Stay up to date with A-Basin snowmaking. Check out the webcams to see all the snowmaking action. The Beach/Black Mountain Express webcam runs all night, so you can see all the snowmaking action before bed.
A-Basin will open for the 12/13 season on Wednesday, October 17th at 9:00am. We will have one intermediate trail open and several terrain park features. There is NO BEGINNER terrain open at this time. Read our press release for full details.
After a great weekend of snowmaking, we’ve had some warmer temperatures to start off the week. However, we will continue to make snow as the temperatures allow and may get help in the form of some natural precipitation, starting Thursday night. Read Al's Blog for all the details.
The snowmaking effort this weekend was outstanding according to COO, Alan Henceroth. The wet bulb temperature was 17 F when when staff arrived this morning. Our reservoir is fairly low now. We will use these warmer days to heat the ground which should re-fill the pond a little faster. Looking good. Hear what our COO has to say by reading Al's Blog.
Let the race to open begin! Arapahoe Basin Ski Area began snowmaking shortly after 5:30am, Friday, October 05, 2012. A-Basin will continue to make snow through the day as temperatures allow. Weather forecasts show great temperatures for snowmaking this weekend. Last year A-Basin opened for the 11/12 ski season on Thursday, October 13, 2011.
A-Basin has not set an opening date for the 12/13 ski season.