Bogus to Open Additional Terrain, Add Night Skiing

Blue Oval With Bogus Basin In The Center

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.

“There is a lot happening both on the mountain and in the lodges at Bogus Basin this season. We’re excited to invite the community up to Bogus to enjoy excellent early season conditions, and fun activities with friends and family.”

-Alan Moore, General Manager

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

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.