Snow Conditions

Staff Comments

8:07AM Friday, January 19, 2018

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New Snowfall

0"
Past 24 Hrs
0"
Past 72 Hrs
38"
Base
Packed Powder
Conditions

Terrain

Lifts Open
8 /9
Runs Open
87 /132
Montezuma Bowl
Open
East Wall Expert Terrain
Closed

Weather

40°F
Mostly Sunny
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Windy, with a west southwest wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Extended Forecast

Saturday
January 20
37°F
Light Snow
Sunday
January 21
16°F
Heavy Snow

Uphill Access

From 5:45 AM until Ski Area Opening
During Ski Area Operational Hours
From Ski Area Closing until 5:45 AM

A decision to have uphill access open or closed will be made and posted by 6:00am daily. Weather conditions and avalanche mitigation may change the status of Uphill Access at any time during the day.

Arapahoe Basin Uphill Access: Uphill access by means of skinning, snowshoeing and hiking has gained popularity at Arapahoe Basin in recent years. The ski area welcomes and supports individuals seeking to exercise and enjoy the quiet mountain setting. Mountain users can help preserve this opportunity by following these simple guidelines:

  1. You are required to have a complimentary uphill access pass. This pass is available at the Season Pass Office during operational hours.
  2. During operational hours, uphill access is restricted to the eastern edge of High Noon between the Base Area and Black Mountain Lodge. Access above Black Mountain Lodge is prohibited during operational hours.
  3. You are considered a skier under the Colorado Skier Safety Act and should know "Your Responsibility Code".
  4. The mountain may be closed to uphill access when avalanche control, snowmaking, race training, or other special activities are taking place.
  5. Uphill users are warned that snowmobiles, snowmaking equipment, snow grooming, winch cat cables and other equipment may be encountered at any time on the Mountain and you are responsible to stay clear of such equipment.
  6. Entering closed terrain is prohibited. It is the user's responsibility to know what is open or closed. The East Wall terrain is always closed to uphill access.
  7. Terrain Parks are closed outside operational hours.
  8. If the mountain is closed to uphill access, a closed sign will be posted at the bottom of High Noon trail in the base area. If you are unsure, please feel free to ask.
  9. Dogs must be under control at all times. No dogs are allowed on the mountain during operating hours. Clean up after your dog.
  10. Users accessing the mountain outside of normal operating hours do so at their own risk. Operational conditions may be variable including, but not limited to; closures removed for grooming operations, unfinished grooming activities, unmitigated avalanche hazards and limited visibility. Use extra caution!
  11. Uphill users who use the mountain during non-operational hours are asked to park in the Admin Lot (the small lot at the north end of the A-Frame) or in the parking area above the Admin Lot adjacent to Highway 6. The Early Riser, High Noon and Last Chance lots are locked at 6:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly.
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