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A-Basin is officially going be open for skiing and boarding in THE SUMMER! We just extended our season yet again with an additional bonus weekend: June 21 (first day ‘o summer) to the 23rd. Because why not? We have a 76” base today! •• We are open 7 days a week through Sunday, June 2 and will re-open for at least three more long weekends: June 7-9, 14-16 and 21-23. Don’t know about July 4 just yet but maybe....... #surfcolorado #longestseasonincolorado #MayBasin #summerskiing #ABasin #THELEGEND @ianzinnerphotography
Arapahoe Basin is celebrating the summer solstice this year, thanks to yet another 2018/19 season extension. The resort is currently open seven days a week until June 23rd, and now joins the growing list of resorts who aren’t ready to call it quits for the year. And who knows, if their 76” base can hold out they might even make it to 4th of July.
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