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Arapahoe Basin Area White River National Forest, Colorado, United States Visit website
A true skier’s mountain Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (also called A-Basin), located in the White River National Forest was founded by five legends of skiing who were also Olympic skiers and WWII veterans. It was opened in December 1946 which now has more than 1,400 acres with nine lifts and runs the longest ski season in Colorado of the United States, which usually stays open until early June or July, unlike other northern ski areas which get closed in early April. Apart from having a rich history, A-Basin is a flag bearer of ski-area sustainability, bragged many awards since 2005, and has been vocal about walking lighter on the planet. According to historical data, you can enjoy a 100% hiking comfort level throughout the season whereas the highest skiing comfort level can be enjoyed in the months of November to January and then from mid-February to mid-March. The entire season experiences 35% high skiing comfort level, 29% medium, and 36% low skiing comfort level.
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White River National Forest, Colorado, is home to some of the best skiing in the United States. With over 2,500 acres of downhill terrain, White River National Forest offers a variety of ski resorts, including Aspen, Snowmass, Vail, and Copper Mountain. With its high elevation and plentiful snowfall, the White River National Forest is a paradise for skiers. In addition to a variety of terrain for all experience levels, visitors can also enjoy plenty of amenities for a truly unforgettable skiing experience. Whether you're looking for a challenging backcountry experience or a cozy chalet to relax after your runs, White River National Forest has it all.
White River National Forest in Colorado is the most visited national forest in the United States. Offering 2500 miles of trails, this pristine area of 2.2 million acres is a great destination for both beginner and experienced hikers. From moderate to strenuous, the trails have something for everyone. Highlights include Maroon Bells, Hanging Lake, the four passes such as the magnificent Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness as well as Colorado's iconic 14ers. With amazing views, valleys, streams and wildflowers, it truly is a memorable outdoor experience.
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