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What’s new in the ski mountains of Tahoe?

IT’S HAPPENING. Though our thoughts are stuck on fire and heat, snow is falling, cold is setting in. In Colorado, Arapahoe Basin is open. In Nevada, Mt. Rose is blowing snow. Mornings in Tahoe are well below freezing. Get ready for skiing. Ah, but are the ski mountains ready for you? Let’s take a look

Arapahoe Basin announces extended ski season following spring snowfall

One week after a mid-May snowstorm left over a foot of fresh spring powder on its slopes, Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin ski area announced Tuesday that it will add at least one full bonus weekend of skiing and riding, according to the Denver Post. Show More Summary

Colorado schools close as residents enjoy mid-May snow day

On Thursday, we reported on the fact that skiers and snowboarders at the Arapahoe Basin ski area in Colorado got to enjoy a mid-May powder day after a late spring storm dumped a foot of snow on the resort’s trails. However, the snowShow More Summary

Ellen DeGeneres reunites hero slackliner with the skier he rescued

You may remember the story of Mickey Wilson, the professional slackliner/Arapahoe Basin ski instructor who helped save the life of a fellow skier earlier this month by climbing a chairlift tower, shimmying down a cable and cutting the...Show More Summary

Avalanche danger forces Arapahoe Basin to evacuate guests and staff

As a number of storms continue to hammer the western United States, guests and staff at the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Colorado were forced to evacuate Tuesday due to a unique problem: The mountain had too much snow. ALERT: CDOT has closed Loveland Pass due to avalanche concerns. Show More Summary

Colorado skier dangling by neck rescued by high-wire artist

ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. (KDVR) — A man who was unconscious while dangling from his neck on a chairlift at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area was saved by a professional slackliner in a daring rescue on Wednesday. Mickey Wilson, a slackliner, posted...Show More Summary

‘It was one of the most scary things I’ve ever seen’: Fellow skier rescues man dangling from lift

A photo posted by Mickey Wilson (@mickeywilsonslacker) on Jan 4, 2017 at 8:25pm PST Mickey Wilson was on a chairlift at Arapahoe Basin in Colorado on Wednesday morning, he told the Denver Post. In the chair ahead of him was another man, whom Wilson would describe as a friend of a friend. But when that man tried […]

Professional slackliner saves skier’s life on Arapahoe Basin chairlift; video

An unidentified skier is lucky to be alive after a professional slackliner sprung into action Wednesday at the Arapahoe Basin ski resort in Colorado to free the skier from his backpack, which had gotten tangled in a chairlift and strangled...Show More Summary

Arapahoe Basin resort gets approval for 338-acre expansion

Late Monday, the White River National Forest Service approved a 4-year-old proposed expansion to the Arapahoe Basin ski area in Colorado that will see the ski area add an additional lift and 338 acres of intermediate and expert ski terrain to its existing 958 acres. Show More Summary

Arapahoe Basin, CO: Where to Ski Now

A-Basin, or Araphoe is a ski resort with terrain every bit as good as its neighbors but with a [...]

Snow and Ice Report for June 1

(Steven Hayward) We’re all supposed to know that between climate change and western drought, the ski resorts of the Colorado rockies are endangered.  Tell that to Arapahoe Basin, which announced Friday that it is extending its ski season...Show More Summary

Vail Resorts 2014-15 Epic Pass On Sale Now

The Vail Resorts Epic Pass is now on sale for the 2014-15 season. The pass provides unlimited and unrestricted skiing and riding at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Show More Summary

Colorado Ski Resorts Opening Dates

I'm sure you know Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, Copper Mountain and Keystone are all officially open. With some good snowfall predicted for the next week don't be surprised if some more Colorado areas, with permit approval, will be pushing up their opening dates. But, as of right now, here are the tentative opening dates for the rest of the Colorado Ski Resorts:... Read Full Post

Avalanche kills snowboarders in Colorado

Group of five snowboarders buried in backcountry slide nearby US ski resort of Arapahoe Basin, authorities say.

Ski Season Officially Begins, Arapahoe Basin Opens Today

5 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

It may be hard to believe, but the North American ski season officially begins today. Colorado's Arapahoe Basin fires up the chairlifts this morning at 9 a.m. local time and soon there after, skiers and snowboarders will be making their first runs of the year. Show More Summary

Colorado's Arapahoe Basin Offers Two-Season Double Down Ski Pass

5 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

It may be hard to believe but a new ski season is closer than you think. The mountaintops of Colorado have already started to receive light snow and ski resorts across the Western states are already busy preparing for opening day. One...Show More Summary

Epic Pass holders can ski Big Sky for free

6 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

The Epic Season Pass is an amazing deal for avid skiers. For one fee, it allows unlimited skiing and snowboarding in some of the best resorts in Colorado and Utah, including Vail, Breckenridge, Heavenly, Arapahoe Basin, and more. The...Show More Summary

Why early season Colorado snow may spell danger for skiers

6 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

Here on Gadling we recently reported that Colorado's Arapahoe Basin Ski Area officially opened for business on October 13, thereby kicking off the start of the new winter season. As of opening day the resort was reporting 18 inches of...Show More Summary

Ski season is officially open!

6 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

It may be hard to believe, considering its only the middle of October, but ski season has officially begun in [Thanks to everyone who sent this in Colorado. Yesterday, the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opened for business and today skiersShow More Summary

A-Basin to open tomorrow!

Arapahoe Basin, at the top of Colorado's famed Summit string of resorts, will beat everyone to the punch this season by opening for business tomorrrow, Oct. 13. It's really pretty amazing to think about an Oct. 13 start date. The area has actually only been closed for 100 days, with last season...

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