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Heli Skiing Selkirk Powder

Pictured (l to r): Morgan Lohman, President Lohman Helicopter, Selkirk Powder’s Ken Barrett, Cody Carter, Indie Film Editor (and former Poor Boyz Director and Editor), Selkirk Powder’s Dave Alley, Safety Coordinator, and Alf Cromwell, Marketing Director     Press Release: New Heli Skiing In the U.S. Rockies This Winter!     Selkirk Powder…

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Summer is Over; Fall Fest is Here!

Listening to NOAA weather radio this morning I was stoked to hear the forecaster state plainly: After tomorrow the summer-like weather is over.   What a perfect segway to the summer-ending bash called Fall Fest to be held for the 24th time at Schweitzer Mountain Resort this weekend.  …

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Cat Skiing in an Above Average Season

Cat Skiing

Cat skiing at Selkirk Powder in the Northern Rocky Mountains should be excellent during the 2016-17 season, considering that the NOAA Winter forecast calls for ABOVE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION for the entire ski season. Meteorologists state that the La Nina effect should be amplified, much the same way the “Godzilla” El Nino was in throughout 2016. That…

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Snowcat Skiing in Idaho

Cat Skiing

Snowcat skiing in the Northern Rocky Mountains at Selkirk Powder, Idaho is shaping up to be looking very nice, with NOAA  forecasting BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES for the entire Winter of 2017 across the Panhandle region. In contrast to last year’s above average temperatures, the upcoming winter’s predicted cooler temperatures…

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Spring Fun

Aaaaahhhhh, what an amazing winter it has been, and now we’re shifting into spring. All the dire predictions of a dry winter were without merit: at the end of March we’re still sitting on over a 125″ base, and the days just keep getting nicer and sunnier. What fun it’s been…

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February Splendor

Here we are in the month of February, skiing and snowmobiling on over a 100″ base, and simply enjoying all the beauty and stillness that the Selkirk backcountry offers. Winter’s hush is occasionally interrupted by hoots and hollers of pure joy as we smear and slice our way through the deep…

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It’s Snow Easy!

For anyone who’s been wondering how winter has been shaping up here in Northern Idaho in the backcountry near Schweitzer Mountain, well the picture above pretty much sums it up. We’ve been so blessed with snow that our base has exceeded 90″, and as you can see we’re still adding to…

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Ski The Wild Side

Not only do we offer wild skiing and riding in uncrowded, powder-smothered terrain; we also offer glimpses of the wildlife that makes this pristine backcountry so appealing. Note our friendly neighborhood Powder Moose, out for a stroll the other day. We always give our wildlife plenty of room to navigate, and…

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Recognized By National Geographic

  Check out our mention in National Geographic’s write up of the “Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns.” Not only is Sandpoint a great year-round town, but we make backcountry ski adventures so easy to launch into and accessible. The photo was taken by Woods Wheatcroft right in some of our amazing…

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Cat Skiing Is On!!!

Well it’s official folks: we’ve opened up our cat skiing operations for tours, and whoooie has it been sweet for this early in the season! We have well over a 70″ base already, and are setting up nicely for a great season. Those fortunate enough to get their first deep turns…

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