Being home to the first chairlift in the world, Idaho's Sun Valley Resort has become the oldest existing and operating ski resort in the U.S. where skiers of all ages can take advantage of excellent skiing areas. The resort also holds two of the best skiing mountains of the state namely: the Dollar Mountain and the Baldy Mountain. Up to date, there are about 18 lifts that provides uphill services and can carry 28,180 people an hour. This all-time favorite classic ski destination has been the training ground of professional athletes competing for the Olympics as well as home to famous Hollywood cliques.
Idaho Ski Resorts
Sun Valley, ID
Closest Airport: SUN 15 miles; TWF 89; BOI 170 miles. Great terrain, a lively and tradition-rich après-ski scene, world-class dining and shopping, and an excellent European-style shuttle service that provides easy access to the slopes and town combine to make Sun Valley a great choice for vacationers looking to truly get away from it all.
With well over 75 years of experience, top-notch repute and 250 days of sunshine a year, you’re guaranteed a Sun Valley ski vacation that will dazzle just about every preference. It started as a playground for European nobility and Hollywood stars in 1936, when it opened the world’s first chairlift. The modern American ski resort was truly born and bred at Sun Valley. Bright, sunny days with comfortable temperatures combined with long, wide-open groomed runs and awesome scenery are the reasons for Sun Valley’s storied appeal among the world’s skiing elite. But don’t let the prestige mislead you—this is Idaho after all. Expect a low-key atmosphere with the highest standards of service and comfort.
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