Sun Valley Backcountry Skiing

Easily-accessible backcountry skiing for all abilities a short drive from Sun Valley.

Ready to ski untracked snow away from the crowds? Sun Valley backcountry skiing is as good as it gets, providing incredible opportunities for powder ski tours. Only 30 minutes from Sun Valley and Ketchum, the Galena Summit area provides easily-accessible backcountry skiing with terrain for all abilities.

First time in the backcountry? No problem! You don’t even need to be an expert skier. If you can ski the bowls at Sun Valley ski resort, you’re ready for backcountry skiing! Our professional (and fun) ski guides can teach you the fundamentals of backcountry skiing – equipment, risk management, and uphill and downhill techniques.

From steep chutes to open glades, our guides can sniff out the best terrain – and snow – to make your Sun Valley ski vacation memorable!

 Difficulty: No backcountry experience necessary; intermediate to advanced downhill ski ability and good fitness required

 Duration: 6-8 hours

 Meeting Time: Generally 9:30am

 Meeting Location: Galena Lodge

 What We Provide:

 What You Need:

Ratio: 4:1

If you have a group of 5 or more, or cannot book you desired date, please contact us to set up your reservation.


1 person$650/person
2 people$370/person
3 people$285/person
4 people$230/person
5 or moreVaries depending on ratio, please contact us directly