Sun Valley Idaho Snow Cat Skiing, Soldier Mountain Snow Cat

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Snow Cat Skiing

Travel just a few miles southwest of Sun Valley and experience some of the best powder skiing and snowboarding available by snow cat. Read More

  • The only backcounty snow cat skiing operation in the area is located at Soldier Mountain.
  • Snow cat skiing is generally less expensive than heli skiing.
  • The Soldier Mountain area has over 1500 acres of backcountry terrain.


A snow cat tour in the picturesque Sawtooth National Forest is like no other. The remote backcountry is filled with acres and acres of deep powder snow. The terrain is both challenging and invigorating! This is a great way to experience backcountry skiing without all the effort of climbing to the top of the slopes to ski down. In addition, snow cat skiing is generally less expensive than heli skiing.

Where to go snow cat skiing

Note: Soldier Mountain typically opens for SnowCat Skiing in mid-January, weather dependent. Call (208) 764-2526 for details.

Located in Central Idaho at Soldier Mountain, just southwest of Sun Valley, Idaho is a backcounty snow cat skiing operation. Travel to Soldier Mountain and enjoy central Idaho's only backcountry snow cat tours. Ride in the comfort of an enclosed snow cat to the top of a virgin slope and be the first skier to lay down tracks as you ski through the hip deep powder. Once at the bottom, the snow cat will pick you up again and take you back to the top of this slope or to the top of another.

Guided Tours and Rentals

With over 1500 acres of some of North America's best backcountry terrain, a snow cat tour at Soldier Mountain can become the experience of a lifetime. Bring your gear, and your grin. You will be using both on a Soldier Mountain Backcountry Snow Cat Tour.