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Dig Chrismer
Marketing Manager

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Schweitzer Reports Over 114" of Snow in February
Amazing conditions extends season to April 16th.
January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month at Schweitzer
During the month of January, Schweitzer offers first time skiers and riders packages and incentives to encourage them to take up snow sports as part of the national “Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month (LSSM)” program.
Schweitzer Announces Opening of 2016/17 Season
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is pleased to announce the start of the 2016/17 season on Friday, December 2, 2016.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort to Open "Sky House" at the Summit
Schweitzer Mountain Resort, the largest, premier family-friendly ski resort in Idaho and Washington, will open the much-anticipated Sky House™ summit lodge on Friday, December 16.
Schweitzer Anticipates Completion of New Lodge at Summit
Construction on the highly anticipated lodge at the summit of Schweitzer Mountain Resort is nearing completion. The project, which began 17 months ago, is in its final stages with a sneak peek planned for local dignitaries and media December 16, 2016.
What's New at Schweitzer - Fall 2016
Schweitzer Mountain Resort continues progress on summit construction project, adds new staff, and prepares for the upcoming 2016-17 ski season.
Schweitzer Appoints New Snowsports School Director
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is pleased to announce the appointment of Nikol Hampton as the resort’s new Snowsports School Director following the departure of Terry McCleod.
24th Annual Fall Fest Is Back
For the last 23 years, Schweitzer has celebrated the end of summer with regional micro-brews, amazing food, and incredible live music. This year is no exception.
2nd Annual Northwest Winefest Scheduled for July 16 & 17
July 16 & 17, the resort will be celebrating this fusion of ice age history and modern viticulture during the 2nd annual Northwest Winefest. “We had such an amazing turn out last year, that we felt one day just wasn’t enough,” continues Weber-Quinn. “We’ll have over 20 different wineries with over 80 different wines to sample. We’re sure you’ll find a favorite!”
7B Sunday Kicks Off Summer at Schweitzer
Schweitzer Mountain Resort is celebrating the start of summer with 7B Sunday on June 26, 2016. "As we kick off the start of Schweitzer's summer season, 7B Sunday becomes the perfect opportunity for visitors & locals to learn about all the wonderful things we have in our backyard," said Schweitzer's Marketing Manager Dig Chrismer.
Schweitzer Unlimited Pass Holders Get 3 FREE Days in Kiroro Japan Thanks to Powder Alliance
The Powder Alliance, a consortium of 14 resorts in western North America (including Schweitzer Mountain Resort,) is pleased to announce that Kiroro Resort in Japan has join the alliance as its 15th member.
Schweitzer CEO Elected to National Ski Areas Association Board
During the May 2016 annual National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) convention held this year in Nashville, Tennessee, Tom Chasse President & CEO of Schweitzer Mountain Resort was elected to serve a 3-year term with the NSAA Board of Directors.
Schweitzer Extends Ski Season through April 14, 2013
Schweitzer Mountain Resort has announced the extension of the ski season one extra week, with the new closing date falling on Sunday, March 14. A combination of excellent snow and weather conditions has prompted the resort to offer this extra week of operation.
What's New at Schweitzer
Schweitzer Mountain Resort has spent over a million dollars this summer and fall maintaining current infrastructure. Schweitzer is also spending capital on cutting a new F.I.S. homologated downhill course, new progression terrain park and a new sun deck outside of Taps Lounge.