Little Ski Hill

Skiers at Little Ski Hill
Skiers at Little Ski Hill
Little Ski Hill Lodge

Little Ski Hill was built in 1937 as a winter diversion for local forest workers. The hill is 2 miles north of McCall on Highway 55. Near the base of the hill is Bear Basin Nordic Area, a biathlon range with 30 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails (in season). The ski and snowboard hill is lit for night skiing.

Once upon a time the property was known as the Payette Lakes Ski Area. The ski area is probably most famous for its alpine jumps.

Quick Facts about Little Ski Hill
Payette National Forest
Nearest City: McCall
GPS Coordinates: 44.93, -116.163056
Google Satellite Map
Season: Late November to early April (Weather permitting)
Hours of operation: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm Tuesday-Thursday, Friday: 3:30 to 9:30 pm, Saturday: Noon - 9:30. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Lifts: 1
* 1 T-bar
Base Elevation: 5,295 ft
Top Elevation: 5,700 ft
Vertical Rise: 405 ft
Skiable Terrain: 40 Acres
Average Annual Snowfall: 180 inches
Snowmaking: No
Night skiing: Yes

Number of Trails: ?
Trails Classifications:
Beginner: 35%
More Difficult: 45%
Most Difficult: 20%
Little Ski Hill, McCall, Idaho
Little Ski Hill trail map
Bear Basin Nordic Area trails
Bear Basin Nordic Area trails
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Little Ski Hill area map
Photos and Ski Trails Maps courtesy of Little Ski Hill
Area map courtesy of National Geographic Topo!
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