Bogus Basin Idaho

Average

3.4 / 5

based on 1 review

Trails

Beginner
22%
Intermediate
45%
Advanced / Expert
33%

Overview

Despite its name, the skiing at Bogus Basin is anything but... Bogus Basin is a non-profit community operated Idaho ski area with boatloads of terrain. You can ski 360-degrees from one of two summits that encompass 2,600 acres and drops 1,800’ vertical. From Boise, you are just 16 miles from Bogus Basin but it takes a good 45 minutes, and four wheel drive, up a wild wintry road that deserves its own black diamond designation.

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Average

3.4 / 5

based on 1 review

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DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Average!

3.4 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Bogus Basin is super close to Boise, although a windy mountain road to get there. A lot of college kids but not a tremendous crowd. They have night riding and not terrible pitcher prices for some suds. Park is fun and creative but the crew could pay a little more attention to... More

Lifts

High Speed Quads
3
Triple Chair
1
Double Chairs
3

Elevation

Base
5,800 feet
Summit
7,581 feet
Vertical drop
1,781 feet

Terrain

Total runs
91
Terrain Parks
0
Longest Run
1 mile
Skiable Terrain
2,600 acres
Snowmaking Area
390 acres
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