Why pack goats are the ultimate backcountry companion
By 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
By 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
By 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
By 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
By Lara Antonello
A lifetime of powder for days [...]
The making of the Valley's outdoor lifeline
By Kira Tenney
The making of the Valley's outdoor lifeline [...]
An Austrian tradition settles in the mountains of Idaho
By Kira Tenney
An Austrian tradition settles in the mountains of Idaho [...]
A Walk Through Idaho's Forests and Into the Secret Life of Trees
By 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
By 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 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 ... [...]