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Bogus Basin to open night skiing, Superior chair on Wednesday

Bogus Basin has announced that it'll open for night skiing on Wednesday, Dec. 26th, and also that day will open the No. 3 Superior chairlift, the resort's newest high-speed quad and the last major side of the mountain not yet open for skiing. Starting Wednesday, a full day/night lift ticket will be $48; a night lift ticket will be $22; click below for the full announcement. That makes tomorrow - Christmas Day - the last day for discounted, $30 lift tickets; the resort will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bogus Basin Opens Nights

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December 24, 2012 (Boise, ID) – Bogus Basin is thrilled to be opening more day terrain and night skiing and snowboarding beginning Wednesday, December 26th. “We’re 95% there so come up and smack some snow around, have a Bogus Burger, and take in the world’s greatest winter recreation experience” said Alan Moore, Bogus Basin’s General Manger, between bites of his Bogus Burger. Holiday operating hours will be 9am – 10pm daily. All lifts and both moving carpets are running for day operations. Deer Point (#1), Morning Star (#2), Coach (#7) and the carpets will be operating at night. Superior (#3) still needs more snow for night skiing/snowboarding. A full/day night lift ticket is $48; night lift ticket is $22.

All services will be available including lessons with the Ski & Snowboard School, rental equipment at Black Diamond Sports, tubing at the Pepsi GoldRush Tubing hill, cross country skiing and snowshoeing at the Nordic center and food/beverage services at the JR Simplot Lodge and Pioneer Lodge.

Current conditions and web cams can be found at

About Bogus Basin
Bogus Basin is a charitable organization dedicated to providing accessible, affordable, and year-round mountain recreation activities for people of all ages. 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 on the Boise National Forest under the USDA.


Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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