Mount Bonneville, the highest mountain in the Portneuf Range, was formed as the range uplifted. The western slopes were left with steep grades while the eastern slopes rolled more gently towards Pebbl
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State/Province Idaho
distance: 7,329 Miles

Pebble Creek Ski Area

Mount Bonneville, the highest mountain in the Portneuf Range, was formed as the range uplifted. The western slopes were left with steep grades while the eastern slopes rolled more gently towards Pebble Creek. In 1937, the U.S. Forest compiled a report classifying the eastern slopes of Mount Bonneville as superior for downhill skiing. Popular local folklore says that Averell Harriman had Mount Bonneville considered as a site for his Sun Valley, but found the road access to the east slopes too difficult. However, skiing on Mount Bonneville was destined to be.

Some young Pocatello dare devils longed to schuss down powdery snow-covered hills on their wooden slats equipped with bear claw bindings. Skiing near Pocatello was born in 1947 when these men formed the Alpette Ski Club. They pooled their resources and purchased a portable New Sweden Rope Tow, installing it in “Ski Bowl” near the present day Forest Service amphitheater on Scout Mountain.

In 2001 the old Minor-Denver double lift was replaced with a Yan triple chair and extended 200 vertical feet. The additional terrain brought new excitement and potential. Attempting to tame some of these new areas is the focus of the early 2000’s. The growth of beginner ski and board program necessitated the conversion of the Aspen double lift to a triple chair.

While old timers and our new young dare devils still loudly proclaim, “If you can ski Pebble Creek you can ski anywhere”, Pebble Creek is also a good place to learn to ski. The dream of going up and over to the “superior” slopes on the east side of the Mount Bonneville remains strong and planning continues. The memory of our skiing pioneers and the Skyline legacy carry us to the future.

Pebble Creek Ski Area
P.O. Box 370
83245 Inkom
United States
Phone: (877) 524-SNOW
contactus@pebblecreekskiarea.com

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Phone 208-775-4452
Website Link Visit Link Here
Toll Free 877-524-SNOW
Email contactus@pebblecreekskiarea.com
Country United States of America
State/Province Idaho
distance: 7,329 Miles
Address 3340 E Green Canyon Rd, Inkom, ID 83245
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