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Scenic Chairlift Rides

Fly through the air to 11,500 feet on the Black Mountain Express.

Summer operations are open!

Take a beautiful scenic chairlift ride to mid-mountain at Arapahoe Basin, where you can discover unparalleled vistas of the Continental Divide, explore the upper mountain, or 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 and enjoy lunch at the 6th Alley Bar & Grill

Summer 2023 Lift Tickets

  • FREE for 23-24 Arapahoe Basin full-season passholders (including Midweek and Value passes) 

  • Pricing:

    • Ages 15+: $15

    • Ages 6-14: $5

    • Ages 5 & under: Free

  • Lift hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (weather dependent)


Lift tickets are required for summer chair access for ALL guests. Bikes and pets are not able to ride the lift.
Passholders who have their cards can go straight to the lift; 2023-24 A-Basin passholders must pick up a ticket at the window. 

Outdoor patio at the top of A-Basin summer scenic chairlift

Arapahoe Basin: A Mountainside Wedding Venue

Make memories you and your guests will never forget when you say "I do" at Arapahoe Basin. Each summer, we transform our mid-mountain ski lodge into a stunning, perfect  location for anyone who wants to get married in the mountains. You will ride the chairlift to the ceremony site at Black Mountain Lodge and enjoy the backdrop of our 13,000-foot peaks and the Continental Divide. Give us a call to talk about reserving your spot at one of Colorado's best outdoor wedding venues!


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