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Open Mic: What do you love most about Arapahoe Basin Ski Area?

It's springtime in the mountains, which means there is still plenty of skiing to be had at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. This season, The Legend celebrates 70 years, after the founders — Larry Jump, Sandy Schauffler, Max Dercum (of Keystone Resort fame), Dick Durrance (of Aspen Highlands fame) and Thor Groswold — commissioned a $150,000 development plan in May 1946.

On sunny spring weekends, The Beach at A-Basin is packed with people barbecuing, drinking and playing games. It didn't take long to find plenty of folks eager to tell us what they love most about The Basin.

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