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Arapahoe Basin Kicks Off 2018-2019 Ski Season Friday, October 19th

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (A-Basin) will open for the 2018-19 ski and snowboard season on Friday, October 19, 2018. The Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9:00 a.m., giving skiers and snowboarders access to the intermediate High Noon trail seven days a week. A-Basin mountain operations will continue to make snow as weather permits with the goal of opening additional terrain. 

"With nearly two feet of natural snow combined with the low temperatures for snowmaking we’ve been able to create a quality base for Friday’s opening," said Alan Henceroth, Arapahoe Basin Chief Operating Officer. "We’re excited to get the ski season started."

Skiers can get the best deal on early season lift tickets by purchasing online, in advance at tickets.arapahoebasin.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the mountain. Current lift ticket window pricing will run through December 21, 2018, with adult (ages 19-69) full-day tickets priced at $85, youth (ages 15-18) window tickets priced at $70 and child (ages 6-14) window tickets priced at $41. Children age 5 and under ski free every day of the season. Information about season passes and multi-day tickets can be found at ArapahoeBasin.com.

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