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Great start to the New Year

January 13th, 2015|

After such a powder-filled December, what will the New Year bring? Time will tell of course, but so far we’ve seen less stormy weather and a stable snowpack. Conditions have allowed us […]

A Christmas To Remember!

December 27th, 2014|

December delivered the goods and most mountain weather stations are showing 120-130% of average snowfall. Contrast that to last season’s dismal start, and it seems like we have twice our […]

Open For Business!

December 11th, 2014|

It’s been an early start to the winter and we’ve been scrambling to finish projects that we thought had more time to finish. But that’s a good problem to have and no one’s complaining! There’s a 3-5′ base in the Sawtooths and around Banner Summit, and the 2014-15 ski season is in full swing. […]

Winter’s Here (Now Keep It Coming!)

November 16th, 2014|

There comes a time each year when the season has clearly changed from fall to winter. Summer and fall activities like hiking, running, and biking become a thing of the past, and we […]

Late Summer Adventures: Photo Gallery

August 30th, 2014|

Whew! Our summer is simmering down, and we finally have time to relive the fun. August was a busy month and we ran a number of exciting trips across central […]

Classic Alpine Climbs of the Pios

August 14th, 2014|

While we’re better known for the classic alpine rock climbs of the Sawtooths, the Pioneer Mountains southeast of Sun Valley hold some of our best moderate alpine routes. With short […]