Bogus Basin Ski Area


In the Terrain Park at Bogus Basin Ski Area
In the Terrain Park at Bogus Basin Ski Area

The Bogus Basin Recreation Association, a non-profit entity, operates Bogus Basin Mountain Resort as a not-for-profit ski venture, one of the few in the United States. Bogus Basin ranks behind only Sun Valley in terms of Idaho skier visits and sheer size. 2,600 acres with a wide variety of terrain, including some of the finest glade and open bowl skiing in the Rockies. The resort offers mid-mountain lodging, sleigh rides and close proximity to Boise, one of the last western cities in America. The resort also offers night skiing, a terrain park and 37 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails.

Bogus Basin Mountain Resort is 16 miles north of Boise on State Highway 55.

Quick Facts about Bogus Basin Mountain Resort

Season: Late November to early April (Weather permitting)
Hours of operation: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Lifts: 7
* 2 high speed quads
* 1 triple chair
* 4 double chairs
Skiable Terrain: 2,600 Acres
Average Annual Snowfall: 250 inches
Base Elevation: 5,800 ft
Top Elevation: 7,582 ft
Vertical Rise: 1,800 ft
Number of Trails: 52
Trails Classifications:
Beginner: 22%
More Difficult: 45%
Most Difficult: 33%
Longest Run: 1.5 miles
 
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Bogus Basin Mountain Resort
Bogus Basin front side
Bogus Basin Mountain Resort
Bogus Basin back side
Bogus Basin Mountain Resort
Bogus Basin, Superior side
Upper photo courtesy of the Idaho Department of Tourism
Ski Trails Maps courtesy of Bogus Basin Mountain Resort