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Bogus Basin Ski Resort

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last update on Jun 9, 2020
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Mountain Stats

Elevation5787 ft - 7589 ft
Opening DayDec 21, 2019
Closing DayMar 17, 2020
Capacity 11800 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $48
All rates & fees


Total 10
Hours10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 2600 acres
Number of Slopes 82

Interesting facts

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  • 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 1188 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The highest point of the track is 7589 ft above sea level.
  • Season starts on Dec 21 and ends on Mar 17 (87 days). Average season duration in the USA is 111 days.
  • During the season (from Dec 21 till Mar 17) the average snow depth at Bogus Basin is 26 ". Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 28 " at summit elevation and 0 " at the base.
  • Bogus Basin features 41 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 38 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 20 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 1 sunniest in Idaho.

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.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

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Nightskiing possible


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