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Schweitzer Mountain is considered one of the best family-friendly ski resorts in the Pacific Northwest and offers amazing views of the surrounding town (Sandpoint) as well as of Canada and Lake Pend Oreille.

Besides its many trails, it also offers 32 kilometers of Nordic trails, which can be used for snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in the winter, or mountain biking in the summer. After you’re done playing on the mountain, take advantage of the shopping, dining and available spa experiences available to you.

Where Is Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort Located?

The nearest airport to the resort is Spokane International Airport, which is serviced by most major carriers, including United, Southwest, Alaska and American Airlines. From there, you can take a shuttle or drive yourself. Driving times from Spokane is 1.5 hours, Coeur d’Alene 45 minutes and Missoula and the Tri-Cities area 6 hours. Amtrak also offers services to Sandpoint from Seattle/Portland and Chicago/St. Paul/Minneapolis.

Plan Your Trip

Schweitzer Lodging
Lift Access

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

121"
76"
51"
26"
0"
0"
Nov
65"
Dec
101"
Jan
38"
Feb
15"
Mar
7"
Apr

Terrain Overview

10%
Beginners Runs
40%
Intermediate Runs
35%
Advanced Runs
15%
Expert Runs
92
Runs in Total
2.1 mi
Longest Run
2900 ac
Skiable Terrain
100 ac
Night Skiing
47 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 10

1
High Speed Sixes
3
High Speed Quads
2
Triple Chairs
2
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

6400'
Summit
2400'
Vertical Drop
4000'
Base

Important Dates

November 26, 20212021/11/26

Projected Opening

April 17, 20222022/04/17

Projected Closing

N.A.

Projected Days Open

136

Days Open Last Year

58

Years Open

300"

Average Snowfall
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