January 7, 2018 (BOISE, ID)– Bogus Basin announced today that they will be closed Monday through Thursday of this week (January 8th-11th) as the nonprofit recreation area awaits the arrival of additional snowfall. With the forecast calling for snow later this week, seven day operations are expected to resume after the weekend.
“With snow expected over the midweek period, we are hopeful that we will be back on track soon,” said Brad Wilson, General Manager. “Our team continues to evaluate the terrain and will announce later this week how much we can open on Friday.” In addition to the alpine and Nordic areas, the tubing hill, terrain park, mountain coaster and Coach beginner lift will reopen on Friday. “Beginning our season like this shows how critical it is that we continue to move forward with expanding snowmaking and other activities, such as the mountain coaster, to sustain our operation,” said Wilson.
Starting Friday, midweek operating hours will be 10:00am-4:30pm. Weekends and holiday hours will be 9:00am-4:30pm. Night skiing will open when conditions allow. The downtown ticket office is open from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm on Saturdays, and 8:00am-2:00pm on Sundays.
For updates on conditions and hours of operation, visit: www.bogusbasin.org or Bogus Basin’s Facebook page.
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