Adventure

The Last Frontier

Taking a helicopter to remote mountaintops for the chance to ski untracked powder is often seen as something reserved for the most daring. But after sitting down with Sun Valley Heli Ski, I found out heli skiing is attainable for any intermediate skier, if you know a few basics before you go.

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The Last Frontier

Taking a helicopter to remote mountaintops for the chance to ski untracked powder is often seen as something reserved for the most daring. But after sitting down with Sun Valley Heli Ski, I found out heli skiing is attainable for any intermediate skier, if you know a few basics before you go.

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Goats and Margaritas

Popularized by biologist John Mionczynski in the 1980s in Wyoming’s Wind River Range, goat packing can help you boldly go on any backcountry adventure in comfort and style.

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Crush the Unpaved Road

The past five years have seen an explosion in gravel biking for a few reasons: people want to explore, get off the main roads, away from cars and crowds and into some adventure.

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Paddle On!

Nothing says summer quite like floating down a river. And there are no shortages of destination day trips around the Wood River Valley. From the Salmon River outside of Stanley, to the Snake River near Hagerman, to the Payette River north of Boise, options are extensive. There is a range from relaxing floats to action-packed whitewater and everything in between.

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Taste of Sun Valley – Summer ’19

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Heli skiing gets powderhounds closer to nirvana 
Aaron Hill
Taking a helicopter to remote mountaintops for the chance to ski untracked powder is often seen as something reserved for the most daring. But after sitting down with Sun Valley Heli Ski, I found out heli skiing is attainable for any intermediate skier, if you know a few basics before you go. [...]
Snowmobiling pushes past the limits
Sarah Linville
Like many outdoor recreational sports, snowmobiling popularity is on the rise, and yes, it is a sport. We’ve managed to [...]
Why pack goats are the ultimate backcountry companion
Aaron Hill
Popularized by biologist John Mionczynski in the 1980s in Wyoming’s Wind River Range, goat packing can help you boldly go on any backcountry adventure in comfort and style. [...]
The rise in popularity of gravel biking
Lori Eggers Currie
The past five years have seen an explosion in gravel biking for a few reasons: people want to explore, get off the main roads, away from cars and crowds and into some adventure. [...]
Day river trips that will float your boat
Kira Tenney
Nothing says summer quite like floating down a river. And there are no shortages of destination day trips around the Wood River Valley. From the Salmon River outside of Stanley, to the Snake River near Hagerman, to the Payette River north of Boise, options are extensive. There is a range from relaxing floats to action-packed whitewater and everything in between. [...]
Pickleball volleys its way into the Valley
Reid Arthur
If you go by a park these days, you are more apt to hear players congratulating each other for a successful “dink” or “third shot drop” rather than a powerful ace on a nearby tennis court. Simply put, pickleball is more accessible, and just more fun, for most people than other racquet sports. [...]
A lifetime of powder days is better than just one
Lara Antonello
A lifetime of powder for days [...]
The making of the Valley's outdoor lifeline
Kira Tenney
The making of the Valley's outdoor lifeline [...]
An Austrian tradition settles in the mountains of Idaho
Kira Tenney
An Austrian tradition settles in the mountains of Idaho [...]
A Walk Through Idaho's Forests and Into the Secret Life of Trees
Laurie Sammis
A Walk Through Idaho's Forests and Into the Secret Life of Trees [...]