The Go-Getter’s Guide to Bogus Basin

Pray for snow at Bogus Basin

Idaho is a beautiful state with activities to offer throughout all four seasons. For those who live in the Treasure Valley, Bogus Basin Mountain provides fun and memories for winter. Here is a quick guide to taking advantage of all the mountain has to offer.

Winter Is Coming

Last year Boise had an incredible winter and is on track to enjoy a mountain full of snow once again. There are many ways to enjoy Bogus Basin, even if you don’t ski or snowboard. Everyone in your family has something to look forward to. Here are a few of the different activities Bogus Basin provides:

Bringing a group up to Bogus Basin is a great way to spend winter vacation, and everyone can decide for themselves what kind of experience they’d like to have. Bogus Basin is also in the process of renovating their lodge. A heated plaza area with new furniture and fire pits is bound to please action seekers as well as condo dwellers. Bogus Basin also provides lessons and equipment for first-time skiers and snowboarders.

Getting Up the Mountain

The drive to Bogus Basin takes about 45 minutes and winds through the beautiful Idaho scenery. The mountain expects about 200-250 inches of snow and opens late November to early December. If you don’t have a snow friendly vehicle that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying Bogus Basin.

The Bogus Basin Bus is operated by a driving professional who will get you there safely. It’s also an excellent option for groups who want to travel together. Tickets are $8 one way or $13 round trip and can be purchased upon boarding. View the schedule to plan your next trip!

To see the bus schedule to Bogus Basin, click here!

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