Named on National Geographic’s list of “Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns,” and home to only around 7,000 people, Sandpoint is the definition of a hidden gem. Overlooking Lake Pend Oreille, three states and British Colombia, the views are almost as amazing as the flawlessly groomed runs. Sitting at 2,400 vertical feet, on 2,900 privately-owned acres, the 92 trails and back country terrain won’t likely be a ski secret for long.