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Address: 1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
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+1 208-622-6136

Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing...

Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing sleigh ride or round of golf, Idaho's famous year-round resort promises a variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.

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cruising on groomers

Baldy is one of the best ski area and mountains in the U.S. With enough snow the entire mountain is skiable and the groomers are the best around. Nobody grooms a mountain better... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Baldy is one of the best ski area and mountains in the U.S. With enough snow the entire mountain is skiable and the groomers are the best around. Nobody grooms a mountain better than the Sun Valley crew, like carpet.

Thank Layton L
Sun Valley, Idaho
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I Love the ski hill! Long runs, fast lifts, no lift lines. The black diamond runs are quite steep compared to most other mountains. Nice restaurants, easy access, a real deluxe ski experience.

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66 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Quaint shops and a few restaurants. The Hotel has a fantastic spa. The indoor and outdoor ice rinks are fun. Hikes, bikes, golf, and tennis aplenty but you need to plan to make your own fun. Be aware of the early closing hours for just about everything in the off season.

Thank Brian A
Baltimore, Maryland
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

There are bigger ski mountains. There are ski resorts with more challenging terrain. There are places that receive more snow. And there are definitely places that are more accessible, But after skiing at most of the major ski areas in North America, I would say that Sun Valley is my favorite. For me, it is the perfect combination of a... More 

3 Thank Andyhl2
Boise, Idaho
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287 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It's Sun Valley! What else to say as with everything here it's luxurious, big, fancy, accommodating, and filled with several so called ENTITLED patrons that will let you know it. So where your music to block those folks out and you have yourself a ton of acreage, terrain, runs, lodges, and lifts. This hill will thrill all ages and abilities... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had a great time at Sun Valley, even though it hadn't snowed recently, the conditions were still great. Groomers do a good job on about half of the trails, creating a very satisfying "hard pack" trail which is (in my opinion) the best snow condition for a snowboarder! Other trails were left alone, but were still great thanks to how... More 

Thank Alex F
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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166 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Of all the places I have skied, including places in Colorado, Montana, and Switzerland, the ski lodge/chalet at Sun Valley's River Run is by far the best! It's a beautiful 2-story log structure with a full bar, an amazing dinning area, super comfortable and plentiful seating, gorgeous fireplace, and lots of storage. It has well designed logistics for carting all... More 

Thank wladwig
Vancouver, Washington
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Newly remodeled luxury high end quality with 5 star accommodations and even better attentive concierge services. Ski swim work out and hang out are all world class and consistent over the last forty years we have stayed New gym is first class. New pool is heated and your new pool cafe and bar is accommodating and classy. Hot tub is... More 

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Sun Valley has done a wonderful job of celebrating its history as the first ski resort in the country. You can see the first chairlift in the country, the barn of the original owners of the land and the photos of many celebrities on the walls of the Sun Valley lodge. It is a unique place in the middle of... More 

1 Thank Julie E
Ketchum, Idaho
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142 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been nordic skiing (skate skiing) at the Nordic Center for the past 21 seasons. The lack of attention to the grooming of the trails, the lack of well maintained grooming machines and the lack of knowledgeable and capable trail grooming personell has resulted in the rapid decline of this once world class ski destination. The Nordic ski seasons... More 

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Mike F, Public Relations Manager at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bross, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of the Sun Valley Resort Nordic Center. All comments whether complimentary or critical are very important in providing feedback that we use to continually improve our guest experience.  We appreciate that you have been a loyal customer for many years and apologize we did not meet your standards... More 

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