In North Idaho skiing is not for the faint of heart! Several ski resorts are blanketed across the Idaho Panhandle. Hundreds of acres of groomed and ungroomed runs provide a thrilling day for novices on the bunny hill or for the most experienced skier. Breathtaking views are simply a fringe benefit topping off each spectacular run. If you e njoy cross country skiing, miles of groomed trails are available throughout the region. Skiing in North Idaho is a thrill that you will be glad to add to your list of "boy, I'm glad I did that!"
Schweitzer boasts high speed quads, 2,500 acres of skiing terrain, a vertical drop of near 2,500 feet, trails that stretch more than two miles. There are 59 named trails, and a good amount of bowl skiing (open snow fields with few or no trees to get in the way). Celebrate any season at Schweitzer! www.schweitzer.com
Silver Mountain Resort
In the winter Burn Rubber at Silver Mountain’s new Snow Tubing Park & Moving Carpet Lift. surf the snow then surf the waves all in the same day as it builds the first of its kind waterpark at any ski resort in the west – Silver Rapids. Silver Mountain Resort brings the thrills of surfing, sliding, tubing, and other wet and wild fun to the high country. www.silvermt.com
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