Sawtooth Mountain Guides are your experts for climbing, hiking, backcountry skiing, and avalanche education near Stanley, Sun Valley, and Boise. Come experience the scenic Sawtooths and let us lead you on the perfect mountain adventure!
Climbing for never-evers and hardcores alike.
From powder glades to open bowls to rock-lined couloirs, we have it all.
The Sawtooth Mountains are a world-class hiking and backpacking destination.
We're fanatical about the mountains and eager to pass on our knowledge to others.
Custom trips for families of any size and age, time frame, and budget.
Our extensive permit area includes the Sawtooths, Lost River Range, Boulder and Pioneer Mountains, and the City of Rocks. From rock climbing to peak bagging, day hikes to multi-day backpacking…we have something to offer every age, ability, and appetite for adventure.
Our guides have a winning combination of talent, training, and experience. We are the only guide service in Idaho to be accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association and our professional guides have been providing quality mountain experiences for 30 years.
I am looking forward to coming back for a next trip, and will recommend Sawtooth Mountain Guides to my adventure seeking friends.
Needless to say our two boys loved the trip. We created incredible memories that will last a lifetime. We hope to return someday!
SMG put together an incredible spring trip for us. The guiding, instruction, and food were top notch! I’d go back again tomorrow if I could!
No matter your skill level, a good mountain guide can always enhance the experience with local knowledge and helping you hone your abilities
The experience was more than we would have asked for. Great guides, with exceptional service. We hope to use them again.
Yesterday’s unforgettable sunrise from Reward Peak #sawtoothsummer
@cobaco1 ponders the long drop atop the Elephants Perch #sawtoothsummer
Another successful Expedition Inspiration climb! This one a scramble to the top of the Elephants Perch. #climbforthecure
Good morning! #sawtoothsummer