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  Sun Valley, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sun Valley is an affluent resort community in Blaine County, Idaho, USA, adjacent to the city of Ketchum.
The centerpiece of the new resort was the Sun Valley Lodge, which opened in December 1936.
For Sun Valley's fourth season, three chairlifts (in series) were installed on Bald Mountain during the summer of 1939, in the River Run area, the northeast face of the mountain overlooking Ketchum and Sun Valley.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sun_Valley,_Idaho   (2398 words)

 VIA Online: Sun Valley, Idaho, Still Shines
Sun Valley was the swankest winter resort in the United States, a fabled high-country retreat where the likes of Clark Gable and Ingrid Bergman came to ski and skate and be photographed building snowmen.
Aspen has surpassed Sun Valley as the glitzy wintering spot for the celebrity set; Park City has the big, artsy film festival; California's mountains are more convenient for the masses.
In the spring Sun Valley is blanketed with wildflowers—lupine, yarrow, sego lilies.
www.viamagazine.com /top_stories/articles/sunvalley.asp   (1827 words)

 Sun Valley, Idaho
Sun Valley boasts two fabulous mountains: Baldy, considered by serious skiers as this country's single best ski mountain, and Dollar, a beginner's paradise with gentle, sunny slopes groomed to perfection.
Sun Valley keeps a low-key atmosphere while maintaining the highest convenience and service standards.
Sun Valley hotel features spacious hotel rooms, many with views overlooking Mount Baldy, cable color television, a complimentary champagne continental breakfast, an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, which is open year round, a sauna, exercise facilities and a game room.
www.anywhereadventures.com /Winter/USA/SunValley.html   (192 words)

 Goski.com - Sun Valley
Sun Valley, the oldest destination ski resort in the US, was the home of the world's first chairlift (and reportedly the first hot tub!).
Sun Valley is located 100 miles east of Boise, Idaho, and 300 miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Sun Valley Village, at the base of Bald Mountain, is one mile from the town of Ketchum.
goski.com /resorts/svalley/resort_welcome.html?...&from=state   (2207 words)

 City guide to Sun Valley, Idaho, USA
Sun Valley, the "Grand Dame" of skiing in America, has the distinction of being America’s first destination ski resort.
The Sun Valley area has also attracted a population of talented artists, resulting in a thriving performing arts and fine arts scene.
Another reason Sun Valley continues to rank at the top in ski resorts is that the number and speed of lifts result in shorter lines.
www.gonorthwest.com /Idaho/central/Sun-Valley/sun-valley.htm   (607 words)

 SKI Magazine ~ Sun Valley Idaho
Sun Valley, however, quietly cast a spell on me. At about the time I should have been moving out of my River Run apartment, I was casting a dry fly to the Big Wood River's rainbow trout.
Sun Valley (which, really, is inextricable from the much larger town of Ketchum, Idaho, that surrounds it) is at once wild and sophisticated.
Sun Valley, the resort itself, comprises a number of classic shops and restaurants, as well as the iconic Sun Valley Lodge, where Ernest Hemingway famously toiled away on For Whom the Bell Tolls in room 206.
www.skimag.com /skimag/mountain_life/article/0,12795,714604,00.html   (1353 words)

 Sun Valley Potatoes - Famous Idaho Potatoes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Their fresh pack processing plant, Sun Valley Potatoes, Inc., is dedicated to supplying its customers with the best quality potatoes on the market.
Sun Valley Potatoes, Inc. uses only the latest in packing technology and our inspectors are second to none.
Sun Valley Potatoes, Inc. is well known for supplying its customers with premium quality potatoes grown in the Magic Valley.
www.idaho-potatoes.com   (606 words)

 Sun Valley ID Lodging Homes Condos Vacation Rental Accommodations
Sun Valley Idaho is known as one of the birthplaces of recreational skiing in North America.
Originally conceived as winter destination that could be easily accessed by train in the 1930’s, Sun Valley has become a premier mountain resort with the charm and class of a world renowned destination.
Idaho is “the Whitewater State,” and Sun Valley offers exciting half-day or full-day trips for visitors of all skill levels.
www.skisunvalleyidaho.net   (809 words)

 Sun Valley Trekking - Sun Valley Idaho Information
Because of its early skiing heritage, Sun Valley was home to some of the first European-style backcountry hut skiing in North America.
The first destination ski resort west of the Mississippi, Sun Valley was founded in 1935 by Union Pacific Railroad magnate, Averell Harriman, and Dollar Mountain is still home to the world's first chair lift.
Born in the high peaks of the northern Rockies, The Big Wood carves its southerly course from the alpine tundra, through a broad valley flanked by three mountain ranges, to the high-desert sagelands of the Snake River Plateau, on the northern edge of the Great Basin.
www.svtrek.com /local_info.html   (452 words)

