Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Brundage Mountain Resort, ID
Some days are powder days, some days are snorkel days. Photo: SnowBrains
While central Idaho may not be a ski mecca, Brundage Mountain Resort is truly a hidden gem in the middle of Idaho. With almost no snowmaking, Brundage relies on natural snowfall to blanket the mountain every winter. Fortunately, the mountain’s average snowfall is 320″ a year and is known for having “The Best Snow in Idaho“. No, that is not just a marketing statement to attract more people, due to a combination of factors, Brundage Mountain routinely has better quality snow than the rest of the state. Little wind, mostly treed, light snow, and low traffic combine for a surreal ski experience on a good day and a mind-blowing experience on a great day.
With 1,920 acres of inbounds skiing and another 420 acres of lift-accessed backcountry terrain to the North, Brundage has a large variety of terrain to choose from. On the northern end of the mountain is Hidden Valley which offers.... Continue Reading at Snowbrains