Our 2022 Trips were another hit - Stay tuned for Registration and trip details for 2023!


Improve your skills, Explore New Terrain, Gain Confidence in the Backcountry

Join Andy & Shannon Mahre for 4 days of Coached Skiing in Idaho at Schweitzer Mountain with Selkirk Powder Guides Cat Skiing. 





A Glimpse into the Trip

Day 1 : Our first day on snow will be spent in-bounds at beautiful Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Shannon will coach the ladies & Andy will coach the gents for 2 hours in the morning as well as for 2 more hours in the afternoon after lunch. Then we'll all meet at the bottom for an Intro to Backcountry Clinic with both coaches. Post clinic, its happy hour time on the patio - Kids are totally welcome (ours will be there because we'll pick them up from Kindercare which is just a hop, skip & a jump from the patio!)

Day 2 : Our first day of Cat-Skiing... Go TEAM! We meet up at 8:30 for beacon check (and another coffee if you need one!) at the front desk before we head up the chair. At the top, we'll ski on over to Selkirk Powder where our Cat(s) will be waiting to take us out for our day of fun in the Idaho Backcountry. Our day will consist of getting fresh tracks, logging some video and photos for you, seeing some epic views & getting coached all along the way. After our last run in the backcountry, the cat will drop us off at the top of the mountain and we'll all ski down to Schweitzer Village together just in time for another fun post-shred happy hour.

Day 3: Repeat Day 2 + More Fresh Tracks

Day 4 : You guessed it... repeat all the fun & stoke from Day 2 & 3!


Need Childcare at Schweitzer? NO PROBLEM!

One of the many great things about Schweitzer Mountain Resort is it's amazing Childcare & Ski Lesson options. 

Kindercamp is available for kids ages 4-6 years old & consists of all day flexible childcare, lessons, lunch, snacks, crafts, games, and fun for just $141/day. 

Kids Lessons are also available for kids age 4-12 & Day Care is also available for kids age 4 months to 6 years.


2023 Trips Dates Coming Soon!


2022 Trip Pricing

  • 1 day of coached in-bounds skiing at Schweitzer Mountain Resort
  • 3 days of coached cat-skiing at Selkirk Powder + lunches those days
  • Free Access to our K2 Mindbender Demo Ski Fleet
  • Professional Photography & Video for you to have & share
  • Lift Ticket at Schweitzer Mountain Resort
  • Swag Bag with products & discounts from our sponsors: evo, K2 Skis, Kate's Natural Foods, Varietal Beer, Trew, Superfeet, Gnarly Nutrition  & More

Cost :: $2650/person 

( Early Bird Pricing - $2500/person until June 1st, 2021)


*** If you cancel 60 days prior to your trip, you can get a full credit refund towards other clinics/lessons. If you cancel less than 60 days prior to your trip, credits may be lesser than the value paid. NO CASH refunds are given for cancellations.



Need some advice about lodging? We highly recommend staying up at Schweitzer in or near the village instead of in Sandpoint. 

Below are a list of some of the accommodations that are located at the hill. There are also condos & townhomes near the village that are available as well. Contact Shannon for information on possible group rates.

Selkirk Lodge 

White Pine Lodge



We are SUPER excited to be partnering with Selkirk Powder once again for the 2022/23 season. Providing exceptional tours and adventures since 2003, Selkirk Powder guides take the extra steps to make your time with us safe and exciting.


We LOVE Schweitzer ... and we know you will too! Considered by many as the best family-friendly resort in the PNW, Schweitzer Mountain Resort ranks as one of the nation’s top winter destinations with 2900 acres of amazing terrain and offers breathtaking views of three states, Canada and the impressive Lake Pend Oreille.

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