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Schweitzer Skiing

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Season Start/End: 11/18/2017 - 04/15/2018
4000ft - 6400ft
10%|40%| 35%| 15%
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from US$50.00 to US$79.00
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Schweitzer Mountain

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.


Schweitzer Mountain

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.



  • 6400ft
  • 2400ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4000ft


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  • Night Skiing

    100 ac

  • Longest Run

    2.1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    2900 ac

  • Snow Making

    47 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/18/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 136
  • Projected Closing: 04/15/2018
  • Years Open: 55
  • Average Snowfall: 300"

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2.22 Snow Before You Go: Plenty of Powder for the Weekend ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.22 Snow Before You Go: Plenty of Powder for the Weekend

Where will the skiing be best this weekend? The jet stream remains active across the West with three different storm systems lined up. More


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Schweitzer - Today’s report 
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  - © Tommy Underwood’s iPhone
Schweitzer - Awesome snow here. Great base and snow falling everyday. Whole mountain, all trails open.  - © Dano
Schweitzer - Good fluffy stuff bit overcast as usual. Not much of surprise but it's a bit busy today. Probably gonna be slammed tomorrow. Can't complain about the snow.   - © JJ

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Schweitzer Reviews

  • Lisa

    • 5
    3rd February 2018

    Full review

      Great for skiing. If you're looking for nightlife or a $20 martini, Schweitzer isn't for you. But if you don't like lift...
  • Jake Powderfoot

    • 4
    12th January 2018

    Full review

      This is definitely a local and Regional ski area. You need to be able to go skiing on weekdays and on a...

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