 Sun Valley History
Sun Valley was the brainchild of W. Averell Harriman, chief executive of the Union Pacific Railroad and future governor of New York.
It was he who named the lodge and its facilities Sun Valley, and who made opening night a gala event, attended by movie stars such as Errol Flynn and Clarke Gable.
Sun Valley’s natural beauty and outdoor recreation continue to be complimented by its sophisticated amenities, a combination that has matured into a vivacious, cultural lifestyle.
www.gonorthwest.com /Idaho/central/Sun-Valley/svhistory.htm   (602 words)

 Les Saisons - Sun Valley, Idaho
Sun Valley is the small resort community just a mile up the road from Ketchum, Idaho, but it also refers to the whole upper end of the Big Wood River Valley.
His minions found this gem in central Idaho and the first ski runs were put in later that year.
The communities in Sun Valley, from blue-collar Bellevue to the pretentious Sun Valley proper, had the foresight to grab the railroad right of way when it was abandoned.
www.prr.net /news/19990617a.html   (1084 words)

 Technorati Tag: sun valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sun Valley Vacation Rentals Deals on vacation home and condo rentals in Sun Valley, Elkhorn, Ketchum.
Far and Away Adventures - Sun Valley Wrap yourself in luxury with a five-star experience personalized your way, from heavenly massage and energizing paddling to the wilderness wonder of yoga or the cast of a fly.
Sun Valley Hotel Rates Type your destination city and enter check-in dates to get rate information for select Sun Valley hotels.
www.technorati.com /tag/sun+valley   (559 words)

 Sun Valley Idaho Resort Lodging - Ski Sun Valley - Premier Resorts
As America's first destination ski resort, Sun Valley's charm and beauty are legendary.
An old saying goes, "I came to ski but stayed because of the summers." With endless miles of hiking and biking trails, crystal clear rivers for rafting and fishing, world class golf courses, arts and music festivals and dining options beyond your imagination Sun Valley is truly a year round mountain destination.
With 3,400 vertical feet and 2,054 skiable acres, Bald Mountain Ski Area is the most distinctive of outdoor pursuits and sure to please both the fl diamond and beginning skier or snowboarder.
www.premier-sunvalley.com   (218 words)

 Sun Valley, Idaho - Family Vacation Planning And Resort Information
Sun Valley is located in South Central Idaho just three hours from Boise in the Sawtooth Mountain Range.
Since Averell Harriman first put Sun Valley on the map in 1936, the things that make the area irresistible have remained essentially the same.
And the valley continues to be a peaceful refuge for visitors year after year.
www.skitown.com /resortguide/overview.cfm/id22/SunValley   (173 words)

 Tennis Resorts Online: Sun Valley Resort
Though its summer season is relatively short, Sun Valley runs a solid set of programs on its 18 hard courts, including occasional appearances by former touring pro and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Tom Gorman.
Mark Frisby, who has run Nike Junior Camps in the valley for years, took over operation of the Sun Valley Tennis Center in the summer of 2001 and has infused new life into the programs.
There are three choices of lodging: the famous Sun Valley Lodge, which has rooms and suites, the nearby Sun Valley Inn, and two categories of condominiums--standard which have 1 to 4 bedrooms, and deluxe, which include Lodge apartments and 2- or 3-bedroom units.
www.tennisresortsonline.com /trofiles/SunValley.cfm   (856 words)

 Sun Valley, Idaho, Visitor Information
Sun Valley is located just out of Ketchum, in the midst of the lovely Wood River Valley in the heart of the central Idaho Rockies.
It can get a little crowded on the 12-mile stretch between Hailey and Sun Valley, as it is used by an average of 12,000 vehicles per day.
All Sun Valley Resort guests are met by Sun Valley Bell Services for complimentary transportation, or car rental and taxi services are available at the airport.
www.gonorthwest.com /Idaho/central/Sun-Valley/svvisitor.htm   (530 words)

 Sun Valley, Idaho, in Summer
Both Bill Mason Outfitters (208-622-9305) at the Sun Valley Resort and Silver Creek Outfitters (800-732-5687) in Ketchum rent gear and provide transportation to the sweetest local spots.
When the sun warmed my back, I finally got lucky and the glittery thrash was mine.
Ketchum and Sun Valley have a full range of restaurants, from K.B.'s to Ketchum Grill, Michel's Christiania Restaurant, and the famous Lodge Dining Room (with live music).
www.viamagazine.com /top_stories/articles/Sun_Valley04.asp   (647 words)

 SkiCentral - Ski Sun Valley Idaho
Heli skiing in the backcountry of Sun Valley, Idaho.
Idaho index for shopping, lodging, skiing at Sun Valley and more.
Snowwear Sun Valley provides high quality technical clothing for freeriders, as well as skiers.
skicentral.com /sunvalley.html   (469 words)

