WINTER FUN: More Area Ski Resorts To Open This Weekend - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WINTER FUN: More Area Ski Resorts To Open This Weekend

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KHQ.COM - Schweitzer Mountain Resort will open this Saturday, November 19. This is the earliest opening date since the 1984/85 season.

Terrain will be available for all ability levels with the Basin Express and Musical Chairs lifts open. The 2 chairs are scheduled to operate from 9am to 3:30pm this Saturday and Sunday. Some Nordic trails will be groomed as well. Schweitzer will close down mid-week and then re-open on Friday, November 25 for the weekend. (weather permitting)

For the weekend, lift tickets will be available at the reduced rate of $40 for everyone except for children 6 and under who ski free. For those individuals who only wish to ski on Musical Chairs tickets prices will be $25. Schweitzer's Sunday-Friday passholders may also ski this Saturday at no charge. Sunday Solution will be available on Sunday, half day ticket are only $25 if purchased in advance online, or $35 at the ticket window. For more on Schweitzer Mountain click here

Lookout Pass Ski Area along the Idaho/Montana state line will open Friday at 9 a.m. PST. A minimum of 16 runs will be open off Chair 1 after Lookout received 10 inches of new snow Wednesday night into Thursday, with more snow in the forecast for Thursday night and Friday. For more on Lookout Pass click here
 
Mission Ridge near Wenatchee will also be open this weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, with 2,250 vertical feet of top-to-bottom skiing and snowboarding. For more on Mission Ridge click here

Mount Spokane says they're targeting a "White Friday" opening after Thanksgiving. For more on Mount Spokane click here
 
No word yet from officials at 49 Degrees North or Silver Mountain. For more on 49 click here, For more on Silver click here
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