Late Summer Adventures: Photo Gallery

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 Idaho. It was also a wet month, with many stations reporting 2-3 times our usual rainfall. While the weather thwarted a few of our trips and made others more memorable, the wetter, cooler conditions provided a needed respite from the smoke of the past few summers. [more...]

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Classic Alpine Climbs of the Pios

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 approaches and fantastic ridge climbs on solid granite and quartzite rock, these climbs shouldn’t be missed! [more...]

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Heat of the Summer: Mid Season Update

Despite the recent cooler temperatures, things are heating up here at SMG. We’re in the peak of our summer season with lot’s of exciting trips coming and going. It’s been a fantastic summer so far – recent rain showers have cooled things off and kept the high mountains green and full of wildflowers. We’ve been incredibly thankful for smoke-free skies despite a few fires earlier this summer.  [more...]

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2014 Sawtooth Kids Camp & More!

Last week a number of enthusiastic kids took the Sawtooths by storm! The younger generation has always played an important role in what we do at SMG, and we believe building a lifetime passion for the outdoors can’t start too early. [more...]

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New Summer Programs!

Sawtooth Mountain Guides is cooking up some exciting new programs for this summer! Whether you hope to get deeper into the mountains or climb to their summits, we have a trip to help you get out and achieve your goals. Here’s what we have on tap:


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