Ski Resorts to Visit in Idaho


If you are new to Idaho, you may not know where to start looking for a good place to ski or snowboard. However, even if you have been in the state a while, you may not know of all the opportunities around the state for such activities. For instance, a lot of people who have only really known the Boise area may only recognize the name "Bogus Basin" as an Idaho ski resort, when there are so many more. Explore what Idaho has to offer in winter sports by browsing the following list of Idaho state ski resorts:

Brundage

Location: McCall, Idaho

How many lifts: 5

How many acres: 1500

How many runs: 53

Amount of average snowfall: 320"

Vertical drop: 1800'

Price for an adult ticket: $64

Sun Valley

Location: Sun Valley, Idaho

How many lifts: 18

How many acres: 2154

How many runs: 121

Amount of average snowfall: 220"

Vertical drop: 3450'

Price for an adult ticket: $86

Tamarack

Location: Donnelly, Idaho

How many lifts: 6

How many acres: 1000

How many runs: 42

Amount of average snowfall: 300"

Vertical drop: 2800'

Price for an adult ticket: $67

Schweitzer

Location: Sandpoint, Idaho

How many lifts: 9

How many acres: 2900

How many runs: 92

Amount of average snowfall: 300"

Vertical drop: 2800'

Price for an adult ticket: $77

Pomerelle

Location: Albion, Idaho

How many lifts: 3

How many acres: 500

How many runs: 24

Amount of average snowfall: 500"

Vertical drop: 1000'

Price for an adult ticket: $45

Kelly Canyon

Location: Ririe, Idaho

How many lifts: 5

How many acres: 688

How many runs: 51

Amount of average snowfall: 200"

Vertical drop: 1000'

Price for an adult ticket: $40

Little Ski Hill

Location: McCall, Idaho

How many lifts: 1 T-bar

How many acres: 50

How many runs: 4

Amount of average snowfall: 300"

Vertical drop: 405'

Price for an adult ticket: $15

Bogus Basin

Location: Boise, Idaho

How many lifts: 7

How many acres: 2600

How many runs: 53

Amount of average snowfall: 250"

Vertical drop: 1800'

Price for an adult ticket: $54

Note: This ski resort offers no expert-level slopes (only beginner through advanced)

Snowhaven

Location: Grangeville, Idaho

How many lifts: T-bar and rope tow (one of each)

How many acres: 40

How many runs: 9

Amount of average snowfall: 60"

Vertical drop: 400'

Price for an adult ticket: $17

Note: This ski resort offers no expert or advanced-level slopes. It is mainly beginner with some intermediate.

Bald Mountain

Location: Pierce, Idaho

How many lifts: 2

How many acres: 140

How many runs: 18

Amount of average snowfall: 230"

Vertical drop: 825'

Price for an adult ticket: $20

Lookout Pass

Location: Mullan, Idaho

How many lifts: 4

How many acres: 540

How many runs: 34

Amount of average snowfall: 400"

Vertical drop: 1150'

Price for an adult ticket: $44

Soldier Mountain

Location: Fairfield, Idaho

How many lifts: 3

How many acres: 1150

How many runs: 36

Amount of average snowfall: 100"

Vertical drop: 1400'

Price for an adult ticket: $38

Magic Mountain

Location: Twin Falls, Idaho

How many lifts: 3

How many acres: 120

How many runs: 11

Amount of average snowfall: 230"

Vertical drop: 740'

Price for an adult ticket: $31

Lost Trail

Location: Sula, Idaho

How many lifts: 5, and 3 rope tows

How many acres: 1800

How many runs: 60

Amount of average snowfall: 325"

Vertical drop: 1800'

Price for an adult ticket: $40

Note: This ski resort offers no expert-level slopes (only beginner through advanced)

Cottonwood Butte

Location: Cottonwood, Idaho

How many lifts: 1 T-bar and 1 rope tow

How many acres: 260

How many runs: 7

Amount of average snowfall: 45"

Vertical drop: 845'

Price for an adult ticket: $20

Grand Targhee

Location: Driggs, Idaho

How many lifts: 5

How many acres: 2602

How many runs: 92

Amount of average snowfall: 500"

Vertical drop: 2270'

Price for an adult ticket: $75

Pebble Creek

Location: Inkom, Idaho

How many lifts: 3

How many acres: 1100

How many runs: 54

Amount of average snowfall: 225"

Vertical drop: 2911'

Price for an adult ticket: $43

Silver Mountain

Location: Kellogg, Idaho

How many lifts: 6

How many acres: 1600

How many runs: 73

Amount of average snowfall: 300"

Vertical drop: 2200'

Price for an adult ticket: $54

With so many options all over Idaho, you are sure to find what you are looking for, regardless of what part of Idaho you are living in. Each resort has fun experiences for various levels of difficulty. However, some resorts are more for beginners, while others are primarily for experts. There are fun events held during the season in different resorts, which you can look up depending on which resort you are thinking of visiting this snowy season. Each ski resort provides a place to relax and eat, and there is so much fun to have. So, take advantage of the wintry months by skiing at one of these popular resorts throughout the state of Idaho.