Winter Recreation

Silver Mountain

Getting there: Take Idaho 55 from Boise north to New Meadows; continue north on U.S. 95 to Coeur d'Alene. Take I-90 east about 32 miles to Kellogg.

Runs: 67.

Lifts: Gondola, quad, two triples, two doubles, one surface tow.

Lift capacity: 8,200 skiers per hour.

Skiable acres: 1,500.

Vertical: 2,200 feet.

Slope difficulty: 20 percent beginner, 40 percent intermediate, 30 percent advanced, 10 percent expert

Top elevation: 6,300 feet.

Night skiing: Daily, Dec. 26 through Dec. 31, and then Fridays and Saturdays from Jan. 6. until Feb. 4. Saturdays only Feb. 11-25.

Snowmaking: Yes.

Longest run: 2.5 miles.

Average skiers per day: 1,500.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the gondola; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for the chairlifts.

Daily lift ticket prices: Adult, $44; senior/college, $34; youth (7 to 17) $29; children 6 and under are free.

Specials: Discounts for season pass holders at neighboring ski resorts.

Food prices: $5 to $20.

Other snow activities: Snowshoe trail; scenic gondola rides $13.95 for adults.

Equipment rental prices: Ski package: $28 for ski or snowboard packages, youth $22, and children $10.

Locker access: Bag check available, $3.

Cat skiing: No.

Terrain park: Yes.

Lessons: Learn-to-ski package, $55 (lesson, lift ticket and rental). Private lessons, $55; group, $28.

For children: Day care, special lessons.

General info: General information and snow report (800) 204-6428; Web site: www.silvermt.com.

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