Only three hours from Boise is world-famous Sun Valley Resort. Consistently ranked in the “Best of” categories for nearly half a century, Sun Valley is America’s first destination ski resort. Boasting 3400’ of vertical drop, bluebird skies, and fluffy, dry powder, Sun Valley is Idaho’s most luxurious resort.
Closer to home, much closer, is Bogus Basin Mountain Recreational Area just 16 miles from Boise city limits. This recreation area offers skiing and tubing in wintertime, and hiking, mountain biking, a mountain coaster, and scenic lift rides in the summer. Known mostly for its excellent downhill skiing on 2,600 acres of skiable terrain, Bogus Basin is a recreation lover’s paradise all year-long.
Just a two-hour drive-up north are both Tamarack Ski Resort near Donnelly and Brundage Mountain Ski Resort in McCall, Idaho. Both offer exceptional skiing and Brundage recently earned SKI Magazine’s Editor’s Choice – Next Best Places award for up-and-coming areas.
Yes, skiing in Idaho is one of the most desired ski destinations in North America. If you haven’t skied Idaho yet, it’s about to become your new favorite powder playground.