On The Mountain

The Lowdown

sargeantspeaklowres If you’ve been to Brundage Mountain, you know our reputation as one of the best Idaho ski resorts is deserved—the best snow in Idaho and an incredible variety of terrain that ensures you can enjoy it. 46 named trails are easy to sample but it’s the countless glades and snowfields that set Brundage apart. From the far-out corners of Hidden Valley, to the ridiculously wide groomed runs or the close-at-hand convenience of Easy Street learning area, there’s a little something for everyone when it comes to the Best Snow in Idaho.

The Goods


1500 Acres

Summit Elevation

7,640 feet

Base Elevation

5,840 feet

Vertical drop

1,800 feet


5 (One high-speed quad, four triples)

Natural Snowfall

320″ (base area average)


Mid-November through Mid-May

Skiable Terrain

1,500 in-bounds, 17,000 guided backcountry via snowcat

Named Trails

46 —  20% Novice, 50% Intermediate, 30% Advanced

Longest Trail

Temptation – 2+ miles

Popular Advanced Trails

Northwest Passage, Swinger, The Face, Rappel

Popular Advanced Glades

Hidden Valley, Dixie, Ranger Trail

Popular Novice Glades

Meadow Bowl

Popular Scenic Trails

Temptation, Dropline, Kickback


2 – Deadwood Shred Park, Bear Progression Park


Up to 7,900 people per hour


Hours of Operation – Lift Services

Saturdays, Sunday & Holidays Peak Season
BlueBird Quad 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Bear Chair 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Easy Street 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Lakeview Lift 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Centennial Triple Chair 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Monday – Friday
BlueBird Quad 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Bear Chair 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Easy Street 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Lakeview Lift 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


 Off-trail Riding

If you choose to explore all of the glades within the Brundage Mountain boundary, here are some useful tips.

  • Choose terrain within your ability
  • Ski or Snowboard with a partner.
  • Carry a trail map and report incidents immediately
  • Remember the ski area closes at 4:30 pm but the Lakeview lift closes at 3:00.

Backcountry riding is also popular at Brundage Mountain. More

For a guided backcountry experience, be sure to consider one of our affordable SnowCat Adventures. More

Please note: Snow Bikes are not allowed at Brundage Mountain. (Fat Tire bikes are not allowed during Winter operations).



In the summer months, Brundage Mountain is a charming escape from the heat and the frequently-bustling summer scene in McCall. Enjoy some peace and quiet as our high-speed chairlift whisks you to the scenic summit, speed down our single-track bike trails or relax on the deck at Smoky’s Bar & Grill. Brundage is also a gorgeous and memorable location for weddings and catered events. Learn more about all of our expanding summer offerings. More