News & Media

Have a media request?

Contact our Marketing Director, John Hart. Email him a request to john (at) bogus basin (dot) org. Call him at 208-332-5125.

Looking for an interview?

We’d be happy to participate in your news story or promotional piece. Feel free to contact our development department and we’ll discuss how we can help!

General Information

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, ID and operates with a special use permit on the Boise National Forest under the USDA.

Vertical Rise / Elevation

1800 ft. vertical rise. The base of the mountain is at 5,800 ft, summit at 7,582 ft.

Lifts & Capacity

3 Detachable High Speed Quads
1 triple chair
3 double chairs
2 people movers
Lift capacity – 9,980 riders/hour
Vertical transport feet: 10,383

Skiable Terrain

2,600 acres for day skiing
165 acres for night skiing
37K groomed Nordic trails

Designated Runs

53 groomed runs
22% Green
45% Blue
33%  Black

Longest Groomed Run:  Paradise Trail – 1.5 miles

Average Snowfall and Temperature

200-250 inches natural snow
+25 degrees

Average Days Open

140 days (average opening: between Thanksgiving and first week of December) through early April