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Recent Schweitzer Mountain reviews

  • Quite possibly the best on the mountain

    "Our family (5 couples with a total of 5 kids) stayed here over Presidents Day weekend this past winter and it was nothing short of amazing. I'm going to go ahead and give you a walkthrough of the layout since it's so massive and hard to understand on VRBO. When you walk in there is a large entry, perfect for taking off boots and jackets, and stairs up and down. Upstairs, at least in the 'mountain' side that we were staying in, the master suite takes up the entire top floor. The huge master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, a king sized bed and master bath featuring a jetted tub with one of the best views of Lake Pend Oreille you could ask for. From the same level as the master suite there was 5-step ladder up to a loft area with 4 twin beds, perfect for all the cousins. I can't remember exactly but maybe a 1/4 or 1/2 bath too? Down the stairs from the entry is the main level; kitchen w/ several barstools around the island, large dining table, sitting area off the kitchen and sunken TV den. It all flows together into one room but also allows for tons of space. Not to mention the large deck off of this level too, also with great views. Half way down from this level on the landing is an enormous bedroom with a king bed. If you have young kids and bring an inflatable mattress this is a great room for the family. Down the other half flight of stairs there is a suite with a queen bed and 3/4 bathroom. Around the corner is another bedroom with a queen bed, a room with 2 sets of bunk beds and a full bathroom. The lowest level is where the awesome happens. Super comfy leather couches surrounding a large wall-mount TV, an indoor hot tub, sauna and super cool gear room for all your ski stuff. It's also got a separate shower, bathroom and laundry on this level. From the ski room you walk out the back steps and there is a garage with code where you can keep your skis, jump right on the cat track and drop down to the base of the Musical Chairs lift to get up to the village. 100% ski in-ski out. On the other hand, if you walk out of the top level you're at the backside of the Lakeside Lodge and can be in the village in about 3 minutes. The home is appointed with everything you'd need for your vacation and has been tastefully designed. In our 4 night there I can't think of a single complaint from anyone. In fact, we booked the same weekend again for this coming year. Great staff and solid communication from everyone made this an awesome vacation."
    Guest: Travis K. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: May 16, 2014
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  • Great Escape

    "The condo was even better than we had expected. In the past years we've always stayed at the white pine lodge. When I attempted to reserve it was booked. After searching for days I came across this condo. My wife was not very happy about staying out of the village until we checked in. The condo fit our needs perfectly and was a very short walk or ski to the village. My wife ended up loving the place and would prefer to stay there next year. The condo was very clean and well maintained and the owners were great. It is also supplied with everything you could possibly want or need."
    Guest: Ryan M. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 11, 2014
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  • Discovering Schweitzer?

    "What a great way to discover an area. The accommodations were quiet and comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious. The hosts were personable, very interesting and extremely helpful in making our stay just what we were looking for. We hope to return. Thank you, Marsha and Mel"
    Guest: Randy and Gloria Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: April 3, 2014
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  • Warm welcome @ Crystal Run!

    "We stayed here while attending a nieces wedding. Besides the gorgeous territorial view & convenience to the ski resort (ski-in/ski-out or walk via the cat track or road), the property has many recent upgrades to recommend it: fully appointed kitchen (with generous welcoming basket to greet you on arrival), new & very comfortable mattresses & bedding, mud room to store all your gear, 2 full sized baths with tubs to soak after a full day of play, flat screen t.v.'s, games, washer/dryer, free parking, next to a full service mountain resort with restaurants, pubs, pizza, coffee shops, market, gear shop & rentals. This place is ideal year round, for vacationers seeking a magical mountain get-away!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 27, 2014
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Schweitzer Mountain Travel Tips

Family Fun Times at Schweitzer Mountain Vacation Rentals

Schweitzer Mountain is one of those great family destinations. There are loads of activities to keep kids of all ages entertained. A well-run ski school can give the little guys instruction while the parents can enjoy some time on the advanced slopes. The local tubing center is a great place for giggles with the whole family as you speed down the slopes on inflatable tubes. It’s popular in season so if you plan to go there, call ahead to make a reservation.

Best Season to Visit Schweitzer Mountain Cabins

Schweitzer Mountain is primarily known as a winter destination because of its excellent skiing. Depending on snow conditions, the ski season generally runs from early December to mid-April. The peak season is mid-December to February. As the snows melt, the landscape is transformed into an adventure playground. Many of the cross country trails become biking paths as mountain bikers take over the mountains. The summertime offers many outdoor attractions including hiking and horseback riding. Boating can be enjoyed on the nearby Lake Pend Oreille.

Things to Do near Schweitzer Mountain Lodging

Schweitzer Mountain is one of Idaho’s premier ski resorts. With 2,900 acres of ski areas and a broad variety of activities, it no surprise that the resort is consistently ranked in the top 20 ski resorts in North America. The summit elevation of Schweitzer Mountain is 6,400 feet above sea level and the vertical elevation from the base of the mountain is 2,440 feet. There are an impressive 92 ski runs and a total of seven ski lifts. To cater to the crowds, there are two high-speed quad lifts, one six-pack high-speed lift, one fixed grip triple lift and three double lifts. The ski lifts have a capacity to transport more than 12,500 people an hour up the mountain. The average annual snowfall is generally over 300 inches, providing powdery white slopes for hours of ski and snowboarding fun. The longest groomed ski run is 1.7 miles. There are two terrain parks known as Stomping grounds and Terrain Garden. There are also 32 kilometers of groomed cross country trails with magnificent views for Nordic skiers. Snowshoe hiking trails offer an alternative way to explore the mountain in the wintertime.

In the summertime, you can exchange your skis for your mountain bike or hiking boots and follow the many trails that traverse the mountain. There are routes for all levels of mountain bikers including downhill runs, cross country climbs and a more leisurely Jeep track for family outings. There are several hiking paths that follow routes of varying lengths. Get some recommendations from the local information office on the best route to follow and the trail conditions. If you’d like to spend some time out on the water, you can visit the nearby Lake Pend Oreille and enjoy a day out boating or fishing.

Getting to Schweitzer Mountain

Schweitzer Village is just a 90-minute drive from Spokane International Airport in nearby Washington State. The airport hosts regularly scheduled flights from all over North America. From Spokane, you can hire a car and drive the short distance to Schweitzer Village. Alternatively, you can make use of the shuttle services. There are several companies that offer affordable transfers. Rates are charged for the first two people and reduced for each additional person up to a maximum. If it’s a special occasion like a honeymoon, you can hire a limousine to transport you in style. Your closest Amtrak hub is in the town of Sandpoint which is 11 miles southeast of Schweitzer Mountain. From Sandpoint, there are regular shuttle services in season. Car rental is also available from here.

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