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Bogus Basin Ski Resort

2405 Bogus Basin Road, Boise, ID 83702
208 332 5151
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Ranked #22 of 87 Attractions in Boise
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Boise, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

In winter, Good snow and wonderful slopes. Some chair lift is a little old fashion, but more comfortable. And so great Bogus people & friends at Pioneer Lodge and main lodge. Usually I enjoyed snack after night skiing with good friends.. I also stayed Shaffer Butte (summit camping ground of Bogus) in summer (July) and so cool & wonderful camping,... More

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Bangalore, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was an one in a life experience. It was the first time I have ever Ski-ed in my life and it was simply awesome. What a place!!! I was spell-bound. I learned my baby steps of Ski-ing here. Very nice people, very helpful and supportive. When I was there, I also participated in their Open Barbecue party, met some... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We learned on a prior trip to Idaho that ski resorts can make great places to hike in the summer, and we weren't disappointed. We drove to the Pioneer Lodge, then hiked the service road to Shafer Butte. There were other trails available as well. Some people were taking mountain bikes to ride the trails. My wife is a Crossfitter... More

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Denton, Texas
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22 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

As a teenager, I lived in Boise and took every opportunity to go skiing at Bogus Basin. I don't know that you would call it a resort. It does have some great skiing and it is lots of fun. Since it was only 17 miles up the mountian, we could go skiing anytime we felt like going like Saturday morning... More

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Boise, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a great little ski resort very close to downtown Boise. The problem is getting there! The road in and out is very dangerous and people drive like maniacs on it. Many seem to have road rage as they go to their day of pleasure or return from it. If the transportation issue were resolved this could be top... More

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Jax, FL
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212 reviews 212 reviews
98 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We thought we might fit an impromptu ski afternoon on a trip the end of April- beginning of May trip to Boise. Took the less than 20 mile ride up the winding road to get there, ( and enjoyed the scenic views very much), to find snow on the ground at the top, but the resort had closed. Nothing fancy... More

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Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My son and his wife came for Valentine's day and went to Bogus because she is a great skier. They weren't too impressed and said it was really "Bogus".

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San Diego, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Went skiing with colleage from 10am-1pm then drove back to airport to catch the 3 pm flight out of Boise. $49 day ticket, but for as low as $225 the local can get the whole next year season pass + the rest of the year. Small mountain but got high speed quad so just pray for the snow! What can... More

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Boise, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Very happy with Bogus Basin, the ski program for the kiddos, and couldn't be happier with the mountain's staff. Thank you!

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Boise, Idaho
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Snow conditions vary but overall it's pretty good for as close to the city as it is. Roads up are a little dicey though. Great night skiing. Great price with deal from Jackson's.

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