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Bogus Basin expands summer operations to seven days a week

Posted: 11:37 AM, Jun 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-20 17:37:34Z
Bogus Basin expands summer operations
Bogus Basin expands summer operations

For the first time in its 76-year history, Bogus Basin will open seven days a week in the summer –- beginning this Friday, June 22.

“Visitors will be able to ride the mountain coaster, take a chairlift ride, go summer tubing, enjoy a meal, rent a mountain bike, and take advantage of all of the area’s new offerings any day of the week,” stated Susan Saad, Director of Community and Customer Relations for the nonprofit recreation area.

“Being open every day in the summer is completely new for us and is a major step in Bogus Basin’s progress toward becoming a year-round destination for recreation and education for the entire community,” said General Manager Brad Wilson. “We’re encouraged by how many people are already coming up for the first time to enjoy the mountain and try out our activities.”

Summer operating hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through the Labor Day weekend. 

Tickets for activities can be purchased at the Simplot Lodge. 

In addition to the mountain coaster and other Simplot
Base Area activities, a host of other events are planned throughout the summer:

FREE MUSIC EVENTS

“MUSIC ON THE MOUNTAIN” CONCERT SERIES

Free live music from Simplot Base Area stage featuring musical acts from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., sponsored by
10 Barrel Brewing Co. June 30, July 7, July 21, August 4 and August 18.

MUSIC ON THE PATIO

Free live music on the new patio outside Simplot Lodge. Saturdays and Sundays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

COMMUNITY RUN and BIKE RACE SERIES

Eight-week biking and running race series beginning June 19th, providing a low-key friendly race environment where everyone has an opportunity to compete.

You can find more information at webscorer.com/57204.

Summer season chairlift passes can be picked up and purchased at the mountain ticket office. 

Visit www.bogusbasin.org or call (208)332-5100 for complete information on events, activities, tickets, and
more.