A-Basin's New Terrain Openings and Pass Prices


November 9, 2005

Arapahoe Basin, CO - (News Release) - Arapahoe Basin opened its terrain from top to bottom last Sunday, November 6. With more terrain opening soon, now is the best time to take advantage of the low season pass prices before the price increases next week.

The Exhibition and Lenawee Mountain lifts are currently serving four intermediate trails including Lenawee Face, Dercum's Gulch, High Noon and Ramrod. A temporary terrain park is set up halfway down High Noon withthree boxes and one rail.

The Molly Hogan learning center at the base of the mountain is scheduled to open this Saturday, November 12, including the Molly Hogan chair lift and Molly's Magic Carpet. A-Basin's snowsports school will begin when the Molly Hogan area opens for the season.

A-Basin's Bonus Season Pass price will increase soon. The pass will be available for $239 through November 18, 2005. The Bonus Pass will increase to $259 starting November 19, 2005 until supplies last. The Bonus Passoffers unlimited skiing or riding at A-Basin for the 2005-2006 ski season and five non-transferable ski days at Keystone or Breckenridge. One of those days can be used at Vail or Beaver Creek. Some restrictions apply.

Adult A-Basin only 2005-06 season passes are being sold for $189, youth A-Basin passes (age 15 - 19) are $139 and child passes (age 6-14) are $79. Prices are subject to change. All of the A-Basin season passes are alsovalid at A-Basin's sister ski area, Bear Valley Mountain Resort in California.

A-Basin is open with two lifts serving 81 acres of intermediate skiing on an 18 mid-way base. Skier services are available including the new Base 'n Edge rental and tune shop, Arapahoe Sports retail shop, the Legends Café and the 6th Alley Bar. Lift ticket prices at the window are $38 for adults, $35 youth tickets age 15-19, and child lift ticket prices (age 6-14) are $17 through November 23, 2005.

To order an Arapahoe Basin pass, get more information on events or to check snow conditions call 1-888-Arapahoe or visit www.arapahoebasin.com.



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