Sun Valley Story Tour

The Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society, Sun Valley Magazine and Mountain Rides present ‘Sun Valley Story Tour’: a free bus tour highlighting the area’s rich heritage.

Jump on for a one hour guided tour past:

Old Union Pacific Railroad Terminal
Cemetary where Ernest Hemingway is buried
The last place Hemingway dined with his wife
Comstock-Clark Mercantile building
Horace Lewis home and the mining history
Site of the original Sun Valley rodeo
Historic Brass Ranch Barn and the Union Pacific Railroad purchase and more!!

Guided by members of the Historical Society.

Departing every Friday at 3:45pm from the Visitor Center, 491 Sun Valley Road.

Boulder Bike Tour

Join the entire bicycling community for the annual Boulder Mountain Bike Tour on Sunday, September 16th, 2012. Mountain bikers will meet at the SNRA to ride up the Harriman Trail at 9am and road bikers will meet at Ketchum Town Square at 10am to ride up to Galena Lodge. Galena Lodge will provide a discounted lunch and specials all day as well as live music. Sag wagons will be cruising the road for safety and repairs. There will be a shuttle down for those who need it. No entry fee required. Come up and celebrate another incredible summer at Galena Lodge!  This is closing day at Galena Lodge for the summer season.

Call 208-726-4010 for more information or email

SVSEF Fall Game Dinner & Auction

An annual favorite and a perfect autumn event, the Fall Game Dinner & Auction was established 36 years ago and has since developed into a community favorite. This gala event raises money and awareness to support the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. The evening of entertainment includes a savory game dinner, live & silent auctions, Jack Simpson’s “Dedicated Coaches Award”, mystery balloon sales and GREAT dancing.

For information please contact or go to

Baldy Hill Climb

The 34th Annual 2012 Baldy Hill Climb will include hiking and mountain biking events on Saturday, September 29th. The “Cheeso Baldy Double”, named in honor of late coach Craig “Cheeso” Kjesbo, features a mountain bike race to the top followed by a hiking race to the top!

The traditional hike to the summit will take place on the Warm Springs side of Bald Mountain with the recreational class starting at 10 a.m. and the racing class starting at 11 a.m.

The traditional children’s event – The KINDERCLIMB, for children aged 11 and younger will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Warm Springs.

Participants are encouraged to pre-register online at  Forms will also be available at local stores including Sturtevants in Ketchum and Hailey, The Elephant’s Perch and Backwoods Mountain Sports. There is NO race-day registration.

Registration may be received via fax or mail in the SVSEF offices by 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28. Our fax is 726-4129, and our P.O. Box is 203, Sun Valley, ID. 83353.