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What Makes Sun Valley So Special

November 30, 2018

What is it about Sun Valley that makes it a dreamy ski resort destination?  Is it because Sun Valley carries the claim of the iconic birthplace of destination skiing?  Is it the 3,400 vertical feet and 2,000 acres of varied terrain?  Or, is it the opportunity for skiers and snowboarders to soak up the west on not just one mountain, but two with Bald Mountain close by?!

All combined, Sun Valley Resort should be on your bucket list for skiing and riding.  The beautiful mountain backdrop boasts 360 degrees of breathtaking views.  The village and town around Sun Valley provide the quintessential ski town feel.  The history of skiing feels as if a European culture has mixed with the wild west.  Bluebird ski days, steep mountain runs, decadent restaurants, a fun apres scene, and great powder snow make Sun Valley an amazing ski resort destination.

Skiers and riders come to Sun Valley from all over the country.  The steep descents, along with the varied terrain make it a great mountain for all levels.  Hopping over to Bald Mountain for a day or two also provides for some fun terrain with thirteen chairlifts and 65 runs.  There is even a themed adventure trails for kids.  

Other activities around Sun Valley include Nordic skiing at the close by Olympic training ground.  Nordic skiers will delight in the 200 km of groomed trails while experiencing a top notch trail system.

Visitors will also enjoy the variety of activities around town.  Sleigh-ride dinners that take you to a romantic mountain cabin, or snowshoeing along the banks of the Wood River will have people of all ages and ability seeking adventure.  The nightlife scene also provides for fun music, bands and a variety of options to keep the night owls entertained.

Come see what Sun Valley, Idaho is all about.  For more information, check out www.sunvalley.me for lodging, skiing and other activities around town.




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