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.

Village Map Available Here