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Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area

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Best chili in Boise on the Greatest small ski area mountain in Northwest United states

What can I say.....a chili bowl? skiing?? scenery??? customer service at its 'best !!!??? So how... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mary P
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Chicago, Illinois
Beautiful Place even in the Spring Time

Went up the mountain to check this place out and it was fantastic, I didn't have my skis with me... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
James S
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Bellevue, Nebraska
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What can I say.....a chili bowl? skiing?? scenery??? customer service at its 'best !!!??? So how do you wrap up such a combination you may ask? how do they relate to one another???.... Well, after a beautiful spring day of skiing of course you're famished:...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mary P
Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mary, thank you so much for your review! Your thoughtful words and amazing experience mean so much to our team! We're very sorry to hear about your loss. We're so glad that a day up here could help out with your day. Thank you so...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Went up the mountain to check this place out and it was fantastic, I didn't have my skis with me since I was there on business, but from what I saw it is a great place to ski. The prices were very reasonable, I think...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

James, thank you so much for your review. We're glad you came up to check it out even on your Business trip. Only 16 miles from Idaho's fastest growing city is this gem called Bogus Basin! We're looking forward to you to come on back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just right size place which is not too big and neither too small nor too far for folks in 9 cities nearby (Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, Emmet, Mountain Home, Nampa, Caldwell, Star) to enjoy both in winter and summer. Winter is more fun due to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AustinS1329, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review! It brings us joy to know that you thoroughly enjoy our offings and the community we create. Bogus Basin is unique in that we are a nonprofit mountain recreation area. Our mission is to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boise has on its doorstep, the most complete local ski area you could imagine. 16 miles from downtown, the area boasts 7 lifts with the 3 main ones as high speed quads (and a 4th to be installed this summer). The place got a mountain...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AustinS1329, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Chris for taking the time to leave a review! So excited that you are aware of our nonprofit status, as many people miss that. Night skiing will only get better once the new Morning Star Express is put in. The Treasure Valley will then...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

16 miles from downtown is the most wonderful ski area. Know as a local hill it has any type of terrain any skier or boarder would want. If you're a local a season pass is only $300.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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AustinS1329, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoy what we do. The great part about being a nonprofit is that all the money generated from operations goes back into the mountain to make it the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like many in the area, we’ve fallen in love with this place. It’s only 30 minutes outside of Boise and the drive, while rather twisty, is beautiful. We’ve now been skiing there several times, and when the cloud layer is clear, it is stunning. Last...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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AustinS1329, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We appreciate you taking the time to review our mountain. So glad that you enjoy being up there both summer and winter.

Reviewed February 18, 2019

We live in Wisconsin so have grown up lugging sleds and toboggans up hills across the state and throughout the countryside - but this was our first experience doing it at a ski facility with groomed snow on a long slide. We went on a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

The mountain I learned to ski over 40 years ago and have never had a bad day of skiing. A ski runs for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
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AustinS1329, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your loyal support over the years. One cool fact about Bogus Basin's history is that we are a 4 generation mountain. There are great great grandparents still enjoying our local gem!

Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

30 minute drive from Boise. Stop at the store on Bogus Basin road for passes, faster than window at Lodge. Can then ski in, out from upper lots, if you have your gear. Short lift lines on Christmas Eve, most days. Backside has the best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2018

Thank you very much for your review! We really appreciate the words you have to share and coming up to Bogus Basin to spend time skiing. We look forward to seeing you up here again soon! Thanks again.

Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

The sling was good and the food offering was average, but we’ve skied in several countries and lots of resorts and Bogus Basin stands out for having the friendliest staff consistently through all the mountain.

Date of experience: December 2018
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AustinS1329, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us! So pleased to hear that our staff shined during your visit. We hope to see you back soon!

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Citizenk24
February 13, 2017|
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Response from 105M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The have a Tube Park. It looks fun. We did not try it.
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Ann A
October 23, 2016|
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Response from DebbyD747 | Reviewed this property |
I drove, but it is a very curvy, winding road all the way up. I can't see anyone driving it over the speed limit, especially with snow conditions.
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Daniela M
February 8, 2015|
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Response from Fussytraveldude | Reviewed this property |
Bogus does not have artificial snow making capability so if it gets warm enough to melt down to the dirt the resort will close. However, this being Idaho, the weather can change drastically on short notice. Many times in... More
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