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

View all Events

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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

Plan Your  Sun Valley Vacation // 1.866.265.4197

Getting Here

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

Learn More

Places to Stay

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

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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

Explore Flights to Sun Valley

Navigate forward to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Navigate backward to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Fall could be our secret season, but that just makes our mountain biking even better!🍂 Come out and hit the trails before you hit the slopes. 🚵‍♂️ #fallriding #mtnbiking ⁠ ⁠
📹️video shot by: @stellar_media⁠

Find your ride by clicking the link in bio✅

10 1

Our red barn is getting some copycats around town...🍁 #autumn #fallishere ⁠
#visitsunvalley #seeksunvalley #idaho #sunvalley #ketchum #hailey #woodrivervalley

5 0

The higher you get, the higher you get! Always a beautiful hike out to Pioneer Cabin 🌲 #pioneermtns #hiking #visitsunvalley #seeksunvalley #idaho #sunvalley #ketchum #hailey #woodrivervalley ...

3 0

All smiles when out on the river, catch or no catch! 🎣⁠
#fishing #bigwoodriver #visitsunvalley #seeksunvalley #idaho #sunvalley #ketchum #hailey #woodrivervalley

3 0

Treat yourself to a journey through time at the Wood River Museum of History and Culture! 🕰️✨ We`re beyond fortunate to celebrate our rich regional history and vibrant community. Join us – locals and visitors alike – in exploring the fascinating tales that shaped our past and present. 🏛️Ready for an adventure? #HistoryAdventure #LocalCulture ...

3 2

Where the magic happens✨ The Sun Valley Pavilion comes alive in summer! #musicmagic #summersymphony ⁠
#visitsunvalley #seeksunvalley #idaho #sunvalley #ketchum #hailey #woodrivervalley

0 0

Get ready to groove because Ketch`um Alive is the ultimate weekly party! 🎉 Grab some local grub from one of our favorite food trucks and find your dance partner.⁠
Read all about it in the link in our bio! #summerconcert

6 1

From winding along the river to mountain views, our local trials are out of this world! Where is your favorite hike? 🌞 #hiking #summertime ⁠ ...

1 1