Stories tagged: schweitzer mountain resort
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
The snow expected to cover ski areas in the Inland Northwest during the latter part of this week has ski area managers excited for the impending season, as resorts prepare …
Sun., Dec. 1, 2019
Schweitzer Mountain opened Friday, the only area resort to do so after a slow start to winter.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
HomeToGo factored in the cost of equipment rental, price of a one-day lift ticket, lunch and overnight accommodations at each resort for the 2019-2020 ski season.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Fall Fest begins today and runs through Monday at Schweitzer Mountain Resort.
Mon., July 29, 2019
The project will extend Coeur d’Alene-based Intermax Networks’ broadband fiber network from Sandpoint to the resort.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019
The 30-unit “ski-in/ski-out” boutique hotel will be adjacent to the existing Selkirk Lodge.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018
In Idaho Schweitzer Mountain Resort had 2 inches of snow on Tuesday, said Sean Mirus, the resort’s director of marketing.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Fall Fest features more than 75 regional micro-brews and ciders, plus several regional wines, as well as family-friendly activities.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018
It was an all-too-avoidable mistake. Not paying attention, I neglected to shift into a higher gear while approaching a steep hill high above Lake Pend Orielle on Monday.
Sun., March 4, 2018
Nationally, the ski industry has been proactive in preparing for climate change, which expected to shorten the winter recreation season. Local ski areas are also engaged.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Schweitzer Mountain Resort has announced a few changes in its culinary team.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017
The four-day event marks the final weekend of the mountain resort’s summer operations.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017
Steady winter storms and no sudden warmups are driving a busy ski season at the five resorts around Spokane and in North Idaho.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Visitors to Schweitzer Mountain Resort soon can sit on top of the world with a warm drink in their hands. The ski resort near Sandpoint is about to open Sky …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Schweitzer Mountain Resort plans to complete its $5 million summit lodge in December. Construction began July 2015 at the top of the Great Escape Quad lift.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015
Schweitzer Mountain Resort in Sandpoint will open Friday, becoming the first of the Inland Northwest’s five ski areas to start up the lifts for the 2015-2016 season.
UPDATED: Thu., March 26, 2015
Schweitzer Mountain Resort and Silver Mountain will close for the season after Sunday, officials announced.
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
In the past five years, Schweitzer Mountain Resort in North Idaho has invested about $1 million in upgrading its elaborate system for making artificial snow. This year, the investment is …
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Schweitzer Mountain Resort will open for the season at 9 a.m. Saturday, officials say. A lift will operate through Sunday with 150 acres available for skiing out of the resort’s …
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Schweitzer Mountain Resort near Sandpoint is scheduled to open for the season at 9 a.m. Saturday, the first Inland Northwest ski resort to get chairlifts humming. Only the Basin Express …
Mon., Jan. 6, 2014
Every Monday in the winter, Suzie Ferguson and her girlfriends spend the day skiing at Lookout Pass. They grab lunch and a beer — or two — with their other …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013
The fresh dusting of snow on Eastern Washington’s and North Idaho’s mountain peaks can only mean one thing: Ski season is around the corner. It’s not much, but the few …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
SANDPOINT – A North Idaho judge dismissed a felony vandalism charge against a Bonner County man accused of slashing chairlift seat cushions at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Magistrate Court Judge Justin …
Mon., June 17, 2013
SANDPOINT – A man accused in a lawsuit of slashing dozens of chair lift seat cushions at a North Idaho ski resort is denying the allegations and claims instead he’s …
Sun., March 17, 2013
FISHING – Warmer water temperatures recorded in North Idaho streams and rivers are creating unhealthy conditions for trout, especially the region’s westslope cutthroats, Idaho environmental officials say. A recent analysis …
Sun., March 3, 2013
Balloon-tired fat bikes are breaking trail into new Inland Northwest terrain this winter, including nordic skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling routes. Schweitzer Mountain Resort, which has opened its nordic trails on …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Cross-country skiers donating time, energy and their own grooming equipment are inspiring Sandpoint – a town of alpine skiing tradition – to get active on skinny skis. “It’s a classic …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2012
December snowfall at Schweitzer Mountain Resort is the heaviest in nearly 30 years, the Sandpoint-area ski resort reported Wednesday. The ski hill has recorded 180 inches of new snow this …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012
OUTSLIDE – Three skiers were buried, but quickly rescued by other skiers, in small inbounds avalanches on the Headwall at Schweitzer Mountain Resort on Dec. 7, Sean Briggs, resort spokesman, …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
Schweitzer Mountain Resort above Sandpoint has announced it will open two chairlifts for skiing this weekend. The Basin Express and Musical Chairs lifts will be open 9 a.m. to 3:30 …