Arapahoe Basin, Colorado, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Arapahoe Basin, Colorado, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Arapahoe Basin, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Arapahoe Basin, Colorado, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Arapahoe Basin, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Arapahoe Basin, Colorado, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arapahoe Basin, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Arapahoe Basin is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for Arapahoe Basin, Colorado, United States of America by month

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January

January in Arapahoe Basin can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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February

If you go to Arapahoe Basin in February, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Arapahoe Basin is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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April

April is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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May

May here is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Arapahoe Basin is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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July

If you vacation in Arapahoe Basin during July, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August for Arapahoe Basin is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Arapahoe Basin is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Arapahoe Basin, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Arapahoe Basin is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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November

If you are traveling to Arapahoe Basin in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

In December, Arapahoe Basin can be bitter cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Arapahoe Basin, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Arapahoe Basin, Colorado, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Arapahoe Basin.

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