SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT



SKI AREAS IDAHO

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT


June 14, 2024
14.0" Snowpack (39% of Normal)
53° Mostly Sunny and Breezy

Frost Advisory
Until 2024-06-15T12:30:00-07:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Temperatures as low as 33 will result in frost formation. * WHERE...Cheney, Pullman, Fairfield, Deer Park, Colville, Oakesdale, Odessa, Kettle Falls, Wauconda, Creston, Conconully, Uniontown, Rockford, Chewelah, Harrington, Mullan, Winthrop, Genesee, Twisp, Fernwood, Ritzville, Athol, Tekoa, Republic, Davenport, Plummer, Potlatch, Rosalia, Newport, Priest River, Wilbur, Moscow, Santa, Clarkia, Troy, Tyler, Spangle, Coolin, Spirit Lake, and Arden. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 8 AM PDT Sunday. * IMPACTS...Frost could harm sensitive outdoor vegetation. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.


No new snow to report today, with snowpack levels sitting at 14.0".

Weather today, mostly sunny, with a high near 53. breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal 39%
Max Recorded Snowpack 263"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 5 Days 0"

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Schweitzer Basin

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




5 Day Snow Forecast

Weather into tomorrow, A chance of rain showers before 11am, then snow showers between 11am and 2pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain after 2pm. Some thunder is also possible. Snow level 6100 feet lowering to 5500 feet. High near 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.



Hourly Forecast

Seasonal Snow Comparison

Compare year over year snow water equivalency

Snowpack levels are currently 53% below average, with snowpack depth last observed at 14 inches.



Snowpack Density

Snowpack vs Snow Water Equivalent
Wet, heavy snowfall generally consists of atleast 12.5% water content or higher for every foot of snow. Lighter, drier snow might contain up to 1.0 inch of water for every foot of snow; up to 8.3% water.



Ski Area Summary

Schweitzer Mountain Resort


Schweitzer Mountain Resort is a popular ski destination in Idaho known for its diverse terrain, stunning views, and uncrowded slopes. Some of the best trails to try out include Stella, Little Blue Ridge, and Ridge Run. An interesting fact about the resort is that it was originally developed by Jack Fowler, who was inspired by a visit to the Swiss Alps in the 1950s. For beginners, the resort offers easy trails such as Midway and Musical Chairs. For après-ski, head to Taps, a popular bar located in the village with a great selection of craft beers and live music on weekends.


Terrain Overview

Schweitzer Mountain Resort is located in the Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho. The resort offers stunning views of Lake Pend Oreille and the surrounding peaks. Some of the key mountain ranges and aspects of Schweitzer Mountain Resort include:

1. Selkirk Mountains: Schweitzer Mountain Resort is situated within the Selkirk Mountain range, which is part of the larger Columbia Mountain range. The Selkirk Mountains are known for their rugged terrain, deep snow, and stunning alpine scenery.

2. Schweitzer Peak: The resort's main peak, Schweitzer Peak, stands at an elevation of 6,400 feet and offers a vertical drop of 2,440 feet. It is the highest point at the resort and offers a variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.

3. Outback Bowl: Located on the backside of Schweitzer Peak, the Outback Bowl offers some of the most challenging terrain at the resort, including steep chutes and glades. It is a favorite among advanced skiers and snowboarders looking for a thrill.

4. Lakeview Bowl: Situated on the front side of Schweitzer Peak, Lakeview Bowl offers stunning views of Lake Pend Oreille and the surrounding mountains. This area is popular for its wide-open groomed runs and tree skiing.

5. Colburn Mountain: Located adjacent to Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Colburn Mountain is a popular backcountry skiing destination for those looking for untouched powder and challenging terrain.

Overall, Schweitzer Mountain Resort offers a diverse range of terrain and mountain aspects for skiers and snowboarders to explore, from gentle beginner slopes to steep chutes and glades for the more advanced riders.

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT

Nearby Ski Areas 5 day forecast
SILVER MOUNTAIN RESORT NA
SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT NA
MT. SPOKANE SKI AREA NA
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