Two Mountains to Ski
Updated: Mar 29
At roughly three hours by car from Boise and a handful of flights into and out of its small airport, Sun Valley is a bit more off the beaten path, but well worth it. The nation’s first ski resort, Sun Valley is home to both Bald Mountain and the more beginner- and family-friendly Dollar Mountain.
The Sun Valley Resort has won numerous accolades over the years, including being ranked the number-one ski resort by SKI Magazine. Come see where it all started by exploring Baldy’s 3,400 vertical feet of terrain. At 9,150 feet, Baldy is home to 2,054 skiable acres, including powder runs in the trees or the bowls, groomed trails, and runs for every skill level.
The resort gets more than 100 inches of snow annually which is supplemented by the largest automated fleet of snow-making machines in the US. For a bit of family fun or to test your skills, head to Dollar for the day, a small hill with a 628-foot vertical drop and a fun terrain park.