At an elevation of just over six thousand feet is Schweitzer Mountain Resort, where some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the West. Schweitzer is comprised of more than 2,000 acres of terrain, 62 trails, and two open bowls. Four high-speed (two quads, a triple and a six-pack) and three double chairlifts, plus the T-bar, a beginner’s Magic Carpet® and a handle tow; top elevation 6,400 feet with 2,400 feet vertical; 2,900 skiable acres, 92 named runs; night skiing on weekends. Schweitzer is only eleven miles from downtown Sandpoint, and offers views and vantages of Sandpoint, Lake Pend Oreille and the surrounding area that you can’t get anywhere else. Only 11 miles from downtown Sandpoint, 90 easy miles from the Spokane Airport, and 50 miles from the Canadian Border…Schweitzer Mountain Resort is easy to access from anywhere.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is a legend in the making: an undiscovered jewel for skiers of all levels. Schweitzer is a powder paradise. There are acres and acres of towering pines spilling over the ridges on both the front and back of the mountain. From the Schweitzer chairlifts, you can be treated to stunning vistas not accessible from any other place in Idaho, including miles and miles of rolling mountains as far as the eye can see and the sunlight (or moonlight) shimmering off the lakes and rivers of the Sandpoint area.
Call Schweitzer at 208-263-9555 or 800-831-8810; the snow phone is 208-263-9562; Activity Center phone is 208-255-3081.