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Great local resort

30 minute drive from Boise. Stop at the store on Bogus Basin road for passes, faster than window... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
993chucks
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Idaho
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Friendliest staff we’ve ever encountered

The sling was good and the food offering was average, but we’ve skied in several countries and lots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aslan2030
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Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Reviewed November 25, 2018

A cold 26 degree winter's morning at Bogus Basin in Boise, Idaho. A fresh blanket of snow, overcast skies with a bit of fog in the mountains, makes this a nice winter's scene.

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

Louis, thank you very much for your response. Winter is on its way! Idaho always looks nicer with a white blanket of snow. Can't wait to see you up here more this winter season.

Reviewed October 1, 2018

I ski all over and I love small ski areas. Bogus is a great family ski area with fun runs for the whole family. Families bring their own food and no body gives you any trouble.More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Macy, thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate it and love to hear about your time skiing at Bogus Basin! The ski and snowboard community up here at Bogus Basin is so friendly and it's an awesome culture to be apart of....More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

If you are an outdoor enthusiast Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area has year round options to offer. Alpine or Nordic Skiing and snowshoeing are affordable winter options. Hiking, biking or live concerts fill the summer and fall seasons. A great place to watch the stars...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you like hiking and nature, this is an excellent place for you. Even the easy trails can be challenging. Indications to the trails are usually clear - maps at the entrance can guide you - and the trails are well-maintained. Just be careful with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinatior at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. Our favorite hike is up to Shafer Butte! Especially with clear bluebird days, you're able to see so many mountain tops looking in a 360-degree view. It's breathtaking. We hope to see you up here again soon!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Bogus has been one of our favorite destinations for many years. My husband skied there as one of the "Mighty Mites" sixty years ago, and his dad skied there into his 90s. We used to do hillclimb races for 25 years. I took a friend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Austin S, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Kitty, Thank you for taking the time to come up to Bogus Basin this summer. As you noticed, we are in the midst of some exciting projects on the mountain, requiring that we ask guests to temporarily “pardon our construction.” The work you’re seeing is...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Great food and hikes, live music on the patio. Great activity while in Boise. Kind of a tedious drive e but worth itMore

Date of experience: July 2018
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi John, thank you very much for the review! We're glad you were able to make it up to Bogus Basin and had a great time hiking and enjoying some food on the patio with live music. We hope to see you back up here...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place for families or friends. The ski lift is open for hikers. There is a slide for tubers, a mountain coaster, a bungee trampoline for the kids, and a lot of good trails for hiking or cycling. There is also an outdoor restaurant with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Lisa, thank you so much for your response! Our goal is to provide fun for anyone up here and naming off everything on your list sure shows what we are offering. Thank you for coming up to Bogus Basin and we're glad you had...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

The difference between the summer activities available last year and this year is significant. We enjoyed a trip to the mountain where we enjoyed riding the mountain coaster, the scenic chair lift and eating a picnic on the patio while we listened to a band...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your response! We're glad you had fun and were able to make it up to a Music on the Mountain to hear some free live music! Thank you for making it up to Bogus Basin and we will see you...More

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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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