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Wed., Nov. 21, 2012, 1:53 p.m.

Schweitzer To Open Saturday

Schweitzer Mountain Resort has received 44 inches of natural snow so far this season. (Photo: Schweitzer Mountain Resort)

Schweitzer Mountain Resort will open for the season at 9 a.m. Saturday and operate Saturday and Sunday during the holiday weekend. Terrain will be available for all ability levels with the Basin Express and Musical Chairs lifts open. These two chairs are scheduled to operate from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during opening weekend. The resort will close down mid-week and then re-open on Friday, Nov. 30 for the weekend, weather permitting. ... Schweitzer has received 44 inches of natural snow so far this season, with 19 of those inches coming in the past three days. Forecasts before opening day are looking good for additional snowfall/Schweitzer news release. More here including ticket prices.

Question: When do you usually ski for the first time during a season? At Schweitzer?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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