Friday, December 30, 2011


Yeah, 4 more inches of snow overnight equals a foot of new in the last your stay call in late.....hit the lifts this morning for some awesome skiing....Almost everything is open so get out there and check it out..

Thursday, December 29, 2011

8 Inches on Top and now the Sun is Out

We received 8 inches of snow last night on top of Baldy......looks like maybe more tonight into Friday.

Get out and enjoy the skiing.....its great!!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Its Snowing.....Photo from the top of Baldy.

Check out the web cam of Baldy..the weather is changing and we have a winter storm warning out though Thursday.

Special January rates on lodging and discounts on tickets for one and all.

Get your skis and board ready..powder is in our future.....just in time for the New Year...

Thursday, December 22, 2011

2 Days Till Christmas....

Only two days left to Christmas. There is still time to book a vacation and buy those gifts. Sun Valley is ready for the holiday with a kick off Christmas Eve with the Nutcracker on Ice followed by Torchlight Parade and Fireworks.....then on to Christmas Breakfast at local restaurants then skiing or boarding on the ski hill.....

Friday, December 16, 2011

Christmas is Just Around the Corner

This is the top of Christmas Lift. Christmas is just around the corner if you have not booked your vacation there is still time and we have availability. Check our special at the address below:

Activities start this weekend for Christmas with the lighting of the tree in Sun Valley and Santa Clause comes to town. Don't miss out.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Skiing is Great in Sun Valley

The skiing is great on Bald Mountain. Also good skiing north up to Galena...cross-country or skate skiing. Christmas is just around the corner so be sure to book your vacation today!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Black Friday Sale

ResortQuest has a Black Friday-Cyber Monday Sale.....check out the link and get the best Christmas deal in the Sun Valley area. These deals will only be available till Monday at 5:50PM.

Visit Call 1-800-371-9180.

Skiing is great, so come on up.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanks to Sun Valley Company We are Open for Skiing

Today kicks off the 76th year of skiing for Sun Valley. We opened this morning with temperatures in the low 30's and 16 inches of snow on top. Warm Spring and River run is skiing top to bottom. Skiing is great and there are discounted tickets available.

Here is the line from this morning.....they were up and ready at 9AM......Get out and enjoy the day

Friday, November 18, 2011

Snowing---Getting Ready to Open!!

What a difference 4 hours makes.......this morning top of Baldy and now. Yes....its snowing and the forecast is for more through the weekend. We will be ready for Thanksgiving opening with Baldy and Dollar both opening.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Its Snowing....Get Going to Sun Valley

Sun Valley received the first blast from mother nature last night. Four inches of natural snow and cold temperatures are helping with preparing the mountain for opening on Thanksgiving Day.

Cold temps and more snow in the forecast for next week.....we are now in a snow cycle so lets get ready to rip it up........

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Where is the Turkey?

Thanksgiving is just Around The Corner

Sun Valley is looking to open on Thanksgiving Day. We are making snow and we know mother nature is going to provide some natural snow also. Lots of places to get your Turkey On......stay tuned for times. If you have a favorite restaurant, book today as its going to be busy.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Making Snow!!

Making snow this morning on Bald Mountain. Scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.

Buy 3 get one Night FREE. November- Christmas Day!! Can't beat that deal. Call as space is limited.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Snow on Baldy!!!

Yes, its snow....the leaves are green but the mountain is White.......Its going to a great winter so get you equipment out and reservations booked......

The weather is going to warm up perfect for Trailing of the Sheep activities and events....

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Indian Summer

Sun Valley is experiencing the best Fall weather in years. Sunny days and cool nights make all outdoor activities exceptional. Hiking is Wonderful, Fishing is Epic and Biking is Amazing!!! Enjoy all the summer activities until Mid October. Lodging and activities are discounted and there is always something to do in the Sun Valley Area.......

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Summer is Still Happening in Sun Valley

The weather is perfect 80 degrees and sunny with a light breeze......its the perfect time to take a bike ride out Fisher Creek, hike Baldy or swim in Redfish Lake. September has to be the perfect month for a long weekend, not too hot not too cold, just right!!!

Sun Valley still has lots of live music on the weekends and during the week stop in at the farmers market to get fresh fruit and veggies from the local area!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Big Hitch Parade Today!!!

The Big Hitch Parade is today in Ketchum, celebration Wagon Days.......Lots of events, arts & crafts, food booths. Plenty to keep all ages busy. Tomorrow Bellevue parade at Noon!!

Live music all over the valley tonight.

Gondola rides at the base of Baldy with Hot Dogs and Drinks!

Antique Fair in Hailey and Ketchum all day today and tomorrow!

Get out and enjoy the weather is going to be sunny and clear, perfect Labor Day Weekend.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Lunch with Stanley!!!!!

Yes, the Stanley Cup!!!!!! Here in Sun Valley...we had burgers and and beer......

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts

43rd Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival. Saturday and Sunday....the weather is going to be perfect go out and enjoy food, music and art. Festival starts at 10AM Saturday goes till 6PM and Sunday 10AM to 5PM.