 Sun Valley Summer Symphony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sun Valley Summer Symphony is a world-class orchestra consisting of distinguished musicians from major orchestras throughout the United States and is the largest privately funded free admission symphony in America.
The Sun Valley Summer Symphony celebrates the majesty of its Alpine setting with the beauty of outstanding free classical music performances, and enriches our lives through its artistic, educational and cultural programming, made possible through the philanthropic generosity of its community.
The 2006 Sun Valley Summer Symphony poster can be yours by giving a gift to the symphony.
www.svsummersymphony.org   (106 words)

 Sun Valley Resort Online
Sun Valley Gun Club, just a short walk from Sun Valley Village is now open daily, 10 am – 3 pm.
Sun Valley Resort is now hiring for the summer season.
The nine-holes begins on the west side of Trail Creek Road, and will give Sun Valley 27 holes in 2008.
www.sunvalley.com   (98 words)

 Idaho Angling Services: Ketchum Sun Valley flyfishing Idaho fly fishing, Silver Creek Big Lost River Big Wood River, ...
Idaho Angling Services is based in south central Idaho, in the small ranching community of Picabo, close to the resort areas of Ketchum and Sun Valley.
Picabo is located a 30 minute drive south of the world famous Sun Valley Ski and Summer Resort and the towns of Ketchum and Hailey in Idaho's Wood River Valley.
There are many options for accommodations in the Sun Valley area, and for anglers traveling with non-fishing companions, Sun Valley is the perfect base to spend a few days pursuing other activities such as golf, tennis, hiking, horseback riding, river rafting, mountain biking, swimming, shopping and fine dining.
www.anglingservices.com   (464 words)

 SkiTops - Sun Valley, Idaho
Much has changed since 1935, but what Sun Valley brings out in folk - the spirit of adventure, the classic smiles, the great sunny days - remains the same.
The Sun Valley Convention Center, located in the Sun Valley Inn, is the location of many club dances, banquests and professional meetings.
Readers of both Conde Nast Traveler and Ski Magazine recently voted Sun Valley the "number one ski resort in the U.S." Sun Valley acan satisfy a wide range of tastes, yet remain true to its own singular nature.
www.skitops.com /resorts/sv.htm   (406 words)

 SkiAtSunValley.com Sun Valley Idaho Travel Guide
Travel to Sun Valley located in the central Idaho Rockies and find the natural beauty of one of the Rockie Mountains finest Gems.
Sun Valley Idaho has plenty of Hotel’s, Motel’s, Bed and Breakfasts and other Lodging facilities for you to experience.
Sun Valley Idaho is a great getaway for Skiing, romantic weekends, adventure and fun.
www.skiatsunvalley.com   (73 words)

Not hundreds, but thousands of miles of trails and remote roads intersect, connect, dissect and traverse Sun Valley's voluminous craggy surrounding, making it a world class venue for mountain bikers from around the globe.
However, prior to exploring Sun Valley's wilderness-laden surroundings on a mountain bike, please become educated.
Unfortunately over the last few years, more and more trails are being closed to central Idaho mountain biking enthusiasts because of a relatively few individuals who have refused to respect and ride in a considerate and environmentally conscience manner.
www.idahooutdoor.net /mountainbiking   (338 words)

 Sun Valley Trekking, Idaho, backcountry ski, huts yurts, Yellowstone
We are licensed outfitters and guides with five backcountry huts and yurts in the mountains near Sun Valley, Idaho.
Winter snowsports: Sun Valley Trekking is known for its comfortable yurts and huts in Idaho's Sawtooth and Smoky mountains.
In Sun Valley, join our experienced naturalists for a day hike, or enjoy your own private Idaho in a yurt surrounded by magnificent Idaho hiking and mountain bike trails.
www.svtrek.com   (316 words)

 Sun Valley Guide : Summer 2006 : Sun Valley, Idaho's favorite resort magazine
The Sun Valley Guide magazine is distributed free twice yearly to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area communities.
Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express newspaper will receive the Sun Valley Guide with their subscription.
Sun Valley is a virtual mecca for hiking; four local gurus steer you onto the paths of righteousness.
www.svguide.com   (251 words)

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The spectacular vistas and seemingly endless runs of Sun Valley have kept skiers and snowboarders coming back year after year.
Spend a day mushing a pack of huskies, turn a few circles at the famed Sun Valley ice rink, cuddle up in a cozy yurt or hop a horse-drawn sleigh for a hearty dinner at the legendary Trail Creek Cabin.
The Tyrolean-style Sun Valley Inn has been completely remodeled and is located in the Sun Valley Village.
www.covacations.com /destination.aspx?code=SUNVALLEY   (244 words)

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