Top 3 Ski Resorts in Idaho

Skiing and snowboarding is undoubtedly one of the most popular winter activities amongst Idahoans. It’s not only popular with locals though, many people travel from out of state to enjoy our ski resorts, as they are some of the best in the country. Although there are many great options no matter what part of the state you’re in, these are the top 3 ski resorts in Idaho.

Sun Valley

“America’s First Destination Ski Resort” has been around since 1936. They were the first ski resort to use chairlifts and the first major resort to allow snowboarders. With its legendary history, it’s no surprise that Sun Valley quickly became a destination for ski and snowboard enthusiasts all over the world. Bald Mountain also features the most intense vertical drop in the state, over 3,000 feet!

Sun Valley has drawn national attention and acclaim, and for good reason, the beautiful scenery and incredible slopes make it a must-visit.

Bogus Basin

Everyone in Boise knows about Bogus. Bogus is a very family-friendly ski resort with many options for kids and adults of all skill levels. People who just want to have fun on the tubing hills and affordable pricing make it a great resort for anyone to have a good time. The best part is, if you live in Boise, it’s only a short drive away!



Tamarack is one of the best resorts for intermediate to advanced skill levels. They even have options for cross-country skiing, ice skating, spa, and nearby hot springs. No matter what you’re into, you will not be bored at this ski resort.

By Nate Bevington

An Expert at Going Out

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