Stand at the top and stare at three mountain ranges, Canada and three states. Enjoy a variety of terrain from smooth corduroy groomers to wide open bowls and gladed runs. Then return to the top at hair-flying speed thanks in part to Stella. Stella, as you will soon discover, is Idaho’s only six-person, high-speed lift.
Ski Season: Early December to early April (conditions permitting)
Hours of Operation: 9am to 3:30pm daily
Acreage: 2900 skiable acres, 92 trails plus open bowl skiing
Terrain: 10% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 35% Advanced, 15% Expert
Longest Continuous Groomed Run: 2 miles – Little Blue Ridge Run
Vertical Drop: 2,400 feet
Top Elevation: 6,400 feet
Average Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
Cross Country Trails: 32 kilometers maintained daily
Terrain Parks: 3 including Stomping Grounds, Southside Progression Park and the Terrain Garden
Lifts: One high-speed six-pack named Stella; Two high-speed quads; one triple chairlift; three double chairlifts; 1 T-Bar; 1 conveyor lift
Total Uphill Capacity: 12,502 per hour
Twilight Skiing: The Basin Express and Musical Chairs from 3 to 7 pm. For twilight skiing dates, visit the Twilight Skiing page.
Tubing: Hermit’s Hollow tubing center offers two chutes and one tow
History: Schweitzer first opened the mountain in 1963.