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 […]

Summer Guide Training 2018

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

Mid Summer Happenings

Whew! What a summer it’s been, and we’re barely halfway through. We’re coming up for air long enough to share […]

Kids Camp 2016 Trip Report

Thanks to guides Matt and Steff and a great group of kids, this year’s Sawtooth Alpine Kids Camp was a […]

Summer Kick Off: Guide Training at the City

In the mountains, the distinction between spring and summer is a blurry line. It can feel summer-like down low while […]

Mid Summer Happenings: Kids Camp, snow on Borah, and more!

Summer is well under way and so far it’s been a good one. After the heat wave in June produced […]

Featured Route: Warbonnet Peak

With its distinctive leaning summit tower, Warbonnet Peak is easily one of the most recognizable peaks in the Sawtooths. Remote, […]

Melting snow means the high country is good to go

It’s quite apparent looking up at the mountains surrounding Stanley and Sun Valley that there is little snow left in […]

Conditions update – summer’s here!

The snow is melting in the mountains allowing hikers and climbers to start nudging into the high country. Our summer […]