Sunday the Summer Symphony Concert at 630 PM at the Sun Valley Pavilion.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Northern Rockies Folk Festival

Tonight the Gourds........Hailey, music food and fun... Car show at the park and fun to be had all over town. Check out music at the Sun Valley Brewery and Mahoneys (Sunday night)

The weather is going to be great tonight and tomorrow.

Fishing the Big Wood is also great....last night at 8:30.....WOW awesome hatch....

Biking Fisher Creek, still flowers and the riding is great north of Ketchum.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Come Get Your Sun On

If you are feeling the need for speed the Sun Valley Road Rally returns today Sat Phantom Hill, check out the fast cars, even take a test drive....

Jazz in the Park, 6-8PM Sunday Night Ketchum Rotary Park.

The weather is amazing 80-85 degrees during the day with a steady breeze.....summer in Sun Valley does not get any better. Check out the events and deals on the web site.

Redfish Lake in the photo is a great place to take a swim after a long day hiking and biking.

Friday, July 15, 2011

The RACE is on!!!

Ride Sun Valley....................US Cycling is here and all the stars are out. Today Cross Country racing through the bottom section of Bald Mountain. Come out and enjoy the weather and the racing. All levels of racers and the racing is great.

Several of our guests are racing here are some photos.....

Monday, July 11, 2011

Sun Valley Arts

The weather was beautiful this last weekend for the Ketchum Arts and Crafts Festival. Another week coming up, of sun and fun, with the U.S. Cycling Mountain Biking Championships.

There will be over 500 racers from all over the U.S. here this week.

These two are already getting ready for the bike race....come join in the fun

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Happy 4th of July Weekend

WOW lots to do this weekend in Sun Valley. Parade on the 4th in Hailey, antique fairs in Ketchum and Hailey, and of course the best fireworks ever on Monday night. (Fireworks in Hailey)

Music tonight at Whiskeys.......Music tonight at Silver Dollar.....Music tonight at the SV Brewery.

Get out and enjoy the weather its going to be perfect.

The Gondola is open to the top of Baldy, you can put your bike on and ride down.

Happy 4th!!!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sun Valley Under the Rainbow

Summer is here, events, farmers market and lot of hiking, biking and relaxing to be had. We have discounts on rafting and biking when you book lodging. Come up and enjoy the activities and events. This weekend, Fight to Survive contest Saturday and Sunday FREE Jazz Music at Rotary Park......

Double rainbow last night....and we are in the pot of Gold......

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Magic Reservoir

Boating, Hiking, Biking and Fishing on Magic Reservoir........lots to do in the Sun Valley area. Saturday is FREE fishing Day, great for Silver Creek and Magic. Lunafest Short Films at the nextStage Theatre in Ketchum. Get out and enjoy the week and weekend.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Galena Lodge is Open and Redfish Lake Lodge is Open

Take a drive up to Galena or Redfish Lake this weekend....the weather is beautiful and there are lots of activities to choose from.

Rent a boat and motor around the lake or take a horseback ride......

Middle Fork rafting is in full swing.....should be great rapid running June and July.

Get out and enjoy the great Sun Valley weather.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day

Remembering all who are serving our country! Thank You.

Also remembering last summer Redfish Lake photo. Another summer vacation just around the corner.

Check out events and activities.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Memorial Day Celebration

Come up to Sun Valley and enjoy the Memorial Day Weekend celebration. Its the kick off for summer in the greater Sun Valley area.

Music, gallery walk on Saturday in Ketchum and BBQ at Silver Creek visitor center to celebrate the opening of fishing season.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Break Away in May

Winter has already left the greater Sun Valley area. Spring is here.....time to take a long weekend and visit Sun Valley. The bike path is open and there are some short local hikes available also.
Red Fish Lake is open to canoe and Silver Creek is closed to fishing but you can float through. There are currently hundreds of birds and even moose in the area....

Friday, April 15, 2011


Tail Gate Sun Valley! Bring your truck, car or just yourself and celebrate spring with us in the Greyhawk parking lot April 22-24. Ski the steeps and stay for cheap......Rip corn, BBQ and party down! Random events and shenanigans are certain. Hey Jackson Hole Mountain Resort your season pass gets you 2 for 1 that weekend skiing on Baldy.....

Two weeks till we put away the skis and boards...come on up...THE SKIING IS AMAZING......

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Two More Weeks of Skiing!!

Get in last Tracks on Bald Mountain....we did get snow last night so skiing is great. Music tonight in Ketchum and at the SV Brewery in Hailey....

Thanks to SV Ski Patrol for the pic.....lets go for a swim after skiing........

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Its Snowing

Yes its April and we are getting snow. Well its ok, since we are open till April 24th and lodging and tickets are at an all time low.....April snow will bring summer flowers and all the best. Lots of music and skiing left in the 2011 season, come up and enjoy. April Last Tracks...

