WINTER SPORTS -- Good spring skiing is in the forecast for skiers and snowboarders as Inland Northwest resorts post various schedules, events and season extensions.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort announced today the extension of the ski season through April 14, noting the snowpack remains excellent. The annual Tropical Daze celebration is this weekend (April 6-7).
49 Degrees North has announced free lift tickets for skiers and snowboarders for the rest of the week before the resort shuts down for the season after Sunday (April 7).
Silver Mountain will be open Thursday-Sunday this week, with the end of the regular season festival and Splashdown Rail Jam this weekend. Thereafter, lifts will reopen for "Silver Saturdays" through April.
Lookout Pass is open Thursday through Sunday this week. The annual Slush Cup is set for Saturday (April 6). Next week the plan is to be open only on April 13 for the last day of the season.
Mt. Spokane is open for spring break, closing for the season on Sunday (April 7).
Stevens Pass is open this week through Sunday, then reopening April 8-14 to close the season.