Pomerelle facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPomerelle
|Location||Sawtooth National Forest
Cassia County, Idaho, U.S.
|Nearest city||Albion 12 miles (19 km)
Burley 28 miles (45 km)
|Vertical||1,002 ft (305 m)|
|Top elevation||8,762 ft (2,671 m)|
|Base elevation||7,760 ft (2,365 m)|
|Skiable area||500 acres (2.0 km2)|
– 20% easiest
– 50% more difficult
– 30% most difficult
|Longest run||1.5 miles (2.4 km)|
|Lift system||1 triple chair
1 double chair
1 magic carpet
|Snowfall||500 inches (1,270 cm)|
|Night skiing||5 nights per week
Pomerelle Mountain is an alpine ski area in the western United States, in south central Idaho. It is located below Mount Harrison in the Albion Mountains in the Minidoka Ranger District of the Sawtooth National Forest, and south of Albion in Cassia County, 30 miles (50 km) northeast of the Utah-Nevada border with Idaho.
Pomerelle's summit elevation is 8,762 feet (2,671 m) above sea level with a vertical drop of 1,002 feet (305 m). There are two chairlifts (both triple) and a magic carpet for the beginners' area. The area's average annual snowfall is 500 inches (1,270 cm).
One of the oldest ski areas in the western U.S., Pomerelle began its operations in 1940. During the ski season the area operates daily and five nights per week (Tuesday through Saturday).
Pomerelle features a spacious lodge at the bottom of the mountain offering foods and beverages. There is also a grill outside the lodge on the deck that offers hamburgers, hot dogs, and cold drinks and beer. In the basement of the lodge there is a rental shop.
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