Arapahoe Basin Reveals New Trail Map With Steep Gullies + Beavers Included

Arapahoe Basin Reveals New Trail Map With Steep Gullies + Beavers Included

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Arapahoe Basin Reveals New Trail Map With Steep Gullies + Beavers Included

Dropping knees in Steep Gullies | Photo: luke miller | Cover: Arapahoe Basin Ski And Snowboard Area

No matter whether you like the added terrain or hate the fact that you lost your favorite backcountry powder stash– Arapahoe Basin is chugging forward with their proposed terrain expansion and as of yesterday they have a trail map to show off their latest and greatest.

Related: Spring Skiing Dangler @ A-Basin

With added zones the Beavers and Steep Gullies,” the expansion will add 468 acres to the ski area, giving A-Basin over 1,000 acres of skiable terrain for the first time in its history.

“Some of the trail names like Beaver Bowl, The Steep Gullies and Christmas Trees are nomenclature that has been used to describe these same areas for years. Other names, like Loafer, Davis, Bailey Brothers and Alex, have significant historical meaning for The Basin. In the coming weeks and months, I will share specific details about what some of these names mean.” – Al Henceroth, COO Arapahoe Basin Ski and Snowboard Area

The new terrain is designated as “hike back” only until a new Beavers quad will allow for laps in that area. The construction on the new lift is set for next summer and is slated to be open for the 2018/2019 ski season.

Find out more here: Al’s Blog – New Trail Map

 

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