Bogus Basin to Open 100 Percent of Terrain on Saturday

Blue Oval With Bogus Basin In The Center

December 16 (BOISE, ID)– With recent storms delivering nearly 10 inches of new snow in the last 48 hours, Bogus Basin announced today that the nonprofit recreation area will be 100% open this Saturday, December 17th.

“Opening all of our lifts and offering night skiing at this time of year is ahead of schedule. it’s awesome that we have been able to do this two years in a row”

-Brad Wilson, General Manager

The Superior and Bitterroot Chairlifts will begin operation Saturday morning at 9:00am.

Bogus Basin, the largest nonprofit recreation area in the country, opened in 1942 and will celebrate its 75th Year Anniversary throughout 2017. The festivities will launch on January 1st with a torchlight parade and professional fireworks show at 6:30pm. For additional mountain information visit

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.