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Summer at A-Basin

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SUMMER Activities

Thank you for a great summer! Disc golf and mountain biking will re-open in the summer of 2020. 

The longest ski season in Colorado makes us The Legend, but so do our stunning landscape, great food and chill vibe--all great things that carry over into summer. Experience high-alpine views and a remote mountain feel while not being far away from a delicious bacon bloody Mary and house-smoked BBQ. A-Basin in the summer is peaceful, beautiful and casual.

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Summer Hours, July 5 - September 15

Saturday, Sept. 14 is Oktoberfest and the last day for the 6th Alley Bar & Grill
Scenic chairlift rides are FREE on Saturday, Sept. 14. 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Access our trails and disc golf course seven days a week 
  • Black Mountain Lodge (mid-mountain) is open for lunch Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The final day for this is Sunday, September 15.
  • The 6th Alley Bar & Grill (base area) is open for lunch and drinks Friday, Sept. 13 and Sat. Sept. 14, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Summer 2019 Events 



  • Yoga: Fridays and Sundays on the deck of The Perch (A-Frame, base area). June 28 – September 15
  • Guided Wildflower Hikes: Sundays and Mondays, July 21 – August 19
  • A-Basin trail running series: July 14August 4August 18
  • Live music: Every Saturday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. June 29 – September 14


The 6th Alley Bar and Grill in Arapahoe Basin’s base area is a great place to stop for drinks and lunch whether you’ve been hiking, playing a round of disc golf or cycling on Loveland Pass. 

Hike, bike or ride the lift to mid-mountain to enjoy some of our house-smoked BBQ on the deck of the Black Mountain Lodge. 


Visit us for FREE concerts all summer in our beautiful base area. Bands that play at A-Basin are family-friendly with genres spanning bluegrass, funk, rock and jazz. Enjoy drink specials and rotating food options. 

  • Summer Concert Schedule: Saturdays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., June 29 – September 14. 

SCENIC LIFT RIDES: Free on Sept. 14

Take the Black Mountain Express lift to mid-mountain at Arapahoe Basin, where you can discover unparalleled vistas of the Continental Divide, explore the upper mountain, eat lunch at Black Mountain Lodge and hike the Argentine-North Fork Trail. Lift tickets start at $10 and are free for 2019-20 pass holders.

  • Summer Lift Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., July 6 - September 15


Explore our trails on your own or join a guided wildflower hike. We have about 6.5 miles of front-side trails and another 3.3-mile trail descending into our back bowl. 


Our main hiking trails are also open to mountain bikes. The front-side trail is about 3 miles long and takes riders to the top of our lift-accessed terrain at 12,500 feet. Explore the riding.

We do not currently offer bike rentals, beginner trails, skills clinics, mountain bike programming or bike haul on our lifts. eMTBs (electric-assist mountain bikes) are not allowed on our trails per U.S. Forest Service regulations.


​A-Basin is home to an 18-hole, 3-par course. Play for free seven days a week! Don't forget to check out the sanctioned disc golf tournament August 3-4 and the A-Basin disc golf tournament, September 7-8. The baskets will stay up as long as possible. 


Arapahoe Basin offers twice-weekly yoga sessions throughout the summer in a beautiful mountain setting. Check out our one-hour sessions on the deck of the Perch, overlooking our beautiful mountain. Or, register for Yoga on the Mountain which combines hiking, yoga and a luncheon at Black Mountain Lodge.


Arapahoe Sports retail store is open Friday - Monday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. from June 28-September 16. Summer specials include tie-dye T-shirts, disc golf discs, sunglasses, hats and a wide range of gifts. 

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