Sky House on the Summit

Take in the Views - Summer or Winter

Summer or winter, come join us at Sky House and enjoy fabulous 360 degree views from the summit cafe or our full-service bar & restaurant! Sky  House offers a fantastic spot to take in the natural beauty of three states, Canada and the impressive Lake Pend Oreille. There's room for everyone to experience the summit of Schweitzer at Sky House!

During the winter season, non-skiers & snowboarders are welcome!  Take advantage of our foot passenger ticket (just $25) during the winter season and come spend some time at the summit! Purchase your ticket at the ticket window and dress accordingly. Sale of foot passenger tickets closes at 1pm during the winter season.

During the summer, you can access Sky House by hiking up the Nature Trail (moderately difficult and takes approx 1 - 1.5 hour) or by purchasing a scenic lift ticket. Scenic Foot Passenger Tickets are available for purchase at the mountain for $30 per person.

Dining Options

The Nest Restaurant & Bar

The Nest offers scrumptious fare from Sandpoint-based purveyors such as coffee from Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters and beer from MickDuff’s Brewing Company. The Nest’s menu is comprised of small plate options that vary from season to season!  

Red Hawk Cafe (Winter Only)

The Red Hawk Cafe is the perfect on mountain spot to grab something quick between runs during the winter season! Our salads, soups and hot grab-n-go items are perfect for keeping you well fed for a day of skiing and riding at Schweitzer!


Interested in a private event or wedding at Sky House? Contact the Group Sales Team at 208-254-4104 ext. 2820 or by email at for availability and rate information.

Sky House with sunrise light on windows
people enjoying the deck of Sky House
people enjoying the deck of Sky House
Sky House
Exterior view from The Red Hawk tables
the nest bar area with people
The Red Hawk Cafe
Sky House at Schweitzer
Sky House and the Great Escape chairlift