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Bogus Basin Ski Resort

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last update on Jan 23, 2018
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Mountain Stats

Elevation5787 ft - 7589 ft
SeasonDecember - April
Opening DayDec 28, 2017
Closing DayApr 15, 2018
Capacity N/A

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $48
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Total 7
Hours10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 2600 acres
Number of Slopes 91

Interesting facts

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  • Offering 2597 acres of slopes and terrain, Bogus Basin is among the 3 largest Ski Resorts in Idaho.
  • Bogus Basin is among the 3 best rated Ski Resorts in Idaho.
  • It is among the 5 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 1184 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The highest point of the track is 7589 ft above sea level.
  • Season starts on Dec 28 and ends on Apr 15 (108 days). Average season duration in the USA is 118 days.
  • During the season (from Dec 28 till Apr 15) the average snow depth at Bogus Basin is 14 ". Snow coverage is usually best during December, offering an average snow depth of 0 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base.
  • Bogus Basin features 49 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 48 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 22 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 1 sunniest in Idaho.


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 primiarily 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.


Nightskiing possible


Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area
2600 N Bogus Basin Road
Boise, Idaho
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Jimon 15 Oct 2012
Boise Idaho is the welcoming and friendly community you will find anywhere. Bogus Basin is a great community resort.
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