Bogus Basin To Open For Seven-Day-A-Week Operations

Blue Oval With Bogus Basin In The Center

December 9, 2021 (BOISE, ID)– Bogus Basin announced today that daily operations at the non-profit recreation area will begin Friday, December 10th. Although the open ski terrain is currently limited to snowmaking served runs off the Deer Point Express and Coach Chairlifts, snow and favorable snowmaking temperatures are in the forecast, and the area will open additional terrain as conditions allow.

“We are pleased to announce the start of daily operations at Bogus Basin on snowmaking served runs,” said Director of Mountain Operations, Nate Shake. “With a considerable amount of snow in the forecast, we are ready to open additional terrain as soon as conditions allow.” A strong storm system is expected to hit Bogus Basin over the weekend, delivering up to seventeen inches of snow. Updates on conditions and terrain will be available at

Here is a rundown of operations at Bogus Basin, beginning Friday, December 10th.

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-The Deer Point Express and Coach Chairlifts, and Easy Rider & Explorer surface lifts will begin seven-day-a-week operations; additional lifts and terrain will open as conditions allow.

-Frontier Point Nordic Center will operate seven-days-a-week. The Nordic Highway is groomed for skiers only; additional trails will open for skiing and snowshoeing as conditions allow.

The Glade Runner Mountain Coaster will operate on weekends and holidays only, throughout the season. Coaster operating hours are 10am to 4:30pm.

The Tubing Hill will open for the season later in December. Visit for updates.

-J.R. Simplot Lodge will open for full food & beverage service as well as restroom, locker, and retail services.

-Pioneer Lodge will open for restroom and locker access only. Food & beverage service will be available once full mountain operations begin.

-The Ski & Snowboard School and Rental Shop will open.

-Advance online purchase of lift tickets is highly recommended. Visit

-Priority carpool parking will go into effect on weekends and holidays once full mountain operations begin.

-On-mountain parking lot shuttles will operate on weekends, expanding to seven-day-a-week service once full mountain operations begin.

-Bogus Basin Road will be plowed and sanded as necessary. Guests are encouraged to drive with caution.

-Face coverings are required at all times while indoors, except when actively eating/drinking.