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Great Family-Friendly Ski Area

We stopped in on a trip to BC and were pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a ski area. The... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
riversandcreeks
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Seattle, Washington
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Mini-Ski vacation

I had a wonderful 2 days of skiing. This was my first time here, and I was pleasantly surprised at... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2019
mmccoybarnes
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Richland, Washington
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Family-oriented resort offers a winter wonderland of recreation featuring wide-open runs, moguls, dry powder and acres of tree skiing.
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49 Degrees North, Chewelah, WA
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

My two decades of 49 enthusiasm has faded. Two consecutive big snow years are about the only thing keeping this mountain going. This season a broken Chair 4 combined with an inoperable Chair 6 on powder Fridays plus multiple groomers down for weeks that looked...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

I had a wonderful 2 days of skiing. This was my first time here, and I was pleasantly surprised at the size and variety of the Mtn. Folks were so very friendly and it’s only minutes from town.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

A great family ski hill with a good variety of skill levels available. We've never really had to wait in line and the conditions are always good when we've visited. Love going into Boomtown bar and getting a couple of beers, some food and listening...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in on a trip to BC and were pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a ski area. The vibe was laid back and family friendly. Through a ski and stay package at a local hotel we found lift tickets were incredibly affordable....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

49 was once a great local secret for great snow and a friendly atmosphere. But today, sadly, it seems it's being run on the cheap and is in sad decline. The lodge is careworn (to put it politely) and entirely too small for the mountain's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Wade G
Reviewed January 12, 2018

I just wanted to pass some information about my experience at their Nordic facility. My wife and I wished to go skiing and went to the Nordic Center. We went into the yurt to purchase tickets and was told by the attendant that as it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
6  Thank chetsuabo
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We've been quite fortunate on our visits to this mountain. 80% of the time we have received fresh snow and had opportunities to make fresh tracks through the trees repeatedly for multiple days in a row. The skiable acres are nearly as much as Crystal...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank SnowTripLeader
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed not only the ski part of the mountain but also the Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe trails too. Miles of trails and very kind service from Greg who works down at the Snowshoe and Cross Country station. On the ski mountain there...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank Matt N
Reviewed December 3, 2016

I have been skiing here for decades and it breaks my heart to see what the current ownership has been doing to the mountain. It is a quaint little hill that has mostly green and blue slopes with nothing challenging in the way of steeps....More

Date of experience: December 2016
9  Thank Rick D
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Moved to Chewelah for several reasons from Juneau, AK. There are 4 distinct seasons, the people are helpful and friendly, the golf course (bought a house there) and 49 Degrees North. Have been skiing all my life and for a lot of that time I've...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank artdirect_11
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Gloria B
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Response from Rod H | Reviewed this property |
About 50 miles north of Spokane, There are a couple motels in Chewelah on US 395, 10 miles from the resort; as well as a couple restaurants & 2-3 fast food joints; also a large Safeway grocery. The only accommodations on... More
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