December 26, 2017 (BOISE, ID)– Bogus Basin announced late this afternoon that its popular Deerpoint Chairlift (#1) will begin operating, Wednesday, December 27th.
“Our crews have been transporting snow from other parts of the mountain to create a ramp off the chairlift to access skiable terrain,” said Director of Mountain Operations, Nate Shake. “We are now fully operational with early season conditions. Guests are advised to ski with caution, especially off trail.”
Holiday operating hours at the nonprofit recreation area are daily from 9:00am-4:30pm. The Glade Runner Mountain Coaster is open from 10:00am-4:30pm daily
For more information, visit: www.bogusbasin.org.
About Bogus Basin
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is the largest nonprofit recreation area in the country. It is a 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to engaging the community to provide accessible, affordable, and fun year-round mountain recreation and education. Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain, and 165 acres for night skiing; eleven lifts and three people-mover carpets; an 800-foot tubing hill, and a 4,251 foot Mountain Coaster. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trails. Environmental education and community outreach programs serve over 20,000 individuals annually, primarily youth. Summer activities include the mountain coaster, mountain biking, events, hiking and chairlift service for hike and bike transport. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest. www.bogusbasin.org