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Bogus Basin

Bogus Basin

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Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

62

Rank in
Region

35

Rank in
State

3

Best time for snow at
Bogus Basin
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Bogus Basin

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Saturday
Day
8-12"
Night
0-1"
Sunday
Day
3-5"
Night
4-8"
Monday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Tuesday
Day
0"
Night
0-1"
Wednesday
Day
0-1"
Night
1-2"
Powderfares - 6"+ snow on the way! Go now!
Powderfares!
6"+ of snow
on the way
Go now!
LAX to BOI
depart Tue Feb 27
return Fri Mar 02
United
$416
SEA to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
Alaska
$490
ATL to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$541
BOS to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$619
SFO to BOI
depart Tue Feb 27
return Fri Mar 02
United
$682
DFW to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$695
MSP to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
Alaska
$705
ORD to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
Alaska
$759
EWR to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$774
IAD to BOI
depart Mon Feb 26
return Thu Mar 01
United
$931
IAH to BOI
depart Tue Feb 27
return Thu Mar 01
United
$1,197
True Snow: 246" per year
Snow Quality Rank

119

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

104

Bogus Basin is ranked No. 104 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

9.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

5.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

35.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

104

Bogus Basin is ranked No. 104 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

119

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

Comparables

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Core Strengths of Bogus Basin

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
15
score
93.1
Overall
rank
62
score
68.0
Expert
rank
80
score
37.4

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1782 ft

7582 ft
Base Elevation: 5800 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Bogus Basin

Bogus Basin averages 246 inches snowfall. It is an expansive area with good powder terrain, but with easy access for the local Boise season passholders.

Accumulation and Preservation

Bogus has minimal snowmaking so full operation can be greatly delayed in low snow years. It's about 40% north facing, with a range of exposures to follow the sun on warm days. Bogus Basin is most reliable in February/March for maximum coverage.