GUIDED HUT TRIPS

Experience the untouched beauty of Idaho’s backcountry with our guided hut trips. With access to Sun Valley Mountain Huts’ system of 6 beautiful locations, you can access remote mountains with untapped powder stashes by day and return to comfortable accommodations by night. Sun Valley Guides takes this adventure to the next level with their intimate knowledge and assessment of the local ski terrain, adding an extra level of safety and access to untouched terrain. Try linking two or more destinations together for a hut-to-hut adventure. In the evenings, kick back by the wood stove for delicious food, games, stories, and camaraderie.  Cap off each night with a relaxing sweat in a cedar sauna or a soak in a wood-fired hot tub!

Huts are subject to availability. Call or email us today to find available dates and book your hut trip.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Skill Level: No backcountry experience necessary; intermediate to advanced downhill ability and good fitness recommended.

  • A Day Pack: big enough to hold your sleeping bag, extra clothes, avalanche shovel, probe, skins, water and lunch.

  • Touring Gear: Alpine, Telemark, or Splitboard gear, with skins and adjustable poles.         

  • Avalanche Rescue Equipment: Transceiver, Shovel and Probe.

  • Recommended packing list

PRICING:

1-3 guests    Contact Us              

4-8 guests    $360 per person per day

9-12 guests  $315 per person per day

SERVICES INCLUDED:

Guide, Porter, Snowmobile Tow, Snowmobile Cargo, Food, Hut Rental

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THE HUT SYSTEM

Sun Valley Guides offers guided trips to any one of 6 mountain huts in Idaho’s Central Mountains. Find the perfect hut for your adventure.

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BENCH HUT

Bench Hut is the perfect destination for intermediate and advanced downhill skiers and boarders. Nestled high in the Sawtooth Mountains at 7400 feet, just 4 miles from the Redfish Lake Trailhead, you’ll enjoy outstanding views and a variety of ski terrain.

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BOULDER HUT

Boulder Hut is ideal for first time adventurers and family expeditions. One of the most popular huts in the systems, the Boulder Hut is an easy 1.5 mile tour in from the trailhead, offers staggering views of the Boulder Mountains and can accommodate up to 14 guests.

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COYOTE HUT

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Boulder and Pioneer Mountains from the this remote hut situated 8700 feet high in the Smoky Mountains. A longer 6 mile trek in from the road, many prefer a snowmobile tow in to this remote hut. The Coyote Hut is a great option for intermediate and advanced skiers, the Coyote Hut offers a variety of ski terrain.

Available Winter Only

Available Winter Only

Available Winter & Summer


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FISHOOK HUT

Fishook Hut is an idyllic 4 mile trek along a meandering stream. A great destination for tour oriented skiers and snowboarders, Fishook offers many scenic tours through the meadows and forests of Fishook Valley. For classic mountaineers, the Sawtooth peaks behind Fishook valley offer top-notch steep walls perfect for climbing and downhill skiing.

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PIONEER HUT

For moderate to advanced tourers, Pioneer Hut is a 6 mile trek over 2100 vertical feet (about 4-6 hours) to a classic alpine meadow neighbored by Hyndman Creek. From here you’re at the gateway for to some of the most dramatic ski lines in the area. Snowmobile access is also available to Pioneer Hut for the first 5 miles in, after March 15th.

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TORNAK HUT

High in the Smoky Mountains at 8400 feet, the Tournak Hut is known for its high touring terrain and abundant downhill run. Best for intermediate and and advanced skiers, Tournak offers complex terrain best for turn-oriented skiers and riders. Tournak can be approached from Coyote Hut, allowing for hut-to-hut adventures for adventure seekers.

Available Winter Only

Available Winter Only

Available Winter & Summer


BOULDER YURT DINNER

 

An unexpected experience, expertly crafted for you:

Imagine skiing or snowshoeing with your closest friends and family as the sun sets and the alpenglow lights the Boulder Mountains. Upon arriving at the cozy Boulder Yurt, you are greeted by your backcountry chefs who have prepared an incredible feast for your group.  Share delicious cuisine in a beautiful backcountry yurt with good friends and ski/snowshoe back under the stars for an evening you will never forget!

LOGISTICS:

When:  Any evening by special appointment.
Please make your reservation at least 72 hours in advance. Subject to hut availability

Where:  An easy 15 minute drive north of Ketchum, Sun Valley Trekking’s Boulder Yurt is nestled in the Smokey Mountains, directly across from the spectacular Boulder Mountain Front.  The Boulder Yurt has a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, bunks, wood stoves, and a sauna.

How:  Grab some cross-country skis or snowshoes and trek along the easy 1.5 mile track to the yurt. We suggest that you arrive at Sun Valley Guides headquarters in Ketchum no later than 4pm. The trek can take as little time as 45 minutes or as much time as 1.5 hours, depending on snow conditions.

PRICING:

$1,700 base price. Maximum of 10 guests which includes: hut rental, guide, chefs and food.

For more details please call 208-721-0290 or email info@svguides.com