Bogus Basin- Why would I visit a ski resort in the summer?

Posted by Kevin Hughes on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 2:40pm.

Thompson Peak in IdahoBogus Basin in Boise, Idaho is a fantastic ski resort that is home to incredible ski trails and a gorgeous ski lodge all throughout the winter months.  When you make your new home in Boise, you’ll definitely want to check out the Boise Basin the first winter you experience in Boise.

However, Bogus Basin has lovely facilities for summer events as well.  Don’t rule it out just because it’s a ski resort during the winter.  When you visit Bogus Basin, you’ll be struck by its beauty and the majesty of the mountains around the Basin.

Hundreds of people, both visitors and residents of Boise and other parts of Idaho, book Bogus Basin every summer for their parties, gatherings, and activities.  Bogus Basin has three different lodges that are available from the milder months of May to October for events like reunions, weddings, conferences, and retreats.

View of BoiseSome of the benefits of booking your next event at Bogus Basin include Boise’s temperate alpine climate, the three different lodges offered with up to 14 hours of lodge use per booking, and two outdoor event options.  The lodges also offer fully stocked bars and full service catering.  Additionally, Bogus Basin is a convenient distance of 16.5 miles from Boise. The three lodges are Pioneer Lodge, Frontier Point Lodge, and J.R. Simplot Lodge.  Prices are the same for each lodge at $500 for a half day (up to six hours) and $700 for a full day (7-14 hours).  There is a $500 minimum catering deposit for each lodge.  The lodges serve from 150 to up to 300 guests, depending on the lodge you select.

Bogus Basin offers barbecues during the summer. On weekends you can visit Simplot lodge from 11-4 for a fabulous meal and Tuesdays from 2-7 at the Pioneer Lodge. Head up for a fabulous meal and enjoy the fresh, cooler mountain air at Bogus Basin, only 30 minutes from downtown Boise. As a new resident of Boise or any other part of Idaho, host your next event at one of the lodges at the Bogus Basin.  It will be an incredible, luxurious event that you’ll never forget. Check out today's new listings to find your new Idaho home close to Bogus Basin!

Kevin Hughes

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