December 22, 2014 (BOISE, ID)– There is more good news from Bogus Basin. With more than a foot of new snow in the last 72 hours, the nonprofit mountain recreation area is ready to open additional terrain and services to the public. The popular Pine Creek Chair (#6) will open Tuesday, December 23rd at 12:00pm, and early season condition are excellent.
The Pioneer Lodge will open for food & beverage service on Tuesday, December 23rd. Night skiing begins this Friday, December 26th, and the mountain will be open daily from 9:00am until 10:00pm through January 4th.
Beginning January 2nd, live music will be featured in Simplot Lodge on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the season. On December 26th, the mountain will host a Holiday Rail Jam in a newly built Mtn Dew Terrain Park from 10:00am-3:00pm.
The full price of $49 for Alpine lift tickets goes into effect on Tuesday, December 23rd. Half-day pricing begins at 1:00pm, and the cost is $42. All-Day Nordic tickets will remain at the half-day rate of $11 until all trails are opened. Round trip bus service is available for $13. The Pepsi Goldrush tubing hill is currently not open. For more information, visit www.bogusbasin.org.
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 trail for alpine recreation. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest.