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In accordance with Idaho's guidelines for reopening, SMG is excited to announce that we will open for summer operations on June 15. We have developed a plan that will allow us to provide the best possible experience for our guests while minimizing the risks posed by COVID-19. While this will not be "business as usual", we are confident that we can run high-quality trips in a low-risk and socially-responsible manner.

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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!

Our Mountains

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.

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Our Guides

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.

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Your Experience

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