January 10, 2017 (BOISE, ID)– Power has been completely restored at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area following an outage that forced the area to close early today. The mountain lost power at approximately 11:00am. A crew from Idaho Power identified the problem and power was restored shortly before 5:00pm.
The mountain will be fully operational on Wednesday from 10:00am until 10:00pm. 14 inches of new snow has fallen since 5:00pm on Monday, with more in the forecast. For more information, visit www.bogusbasin.org.
About Bogus Basin
Bogus Basin is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit 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; seven lifts and two people-moving carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trails. Summer activities include mountain biking, amphitheater events, disc golf, private events, and hiking. 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.