Stats & Info about Schweitzer
Stand at the summit of the largest ski area in Idaho and Washington and take in the view of three mountain ranges, three states and Canada. Schweitzer offers a variety of terrain from smooth corduroy groomers to wide open bowls and gladed runs. This inland Northwest ski resort is also home to Stella - Idaho's only six-person, high-speed lift.
Ski Season: Early December to early April (conditions permitting)
Hours of Operation: 9am to 3:30pm daily
Acreage: 2900 skiable acres, 92 trails plus open bowl skiing
Terrain: 10% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 35% Advanced, 15% Expert
Longest Continuous Groomed Run: 2 miles - Little Blue Ridge Run
Vertical Drop: 2,400 feet
Top Elevation: 6,400 feet
Average Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
Cross Country Trails: 32 kilometers maintained daily
Terrain Parks: 3 including Stomping Grounds, Southside Progression Park and the Terrain Garden
Lifts: One high-speed six-pack named Stella; Two high-speed quads; one triple chairlift; three double chairlifts; 1 T-Bar; 1 conveyor lift
Total Uphill Capacity: 12,502 per hour
Twilight Skiing: The Basin Express and Musical Chairs from 3 to 7 pm. For twilight skiing dates, visit the Twilight Skiing page.
Tubing: Hermit's Hollow tubing center offers two chutes and one tow
History: Schweitzer first opened in 1963.