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Related Regions: Idaho, United States, North America

Overview

Nestled in a basin at the base of the foothills of the Selkirk Mountains overlooking Lake Pend Oreille, Schweitzer Mountain offers 2900 acres of lift accessible in-bounds terrain. Averaging an annual snowfall of 300 inches, Schweitzer’s 92 designated trails include two open bowls - Schweitzer Bowl and Outback Bowl. 10% of the terrain is beginner, 40% intermediate, 35% advanced and 15% is expert. Accommodating every level of skier and rider, Schweitzer also has an open gate policy for access to out-of-bounds terrain that spans over 200 additional miles of the Selkirk Mountains. Skier/Rider danger exists beware – The limitless sidecountry and backcountry terrain spans across the Idaho panhandle, eastern Washington and southeastern British Columbia.

 

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Elevation

  • 6400ft
    Summit
  • 2400ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4000ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 0
  • 1
  • 3
  • 2
  • 9
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    10%

  • Intermediate Runs

    40%

  • Advanced Runs

    35%

  • Expert Runs

    15%

  • Runs

    92

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Night Skiing

    100 ac

  • Longest Run

    2.1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    2900 ac

  • Snow Making

    47 ac

More Info

A variety of restaurants, cafeteria, lounges, daycare, deli/grocery, retail shop, gift shop, ski shop, children's programs, spectacular views. Ski and snowboard rental, ski repair. Ski and snowboard lessons and special instruction in powder, telemark, cross country, children showboarding, Kidscamp day camp, and kid's race course. First aid at area and Bonner Hospital 11 miles away. Professional ski patrol.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/23/201804/14/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    136
  • Years Open
    55
  • Average Snowfall
    300"

Best Schweitzer Hotels

Sunrise
10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road Sandpoint, 83864
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Schweitzer - view from the top
415 Cedar St Sandpoint, 83864
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
View from all rooms
56 Bridge Street Sandpoint, 83864
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Schweitzer Reviews

Winnie
18th November 20185
I love this mountain. I've been skiing here almost 20 years and go virtually no where else. The irritating thing is that...Full review
Bob Ellison
9th April 20185
I love Schweitzer! One of my favorite places to ski. It has a great diversity of terrain that keeps any skier entertained...Full review
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