Arapahoe Basin: Snow Report and Mountain Info

Current Weather

43°
Expected Snow:
0"

Today

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 50F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Tonight

Partly cloudy with a chance of snow. Low of 19F with a windchill as low as 7F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

Mountain Info

Snow Phone
888-272-7246
Skiable Acres
900
Vertical Drop
2,270 feet
Base Elevation
10,780 feet
Nearest City
Dillon, CO

About Arapahoe Basin

Tucked away high along the Continental Divide in Summit County, Arapahoe Basin is hidden in plain sight. With steep terrain, open bowls and rocky features, it’s as close to a big mountain proving ground as you’ll get with such easy access to Denver. When the weather is good, the traverse- or hike-to terrain of the East Wall offers steep powder lines. And when it’s stormy, the tight and full-of-features tree runs around Pallavicini lift will get your adrenaline pumping. Although there is no lodging right at the base area, options are diverse and range from high-end at Keystone to super affordable about 25 minutes down the road. Frequently battling Loveland for first Colorado resort to open, A-Basin also stays open late into the spring making for a wonderfully extended ski season. Seven months or more of this mountain every season? Yes, please.

On-Hill Tip: Explore the Alleys, skier’s left from the Pallavicini lift, for steep tree skiing that can hold the best snow on stormy days.

Off-Hill Tip: A-Basin’s “beach” is among the best spring skiing scenes in North America. Get there early, bring your grillin’ gear and make sure you have a sober driver.

Forecast

50° / 19° Chance Rain
Expected Snow:
0"

Wednesday

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 50F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy with a chance of snow. Low of 19F with a windchill as low as 7F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

50° / 25° Partly Cloudy
Expected Snow:
0"

Thursday

Partly cloudy. High of 50F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy. Low of 25F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 20 mph.

57° / 30° Partly Cloudy
Expected Snow:
0"

Friday

Partly cloudy. High of 57F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph.

Friday Night

Overcast in the evening, then mostly cloudy. Low of 30F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph.

59° / 30° Mostly Cloudy
Expected Snow:
0"

Saturday

Overcast. High of 59F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night

Overcast with a chance of rain in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain showers. Low of 30F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.

Arapahoe Basin on YouTube

Black Mountain Express Construction Begins The construction of Black Mountain Express has begun. We are very excited to share with you all the joys of the construction.
Arapahoe Basin Chairlift de-construction This video shows the Exhibition chairlift being removed. The video was capture on the week of June 14, 2010.
10/9/06 Arapahoe Basin Opening Day Arapahoe Basin opened for the 09/10 season today(10/9/09). Over 1000 people showed up for the event. There is snow in the forecast and we are happy to be ope...
Work at Arapahoe Basin! Arapahoe Basin offers many jobs from lift operations to ski patrol to food and beverage. Visit arapahoebasin.com to find your new job!
Arapahoe Basin Snowmaking 9/23/09 Arapahoe Basin has started making snow! The ski season is just around the corner and we are excited to be opening soon! It has been snowing at A-Basin for 3 ...

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