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The gateway to Summit County ski country, Arapahoe Basin (A-Basin) is found less than a two hour drive from Denver.

Discover the Rockies and Summit County

Get some of the best ski terrain the Rocky Mountains has to offer! What can you expect from a ski vacation here? With the summit at 13,050 feet, it’s the highest peak in Summit County and the ski runs reflect it. If you like to ski, snowboard, or telemark (tele), you can count on it to serve up terrain for every level of ability! For more information, read Ski Experience and Terrain Parks.

Off the Slopes

Thinking Après Ski? Summit County has plenty of nightlife! Just about all of the hotels offer some very lively nightly entertainment and some impressive musicians come through and stop to play a while, too! Whether it’s an after-dinner cocktail you’re after, or dancing at a disco, a scoop of ice cream and some coffee, or a custom crafted Colorado micro-brew, Summit County is more than happy to accommodate.

Getting Here

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. The Colorado Springs airport, a small and comfortable airport with easy access, is just 115 mile drive. Enjoy a scenic and beautiful drive through small towns and mountain passes on US Highway 24.

Vacation Coupons—What We Do

Browse the categories to see a list of deals and discounts for big savings on lodging, winter activities, restaurants, and more throughout the Summit County ski areas! Make this one of your Colorado ski vacation stop this year. Ski Coupons will help you stretch your budget with ski discounts, deals, savings, and skiing vacation coupons.

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