Arapahoe Basin will OPEN for the 2014-15 season on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014. The Black Mountain Express lift will open at 9:00 am with access to the intermediate High Noon run. Early season conditions exist and there is NO BEGINNER SKIING.
By Car from Denver
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. Or, choose the 68 mile scenic route from Denver by taking I-70 west to Loveland Pass (exit 216), then proceed west on U.S. Highway 6 for 8 miles. When Loveland Pass is closed access to the ski area is still available on Highway 6 from I-70 at the Silverthorne exit.
By Car from Colorado Springs
The 115 mile trip follows I-25 north to C-470 west, then take I-70, and west to Silverthorne (exit 205), then travel 12 miles east on U.S. Highway 6. Or, take the scenic route via U.S. Highway 24 west to Colorado Highway 9 north, turn right onto Swan Mountain Road and right again onto U.S. Highway 6, then venture east for 8 miles.
Summit County offers a FREE bus service from multiple locations around Summit County. Visit www.summitstage.com. The Summit Stage runs to A-Basin once an hour from 7a-5p. The A-Basin route runs 7 days a week until April (TBD).
Contact Resort Express for direct service from Denver International Airport to lodging within Summit County. Call 1-800-334-7433 or Colorado Mountain Express. All A-Basin guests receive 10% off CME services when booking online.
If you need a shuttle within Summit and Eagle County to Arapahoe Basin, why not try Fresh Tracks Transportation. Fresh Tracks Transportation provides safe and reliable door to door shuttle service to A-Basin from Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Vail, Beaver Creek, Frisco, Dillon and Silverthorne. Call 970-453-4052 or visit Fresh Tracks Transportation.
Denver International Airport has daily flights to and from most major cities. Also, the Colorado Springs and Vail/Eagle Airports are served regularly by major airlines from cities all across the country.