The Beercat is one of 10 Barrel’s famous mini-pubs that’s built into a custom built on a 1987 Spryte snowcat. Pro-snowboarder and DIY master Mike Basich created The Beercat. He designed and built a new base and custom bar for the snowcat (see video below).
The Beercat is carefully designed to bring suds slopeside to resort goers, allowing for a thirsty skier to drink a beer with a very unique “drink beer outside” spin from 10 Barrel Brewing. Think snowcat + beer = beercat, the ultimate mountain beer delivery system.
The Beercat mobile snowpub makes it way from Mt. Shasta, California, to Schweitzer, in Sandpoint, Idaho, for President’s Day weekend, February 19-21, 2022. The Beer Cat will be parked in the village on Friday (for display only) and Sunday, with beer flowing from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday, the mobile pub will be on Schweitzer’s slopes, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., for skiers and riders to find. (Fun!)
On Sunday, The Beercat will be parked in the village for all the festivities of Schweitzer’s Let it Glow Parade and Fireworks.
The following weekend, The Beercat will be at Silver Mountain, February 25-27. This winter, day tickets are sold exclusively online on a first-come, first-served basis for all Saturdays, Sundays, and during holiday periods. Tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance.
Other Northwest stops include Pebble Creek Ski Area in southeastern Idaho, near the town of Inkom (south of Pocatello); and Crystal Mountain Resort in southeast of Seattle, near the town of Enumclaw and Rainier National Park, March 26-27.