Employing the most AMGA-trained guides in Idaho, our guides are highly skilled, professional, and passionate about what they do…not to mention fun! Let us show you around the mountains we know and love!
Come climb, ski, or trek in some of the most incredible terrain anywhere – our permit area encompasses the Sawtooth, Lost River, Pioneer, Boulder, and Smoky Mountain Ranges, not to mention the City of Rocks!
Whatever your skill level – whether you’re looking for fun, adventure, challenge, or education – our 25+ years of expertise and professional guides ensure an unforgettable experience.
AIARE Avalanche Courses
Backcountry Skills Course
Weekly Guided Ski Tours
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Deeply rooted in a strong passion for the mountains, Sawtooth Mountain Guides is a year-round mountain guide service based in Stanley, Idaho. SMG delivers top notch guided trips for rock, ice, and alpine climbing, hiking and backpacking, backcountry skiing, and ski mountaineering. Additionally we operate the Williams Peak Hut for guided and non-guided ski touring groups, offer a comprehensive avalanche education program, and organize full-service corporate retreats. Headquartered at the base of the Sawtooth Wilderness, SMG is just 60 miles north of world famous Sun Valley and 3 hours from Boise.