Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Skiing Baldy

Nothing like skiing baldy. Spring is here and we have lodging for as low as $40 a night per person. Discounted tickets for college students and adults as well.
Get your last turns in before he snow goes away for good.
Lots of music this weekend so come up and enjoy..

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Trent into Nome

Trent Herbst come into Nome early this morning. Finishing in 49 place making the trip in 12 days, 13 hours and 53 minutes.. This race is amazing.....Great job Trent and team...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patricks Day!!

Looks like a great Spring Skiing Day....sun and blue sky skiing. Dont forget to get your corned beef and cabbage fix at Mahoneys Bar and Grill. Also Sun Valley Brewery in Hailey features the Forty Fours at 8PM tonight....Today is also SNRA Winter Adventure day learn about snow science and tracking station...10-2 at the SNRA. Spring Break this week for the Wood River Valley so get out and ski its great....lots of groomed runs and plenty of sun.

Update on Trent, he is in the town of Unalakelut mile 673 with 235 miles to go to Nome..keep on mushing Trent...todays photo of Trent in Kaltag mixing up some supper for his team....

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Six Inches of New Snow

Six inches of snow last night is making for great skiing today....get out...

Update on Trent Herbst, he is in Cripple, Alaska mile 397. Taking a break now for the next leg to Galena....temp is -19...will get much colder tonight.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Snow Today!! No Maybe Tonight

Forecast was for snow today, looks like tonight vs. today. Skiing is good, cold mornings make it fast and firm skiing. Skating is also still good with the cold weather and the great grooming on the BCRD tracks. Music tonight all over the valley,check out the newspaper for who is playing where.

Update on the Iditarod, Trent is in Ophir mile 321. The leader Jeff King is to Ruby this moning and is the first to the Yukon..... Ophir is a ghost town, but several teams are resting there. Its showing -32 on his GPS....wishing him and his dogs continued good runs to Nome...

Photos today of Trent in Ophir....

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Snow in the Forecast for Friday

Snow is in the forecast for Friday. We did get snow this week and River Run and Warm Springs are skiing great. Don't forget to check out Rail Jam on Dollar tonight and the Mighty Shims, tonight Town Plaza 4-6 PM. Spring Break for Blaine County Schools starts Friday and the 2oth Annual Lane Parrish Memorial on Baldy...Boulder Mountain Classic Tour on Harriman Trail Sat call Galena Lodge 726-4010.......lots to ski and do this weekend.......get it done....

Update on Trent Herbst, Trent is in McGrath Alaska, mile 283 of the Iditarod. The temp is -10 now and its getting down to -25 at night in the Yukon. Photos of two of the dogs running...... Wallace and Bonfire.....featured today....

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Sun Valley has Great Skiing

We received 6 inches of snow over the last couple of days making for great skiing. Rail Jam on Dollar Friday 5-8PM check it out..... Music all over the valley this weekend and happy hours also don't miss the fun.

Photo is Trent Herbst arriving in Nikolai Alaska last night on the Iditarod Trail, temp was -20....burr......go Trent and go skiing its sunny and not below zero....

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Snowing Today

Snow again today in Sun Valley and tomorrow in the forecast. Three inches so far and hope to get more tonight. Great lift lines and lodging and lift packages....

Following Trent Herbst on his Iditarod Run...Trent is Rohn by the GPS that is 168 miles into the race. Temp is zero, overcast and the next leg moves out into the flats more wind and colder. You can follow on We are following for the entire race.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Iditarod Starts Tomrrow....Go Trent

Ketchum musher Trent Herbst starts the race tomorrow in bib #60. Willow to Nome 1112 miles. Weather today was 30 degrees in Willow and 8 degrees in Nome with light snow. Good luck to Trent and we will keep up with him in GPS so look for the Twitter posts daily.

Meanwhile here in Sun Valley we have sun an 10 new inches of snow...yeah.....great skiing today.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Its Snowing....Get Going!!!

Snow ....Snow....Snow....its snowing on Baldy and Dollar. Six new inches of snow up top....suppose to snow off and on all day.
Skiing is great and some great music this weekend.
This shot is the picnic tables at the looks like lunch inside would be best.

Happy Trails.