Location Sixty-eight miles west of Denver, in Summit County, Colorado Address Arapahoe Basin Ski Area P.O. Box 5808 Dillon, Colorado 80435 Website www.arapahoebasin.com www.abasin.mobi (for mobile users) Email email@example.com Main Phone 1-888-ARAPAHOE (1-888-272-7246) 1-970-468-0718 Snow Report 1-888-ARAPAHOE (1-888-272-7246) 1-970-468-0718 (please press option 1) Social Media Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Season Usually mid-October to early June Opening and closing dates dependent on conditions.The Mountain The 68-year-old legend offers some of the highest skiable terrain in North America. Half of the mountain is above timberline with open bowl skiing and snowboarding through spring and into early summer. One of its signature runs, Pallavicini, is one of Colorado's longest and steepest trails. Statistics Vertical rise: 2,270 feet Base elevation: 10,780 feet Summit elevation: 13,050 feet Average annual snowfall: 350 inches Number of trails: 109 Longest run: 1.5 miles Skiable acres: 960 Snowmaking acres: 125 Lifts One high-speed quad chairlift One quad chairlift One triple chairlift Three double chairlifts Two conveyor lifts Lift capacity of 10,700 people per hour Terrain Beginner: 10% Intermediate: 30% Advanced: 37% Expert: 23% Best Deals For the best guaranteed pricing on lift tickets, buy in advance at our online store!Facilities The Legends Cafe, located at the foot of the mountain, serves breakfasts and lunches, indoors and out. Black Mountain Lodge, located at the top of the Black Mountain Express lift, serves bistro style food, indoors and out. The 6th Alley Bar & Grill offers a unique menu and après ski libations. The remodeled 6th Alley is scheduled to open late 2013. Located at the top of Arapahoe Basin, the Snow Plume Refuge is a great place for a warming hut with magnificent views of the Continental Divide. The Snowsports Center is home to our Snowsports School, Base'N Edge Tune Shop and the Rental Shop. Located in the base area, the building also has bathroom facilities and seasonal lockers. Shops Arapahoe Sports has everything for the hill, including clothing rental! Clothing rental starts at $10 per item rented. You can also purchase helmets, goggles, and the latest A-Basin logo wear and stickers here. 2013-14 Lift Tickets Check our window rates here. For the absolute best value on single-day lift tickets, head over to tickets.arapahoebasin.com. 2013-14 Lessons Classes are offered for skiers and snowboarders of every ability, from never-evers to powder bashers and mogul masters. Privates are available. For more information click here. Learn all about our lessons and programs for kids and adults Get the hottest deals on Snowsports lessons at Arapahoe Basin 2013-14 Rentals Skiers and boarders can rent sport or high performance equipment to suit their needs. Packages including skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots are available for enthusiasts of every age. For more information and pricing, click here. Just for Kids Kids-Only ski and snowboard lessons and rentals are offered so children may learn with their peers. Both ski and snowboard lessons are offered for children 3 years old and up.After Dark Scores of restaurants and brewpubs in nearby Keystone, Dillon, Silverthorne, Frisco and Breckenridge can be reached via the Summit Stage, local free bus system. International Arapahoe Basin's high alpine terrain and open bowls give the mountain an international feel. Bilingual instructors and staff will assist visitors from around the world. Lodging Hotels, lodges, condos, motels and B&B's are available as close as five miles from the resort. Arapahoe Basin does not offer lodging at the base of the ski area. Please contact one of our many lodging partners. Bus Service Shuttle bus service to Arapahoe Basin is available from all towns and other ski resorts within Summit County. Go on line to www.summitstage.com for all bus details. Credit Cards American Express, Carte Blanche, Diner's Club, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted at the ticket office, ski school, rental shop, Arapahoe Sports, and restaurants. Getting Here By car from Denver: The resort is a 96 mile drive west from Denver International Airport via I-70 west. Take I-70 west to Silverthorne (exit 205), then travel 12 miles east on U.S. Highway 6. Or, choose the 68 mile scenic route from Denver by taking I-70 west to Loveland Pass (exit 216), then proceed west on U.S. Highway 6 for 8 miles. By car from Colorado Springs: The 115 mile trip follows I-25 north to C-470 west, then take I-70, and west to Silverthorne (exit 205), then travel 12 miles east on U.S. Highway 6. Or, take the scenic route via U.S. Highway 24 west to Colorado Highway 9 north, turn right onto Swan Mountain Road and right again onto U.S. Highway 6, then venture east for 8 miles. By Bus: Summit County offers a FREE bus service from multiple locations around Summit County. Visit www.summitstage.com. By shuttle: Contact Resort Express for direct service from Denver International Airport to lodging within Summit County. Call 1-800-334-7433 or Colorado Mountain Express. By air: Denver International Airport has daily flights to and from most major cities. Also, the Colorado Springs and Vail/Eagle Airports are served regularly by major airlines from cities all across the country.