January brings 115 inches of snow to Schweitzer Mountain

Schweitzer Mountain Resort

SANDPOINT, Idaho — The month of January has been good to Schweitzer Mountain.

The resort has seen over 115″ of snow fall in the village, after getting off to a late ski season.

“December was a little stingy with its holiday snow gifts, but January has more than made up for it,” said Marketing Manager Dig Chrismer. “We have only had 5 days this month where we didn’t receive at least one inch of snow.”

The National Weather and Climate Center reported 118″ of settled snowpack. Chrismer said the last time the resort received over 100″ in January was just a few years ago during the 2017-18 season.

“During 17/18, we reported 104″ on the summit and 97″ in the village on this same day,” said Chrismer. “It’s nice to see that Mother Nature has rebounded well regardless of the slow start to this 19/20 season.”

Chrismer said conditions are good across the mountain, from the Lakeview Triple down to Stella and the Outback.

“Despite the mild end to January, we are only halfway through our ski season. With 2.5 months to go until our scheduled closing in mid-April, there is still plenty of time to check out our new lifts and explore the newly gladed terrain off the Cedar Park Express quad,” said Chrismer.