This Summit County ski area is the 5th best “for the money” in the US, says Forbes Advisor

Forbes Advisor has ranked Arapahoe Basin Ski Area as the 5th best ski area in the U.S. in terms of providing the best bang for guests’ buck.

Forbes Advisor compared the cost of a two-day, two-night winter vacation at popular resorts and used a holiday weekend since many chose to travel over those times and is more representative of a the typical vacation.

Forbes Advisor then filtered options for decent snow scores and available lifts and runs and then checked costs at 51 resorts fitting that criteria. Based on the cost of lift tickets, rentals, airfare, accommodations and a car rental, Forbes Advisor was able to narrow down the list to the top 10 ski resorts offering compelling value for the money spent to visit.

A-Basin ranked fifth overall among the list because the ski area ranked the fourth-lowest for average two-day accommodations in the area and offers seven lifts with 108 runs. Two-day accommodation costs roughly $200 on average with airfare to the area being the lowest on average at $336.93.

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Source:: The Denver Post – Sports


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