Adventure

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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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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What’s All the Racquet?

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.

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Taste of Sun Valley – Summer ’19

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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 [...]
Jumps, Pump Parks, Flow Trails, and New Terrain Hit Idaho's Mountain Bike Mecca
Kira Tenney
Long known as a mountain biking mecca, the biking opportunities in and around the Wood River Valley are breaking new [...]
E-Bikes Find a Niche in the Wood River Valley
By Karen Bossick
E-bikes, which have electric motors that assist pedal power, were a bit of a tough sell when they made their debut in Sun Valley 15 years ago. They’re all the rage now, thanks to bikes that weigh under 40 pounds and have a range of 50 miles or more ... [...]
Worth the Weight
By Kira Tenney
While to some the fusion of trail running and ultralight backpacking known as “fastpacking” means slimming down to rationed energy chews and freeze-dried meals, three Wood River Valley locals adventure with luxury essentials: chocolate, cheese, salami, and wine. [...]
Ketchum's dark skies offer tremendous stargazing sights
By Andy Kerstetter
Ketchum's dark skies offer tremendous stargazing sights [...]