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Schweitzer Mountain

10,000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd, Sandpoint, ID 83864
208-263-9555
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Sandpoint
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Mountains
Activities: Skiing
Description: Mountain and ski area located in northern Idaho.
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Memphis, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

No matter what time of year you are in Sandpoint, it is worth a drive up Schweitzer for the view. Especially at sunset - it is so amazing looking down over the lake and Montana Mountains.

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Larkspur, Colorado
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290 reviews 290 reviews
154 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a ski resort in the wintertime that looks awesome, but we hiked up one of the trails on the mountain and saw a wide variety of trees and plants with some fall colors starting to kick in. The elevation change made the hike challenging but the views of Lake Pend Oreille on the ascent and descent made it... More

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Maple Valley, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went to visit to see what it would be like for the Winter. It is very pretty and small. The runs all looked moderate. They operate a chair in the Summer months for viewing.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

What an amazing setting for this smaller ski resort in northern Idaho! Some great skiing in the winter and also great mountain biking in the summer! It has a large resort feel with the condos and village right at the base, but the employees make you feel at home. Just a great family environment any time of the year. Sandpoint... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was very loud and cold, but that's to be expected in the situation. Enjoyed it otherwise, would be amazing views from the top if not for the rain.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good music, minus one band. Great family event with activities for all...mountain biking, hiking, berry picking.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We rode the ski lift to the top of the mountain and hiked through some of the trails. We stopped along the way and enjoyed some wild huckleberries that were growing everywhere. Beautiful scenery!

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our first visit to Schweitzer Mountain Resort in the summer. We were amazed to find 90% of the restaurants and shops open daily. Plus, the mountain biking and hiking are amazing. You can head out on your own or take the quad chairlift to the top and work your way back down. Recommendation: Lower the cost of the lift ticket.... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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218 reviews 218 reviews
68 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Some nice shops. The sky lift is $15. During the summer you can take bikes up/down or hike the trails. Some nice shops and restaurants. Activities for the kids. Horseback rides, biking, hiking and a variety of other activities. Made for a nice afternoon - although afternoon got very hot in the sun.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place starts with a nice twisty ride up the mountain staff were awesome and super friendly. Room was super comfy with a great view of the mountain. Beds were wicked and room has a DVD player. Two robes were in the room which we used after our dip in the pool and hot tub. Which had great views also.... More

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