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Schweitzer Mountain

10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864-9235
+1 208-263-9555
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So much fun!

Located just outside the beautiful city of Sandpoint in the panhandle of Idaho, this place is a... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
alshelt
,
Fort Worth, Texas
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Fun, Unpretentious Ski Resort

We are renting a home at the base of Schweitzer for the school year, and decided to get the "never... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
GLennox
,
Thousand Oaks, California
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Mountain and ski area located in northern Idaho.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski resort” (21 reviews)
“great skiing” (13 reviews)
“lift tickets” (8 reviews)
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10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864-9235
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+1 208-263-9555
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Located just outside the beautiful city of Sandpoint in the panhandle of Idaho, this place is a hidden gem. The closest airport is Spokane, Washington. Quick car ride (1.5 hours) to the city. I chose this place because of the location (never been to Idaho...More

Thank alshelt
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We are renting a home at the base of Schweitzer for the school year, and decided to get the "never on Saturday" season tickets. They are a good value... The mountain had great snow this season, so everyone was happy on the mountain. There is...More

Thank GLennox
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This resort has a small time feel with big time features. We skied during the week and there were zero lines for the lift. The trees were well spaced in many places. I would recommend this as an advanced skier's mountain. The 'green' runs are...More

Thank cwcoleman
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Sweet mountain, especially if there is fresh snow. Lots of terrain to ski with variable ability limits. Friendly people and staff. We went on busy weekend and could still find some peace and quite out there. I want to go back.

Thank jmauricemichaud
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great area with something for every level. Small village at the base and a good amount of lodging right at the mountain. Nice lodges with decent food. Lines aren't too bad, even on a holiday weekend. Good snow, can be foggy.

Thank teddipet
Reviewed 23 January 2017

So much more terrain than expected, the backside on a pow day is to die for! Try and plan your trip around snow because I have heard that icy days are common. With fresh snow the place is like heaven.

Thank Jeslyn T
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great snow coverage. All employees were friendly and helpful. We can't wait to go back! Fog and wind at the top made for low visibility. Relatively no lift lines and short rides.

Thank moniquef972
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A friend's family has a condo here so we planned a couples trip. I was the only beginner while the rest of our party are advanced skiers. The staff were excellent. The rentals were in great condition. The lines were short. The snow was good....More

Thank Abbey Q
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I know, I know--holiday weekends are crazy. There are so many people all with their gear and heavy clothing and helmets and backpacks and food....it's hard to find room to sit or even to walk around if you decide to go in the lodge. But...More

Thank Phainopepla
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have been going to Schweitzer for years and it never fails to disappoint. Early season conditions in many ways this holiday season but some recent snow made for excellent riding. Lots of packed and loose powder and some nice soft moguls to shred! I...More

Thank Fraser131313
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aussiedocgirl
8 January 2017|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
If you don't mind driving down into town there are many choices from Trinity fine dining to Ickarts bar with flavor. There's a good Thai restaurant Thai nigiri, foods good but ambiance is lacking. Stop for a beer at... More
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Len P
8 November 2016|
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Response from Laurie M | Reviewed this property |
There is no shuttle that I know of from Spokane to Schweitzer. You might try contacting Schweitzer directly to see if they can might have a suggestion. There is shuttle service from the base of Schweitzer to the ski... More
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RainedOnInRedmond
8 May 2016|
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Response from SchweitzerMountain | Property representative |
Hi Chris! The crowds at Schweitzer are nothing like what you've experienced at Whistler! We have 9 lifts on the mountain and lines are rare! Overall, even during the busy holiday season, there's room at Schweitzer for... More
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