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Bogus Basin Ski Resort

2405 Bogus Basin Road, Boise, ID 83702
208 332 5151
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Ranked #21 of 86 attractions in Boise
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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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19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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67 helpful votes 67 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
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
21 helpful votes 21 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
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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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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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Puyallup, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I think its awesome to have a reserved time to go tubbing. All ski resorts should have this. it makes it less chaotic and more relaxed time. :0)

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Boise, ID.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This little 'hidden' ski resort is just 16 miles up the mountain from Boise, Idaho. There are times when Bogus has better snow than others, that shall remain non mentioned, but very famous.

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