Bogus Basin

7:00 am
Thu February 20, 2014

As Sales For Next Ski Season Start, Bogus Doing OK Financially

Bogus Basin officials say inversions in the Treasure Valley - and sunshine on the mountain - helped boost January visits.
Credit Scott Graf / Boise State Public Radio

Next year’s Bogus Basin season passes went on sale this week. For skiers who buy before Monday, $229 will get them unlimited access to the ski mountain next season. Alan Moore, executive director of the non-profit attraction north of Boise, says prices are staying at the same level as this year.

The 2013-2014 season has been mixed, Moore says. Like many ski hills in Idaho, Bogus had pretty thin snow for a while.  But Moore says it’s also had a lot of sunny days that have drawn people out of the often hazy valley.  

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Winter Olympics
12:55 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Boise Biathlete Sara Studebaker Says She's Ready For Sochi

Sara Studebaker
Credit Nordic Focus / US Biathlon

Idaho native Sara Studebaker is two weeks away from skiing and shooting in her second Olympic Games. Studebaker, a Boise High School graduate, has been competing in the biathlon since 2003. Now, at 29-years-old, Studebaker says she's ready for Sochi.

“The second time, you feel a little more seasoned," Studebaker says. "You feel like you know what’s going on and I think it gives me a great opportunity to have some really good results and hopefully do better than I did in Vancouver. So I’m really excited for the possibilities.”

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10:13 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Bogus Basin Gets Much Needed Snow, All Runs Now Open

A web cam at Bogus Basin showing new snow Wednesday morning.
Credit Bogus Basin

Wednesday morning’s snow caused a lot of problems for Treasure Valley drivers, but area skiers now have a reason to celebrate.

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Winter weather
4:04 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Snow Brings School Closures, Slick Roads, And Happy Ski Resorts

Bikes at Boise State University accumulating some precipitation during this afternoon's snow.
Frankie Barnhill Boise State Public Radio

On the opening day of Idaho's legislative session, people navigating around the capitol city are experiencing a winter wonderland. Fresh snow blankets Boise, making roads dangerous for the evening commute.

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a winter weather advisory for much of southwest Idaho. The advisory will be in effect until 8:00 p.m.

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Ski Season
3:45 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Snow Comes Early To Bogus Basin, But No Early Opening Yet

Snow course marker at Bogus Basin Recreation Area. The area received about 3 inches of snow.
Bogus Basin Recreation Area

Bogus Basin Recreation Area received about three inches of snow today, giving skiers in the Treasure Valley something to talk about.

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Ski Areas
2:17 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

A Trying Year For Southern Idaho Ski Areas

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area
Sadie Babits Boise State Public Radio

Southern Idaho ski areas are wrapping up their seasons.  Bogus Basin and Sun Valley have closed their lifts.  Brundage has one more weekend, possibly more, if the snow holds.  This ski season has been a trying year for them.   

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