Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Schweitzer

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 61.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 36%
  • Beginner
  • 15%
  • Families
  • 54%
  • Intermediate
  • 41%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 44%
  • Advanced
  • 49%

Helpful Highlights:

Headed to Schweizter after disappointment at Red Mountain in BC. Coverage was pretty good at least on all groomed runs. A lot of the expert needed more snow...

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  • 5

    surprisingly good

    by mir0yan222 - 17th February 2010

    Pros: something for everyone, short lift lines, great conditions

    Cons: not much

    Schweitzer is a fantastic resort. it is probably one of the best kept secrets of the pacific northwest. i love how most of my time is spent skiing, rather t... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in the Pac NW

    by bjarvis - 10th January 2010

    Pros: Tree skiing, lift capacity, terrain, views, Sandpoint

    Cons: Weather, access

    Schweitzer might just be Idaho's best skiing experience. It might not have the luxury or the vertical, or wealthy ambiance that Sun Valley has, but when it ... Full review

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  • 5

    awesome mountain the best resort

    by qaz - 26th November 2009

    Pros: best snow

    Cons: impossible to find

    undiscovered and no lift lines senic views never skied a mountain better the schweitzer if you dont go there you will miss one in a life time expereance loo... Full review

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  • 5


    by WAnative - 8th October 2009

    Pros: Great snow, steeps, backcountry access, 2 parks

    Cons: long lines on "Snow Ghost",

    Growing up in Spokane I've seen Schweitzer progress over the past few years. They're becoming more recognized for the great tree skiing which is why I love ... Full review

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  • 5


    by Jon W. Ingalls - 17th April 2009

    Pros: Great mountain

    Cons: Management shortened season

    Here we go again... look around and you will find many ski resorts catering to those wanting to ski until you start turniing up dirt. Not a S... Full review

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  • 4

    Amazing Snow with no weekday lift lines.

    by jellybean - 19th March 2009

    Pros: The great fresh snow. Many groomed runs each day.

    Cons: Some visibility problems.

    Lots of intermediate runs in addition to the black diamonds. Most runs groomed daily after fresh powder, Friendly and helpful staff on lifts and in the vi... Full review

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