Idaho Snowboarding is a guide to ski and snowboard areas in Idaho.

Ski Areas in Idaho


Kelly Canyon Ski Area

Kelly Canyon Ski Resort is located in the Targhee National Forest near the South Fork of the Snake River and is one of the most beautiful and historic river valleys of Eastern Idaho. This region is rich in many recreational activities such as: swimming, hiking, fishing, hunting, boating, snowmobiling and skiing. Kelly Canyon Ski Resort was established in 1957. With 26 trails and 4 lifts covering 740 skiable acres and a 1,000-foot vertical, Kelly Canyon offers a variety of…

Soldier Mountain

Soldier Mountain is located in the Sawtooth National Forest, 10 miles north of Fairfield, Idaho. Soldier Mountain offers 1150 acres of inbound terrain to satisfy skiers of all levels including Central Idaho's best and most plentiful powder (known to last up to a month after a storm)! For those who prefer things a little tamer, come experience the Northwest's best grooming! Experience a snowcat experience like no other in the spectacular Sawtooth National Forest. You can expect…

Pomerelle Mountain

Pomerelle casts a special spell each winter. In the summer and fall, it's a different exhilarating mountain. Plan that special Mountain Marriage and get hitched. Ride the Triple Chair and see the 50 mile panorama of the Magic Valley. Or take a hike and enjoy the beautiful wild flowers. Ride a bike, picnic on the mountain, or ride your horses. Reunite the family or have a Class Reunion. Have an unforgettable corporate outing, business meeting/seminar. Visit Lake Cleveland and catch a fish.…

Little Ski Hill

Built in 1937 as a winter diversion for local forest workers, the Little Ski Hill has served the region's youth and skiing community for over 65 years. Located two miles north of McCall, Idaho on highway 55, this small but action-packed facility has an alpine hill served by a T-bar providing 405 vertical feet of terrain, 30 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails, a biathlon range, and is the only lit ski and snowboard hill in the area.

Snowhaven Ski Area

Snowhaven Ski Area, located just seven miles from Grangeville, Idaho, overlooks the beautiful Camas Prairie, the Nez Perce National Forest and the Gospel Hump Wilderness. Two ski lifts serve more than 40 acres of snow-covered terrain, with slopes for beginner through advanced skiers. The whole family can ski together, take lessons or ski with friends. Instructors and National Ski patrol ensure a safe, supervised environment for all ages. Skiers can enjoy dry powder downhill…

Bald Mountain Ski Area

Bald Mountain Ski Area is located amongst the vast Clearwater Mountains along the Gold Rush Historic Byway in North Central Idaho. The Clearwater Ski Club offers your whole family affordable, winter fun on land leased from Potlatch Corporation. Since establishment in 1959, this "close to you" ski hill offers terrain for every level of skier and snowboarder.

Magic Mountain Ski Resort

Magic Mountain is under new management, and eager to server your winter activity needs. Magic Mountain is 28 miles South of Hansen on Rock Creek Road and that is important for two reasons: Cheaper in gas and you spend more time on the slopes and less time in your car. Magic Mountain has put in some snowboard runs with rails and jumps to make it a challenge for you who love to snowboard. Magic Mountain is grooming the trails for all of you who love to ski and leaving some powder for you…

Cottonwood Butte Ski Area

The Cottonwood Butte Ski Area is located in the heart of the Camas Prairie near the town of Cottonwood, Idaho where the pleasurable atmosphere on the slopes, courteous management and friendly hospitality is not the exception but the rule. We offer four major groomed runs and several powder filled trails among the trees that are served by a 3,000 foot long t-bar. Our 845 foot vertical drop challenges the intermediate, advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders. Our bunny slope offers a…

Pebble Creek Ski Area

The old timers and the new young dare devils still loudly proclaim, "If you can ski Pebble Creek you can ski anywhere," But now, Pebble Creek is also a good place to learn to ski. The dream of going up and over to the "superior" slopes on the east side of the Mount Bonneville remains strong. Pebble Creek is a vertical playground that attracts extreme skiers but also offers plenty of terrain variety for other skill levels. Located just south of the City of Pocatello, in the Caribou…

Schweitzer Mountain Resort

In the Northern Idaho Panhandle between Montana and eastern Washington, approximately 50 miles south of Canada and 11 miles northwest of Sandpoint, Idaho, you will find Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Schweitzer boasts 2,900 acres of varied and exciting terrain. The area consists of two very large bowls, and within each of the two, there are two smaller bowls divided by gradually sloping ridges. There is challenging and steep skiing at the top of the bowls, with more intermediate…

Lookout Pass Ski and Recreation Area

Lookout Pass, is committed to providing you and your family with a great skiing experience. The snow comes early. It snows regularly. And the climate results in snow that tends to be light and fun to ski. Lift tickets are priced so that you can afford to come here often to enjoy yourselves on a regular basis. Getting here is easy and fast. Lookout Pass is located right alongside Interstate 90 at the Idaho/Montana border, midway between major airports in Spokane and Missoula. You…

Brundage Mountain Resort

Brundage Mountain, near scenic McCall, Idaho, has been offering the Northwest's most delightful winter experience for more than 50 years. The recent addition of two new chairlifts more than doubled the resort's uphill capacity, ensuring that this uncrowded gem will stay that way for years to come. Visitors enjoy the wide variety of 46 expertly groomed runs or accept the challenge of abundant deep powder on limitless trails covering 1,500 acres. Brundage Mountain is the ideal family…

Sun Valley Resort

Sun Valley is located in South Central Idaho just three hours from Boise in the Sawtooth Mountain Range. Since Averell Harriman first put Sun Valley on the map in 1936, the things that make the area irresistible have remained essentially the same. The sun shines almost daily on this Old West setting. Small bands of sheep are driven through Ketchum twice a year. Locals still smile and are glad to give directions. And the valley continues to be a peaceful refuge for visitors year after…

Tamarack Resort

Nestled at the heart of the beautiful Long Valley in west central Idaho, Tamarack is an all-new, all-season destination that redefines the way in which the quality of your outdoor resort and recreation experience will be measured. From a serene setting on Lake Cascade to expansive meadow frontage to the grand mountain backdrop, Tamarack offers an ideal combination of scenic natural beauty, distinct 4-season climate and convenient regional access. Tamarack's vision is to offer a wide…

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area

Bogus Basin Mountain Resort is located just 16 miles from the state capitol, Boise, Idaho. The resort was opened to the public in 1942 and developed as an alternative to the long travel by Boise's numerous skiers. Originally started by the Bogus Basin Ski Club, the Bogus Basin Recreation Association was formed as a nonprofit entity. The BBRA still operates the ski area in the designated not-for-profit status -- one of the few in the United States. As one of the largest permit holders…

Silver Mountain Resort

Silver Mountain is an undiscovered treasure at the heart of north Idaho's mining country. Where prospectors once found rich deposits of silver, skiers and snowboarders now enjoy the lightest, driest powder snow in the Northwest, accessed by a world-class gondola ride to the top. It's a skier's mountain with diverse and challenging terrain: Two 6,300-ft. mountain peaks, three bowls, 2,200 vertical feet, 53 runs, exciting tree skiing and some of the finest powder stashes you'll find…