Sun Valley Idaho Backcountry, Telemark Skiing

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Backcountry Skiing

There is nothing quite like taking a run down a slope and being the first person to leave tracks in the snow. Each member of your party can enjoy fresh snow, expert assistance if needed, and the peace and quiet of the great outdoors.

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  • Hut to hut backcountry skiing has become a favorite activity for visitors and locals alike.
  • The network of well-equipped huts and yurts offer a welcome shelter at day’s end.
  • Experienced, professional and courteous guides and outfitters can help you with your adventure.

Overview

For the ultimate backcountry experience, try a day or a week of backcountry skiing in the Sun Valley, Idaho area. Hut to hut backcountry skiing has become a favorite activity for visitors and locals alike. Or a single day in the snow-covered wilderness can be an incredible experience. With deep powder snow and spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, backcountry skiing is an awe-inspiring adventure. Whether you are vacationing with your family, a group of friends, or as an individual, you will find that backcountry skiing is a fun filled activity for everyone.

Where to go backcountry skiing

Right out Sun Valley’s backdoor; you will find remote Alpine ridgelines and deep powder. The vast mountains surrounding Sun Valley offer some of the best backcountry skiing in the world.

One of the special joys of skiing in Sun Valley’s backcountry is the network of well-equipped huts and yurts that offer a welcome shelter at day’s end. The huts and yurts are strategically placed at the doorstep to some of Idaho’s most spectacular powder stashes. Skiers can ski from hut to hut (or yurt) or can use any of them as a base to explore the surrounding mountains. The huts and yurts are shared by local guiding companies and are available for use by skiers on guided tours as well as for rent by independent skiers.

Guide Tours and Rentals

Experienced, professional and courteous guides and outfitters can help you with your adventure if you are new to the sport and/or new to the area. These individuals are schooled at finding the best snow and the most scenic routes through the backcountry.

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