Duration/Dates2 - 7 Nights (or more)
Sun Valley Resort is located in Blaine County, Idaho and known for its sun-kissed slopes and cloudless skies. The resort has two mountains, Bald & Dollar and opened to the public in the winter of 1936.
Boasting pitch-perfect vertical from top to bottom, Bald Mountain has no flat areas, nothing but downhill. With virtually no lift lines, there’s plenty of time to make as many turns as your legs will allow. With the sun shining 80 percent of the year, it’s no wonder how the resort got its name! With runs ranging from expert to beginner, groomers to powder glades, Baldy is a mountain for people who like to go down, no matter how fast or what is strapped to their feet.
Dollar Mountain is the place to learn how to ski. This mountain is home to the world’s first chairlift and now has a terrain park with 76 rails, beginner-friendly slopes, five lifts, and 628 feet of vertical. Every snow lover, no matter their skill level, will find something on this mountain to put a smile on their face, as they leave fresh tracks behind them in the snow.
River Run Day Lodge
River Run is where it all begins at the base of Baldy. A veritable mini village of everything ski and ride oriented, it’s a place where you can pick up rental equipment, stash your belongings, and get a last-minute tune or wax before heading up to the peak. Hungry? River Run offers wood-fired pizzas, grilled delights, deli sandwiches, fresh salads and sushi daily, with après-ski entertainment Friday and Saturday afternoon.
Warm Springs Day Lodge
Right at the base of Baldy, the Warm Springs Day Lodge serves up yummy eats for breakfast and lunch. Completely renovated in 2018, Warm Springs serves fresh out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookies that can be enjoyed on the sunny patio or while soaking up live entertainment inside.
Seattle Ridge Day Lodge
The food at Seattle Ridge stands apart from what you can find at the other lodges and the surrounding views are second to none. Sitting at 8,800′ along the Seattle Ridge area of Bald Mountain, this lodge opens up jaw-dropping views of the Wood River Valley. Open for lunch, Seattle Ridge’s menu includes wood-fired fare, such as grilled steaks and fish, burgers, and barbecue, along with a large variety of food to grab on the go.
Carol’s Dollar Mountain Day Lodge
Carol’s is Sun Valley’s family-friendly locale, complete with classic European décor. The menu at Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge has something for everyone in search of a great meal. Located within easy walking distance of the village, Carol’s is the spot to kick up your feet and enjoy breakfast or lunch, either inside or outside on the heated patio.
RESORTS IN THE AREA
With more than 3,400 vertical feet and over 2,000 acres of varied terrain, Sun Valley offers skiers and boarders something special on not just one mountain, but two. Bald Mountain’s consistent pitch, lack of lift lines, and variety of terrain have earned it the reputation as one of the world’s finest ski mountains. Thirteen chairlifts and 65 varied runs await skiers and boarders on both sides of Baldy. Adding to the Baldy adventure are themed trails for children, with 30 acres of glades for your skiing and boarding pleasure.
Dollar Mountain is the perfect place to learn how to ski or snowboard and features two new high-speed quads, a full-featured terrain park with 76 rails, and the Wundercarpet, an effortless uphill transporter.
Sun Valley offers a wide range of activities for all ages. Inquire today to find out which excursions are available, their scheduled times, and safety protocols based on the current Covid-19 situation.
Discover some of the best cross-country skiing in North America, with unmatched trail quality, training programs, clinics, rentals, and a state-of-the-art clubhouse for skiers of all levels. With more than 40 km of trails groomed daily for skate and classic skiing, the Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center provides an enchanting experience. Ski and snowshoe rental equipment is also available for all ages and ability levels.
Ski & Snowboard School Programs
Sun Valley’s team of talented and inspired instructors dedicated to the mountain lifestyle are committed to providing the best experience for you and your family. Advance your technique, learn a new sport, or explore the endless opportunities as instructors guide you in all that Sun Valley offers. There are programs and lessons to suit every age, ability level, and desire.
The Spa at Sun Valley
The Spa at Sun Valley offers a variety of luxurious treatments. Unwind, relax, and rejuvenate at The Spa after a great day on the slopes of Sun Valley.
- Double 1
- Triple 3
- High-Speed Quads 8
- Gondolas 1
- Base Elevation 5,750 ft/1,753 m
- Peak Elevation 9,150 ft/ 2,789 m
- Vertical Drop 3,400 ft/1,036 m
- Annual Snowfall
- Average 220 inches (560 cms)
- Skiable Acres 2,054
- Beginner 36%
- Intermediate 42%
- Advanced/Expert 22%
- Designated Runs
- Off-Piste & Backcountry
- There is great off-piste.
- Yes, covering 645 acres.
- Skiing Snowboarding
- Sun Valley is well-known for its perfectly groomed runs, abundance of sunshine, and lively town.