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Summer Time with Ski NW Rockies

Summer time at your Ski NW Rockies resorts is a great time to enjoy the outdoors.  From biking to hiking you'll have a great time on your own or with your family and friends.  They even have fun events like races, concerts and more.  Here are some of the great activities you can take advantage of at your Ski NWR resorts. 

49 Degrees North:

Mountain Biking
Check out the service roads in the West, Central and East Basins.  Click here for a trail map.

Huckleberry Picking
Chewelah Peak is a well-known spot for huckleberry picking.  Typically ready mid July to early August it is a great way to get out of the heat of the city and enjoy the mountain air. Click here for more information on berry picking. 

During most summer months the mountain is wide open for hiking.  You can take an easy way to the summit, like Portal to Silver Ridge or just head straight to the top.


Lookout Pass & The Route of the Hiawatha:

Open daily through Memorial Day through late September.  This nationally acclaimed 15 mile “rail-to-trail” mountain bike or hike trail utilizes the abandoned Milwaukee Railroad grade.  Described as “one of the most scenic stretches of railroad in the country.”  The Hiawatha includes 10 tunnels and 7 trestles as high as 230 ft along Loop Creek canyon within the beautiful Bitterroot Mountains. The trail is considered the “crown jewel” of all rail-to-trail projects in the country and delivers a one-of–a-kind adventure for riders from around the world.  A wide variety of ability levels from young children to super seniors can enjoy the trail and its numerous historical and interpretive signs. Trail passes, shuttle tickets, mountain bike rentals, souvenirs, and picnic lunches are available. Call 208-744-1301 or visit for trail information.


Mt Spokane:

Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park operates within Mt. Spokane State Park, one of the largest of Washington's State Parks at 13,919 acres.  The Park offers year-round recreation including nordic skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, camping, horseback riding, biking and hiking trails, berry picking, sightseeing, and more.  

Looking for something to do this summer?  Check out the "44 things to do on Mt. Spokane in the Summer” list here... 


Silver Mountain Resort:

Silver Mountain Resort is a full four season resort great for the family or for you and a special someone.  With their indoor water park, largest in Idaho, its always the perfect temperature which makes for the perfect vacation. Here are just some of the fun things you can do while at Silver Mt this summer. 

Bike Park
Voted as #1 Bike Park in the Northwest you'll enjoy access to 39 trails, 3,400' vertical and the best lift served riding around.  Check it out....

Galena Ridge Golf Course
This stunning 9 hole course will impress golfers of any skill level with dramatic vistas and exceptional design.  Learn more about Galena Ridge...

Scenic Activities

You'll enjoy gondola rides, nature hikes, disc golf, tennis, ATV rentals, river rafting, horseshoes, geocaching, outdoor movies and many events while at Silver Mt Resort this summer. Learn more...

Click here for the full events calendar.