A-Basin set for ‘Summer Season’
Aspen, CO Colorado
ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. – Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is sticking to its June 5 closing date. Well, sort of.
While the ski area will end its seven-days-per-week schedule on that first Sunday of June, there will still be plenty of skiing opportunities.
A-Basin will reopen for summer skiing for at least two three-day (Friday-Saturday-Sunday) weekends in June – the 10th through 12th and the 17th through 19th.
The ski area has reported over 420 inches of snow this season, 15 in the last week. Because of the strong snow season and current 94-inch base, A-Basin will be able to push the ski season into the summer.
This is the first time the area will experiment being open on weekends only.
“Having our greatest season in years, ideally, we would like to stay open on the weekends until the Fourth of July, but it’s too early to know what the conditions will be to make that call,” said Alan Henceroth, COO of A-Basin.
During A-Basin’s “Summer Season,” the ski area will open at 8:30 a.m. with two lifts serving top-to-bottom skiing. Black Mountain Express will close at 2 p.m. and Lenawee Mountain Lift will close at 2:30 p.m. Lift tickets will be $39 for adults, $29 for youths (ages 15-19) and $19 for children (ages 6-14) during the “Summer Season.” No other discount or lift-ticket offer will be accepted during this period. All season passes and pre-purchased lift tickets valid at A-Basin during the regular season will be valid during this stretch, as well.
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