Ski, Stay & Store Idaho
If you’ve overlooked the state of Idaho for its world-class skiing, you’re not alone. But the self-declared “soul of skiing” promises to become your new favorite powder playground. The state offers spectacular scenery, epic steeps and legendary backcountry thanks to 19 well-positioned ski resorts making the most of what the Rocky Mountains gave them.
Best Ski Resorts in Idaho
Hit the slopes with our top picks for the best skiing in Idaho.
America’s original destination ski resort and long-time favorite among the rich and famous, Sun Valley takes the number one spot on our top picks for Idaho ski resorts. Home to two mountains with over 2,000 acres of terrain, Sun Valley offers spectacular mountain scenery and a world-class resort experience. Bald Mountain offers epic bowl skiing and manicured cruisers. The treeless Dollar Mountain offers clear slopes for beginners and eight terrain parks for freestylers. For the full experience, stay the Sun Valley Lodge.
Tamarack Resort is Idaho’s newest ski resort. It offers unspoiled nature and luxury accommodations with uncrowded slopes and stunning panoramic views of Lake Cascade and the Payette National Forest. A pair of express chairlifts will take you to the top of the 7,700 ft summit in less than 12 minutes. From there, enjoy one of the 50 trails back down or deep powder on the inbound glades and back country bowls. You’ll find plenty of options of where to stay including the action-packed Village, a quiet cabin or The Lodge at Osprey Meadows.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort
If you are looking for a luxurious getaway for your Idaho ski trip, look no further than Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Located at the tip of the Idaho panhandle, you’ll enjoy views of the Montana’s Cabinet Mountains, Canada’s Selkirk Mountains and Lake Pend Oreille along with upscale amenities. Not for the faint of heart, half of the 92 meticulously groomed trails at Schweitzer Mountain are rated advanced to expert. There’s also guided heli-skiing tours available for those up for an even bigger thrill.
Long-lasting powder of Silver Mountain offers over 1,600 acres of skiable terrain across a pair of 6,000-foot peaks. With an average annual snowfall of 340 inches, the resort offers top-notch tree skiing. It’s runs are heavily skewed toward more experienced skiers with only a handful of beginner trails. The majority of the fun to be had here is making your own tracks skiing between towering ponderosa pines and in The North Face Glades, a truly challenging tree run for advanced skiers. A stay at the Morning Star Lodge gets you access to Silver Rapids Indoor Waterpark, Idaho’s biggest indoor water park.
Idaho Ski Racks
Idaho is home to some of the most stunning, awe-inspiring skiing. Store your skis in a rack to match its beauty. Log Ski Rack offers high-quality, hand-crafted ski and snowboard storage racks are both beautiful and functional. Made from northern white cedar logs, they provide stunning, practical ski storage for homes, cabins and ski resorts. Shop our ski racks online now and enjoy free shipping to Idaho. Like our style but have different storage needs? Contact us for a custom designed ski rack.