Arapahoe Basin to open on 25th October
Sun 24 October 10
After a great night of snowmaking and seven fresh inches of snow overnight, Arapahoe Basin ski area in Colorado, are excited to announce opening day for the 2010-2011 ski season will be Monday, October 25, 2010
After a great night of snowmaking and seven fresh inches of snow overnight, Arapahoe Basin ski area officials are excited to announce opening day for the 2010-2011 ski season will be Monday, October 25, 2010. A-Basin will be opening with a new high speed quad chairlift – Black Mountain Express to take skiers and riders from the base area to mid-mountain.
Black Mountain Express will open to the public at 9:00 a.m. Monday. Skiers and riders can look forward to an 18-inch base on the intermediate High Noon run and some features in the High Divide Terrain Park. There will be no beginner skiing at this time.
A ribbon cutting celebration for the new lift will take place just before 9:00 a.m. Opening day adult lift tickets will be available for $54, youth tickets age 15 - 19 will be $49 and child tickets age 6-14 will be $29. The following skier services including the rental shop, tune shop, food and beverage service, the 6th Alley bar and retail shop will be open to the public. Snowsports lessons will begin when the Molly Hogan Learning Center opens later in November.
Local radio station, KYSL will be doing a live morning show and giving away lift tickets on-air. KSMT will also be on site in the base area with a live remote, playing music and handing out give-aways.
For more information visit www.a-basin.net
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