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Great skiing with no crowds

The skiing here is great. Visibility can be tough on some days. This mountain has plenty of... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Chicago burbs
Beautiful Mountain

We took one afternoon to drive the short distance up to Schweitzer Mountain. While not during ski... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Linda M
Gig Harbor, Washington
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  • Terrible2%
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Mountain and ski area located in northern Idaho.
10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864-9235
+1 208-263-9555
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The skiing here is great. Visibility can be tough on some days. This mountain has plenty of challenging terrain. Crowds were non existent on a week day. Other than a Saturday lift lines were zilch. Good value over the big name resorts. The road up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We took one afternoon to drive the short distance up to Schweitzer Mountain. While not during ski season, I am looking forward to the time when we can travel there during Winter. There are beautiful views and the village has lots of restaurants and things...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

lots of snow, tons of runs. high-speed lifts and hidden bars and restaurants throughout the park. lots for all to do , ski snowboard or tube.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CodyB1124
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Schweitzer is in a beautiful location, has good terrain, and excellent lifts. So why rate it only 3 stars. Literally every time I have been there it is raining or snowing or blowing or skiing in a cloud or some combination. Today was terrible visibility...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 993chucks
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

March in Sandpoint Idaho is a great ski time. Blue bird days, fresh powder, varied terrain. The spring fling pass is the best ski deal in the world! A fun mountain full of friendly people:)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eelbones
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Skiing is great The Nightlife and restaurants not so much... Good however it's a short drive to Sandpoint or there is enough action

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank C2948FQthomass
Reviewed 26 February 2018

a little background: I am an expert skier and have worked as a certified professional ski instructor, skied at a lot of areas, probably too many to recall. I have skied here a few times but almost 20 years ago before it became somewhat of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This mountain is a great place to learn how to ski! Even on their busiest weekend, there is plenty of space to feel that you can safely test your skills. Our instructor was incredibly skilled and the best teacher for us first timers. He made...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Melmelmar
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Schweitzer is large ski are with 2900 acres. There is a good variety of terrain with nice steep drop offs from the triple. We used the old double lift a lot because it serviced some of the best terrain and took you up 1900 feet....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tom E
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Everything about this place is incredible! How close it is to Sandpoint, the views are to die for, amazing skiing and snowboarding trails, people are beyond kind, service and food is amazing pretty much anywhere you choose to go! Cozy coffee shops, atmosphere is fantastic!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Catherine F
16 July 2018|
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Response from southtexastraveller | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed in and around the area at bottom, except they cant ride on the ski lift to get up to mountain area.
2 March 2018|
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Response from Deborah R | Reviewed this property |
There is NO mandatory rule that says you have to use a helmet.
4 December 2017|
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Response from DavidMabelle | Reviewed this property |
Try Craigslist for private owners under the section vacation rentals you made need to use the spokane one and put in keyword sandpoint or schweitzer