Arapahoe Basin Launches Legendary Spring Ski Season - Ski Mag

Arapahoe Basin Launches Legendary Spring Ski Season

Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin, CO - April 20, 2005 -While other ski areas have wrapped things up for the season, Arapahoe Basin is just hitting its stride. When April hits, A-Basin becomes the Mecca of snow, spring skiing and riding, terrain parks, live entertainment, spring events, camps and clinics, and spring discounts. With all of this, plus a foot and a half of snow to date in April, Arapahoe Basin is the place to ski and board this spring and enjoy the world famous A-Basin beach.

A-Basin currently has a 54 midway base and is 100% open. All skierservices are available including ski and ride school, rental, retail,weekend tiki bar and food and beverage.


Lift tickets:

$10 lift ticket per day available for the beginner hill, lift and magic carpet - MollyHogan for child or adult. Now's the time to learn with soft snow and warmer weather.


$200 Learn to Ski or Board package. Includes a 2004-05 A-Basin season pass, up to four 2-hr group lessons and rentals for the lesson day. See the hot deal on for more details.


Stay at Keystone and Ski A-Basin Free - Now through May 26, 2005. Rooms start at just $72 per person/per night and includes A-Basin lift tickets. Call Keystone at 1-800-438-7260 for details and reservations. Some restrictions may apply.

A-Basin offers an on-line coupon for a spring 2005 4-pack of tickets for only $99. Check down load the coupon and redeem at the A-Basin ticket office. The 2005-06 Bonus and A-Basin only passes are also now available. Use the 2005-06 season pass at A-Basin for the remainder of the 2004-05 ski season. Call 1-888-ARAPAHOE for prices and more information.


April, 2005
20 - 16th Annual Enduro to benefit Todd Trenchard
22 - Earth Day Celebration
23 - Tele Clinic
23 - Big Mountain Clinic
23 - Hip Hop Band Day in Base Area
27 - KSMT Local's Appreciation Day
27 - Rail Jam in the Base Area
30 - The Grind Adventure Race with $250 cash prize to top male and femaleMay, 2005
Free Rail Jams every Saturday in May
1 - Red Ball Beach Bash - Rotary Fund Raiser.
7 - 2nd Annual Huck, Rock & Roll Terrain Park Event
7 & 8 - Freestyle Camp
10 - 12 - Spring Training Camps
29 - Memorial Weekend Beach Party/ 4th Annual Festival of the BrewpubsJune, 2005
Free live entertainment in the base area - most bands start at 1:00 p.m. May
1 - Dan Walker - Acoustic guitar; Something Underground - Rock, blues, funkand folk
7 - Soul Reclusion - Hip Hop
14 - Little Hercules - Funk
21 - Nocturnal Tomatoes - Rock and Blues
28 - Bop Skizzum - Funk
29 - Arnie J. Green - Blues Groove
30 - Opie Gone Bad - Funky Rock*** All dates are tentative and weather dependentFor more information regarding discounts, spring events or the HighAdventure Series, call 1-888-ARAPAHOE. Check out our web site for additional information and current snowconditions.


A-Basin opened one run, one lift and four park features. These guys looks psyched about it.           //   

Arapahoe Basin Opens for the Season

After only being closed for just 100 days Arapahoe Basin opened up for the season. We braved the white ribbon of death.

A-Basin Beach

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