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TSC FINAL SHOWDOWN 2020 - SUN VALLEY, IDAHO

 

Sun Valley, Idaho
Summary


Trip Start: 3/7/2020
Trip End:  3/14/2020 

Join one of the TSC member clubs listed below and enjoy a stress free, no hassle, winter vacation. 


Participating Clubs:

  • Austin Skiers

  • Clear Lake

  • Club St. Bernard

  • Dallas Ski Club

  • Lone Star Skiers

  • Los Amicos

  • Texas Twisters


Want to stay in the KNOW?

 

Check out the links below for the latest information on Sun Valley.  

 

Sun Valley - Website:

https://www.sunvalley.com

  

Sun Valley - Weather Forecast

https://www.sunvalley.com/weather/

 

Sun Valley - Web Cams:

https://www.sunvalley.com/web-cams/

 

Sun Valley – Mountain Maps (Bald Mountain & Dollar Mountain)

https://www.sunvalley.com/things-to-do/skiing-riding/

 



 


 

SUN VALLEY IDAHO... WHERE DESTINATION SKIING WAS BORN!


Welcome to the birthplace of destination skiing. With more than 3,400 vertical feet and over 2,000 acres of varied terrain, Sun Valley offers skiers and boarders something special on not just one mountain, but two. Bald Mountain’s consistent pitch, lack of lift lines and variety of terrain have earned it a reputation as one of the world’s finest ski mountains. Thirteen chairlifts and 65 varied runs await skiers and boarders on both sides of Baldy. Adding to the Baldy adventure are themed Adventure Trails for kids, with 30 acres of glade ski and boarding terrain for all. Meanwhile, Dollar Mountain is the perfect place to get introduced to downhill sports and features two new high-speed quads, a full-featured terrain park with 76 rails and the Wundercarpet, an effortless uphill transporter.


This Idaho ski resort certainly lives up to its namesake and is a top-of-mind choice for fair-weather skiers. Sun Valley Resort skiing is spread across  two mountains: Bald Mountain ("Baldy") and Dollar Mountain. Baldy, which earned its nomenclature after several forest fires, offers expert skiers and snowboarders more challenging terrain, including perfectly spaced glades and wide-open bowl skiing. According to "Powderhound," while they may have trails marked green, blue and black they're really for the intermediate skier with little to distinguish the degree of difficulty. The black runs provide some challenge if they haven’t been groomed in a while, and the largely treeless upper bowls are popular with advanced riders. Sun Valley also offers tree skiing for advanced riders. 

Dollar Mountain is more suited for beginners and early intermediates, thanks to its gentle, meandering groomers.


 

There are several adventure trails - "The Flume" is a fun-filled adventure through a natural "flume-like" path - essentially a "swale" carved into the terrain. The trail is named after the 'Guyer Hot Springs Flume," which was a man-made trough carrying timber from Warm Springs logging sites to Frenchman's stoking the furnaces in the Philadelphia smelter. It is recommended for only the advanced riders/skiers. On the other end you can try the Red-Headed Wood Pecker Trail on a fun tour through the Lodge Pole Pines. It's a great way for kids to explore the wooded mountain areas. "Foxy Forest is for the young skier/rider wanting to explore the lightly forested area adjacent to the Upper Can Can Ski Run.

If you are one for adventure check out the Sun Valley Heli Ski, which has been operating since 1966 and currently has over 100 years experience on the current team. It is steeped in tradition having pioneered American helicopter skiing having set the standard for over 5 decades! It covers a vast territory - three mountain ranges providing unparalleled access to Idaho’s legendary powder and terrain for all abilities.

 

 

“There are a lot of great ski resorts in the United States, but none can match Sun Valley’s rich winter sports history - this was literally the nation’s first destination ski resort, with the world’s first chairlifts, where the very idea of the American ski vacation was born. “

~ Forbes, Feb 22, 2016 ~

 

 

What’s Included in the Trip?

  • 7 nights lodging at one of several amazing lodging options
  • Optional lift tickets (Sun Valley honors the EPIC pass)
  • Onsite TSC Trip Coordinator and Tour Operator Representatives
  • TSC Welcome Reception
  • Optional TSC Racing (additional cost)
  • TSC Thursday Night Dinner

Have questions? Drop me a line at janedtxski@gmail.com


Your Trip Coordinator,
Jane Dueease