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Schweitzer Mountain Resort Reviews




Pros: wide open slopes, uncrowded, great variety of terrain, greats lifts, inexpensive compared to more popular resorts, great ski town (Sandpoint)

Cons: not for extreme GNAR

Schweitzer has a base elevation of 4700’ and 6400’ at the top.  The Outback bowl side of the resort goes lower to about 4000’.  Both sides are huge bowls, with steep chutes at the top 1/3 of the mountain and wide runs all over the mountain.  The Schweitzer bowl side is more open, and has two high speed quads from the village (Basin and Great Escape, which gets you to the top and can access either side).  Near the top of the Basin quad a fixed grip triple (Lakeview) gets you to some nice chutes.  The Outback side has nice tree runs and glades, with a high speed 6 pack (Stella), a old fixed double (Snow Ghost) and a newer T-bar.   Both sides have blacks and...
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