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Sun Valley Nordic Festival, featuring the Boulder Mountain Tour

Sporting Events

Thu, Jan 31, 2019 (All day) to Sun, Feb 3, 2019 (All day)

The Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour and Sun Valley Nordic Festival welcome you to NordicTown USA in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho. Independent groups, organizations and individuals such as the Blaine County Recreation District, Galena Lodge, Sun Valley Nordic, the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation, the Vamps, local businesses and a slew of generous dedicated individuals have come together to give you the best Nordic experience on the planet. Come to Sun Valley, Idaho and enjoy everything NordicTownUSA has to offer.

THURSDAY, January 31

NordicTown USA Sprints & Boulder Mountain Tour Welcome
On the corner of 4th St and 2nd Ave, across for the Ketchum Post Office.

  • 3:30 Registration and Bib pick up.
  • 4:15 Welcome to the 2018 Boulder Mountain Tour!
  • 4:30 Youth Mass start: 1-lap event.
  • 4:45 Youth Mass start: 2-lap event.
  • 5:00 Paralympic Race: 2-lap event.
  • 5:15 Main Event: Team Relays.

The NordicTown USA Sprints provide skiers a chance to go head to head in a two-person sprint relay format. The event features top racers from across the US, Paralympic athletes and Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation junior racers.

An exciting spectator event not to be missed. Come cheer on the Teams!

Main Event Format: Skate technique, Two-person co-ed teams.
Race Length = 8 legs. (1 leg = 2 laps of course) Each skier completes 4 legs
Course: Multiple laps on a 400 meter oval.
Seeding: Teams will be seeded by adding overall USSA points of both team members OR by using past BMT results.
Registration: Near the start line 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm.
Main Event Entry Fee to compete for Prize Money: $20/team. Para and Youth are FREE.

Prize Money

1st Place - $300
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place - $100
For more information contact Rick Kapala 208 726-3899 or [email protected]


Boulder Mountain Tour Race Packet Pick-up & BMT Expo

  • 10:00 am – 8:00 pm 
  • Ketchum Innovation Center (KIC)
  • 311 1st Ave N in downtown Ketchum

Race Course Inspection All day – Harriman Trail
Blaine County Recreation District (BCRD) trail pass or registered BMT racer  BOULDER PASS required.
Course closed for race grooming 4:00 pm


Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour

  • 34 kilometer event starts in Senate Meadows / Galena Lodge at 10:00 am.
  • No private vehicle parking at Galena. Bus shuttles run from Hemingway School in Ketchum.
  • 15 kilometer Half-Boulder starts at Baker Creek at approximately 11:30 am.
  • Limited private vehicle parking at Baker Creek. Bus shuttles run from Hemingway School in Ketchum.
  • See for race details and information.

Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour Awards Ceremony

  • 5:30pm – 7:00pm Sun Valley Inn, Sun Valley
  • Age class, Wave winners, Special Awards and Raffle.


Nordic Demo Day

  • 10:00am – 2:00pm Sun Valley Nordic Center, in Sun Valley
  • Special $10 discounted trail fee required
  • FREE with BMT race bib.
  • Boulder Pass not valid at Sun Valley Nordic Center trails

Come try out the latest Nordic ski gear from BMT sponsors and enjoy the trails at the Sun Valley Nordic Center. Enjoy lunch in the lodge.

For details, see