Arapahoe Basin will OPEN for the 2016-17 season on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016. The Black Mountain Express lift will open at 9:00 am with access to the intermediate High Noon run. Early season conditions exist and there is NO BEGINNER SKIING.
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. When Loveland Pass is closed access to the ski area is still available on Highway 6 from I-70 at the Silverthorne exit.
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.
Summit County offers a FREE bus service from multiple locations around Summit County. Visit www.summitstage.com. The Summit Stage Swan Mountain Flyer runs to A-Basin once an hour from Keystone's River Run lot from 7:00am-5:00pm. The last bus back to Keystone from A-Basin is at 5:10pm. The A-Basin route runs 7 days a week from mid-November to April, and on weekends in May. Check the Summit Stage website for dates and schedules!
Contact Colorado Mountain Express for direct service from Denver International Airport to lodging in Summit County. Call 1-800-334-7433 or Colorado Mountain Express. All A-Basin guests receive 10% off CME services when booking online.
Other reliable shuttle services to and from Summit County include Summit Express and Peak1 Express.
If you need a shuttle within Summit and Eagle County to Arapahoe Basin, why not try Fresh Tracks Transportation. Fresh Tracks Transportation provides safe and reliable door to door shuttle service to A-Basin from Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Vail, Beaver Creek, Frisco, Dillon and Silverthorne. Call 970-453-4052 or visit Fresh Tracks Transportation.
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.