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Address: 2405 Bogus Basin Road, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: 208 332 5151
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beautiful drive

Ski slopes were already closed in March but the drive up the mountain was gorgeous! The change of 3000 feet brings so many changes in topography from desert foothills to alpine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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LORAIN
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LORAIN
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Ski slopes were already closed in March but the drive up the mountain was gorgeous! The change of 3000 feet brings so many changes in topography from desert foothills to alpine forest

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Boise, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This ski resort is 20 miles up the mountain from downtown Boise. Great local skiing for a reasonable price and gives you all the same skiing you would find at Sun Valley for a fraction of of the price. The facilities are very good, renting skis are pretty easy to get. The restaurant is basic and food is OK but... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Staff are friendly, good lodge, about 40 minutes from Boise itself. The mountain itself is not known for powder days. Majority of the year there is crust/ice but when the snow does show up it is so close to Boise you can't go wrong. You can get discounts through jackson gas stations if you don't have a season pass.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Spent the morning enjoying the drive up to the resort just to enjoy an Idaho beer. I didnt do any skiing but the scenic views were worth the drive and just enjoying the mountain air on the drive back down was an easy day for someone seeking soul food.

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Boise, Idaho
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hill are fair, however, in order to get around, prepare to cat track everywhere. The bathrooms are disgraceful... I mean disgusting. So small there is barely room to open a stall door. They always stink. Please invest in updating for people who actually ski and have gear on. Snow is decent on good snow days, but snow has been... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I'm a Florida girl and wanted to try skiing for the first time while in Boise. Getting up the mountain is quite a drive - luckily we had an experienced driver making those twists and turns! When I called the ski school I was given so much info - everything I needed to know - I was happy to schedule... More 

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Girdwood, Alaska
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

As proximity goes, Bogus is great! It is a quick drive from Boise. I was expecting a small mountain, with average terrain, and I was pleasantly surprised! They had optimal lifts and great variable terrain. You can ski groomers, trees, steeps, bumps, and have a great day!

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Meridian, Idaho, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Since Bogus Basin is so close, I took the bus. Its really cheap and easy to get to. check out this link. http://www.ctcbus.com/bogus_basin_shuttle They have the schedule and locations on how to get to Bogus Bason

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Boise, Idaho
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Bogus Basin Ski Resort, 17 miles from downtown Boise, is a well kept secret and undiscovered jewel outside of the great Boise market. It has everything one could want in a mid sized ski area without high prices, crowds, and indifferent staff. While snow conditions can be inconsistent (5800" base elevation), it has 2600 acres of skiing and 1800" of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

“A hidden gem at Bogus Basin, Boise, Idaho.” I visited Boise State University, as part of my work, thenwent up to Bogus Basin twice while I was at Boise. Despite it “Bogus” name, I found a hidden gem at Bogus Basin, Boise, Idaho. I think the mountain is an excellent ski location. I rented my gear on the mountain; the... More 

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