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Media Center

media center

Welcome to Arapahoe Basin's media center. Here you will find links to photos, a list of media contacts, information about on-site filming and general information about A-Basin. For more about the 2019-20 winter season, please click the button below.

download 2019-20 Press Kit

Media Kit Includes: Mountain stats and facts; behind-the-scenes info; what we are known for; descriptions of each area of the mountain/terrain; the winter season event calendar and story ideas. 


Recent Press Releases

A-Basin Vail End Pass Partnership, February 2019
A-Basin Spring 2019 Events Lineup, March 2019
A-Basin Joins the Ikon Pass, August 2019

A-Basin Photos + Video / B-Roll

The best low resolution images from our previous season are available in our Press Kit. High resolution images and video are available upon request for use by media outlets, not for private or commercial enterprise. We are not able to respond to individuals requesting photos that were taken of them while they were at A-Basin. Please email Katherine Fuller, Communications Manager, for more information about A-Basin images and B-roll.

Commercial photography and videography are not allowed without a U.S. Forest Service permit AND prior written permission from Arapahoe Basin. "Commercial" is anything not strictly for news media. 

That includes any and all photos and videos related to a product and/or service, training videos, nonprofit productions and pretty much anything else not explicitly for news media use. Please email Whitney Henceroth, Events Manager, for more information and plan on a week or more to obtain the required documents. 


Webcam Images and Usage

Mountain webcams can be found, here. 

Arapahoe Basin has seven webcams available to the public and for use by media outlets. Media outlets are permitted to use A-Basin's webcam images and timelapse videos in print, broadcast and social media, and may also embed these cams on their websites. Please consider these guidelines in return:

  • Credit Arapahoe Basin Ski Area wherever applicable
  • Do not crop our watermark out of the Prism cam shots (especially on social media)
  • Link back to the ski area if you are embedding the cam image in your website

Accolades

Click here for our extensive list of sustainability and environmental awards. 

Westword "Best of Denver" 2019
Best New Chair - The Beavers
Best Steep Slope - The Steep Gullies

Pinnacol Assurance 2018 Circle of Safety Award
In recognition of our "superior risk management record"

Liftopia 2018 Best In Snow Awards - North America
#5 Top Overall Ski Area
#2 Top Snow Consistency & Quality
#5 Most Challenging Terrain
#8 Best Value
Liftopia.com users - see how the rankings work

Ranked #3 Best Ski Resort in Colorado
SnowPak.com, November 2017

Ranked #1 for Value (West)
Ranked #7 for Character (West)
Ranked #10 for Challenge (West)

SKI Magazine 2015-16 Resort Poll

Top 25 Ski Resorts for Seniors (#1 in the West)
SeniorSkiing.com/About.com, January 2016

25 Best Family Ski Resorts in North America
VacationIdea.com, January 2016

4 Mind-Blowing Bloody Marys
SKI Magazine online, October 2015

NSAA & SKI Magazine Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence
National Ski Areas Association/SKI Magazine, May 2014

Top 10 Resorts for Character (2013)
Skimag.com, November 2012

Top 10 Ski Resorts in the U.S. (2013, ranked by "awesomeness")
Forbes, December 2012

10 Best Mountains You've Never Skied (2013)
SKI Magazine, November 2012


Media Contacts

Katherine Fuller
Media contact Tuesdays-Saturdays
Communications Manager
Email Her: KatherineF@a-basin.net
970.513.5747

Leigh Hierholzer
Media contact on Mondays
Marketing and Communications Director
Email Her: LeighH@a-basin.net
970.513.5767

Sara Warden
Advertising inquiries
Marketing Coordinator
Email Her: SaraW@a-basin.net

Whitney Henceroth
Commercial photography and videography inquiries
Event and Content Manager
Email Her: WhitneyH@a-basin.net

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