FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Susan Saad, Director, Community & Customer Relations
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area
O: (208) 332-5129
BOGUS BASIN DAILY OPERATIONS TO BEGIN ON DECEMBER 1st
Night operations are slated to open earlier than anticipated, on December 9th
BOISE, Idaho (November 30, 2022) — Bogus Basin announced today that daily operations will begin at the non-profit on Thursday, December 1st. Open terrain remains limited to runs and a terrain park off the Deer Point Express, Morning Star Express and Coach Chairlifts, and 27km of groomed Nordic trails. A strong storm system is forecast to hit the area later this week, delivering up to twenty-two inches of snow, allowing additional terrain to open as soon as conditions allow.
Bogus Basin Operating Schedule (as of December 1st, 2022)
Lift Operating Hours
10:00 am – 4:30 pm (Mon – Fri); 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Sat – Sun)
Begin Friday, December 9th, earlier than the slated mid/late December target due to aggressive snowmaking and favorable weather.
Deer Point Express, Morning Star Express, and Coach Chairlifts, in addition to three conveyor lifts will operate daily; Showcase Chairlift will operate Saturday and Sunday only.
Open runs: Alpine, Showcase, Bogus Creek, Upper & Lower Ridge, Sourdough, Stewart’s Bowl, Coach, Silver Queen, Lulu, Morning Star, Sunshine, Pioneer Trail, a full terrain park, and 27km of groomed Nordic trails. Additional lifts will operate as natural snow conditions permit.
Lodge Facilities | Food & Beverage
J.R. Simplot Lodge open daily, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, for full food & beverage service. The Double R Ranch BBQ Smokehouse open 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (Sat – Sun only). Pioneer Lodge open 11:00am – 4:30pm (Mon – Fri), and 8:30am – 4:30pm (Sat – Sun). Hours will expand after night skiing opens on December 9th.
Scheduled to open mid-December
Available for online, advance purchase, quantities are limited
Midweek and Night Season Passes remain available for purchase
Downtown Sales Office
9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Mon – Fri); 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sat – Sun)
Six public parking areas are available, located on the mountain – guests are encouraged to familiarize themselves with parking lot options. Carpooling is encouraged – priority spaces for vehicles with 3+ passengers. A free park and ride lot is located at 750 Mountain Cove Road.
Ski & Snowboard School
Private and Daily Group Lessons available daily; advance reservations recommended by calling 208-332-5340.
Frontier Point Lodge
Frontier Point Lodge open daily 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, with 27km of groomed trails for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, equipment rentals, and lessons.
About Bogus Basin
Bogus Basin is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the community in accessible, affordable, and fun year-round mountain recreation and education. Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain and 200 acres for night skiing; seven chair lifts and four conveyor lifts; an 800-foot tubing hill; and a Nordic Center offering 37 kilometers of groomed trails for skiing, snowshoeing and fat tire biking. Bogus Basin is 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest. www.bogusbasin.org.