All About Arapahoe Basin
Blog written by Arapahoe Basin COO Alan Henceroth
Arapahoe Basin 101: (mountain info by the numbers)
Virtual Mountain Tours (learn about each distinct terrain area)
A-Basin Staff blog (great source of story ideas)
A-Basin YouTube channel
A-Basin Podcast (in-depth, behind-the-scenes storytelling)
History of Arapahoe Basin
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SKI Magazine Reader Survey Rankings, 2023
#13 overall Best of the West
#3 for “most affordable” in the West
#4 for “guaranteed to satisfy” in the West
#4 for most challenging terrain in the West (#1 in Colorado)
#5 for "best for a quick getaway" in the West
#7 for "snowiest" in the West
#8 for best "local flavor" in the West
Media Passes & Tickets
If you are actively working on a piece with a deadline, feel free to reach out to our PR person. Introduce yourself, tell us about the publication, your story angle, and why you are specifically interested in skiing or riding at A-Basin. Please help us help you.
We can usually tell if you're just trying to get a free ski trip out of us or if you haven't done your homework and know nothing about us.
If you have a great idea, a legitimate publication, and a relevant audience lined up, we are more than happy to help you find a unique angle that will set your story apart, answer a million questions, hook you up with a ticket, set up a tour guide, buy you a bloody Mary, whatever.
Commercial Photography + Videography
"Commercial" is anything not strictly for news media. If you are shooting promotional material for a company / service / product / brand, you MUST have permission from BOTH the USFS and A-Basin.
Commercial 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 that will be posted to a website, YouTube, Instagram story, etc.
We don't care if you're TikTok famous. The rules still apply.
- Please email Whitney Henceroth for more information or to request permission.
A-Basin Photos + Video / B-Roll / Drone Footage
We have a full-time professional photographer / videographer on staff who is awesome. We are happy to provide his high-rez, high-quality content to news media.
Our photographer is an FAA-certified drone pilot and has permission per our operating permit to fly a drone at the ski area.
Depending on the circumstance, we may be able to work with you and shoot the footage you need. We have provided drone video to Good Morning America, CBS Sports for an NFL game, and more.
We will not provide content to commercial enterprises and are not able to respond to individuals requesting photos that were taken of them while they were at A-Basin.
- Please email Katherine Fuller for A-Basin images, B-Roll.
Webcam Images and Usage
Mountain webcams can be found, here. We're working on getting the summit cam restored. We love it as much as you do but sometimes equipment breaks when it's outside in the elements at 12,456 feet.
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 out our watermark (especially on social media)
Link back to the ski area if you are embedding the cam image in your website
Are you looking for a donation?
We strive for authentic, productive, two-way partnerships and try to be thoughtful about who we work with. We are endeavoring to prioritize long-term relationships that result in meaningful, positive impacts, and primarily focus on the needs of our Summit County community.
If you think we can work together on something cool, let us know what and how and why. Please use this email address to make a donation request.
Congrats on making it this far! If you haven't read the above information, please start there.
The marketing department is off Sundays + Mondays.
Sr. Communications/PR Manager
Email Her: KatherineF@a-basin.net
*Advertising, event, & commercial video shoot inquiries
Sr. Brand /MarketingManager
Email Her: WhitneyH@a-basin.net
*Advertising & media inquiries (secondary contact)
Email Him: JesseT@a-basin.net