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Bogus Basin Skiing

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Season Start/End: 12/28/2017 - 04/15/2018
5790ft - 7590ft
11%|44%| 33%| 12%
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from US$25.00 to US$62.00
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Bogus Basin Ski School

Bogus Basin is located in southwest Idaho, approximately 16 miles north of Boise, and offers 2,600 acres of skiable terrain across 91 runs. The varied terrain, which ranges from beginner to advanced, is serviced by eight lifts. Bogus Basin’s average annual snowfall is between 200-250 inches and the top elevation of 7,582 feet delivers 1,800 feet of vertical for skiers and riders to enjoy.

Bogus Basin operates throughout the summer season, offering on-mountain recreation, including mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, a mountain coaster and scenic lift rides. The Boise Airport is located approximately 20 miles south of the ski area and offers visitors rental car and ground transportation options to the mountain. 

Bogus Basin Ski School

Ski and snowboard lessons. Rental shop and retail store on-site with complete shopping in nearby Boise. Bus shuttle offered on weekends and holidays, the resort is 18 miles from the Boise airport. First aid is available on-site, hospital 16 miles away.



  • 7590ft
  • 1800ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5790ft


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  • 11


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Night Skiing

    165 ac

  • Longest Run

    1.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    2600 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/28/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 134
  • Projected Closing: 04/15/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 130
  • Years Open: 76
  • Average Snowfall: 250"

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Bogus Basin - This report is for 1/20. Snow was awesome! Finally got coverage and some powder.  - © Aaron
Bogus Basin - follow the sun and avoid the rocks. Still better than the east coast!  - © anonymous
Bogus Basin - Almost 10” of fresh snow fell on bogus over night. There’s currently a terrain park built over the tubing hill. Check it out!  - © Gavin's iPhone
Bogus Basin - Spring skiing at it's best. The mornings run fast on the groomers and Paradise was perfect.  - © Stephen's iPhone

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Bogus Basin Reviews

  • michael riley

    • 4
    29th October 2017

    Full review

      Bogus Basin is a staple of Boise life. For most of my youth, Bogus worked hard to make the mountain affordable and...
  • Susanne Boyer

    • 2
    30th July 2017

    Full review

      We came with my granddaughter to ride the slide. We were told we had one hour on the slide and 15 minutes...

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Contact Info

  • Bogus Basin

    2600 Bogus Basin Rd.

    83702 Boise


    United States

    Phone: (208)-332-5100