Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Schweitzer Mountain Resort is offering six week-long camp sessions that include a mix of activities, from chair lift rides, climbing on the wall, swimming, hiking, play mining at the Sluice Box, and other games and activities.

Schweitzer Invests in Sustainability

At a time when we need more good news, Schweitzer Mountain Resort recently announced a major investment in reducing the impact the resort’s operations have on the natural environment that sustains it. The broad-reaching initiative to reduce the resort’s environmental impact targets resource areas such as energy, water, waste, fleet fuels, supply chain, and forest health. To help with this …

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On the Board Again: When Tragedy Strikes, Keep Riding

By Dig Chrismer There’s a good chance if you spend any time in the village at Schweitzer you’ll run into Mark and Colleen White. These two unofficial Schweitzer greeters are hard to miss with their welcoming smiles, infectious laughter, and endearing Texas drawls. Spending time with them on the mountain is delightful in any season. …

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Photo of the Hukleberry Fun Run participants grouped around an explosion of colored powder.

Summer Events and Activities at Schweitzer Mountain Resort

While Schweitzer Mountain Resort is primarily known as a winter playground, the mountain also offers plenty of summer recreation. Ski trails transform into opportunities for downhill mountain biking, cross-country biking, or hiking with a view. “Searching out those elusive huckleberries while taking in the views of Lake Pend Oreille is a perfect way to pass …

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Bluebird Day. Photo: Gabriella Makena.

Spirit of a Mountain: Reflections on Skiing and Being Schweitzer

If Schweitzer has a spirit, you will find it deep among trees obscured by fog. It is there, in powder drifts that have retained their perfect looseness when the groomers have long since turned crusty. If Schweitzer has a spirit, you can see it toasted in the village, in the chaotic dining halls and crowded, …

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort to Open Saturday

Earliest opening in 25 years attributed to La Niña and snowmaking Sandpoint, ID – Schweitzer Mountain Resort will open this Saturday, November 19. This is the earliest opening date since the 1984/85 season. These favorable early season conditions are a product of Schweitzer’s snowmaking system combined with over 23 inches of natural snowfall this season. …

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort to Open Friday

Snowmaking and natural snowfall combine for big opening Sandpoint, ID – Schweitzer Mountain Resort will open for the season Friday, November 26th at 9am and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the holiday weekend. Top-to-bottom skiing and riding are anticipated, with the Basin Express Quad, Great Escape Quad, Musical Carpet and Musical Chairs Double expected …

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