Made With Love

Words by SMG Hut Cook and Hiking Guide Lara Antonello   My watch alarm cuts through the lulling crackle of […]

The Badge of the Blue Barrel

Words by AMGA Single Pitch Instructor, SMG summer intern & head of Dollar Ski Patrol Victoria Rossin. Coming in at […]

A Ski Traverse of Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains

Words by AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide & Salomon Freeski Ambassador Drew Daly I have been dreaming about doing a ski traverse across […]

The New Year rings in exciting changes at Sawtooth Mountain Guides!

SMG ANNOUNCES NEW CO-OWNER We are very pleased to announce that Ketchum-based guide Niels Meyer has become a new co-owner […]

A Different Spring Objective: Guides At Home

Words by Hutkeeper & Hiking Guide Lara Antonello The world looks a little bit different from our high mountain valley […]

Fault Lines & Fracture Lines

How an M6.5 Earthquake Led to a Historic Avalanche Cycle in the Sawtooths Words by SMG co-owner Chris Lundy, Photos […]

Wild Playground

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

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 […]

Midwinter Update: Winter’s Back!

It’s been a feast or famine season in the western U.S. Looking at the map to the right, it’s clear […]