The Schweitzer Alpine Racing School (SARS) Annual Ski Swap is one of the region’s top winter sports equipment and clothing events featuring thousands of new and used winter sports items being sold by both individuals and regional sports vendors.  It’s a great way to upgrade your old equipment and prepare for another incredible North Idaho winter.  If you’re looking for some great deals on snow gear, chances are good you’ll find what you need.  From fat powder boards to groomer skis, from kids gear to winter recreational equipment and clothing, this is the place!   Location: Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Road in Sandpoint, Idaho (Directions: Take 95N to Schweitzer Cut-off Road and turn left, then right on N. Boyer Road and turn left into the fairgrounds.)

To Shop: Saturday, November 9th – 9am-2pm – the line starts early. Admission $2.00/person or $5.00/family.  Parking is FREE! There are door prizes all day long.  Must be present to win. Cash, credit cards, and debit cards are accepted.

Gear Check In: Friday, November 8th – Noon-7pm Gear Check Out: Saturday, November 9th – 6pm-8pm (any items not picked up during that time will be donated to SARS or North Idaho Mountain Sports Education Fund).

New This Year: Schweitzer Mountain Resort Season Pass Booth Purchase your season pass at the ski swap!  Or order online: http://www.schweitzer.com/tickets- passes/season-passes/, then pick up your pass at the booth.

Thousands of new and used equipment and clothing available at discount prices.  Highly organized with several professionals on hand for buying assistance.  Outfit the entire family – skis, snowboards, boots, poles, bindings, helmets, hats, goggles, gloves, jackets, pants, socks, and more.  The right gear makes all the difference in having an enjoyable ski experience! The annual event benefits the SARS’s ski racing and freeride programs for over 150 local and regional athletes ages 5 and up.  SARS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  Your support is much appreciated! For more information about SARS programs, please visit: www.sars.net