March 30, 2022 (BOISE, ID)– Bogus Basin announced today that the 2021-22 winter season will end Sunday, April 3rd. Closing day activities include a “pond skim” – a rite of passage that involves snowboarding or skiing into a frigid pool with the goal of skimming across to the other side.
BOGUS BASIN FINAL WEEKEND OPERATIONS:
- -Weekend operating hours are 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- -The Pond Skim begins on Sunday, April 3rd at 1:00 p.m. in the base area; sign-in starts at 12:00 p.m.
- -Deerpoint (#1) and Coach (#7) chairlifts, and the conveyer lifts are scheduled to operate
- -Lift ticket prices have been reduced
- -The Double R Ranch BBQ Smokehouse and Simplot Lodge will be open for full food & beverage service
Summer operations, including the Glade Runner Mountain Coaster and other base area activities, are scheduled to open over the Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30. The opening of hiking and biking trails is dependent upon conditions. The area plans to operate weekends-only through mid-June, and expand to seven days a week starting Friday, June 17. For more information, visit www.bogusbasin.org.
About Bogus Basin
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is the largest nonprofit recreation area in the country. It is a 501(C)(3) 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; eleven lifts and three people-mover carpets; an 800-foot tubing hill, and a 4,251 foot Mountain Coaster. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trails. Environmental education and community outreach programs serve over 20,000 individuals annually, primarily youth. Summer activities include the mountain coaster, mountain biking, events, hiking and chairlift service for hike and bike transport. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest. www.bogusbasin.org