Winter in Sun Valley, Idaho

Winter in Sun Valley, Idaho is unlike any mountain town out there. Sure, there's a myriad of traits that are similar to other destinations but it is the feeling that you get here that is hard to duplicate. The people, the pace, the essence, the culture, and the lack of FOMO are a few elements that you have to experience in Sun Valley, Idaho to truly know it's all about. We won't try to explain it, but rather invite you to experience for yourself first-hand.

In the event that you were looking for more details on what to do in Sun Valley in the winter, you'll find downhill skiing & snowboarding, backcountry skiing & snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, fly fishing, snowmobiling, world-class arts & culture, a robust dining scene, and a wellness-oriented community.

Inhale. Exhale. Slow it down. Loosen up. Pour a cup. Meet a local. Make a friend. Pay it forward. Take a hike. Take a nap. Sleep in. Stay out. Buy a round. Tip your server. Share a smile. Respect the land. Lend a hand. Be kind. Go well.

Sun Valley, Idaho is calling. We look forward to seeing you.

Mindfulness in the Mountains

SKI Magazine's Sun Valley Resort Ranking

For the 2022-2023 season, Sun Valley was given the #1 Ski Resort Ranking from SKI Magazine for a third year in a row! We were extremely proud to hold the title for as long as we did. For the 2023-2024 season, we're still excited to be ranked 3rd by SKI Magazine. Big thanks to the readers for giving us the nod.

Here's what they've said about the destination, "Sun Valley is just magical. The village and the Lodge can’t be topped. The mountain is perfectly maintained and has perfect pitch on every run. The history makes it fun to be a part of. The Holding family are supreme stewards of this jewel."

Ski Magazine Ranking

Sun Valley Featured Events

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Skiing & Snowboarding

Ranked the #1 Ski Resort by Ski Mag, Sun Valley is the place to be. We have it all - Bald Mountain's vertical lines, Dollar Mountain's family-oriented terrain, and limitless backcountry access.

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Nordic Skiing

Sun Valley is hailed as “Nordic Town USA.” This is some of the best and definitely most immaculately groomed Nordic ski terrain in the US.

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Ice Skating & Hockey

Year-round ice. It’s not just for cocktail drinkers. Ice-skaters and hockey fans can lace up, too, no matter the season. Catch a Sun's Hockey game or lace up your own skates this winter.

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Welcome IKON & Mountain Collective Pass Holders

For the 2023/2024 season, the Sun Valley Resort is a partner of the IKON & Mountain Collective pass offerings. We've compiled everything you need to know from information on the pass offerings.

Main Pass = 7-days at Sun Valley, no blackouts
Base Plus Pass = 5-days at Sun Valley, blackout days apply
Main Base Pass & Session Passes = not applicable

Mountain Collective
Main Pass = 2-days at Sun Valley, additional days at 50% off, no blackouts

IKON Pass Details
Mountain Collective Pass Details

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Getting Here

Getting here is easier than you think. With nonstop flights from 6 major cities, Sun Valley is closer than ever.

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Places to Stay

Book your perfect accommodations, from luxury resorts to cozy condos and expansive campgrounds.

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Dining & Nightlife

We value local, sustainable and organic food here in Sun Valley, and our menus show it. Learn more about our eclectic range of cuisines and nightlife.

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Nonstop flights from 6 major cities

  • Seattle – SEA | Alaska Airlines
  • Los Angeles – LAX | United Airlines
  • San Francisco – SFO | United Airlines
  • Salt Lake City – SLC | Delta Airlines
  • Denver – DEN | United Airlines
  • Chicago – ORD | United Airlines

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The top of Blady is calling! ☎️ summer season for the gondola and chairlift have started and bike assisted lifts start July 1st. From 10am-4pm catch a lift down, or up!

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Walking down the Wood River Trail in early summer☀️>>>


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Wildflowers are starting to pop up around our green valley🌼 share your shots with us using #seeksunvalley !
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Greens and golden hour ✨ golf season is here!
Sun Valley Golf Courses, Bigwood Golf Course, and Elkhorn are open and ready for you to get a hole-in-one⛳️
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We hope to see you this Tuesday afternoon on the Limelight patio! Come and connect with other business owners and locals interested in our valley’s tourism.
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Happy Earth Day 🌎️⁠

Feels like every day is Earth Day in a place like this! Always be mindful of mother nature, preserve, conserve, and recreate responsibly🌲⁠
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