-- Tamarack Resort, an all-season destination resort, is slated to
open Dec. 15, offering ski-in, ski-out accommodations as well as a
number of year-round services.
The resort will
feature 25 downhill runs served by five lifts, including two
detachable quads, the Tamarack Express and Summit Express, which
bring skiers to the 7,700-foot summit.
Along with a mix
of beginner, intermediate and expert terrain, Tamarack offers
freestyle enthusiasts a 500-foot super pipe and terrain park with a
jib yard. Cross- and backcountry skiers can take advantage of the
Nordic ski park as well as ski trails and groomed snowshoe
For lodging, the
chalets and cottages feature 64 ski-in, ski-out, privately owned
homes, available for rent, offering concierge, recreation and
89,000-square-foot lodge in Tamarack Village is under construction
and set for completion in December 2005. It will offer restaurants,
a full-service spa and a childrens swimming pool.
Square facility features a full-service ski and snowboarding
school, equipment rentals, a childrens center and emergency medical
services as well as three restaurants, an apres ski pub and a
deli/market. Lift tickets are priced from $55 a day for adults; $28
for kids ages 7 to 17. Children age 6 and under ski and ride
start at $99 per person, per night, and include a daily Discovery
Pass, offering access to downhill skiing, snowboarding, Nordic
skiing and snowshoeing.
packages are being developed in conjunction with a McCall,
Idaho-based tour operator, InIdaho.com. In addition to winter sports, Tamarack
Resort offers golf and water activities.
information, call (208) 325-1000 or www.tamarackidaho.com.
reporter Felicity Long, send e-mail to [email protected].