Wild Playground

Words and photos by backpacking guide and winter hutkeeper Lara Antonello We spent the morning on the lake fishing for […]

Cowboy Poetry

A new line on the north face of Mount Breitenbach in the Lost River Range Words and photos by guide […]

The Finger of Fate: An Open Book to the Sawtooths

Words and photos by guide JP Preuss When you drive over Galena Pass and enter the Sawtooth Valley, it is […]

What It Takes: One Guide’s Story of Chasing Prerequisites for the AMGA Ski Exam

Words and photos by guide Matt Scrivner The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) “Mountain Guide Track” is easy enough to […]

Take a Hike: A climbing route for the birds

Words and photos by SMG Co-Owner and IFMGA Guide Erik Leidecker Sometimes life just gives you a moment. That moment […]

Take Your Climbing to the Next Pitch

Intro to Multi-Pitch Trad Climbing Course at the City of Rocks Words and photos by Backpacking Guide Amy David Looking […]

New snow, new faces, and other news

First major winter storm of the season Up ’til now, our fall has been characterized by high pressure and little […]

Reviewed: Salomon Shift Binding

By Drew Daly, AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide Do you have a ski you want to use at the resort with your […]

Summer Guide Training 2018

Our annual summer guide training is the official kick off to our summer season of rock climbing, hiking, and mountaineering […]

Japan By The Numbers

SMG guide Marc Hanselman checks in with a report from this winter’s trip to Japan. Through his company Pro Alpine […]