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 […]

Great American Eclipse 2017

Most people said it was the most significant two minutes they’d ever experienced, and we’d have to agree. Despite all […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sawtooth Conditions Update – Time to Hit the Trails (and Rock)!

A stormy late winter left a deep blanket of snow in the Sawtooths that has been slow to melt. But recent […]

“A Sense of Place” – The Past, Present, and Future of Sawtooth Mountain Guides By Kirk Bachman With the coming of […]

In March 2011 the Smith team joined SMG’s Clark Corey at the Williams Peak Hut and scored big with conditions

As winter is moving in, the magazines are coming out with coverage on all the trips that happened last season.  […]

SMG Guides Erik Leidecker, Drew Daly, and Katie Bono took this crew out to the Trail Creek crags for one […]