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Scenic Chairlift Rides

Ride the black mountain express Chairlift

Summer activities have ended. 

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, enjoy a drink and snack on the deck of Black Mountain Lodge (Saturdays and Sundays) and hike the Half Moon or Argentine-North Fork trails. Once you've completed your time at mid-mountain, take the lift down or hike back to the base. 

Summer Lift Tickets
  • FREE for 2019-20 and 2020-21 A-Basin passholders* (full season, Double-Down, military, senior, midweek)

  • $10 pre-purchased online for ages 15 and up. Free for under 15!

  • $25 for lift and lunch with a $20 food voucher. Available for ages 15 and up.

  • Lift hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Sept. 12-13 and 19-20

*Lift tickets are required for summer chair access for ALL guests, including A-Basin passholders. Bikes and pets are not able to ride the lift. Please BRING YOUR PASS and pick up your tickets at the ticket window prior to boarding the lift. 

Health & Safety Precautions

We welcome you to join us this summer at Arapahoe Basin, where physical distancing is natural. There are just a few, simple things we ask of you to help keep everyone safe. 

Follow on-site signage, stay apart from other groups, practice good hygiene, and have a face covering with you at all times. You will only be able to ride the lift with those in your party.

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