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Bogus Basin

Bogus Basin Ski Resort Guide

Bogus Basin, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift7,612ft
Resort Height6,004ft
 Nearest AirportsBoise and Friedman Memorial
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Bogus Basin

The American ski resort of Bogus Basin is in the American Rockies at an altitude of 6,004ft.


Bogus Basin has direct access to 51 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 6,004ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 7,612ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Bogus Basin offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Bogus Basin is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Bogus Basin.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Bogus Basin?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Bogus Basin.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Bogus Basin

Ski Area Stats

Bogus Basin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
20 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Bogus Basin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,612ft
Resort Altitude (Bogus Basin)6,004ft
Lowest Trail5,807ft
Max Vertical1,804ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Bogus Basin
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Bogus Basin?

This ski resort is in the American Rockies in Boise, Idaho.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Bogus Basin is Boise, 42 minutes drive away.

Friedman Memorial airport is also within three hours drive.

Boise is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 8,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Bogus Basin open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Bogus Basin, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Bogus Basin Tourist Office for the latest.

Bogus Basin