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Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin
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Arapahoe Basin review: 47 facts and highlights

Arapahoe Basin
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Arapahoe Basin

How does Arapahoe Basin compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    105vs60.8
  • Seasonal snowfall
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    350inchesvs313.71inches
  • Trails (medium)
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    31vs24.57
  • Opening hours
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    9hoursvs7.82hours
  • Trails (difficult)
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    63vs16.98
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3978metersvs2585.7meters
  • Number of museums
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    1vs0.97
  • Season pass price
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    9$vs941.54$

General info

1.mountain height

692meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

140km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

9hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

3978meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

105

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

31

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
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In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
4.ski lifts total capacity

10700

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
6.trails (difficult)

63

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.

Leisure

1.restaurants

7

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

1

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of cinemas

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of museums

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.hiking trails

4

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

4

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.chalets

10

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
4.number of kindergartens

0

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
5.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

350inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

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