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Bogus Basin Ski Resort

Trail Map Bogus Basin

The Ski Resort

Bogus Basin offers over 1052 hectares of trails. These are designed for alle levels of ability. Beginners will enjoy Bogus Basin as much as skilled skiers and snowboarders.

It is a very family friendly ski resort. Parents who want to enjoy some time alone on the slopes can bring their children to the ski school. Trained staff will help them to catch the excitement for snow. Here they will learn the proper techniques to become skilled skiers and snowboarders. However, it is primiarly about having fun! Children who are too young for skiing or who don´t want to ski can attend the local child care. Qualified staff members will take care of your child while you´re enjoying the powdry snow.

Furthermore, Bogus Basin offers a whole range of different Nordic tracks. Of course, you can also rent equipment for Nordic skiing and get some lessons before you hit the tracks. 7 of 35km of tracks are solar lit. Furthermore, there are 5 km of snowshoe trails.

Another offer of Bogus Basin is its snow tubing hill. Here you can experience a 800 feet downhill slide that will definitely give you a thrill. A handle tow lift will bring you back uphill.


Interesting facts

  • It is among the 3 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Idaho.
  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1801 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1227 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The highest point of the track is 7589 ft above sea level.
  • The day pass at Bogus Basin is $39 making it one of the 3 cheapest ski Resorts in Idaho.
  • During the season the average snow depth at Bogus Basin is 42 ". Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 44 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base.
  • Bogus Basin features 48 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 45 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 13 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 1 sunniest in Idaho.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share


Nightskiing possible


2016 Bogus Basin Overview
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last update on Sep 1, 2023
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Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area
2600 N Bogus Basin Road
Boise, Idaho


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on Oct 15, 2012
Boise Idaho is the welcoming and friendly community you will find anywhere. Bogus Basin is a great community resort.

Mountain Stats

Elevation5787 ft - 7589 ft
SeasonDecember - April
Opening DayDec 16, 2022
Closing DayApr 16, 2023
Capacity 11250 Persons/Hr.
Hours10:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Total 10

Skiable Terrain

2600 acres
Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 2600 acres
Number of Slopes 89

Weather (7582 ft)

Open Lifts & Trails


1 day adult $39
1 day youth $39
1 day child $32
All rates & fees