May 30, 2007
ARAPAHOE BASIN, CO - (News Release) - The final day of the Colorado 2006-2007 ski season will be Sunday, June 3. A-Basin, the first ski area to open in North America, will be one of the last ski areas to close this season.
A-Basin will be ending the season with a fun-filled festival in the base area. A dunk tank will be set up to dunk your favorite A-Basin manager with all proceeds going to the Summit Foundation. Alan Henceroth, Arapahoe Basin COO and General Manager, will be available for dunking from 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. A bouncy castle will be here for the kids and, if you didn1t get enough snow on the hill, try a kid1s or adult (you have to come up and see for yourself) snow cone. A-Basin will also host a barbeque and music in the base area.
Spring/summer conditions exist with top to bottom skiing and riding. The Treeline Terrain park is open with a total of 13 jumps and rails. Only intermediate skiing is available on the mountain at this time.
Next season's Arapahoe Basin Bonus pass is now available starting at $309. The pass includes unlimited skiing at A-Basin plus, five non-transferable ski days valid at Keystone and Breckenridge for the 2007-2008 ski season. One of those ski days can be used at Vail or Beaver Creek (some restriction apply). A-Basin only adult 2007-08 season passes start at $259.
Lift lines are short, parking is free and skier services will be available through close including ski, board and clothing rental, cafeteria and Black Mountain Lodge food and beverage and 6th Alley bar. Arapahoe Sports will discount all inventory to 50% off Friday through Sunday of closing weekend. Ski school lessons are still available for intermediate skiers or riders until closing day.
For more information on closing day, snow conditions or how to purchase one of the many A-Basin 2007 -2008 season pass options call 1-888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246) or check Arapahoe Basin1s web site at www.arapahoebasin.com.