/2019/08/first-white-stuff.html
  8. Tricia

    Colorado Press Release: Arapahoe Basin Goes Ikon

    IKON PASS ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA IN COLORADO FOR WINTER 2019/2020 Ikon Pass Now Offers Access to 40 Global Destinations, Six in Colorado DENVER, CO, August 2, 2019 – The Ikon Pass community continues to grow with the addition of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in...
  9. Jack skis

    Bus Relief for I-70

    The Colorado Dept. of Transportation will be running busses from Denver to Loveland and Arapahoe Basin during the next ski season. Don't know how many trips per day, but several at $25 for the round trip That won't cure the I-70 congestion, problems, but it sounds like a good alternative to...
  10. asolo

    Where to ski in June, July, August

    Is Beartooth Basin (next to Yellowstone) any good? How is Timberline (Mt.Hood) this year with apparently low snowpack? I assume it has to freeze overnight (a function of clear skies) for the hardpack skiing conditions to form. Early July? Is Bariloche worth a $1500 plane ticket?
  11. Ken_R

    Colorado Vail Resorts Improving Snowmaking for Early Season Openings

    Looks like Keystone will open in October and Vail and Beaver Creek will have more terrain open at their set opening dates of November 15 regardless of snowfall. So, VRi is banking on the snowmaking improvements to challenge both Arapahoe Basin and Loveland for the earliest start and the longest...
  12. Philpug

    2018-19 Pugski Epic Resort Tour

    The 2018-2019 season was a whirlwind -- dare we say “Epic” -- tour for Team Pugski. Tricia and I were all over the western United States at almost 25 resorts, including more than a half-dozen Epic resorts. Even though these areas are under the Vail umbrella in one way or another, each has its...
  13. W

    Colorado A-Basin Questions

    Hi all, Long time lurker...finally getting on board. I have a conference in Denver next week, so naturally I decided to head out early to get some spring skiing in this weekend (I know...I'm a week late for the Pugski extravaganza.....). I've done plenty of skiing out west but I have never...
  14. Tricia

    May at A-Basin Beach Spot

    We, and by that I mean @SBrown has, commandeered a beach spot for Sunday, May 5th in conjunction with the 13th Annual May at A-Basin. We will be taking donations to cover the cost as the price seems to rise a little every year. Beach Spot 10; anyone who is attending, please consider donating...
  15. Tricia

    13th Annual May at A-Basin

    In the past we've celebrated Mother's day at A-Basin, which started 13 years ago. Wow, has it really been that many years? Last year we realized how difficult it is to rely on good snow and good attendance when Mother's Day was later in the month With Mother's day on May 12th we have switched it...
  16. R

    Colorado Help me plan my Summit/Eagle Co. EPIC trip?

    Going to CO with a buddy (intermediate snowboarder) late March, will be arriving around 9am at DIA on a Saturday, and leaving late the following Thursday. We will be staying in Silverthorne and will have an AWD rental car. Since we both have Epic pass and he's never been to Colorado, I was...
  17. Mendieta

    Instructor recommendation in CO (ABasin, Key, Breck)

    Hi all @amlemus is looking for instruction in Colorado: I moved this discussion to its own thread so it can gain some traction. Any recommendations for good private instructors in one of those areas? Thanks!
  18. Tricia

    Firing up the snow gun stoke

    With Killington, Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, and a few others open for the season, along with the few resorts with soft openings like Mt Rose, the temperatures are dropping and we're seeing more ski hills firing up the guns. This is stoke worthy... I'll kick it off with Alpine Meadows
  19. coskigirl

    Abasin to add via ferrata and mountain biking.

    Interesting. https://www.outtherecolorado.com/arapahoe-basin-releases-plan-for-via-ferrata-mountain-bike-trails-on-mountain/
  20. dbostedo

    The race is on, first to open... 2018-19

    Since A-Basin has started making snow (https://theknow.denverpost.com/2018/09/21/arapahoe-basin-starting-snowmaking/196138/), I figured it was time for the annual threads.... So ladies, and gentleman.... Who's going to be the first to open? My guess is Loveland on October 12th.
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