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A-Basin Operating Hours

Open for skiing + riding 7 days a week!

Winter Season Lift Hours

Check our Terrain Status page for the most current info on which lifts are open for the season. 

In general, you can ski/ride between 8:30/9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. We do not offer night skiing. 

Black Mountain Express

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays, select holidays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lenawee Mountain Lift

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Pallavicini Lift 

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays, select holidays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Molly Hogan Learning Lift 

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Molly's Magic Carpet, Pika Place Carpet

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Zuma Lift

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Beavers Lift 

Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Holiday Hours (Black Mountain Express  & Pallavicini lifts open at 8:30 a.m.)

Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day,  Memorial Day

Winter Season Parking

Free Parking in all main lots (Early Riser, High Noon, Last Chance, Upper Last Chance)

Follow signs!

Daily: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Gates are closed and locked outside of these hours)

Paid Parking (Admin Lot) - Very few spaces. Also the drop-off lot with 15-minute parking.

  • Open for paid parking most days of the season.
  • The Admin Lot is free before and after hours (most uphillers park here).
  • Handicap parking is available. 

Important Parking Info

  • No large vehicles (including RVs, towed trailers, and charter buses) are permitted to park in A-Basin lots without the advance written permission of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area.
  • NO OVERNIGHT PARKING OR CAMPING IN ANY LOT AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR.
Winter Season Skier Services

OPEN DAILY

Guest Services & Season Pass Office (Please visit one of the ticket windows, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Rental Shop (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Tune Shop (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Arapahoe Sports Retail Shop (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Restaurants (hours vary; breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bar available)

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