Bogus Basin Bids Farewell to Summer with Final (And Free) “Music On The Mountain”

Blue Oval With Bogus Basin In The Center

September 1, 2016 (BOISE, ID)– Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is ready to close out a successful summer season with its final all day Music on the Mountain festival on Saturday, September 3rd. The event, sponsored by 10 Barrel Brewing Co., will include live music throughout the afternoon outside JR Simplot Lodge, chairlift rides, a bike shuttle from JR Simplot Lodge to Pioneer Lodge, and free bike demos and repairs. Football fans will be able to watch the Boise State versus Louisiana Lafayette game on large screen televisions inside Simplot Lodge.

“This weekend we’ll celebrate the end of a great summer, and begin shifting our focus to the 2016-17 winter season ahead. Our downtown sales office will officially open for ski school reservations, equipment leases, season pass purchases, and more.”

-Brad Wilson, General Manager

The Deerpoint Chair (#1) will operate for scenic rides and mountain bike transport from 11:00am-4:00pm Saturday-Monday, providing access to mountain views and Bogus Basin’s expanding trail system. Cost for an all-day pass is $25, which includes the bike shuttle. Single ride chairlift tickets cost $10. All ages are welcome. The Simplot Lodge will be open for full food & beverage service from 11:00am-7:00pm.

Bogus Basin Labor Day Weekend Events

  • 11:00am-4:00pm (Sat – Mon): Deerpoint Chairlift operating for scenic rides & bike transport
  • 11:00am-4:00pm (Sat – Mon): Bike shuttle from Simplot to Pioneer Lodge ($10 single / $25 unlimited)
  • 11:00am-7:00pm (Sat – Mon): JR Simplot Lodge open for full food & beverage service
  • 3:00pm-6:00pm (Sunday): Live music on the patio at Simplot Lodge

Music on the Mountain Schedule– Saturday, September 3rd

  • 12:00pm: Zack Quintana Bank
  • 2:30pm: Voice of Reason
  • 5:30pm: Pause for the Cause

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About Bogus Basin

Bogus Basin is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the community to provide accessible, affordable, and fun year-round mountain recreation and education. Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain, and 165 acres for night skiing; seven lifts and two people-mover carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trails. Summer activities include mountain biking, amphitheater events, disc golf, private events, and hiking. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest.