Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opens Wednesday

POSTED: 03:00 PM MDT Oct 15, 2012    UPDATED: 03:01 PM MDT Oct 15, 2012 

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced that Wednesday, October 17, will mark the official start to the Colorado ski and snowboard season.

A-Basin is the first ski area to open in Colorado in 2012. 

The Black Mountain Express lift will start at 9:00 a.m. to shuttle guests to the beginning of the intermediate High Noon trail at mid-mountain.

For season pass pricing and snow conditions, visit or call 888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246).