If you prefer to cover ground horizontally rather than vertically – savoring the views, exploring high alpine basins, or catching a fish or two – Sawtooth Mountain Guides can plan the perfect hiking or backpacking trip. For those looking to push beyond the typical day hike destinations but aren’t thrilled by the prospect of a heavy pack, we offer portered multi-day hiking trips.

The 217,000 acre Sawtooth Wilderness is a hiker’s dream come true. There are 350 miles of trail and over 400 alpine lakes to explore, all hemmed in by jagged peaks and glacially-sculpted terrain. Closer to Sun Valley, the Pioneer Mountains are the dramatic peaks that form the backdrop of the famous resort. A bit off the beaten path, the Pios reward adventurous hikers with alpine meadows, above-treeline lakes, jaw-dropping vistas.

Day Hiking

Day Hiking

Let us show you our favorite hikes to pristine alpine lakes, burbling mountain creeks, and spectacular view points.

Family Adventure Trips

Family Adventure Trips

We specialize in custom mountain adventure vacations for families with kids of all ages.

Non-Technical Summits

Non-Technical Summits

We have plenty of peaks to climb that require only determination and a decent set of lungs.

Canyon Camp Rental

Canyon Camp Rental

Our Canyon Camp in Redfish Canyon is ideal for a family backcountry camping experience.

Multi-Day Backpacking

Multi-Day Backpacking

Incredible loops connect valleys, high passes, and alpine basins with new vistas around every corner.

4-Day Traveling Light Sawtooth Hiking Trip

4-Day Traveling Light Sawtooth Hiking Trip

Imagine carrying only a light daypack while hiking through some of the best scenery of the Sawtooths!

Sawtooth Portered Base Camp

Sawtooth Portered Base Camp

Want to explore the Sawtooths beyond the typical day hike destinations but don’t feel like shouldering a heavy pack?

Sawtooth Alpine Kids Camp

Sawtooth Alpine Kids Camp

Kids learn climbing, hiking, and camping skills in the beautiful Sawtooths.

Alpine Lake Fishing

Alpine Lake Fishing

The Sawtooths hold many high alpine lakes teeming with cutthroat trout.

Portering Services

Portering Services

There is no shame in not wanting to carry a heavy pack!

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