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Arapahoe Basin

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.

Featured Blog Posts

A-Basin Taps into the Heart of Off-Piste Adventure

After opening the legendary Montezuma Bowl in 2007, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, located just outside of Keystone and Breckenridge, has not added any new terrain in the last ten years. Sure, they have done some great improvements to the lodge area, and brought in new opportunities for gear and rentals, but a decade later, with […]


Will There Be a Last Chair? 2016-2017 Ski Season Resort Closing Dates

The trees budding all across the Front Range in Colorado and Utah, and water sprinklers feverishly spraying golf courses are signs that spring is on us and summer is near. To the dismay of skiers and riders alike, it’s time to say goodbye to the bittersweet 2016-2017 ski season. This winter has been both good and […]


A-Basin Adds Thrilling Backcountry Terrain

If you’re an expert skier who’s looking for a new challenge, a thrilling place to ski, and a true mountain adventure, you’ll love the backcountry terrain addition to Arapahoe Basin ski resort. This 468-acre expansion puts Arapahoe Basin in the big leagues when it comes to expert skiing destinations. Beautiful, Adventurous Terrain This terrain isn’t […]


Smaller Ski Areas That Offer Unique Amenities

Looking for fresh tracks in untouched powder five days after the last storm? Sick of standing in lift-lines for half your visit? Ready to apres with the locals and get the inside scoop on, well, everything? How about free parking, affordable tickets, rentals and lessons? If any of these things sound like your ideal vacation, […]


10 Free Activities at Colorado Ski Resorts

Who says a winter vacation has to be expensive? Here are 10 free activities to enjoy at Colorado ski resorts this winter. Snowcat rides at Copper Mountain Score a backcountry experience without the half-day hike. Take advantage of Copper’s free Snowcat rides to Tucker Mountain and sink your skis (or boards) into Copper’s best alpine back bowls. […]


Uber Ski Transportation Debuting in Colorado

Skiers and snowboarders will often do anything to get up to the mountains, especially when there’s fresh powder. But getting up to your favorite ski resort just got a little easier if you live in Colorado or are visiting for a ski vacation. According to a recent article from The Aspen Times, Uber debuted ski […]


Get 2-for-1 Lift Tickets with Colorado Gems Card

Now that winter is here, it is time to dust off the snowboard, polish those skis and get ready to hit the mountains. Colorado’s best season – winter sports season – is about to begin. It’s time to ski Colorado! Getting your gear ready; perhaps purchasing a new jacket or replacing those worn down gloves with a new […]


A-Basin’s New Surprises Highlight its Classic Character

In central Colorado, anticipation was at an all-time high this season. With three early season snow storms helping out, and snow guns blasting sweet white potential every night, powderhounds are rejoicing that Arapahoe Basin has fired up their lifts for its 70th season. And this year is going to be epic. Averaging 350 inches of snow per year, […]


The Epic Pass Adds Access to Four European Countries

The Epic Pass from Vail Resorts has always been one of the best lift ticket values in the United States. If you’re not familiar with it, the benefits are many. This year’s Epic Pass offers unlimited access to all of these resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin in Colorado, Park City in Utah, […]


10 Places To Ski In The West That Should Be On Your Bucket List

Where should you go skiing this winter? The Western USA and Western Canada are loaded with excellent resorts where you can find world-class powder, diverse terrain, and high-altitude drops. There are so many good mountains that it can be hard to choose. Here are 10 top places to ski in the West, and why they should […]


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