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Come On Out Skiing or Boarding

Shot from the Dollar Terrain Park. Get out on Sunday to see the second annual Pond Skim on Dollar. Baldy the Hawaiian Nationals will be taking place off Warm Spring Lift area. Music at Whiskeys and Apples this week and weekend. Soak up the last of the winter sun and fun in Ketchum this weekend.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Powder Skiing in Sun Valley

Sun Valley is getting some great snow. Eleven inches in the last 48 hours and its been snowing all day here. The forecast is for more of the same......yipee.......March is going out like a lion....

Downhill and Nordic skiing is great......get out.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Powder....and more on the Way!!

24 Inches of Snow in 24 hours......epic.. Skiing and boarding is amazing.
More snow in the forecast for Thursday and Friday....the sun is out now so get out there while its still lite....
Thanks to SV Ski Patrol for the photo....Dave Bell.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Trent Into Nome Early This Morning

Trent made it to Nome early this morning. The team finished in 25th.....great job. Finishing Time: 10 Days 12 Hours 16 Minutes and 58 Seconds.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Trent is in White Mountain

Here is Trent in White Mountain off the Web Cam.....just came in....go Trent...He will most likely rest here then push on through to Nome....more to come

Iditarod.....Trent looks to finish in the next 24 hours

Trent our favorite musher looks to finish the Iditarod in the next 24 hours or so. Great job and he is currently in 27 place and his goal was to finish in the top 30. He is currently at mile 857 and will be coming into White Mountain sometime this morning. Congrats Trent and we will keep tracking you until you cross the finish line in Nome....Amazing Race......

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Mile 405 on the Iditarod Trail

Trent is in Iditarod a ghost town, the team is running well. His plans are for fast runs and long rests. He has a great group of dogs with several 2 year olds.....Go Trent. Weather is great and the race is shaping up to be a fast finish. Several teams stayed over for their 24 hour rest in Takotna.....more to come on Trent and his team.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Its That Time of Year 2011 Iditarod

We will again follow Trent and his team to Nome....Trent is at mile 112, which is 4 miles out of Finger Lake heading towards Rainy Pass.....looks like he is resting at this time of the post. We have GPS tracker so we can see all the mushers location and speed. Good Luck to Trent Herbst and his Sun Valley team in the photos below....

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Hum..Dorothy Went Skiing

Its dumping.....yeah even Dorothy went skiing and left her magic slippers........WOW.....gonna be a powder afternoon and powder one on the hill. Now where did Toto go???

Get out and ski then to Grumpys for a brew......

Friday, February 18, 2011

Snow, Snow, Snow

Fresh snow on Baldy, get out your gear.......more snow in the forecast for tonight!!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Marley In the Mountains

Dreadlocks and Shamrocks, its Marley in the Mountains with an Irish twist.

Come join us this weekend for music and skiing. Marley in the Mountain features music, yoga and skiing event........ call for more information.

Snow in the forecast so skiing will be great.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Sun Rise on Baldy

You gotta love Sun Valley sunrises......beautiful......Boulder Mountain Tour Saturday watch the weather, we are suppose to get snow. Warm temps, should be a great test for what ski wax to use be sure to ask the guys at the rental shops what to use. Good Luck and ski fast.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sun Valley Nordic Festival

Sun Valley Nordic Festival starts this much happening can't but it all in this post.

Ski the rails on Saturday and Sunday is the Galena Loppet. All next week there are clinics at Galena Lodge and The Boulder Mountain Tour is Saturday Feb 5th. Wax up the skis and get out on the trails. Ski the Rails is a perfect time to practice or race your friends, you can catch the bus at different locations if you get tired.
See you in SV......

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Full Moon

Its a full moon so night skiing and snowshoeing is awesome. This morning the moon was full till almost 8AM. Will try to get a shot to post.

Partly cloudy today and the temps are in the 20-30 range. Skiing is good downhill and Nordic. No snow in the forecast till Saturday or so. January has great snow, low crowd levels and good pricing. Sun Valley offers all types of lodging.....for all types of needs. Easy drive from Twin Falls, Boise, basically any city in southern Idaho.

More on events later this week...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Sun Rise - Sun Set

Thanks Barry take the best photos on top of Baldy...
According to this photo the fish is calling for snow...well its snowing today.
Almost everything is groomed on Baldy, so great skiing. Snow in the forecast for today through the weekend should make it worth the trip up to Sun Valley.
Sun Valley Nordic Festival later this month...great deals ( events.
January is the time to test drive new equipment...Kyle at Door to Door is the Man to see. He will meet you at your home, get you outfitted and out the door
Stay tuned for more updates and photos....

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Its a Beautiful Day

Sunrise at the top of the World.....amazing.....This is Baldy at sunrise. Great place to be, if you do first tracks breakfast you can get this type of photo most winter mornings. Thanks to Barry on Ski Patrol for the pic.

The snow is great and no lift lines....get out on the slopes.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


January is here and so are the best deals of the year.....check out the discounts at..............

Lodging or lodging and lift ticket package and if your bringing the kids, kids ski FREE with a full-paying adult.

January is a great time to visit pink sunsets and powder mornings......what could be better...