Skiing and Snowboarding in North Idaho

There are 4 major ski/winter sports resorts within one hour drive of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Below are the web site links of the Downhill Ski Resorts. There are also many Cross country Ski trails and parks in the area. Winters vary in North Idaho, but one can usually depend on plenty of snow in the mountains to make winter a great skiing experience.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Schweitzer Resort
Schweitzer Mountain is perfectly situated overlooking Lake Pend Oreille. With over 2500 skiable acres, 2400 vertical feet and 300 inches of snow annually.

Silver Mountain Resort
Located on the north-facing slopes of the scenic Bitterroot range, Silver Mountain is blessed with 350 inches of powder annually with diverse and challenging terrain.

Lookout Pass Ski Area
Lookout, Idaho's oldest ski area, opened in 1935. Today, it is an affordable family ski area with easy access and great snow - more than 350-400 inches per year means there's always great powder skiing.

49° North
Consistently voted the region's best family resort, 49° North Mountain Resort (just "49" to the regulars) truly offers adventures for everyone. Wide-open groomed runs, moguls, desert-dry powder, and hundreds of acres of legendary tree skiing North of Spokane, WA.

Nordic / CrossCountry Skiing

Idaho's Nordic trails run through National Forests, State Parks and ski resorts. The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation offers many separate trail systems as well.

Trail Name: 4th of July Pass Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, 18 mi. E. of Coeur d'Alene

Trail Name: Chipmunk Rapids Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, N. of Priest River

Trail Name: English Point Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, NE. of Hayden

Trail Name: Farragut State Park Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, N. of Coeur d'Alene

Trail Name: Hanna Flat Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, N. of Priest River

Trail Name: Lookout Pass Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, E. of Coeur d'Alene
Nearest City: Wallace

Trail Name: Mineral Point Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, N. of Coeur d'Alene

Trail Name: Palouse Divide Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, N. E. of Potlatch

Trail Name: Priest Lake Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, 33 mi. N. of Priest River

Trail Name: Round Lake State Park Nordic Ski Trail
Location: Northern Idaho, 10 mi. S. of Sandpoint

Trail Name: Schweitzer Mountain Nordic Ski Trails
Location: Northern Idaho, 11 miles E. of Sandpoint
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