Stanley Ski Report

    With ski trails icy hard in the morning and mash potato like by afternoon, grooming is fast reaching an end in the Sawtooth Valley for this season.
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    On Saturday and Sunday at the Alturas Lake ski area, Davinius groomed all trails to the east of Alturas Lake Creek for skate and classic, until he ran out of gas.
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    As temperatures drop, grooming has begun again at the Sawtooth ski areas. At Park Creek, Camas, Lupine and Shooting Star were groomed for skate and classic on Wednesday. Skyrocket is scheduled fo...
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    Low temperatures that have not dropped below freezing, along with highs skyrocketing into the 50’s daily, have considerably shrunk the snowpack and prevented grooming efforts at the Sawtooth cro...
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    On Friday, March 10th, Tibetan Uprising Day, after reflecting on the Tibetan proverb, “The wise pursue understanding, fools follow the reports of others”, Davinius has suspended ...
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    On Friday,  despite warm snow conditions, all Park Creek ski trails were rolled and a classic track set on Camas, Lupine and Shooting Star. More grooming this morning should result in good t...
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    On Thursday, the 2nd of March, the old groomer Davinius and Walter, the famous Swiss single pole skier, met on the frozen shores of Alturas Lake. Davinius had just ginzu groomed the trail  f...
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    On Tuesday, the last day of February, all trails to the east of Alturas Lake creek were groomed for skate skiing and touring and looked GREAT! A broken drive belt slowed progress for a short time and ...
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    “I sure miss the polar bears. Their babies are so warm and cuddly and trusting, just like ours.” – Kurt VonnegutI’d rather write about polar bears than people. – Mar...
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    On February 25th, all ski trails at Alturas lake except for North Cabin were ginzu groomed for skate and touring. Although a bit narrow and dishy in spots, they appeared to be much improved... lo...
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21 Jul 2018 Sawtooth Mountain Mamas' 2018 Arts & Crafts Fair 7/21/2018 - 7/22/2018

Our 42nd annual Arts & Crafts Fair will take place July 21st and 22nd, 2018. It is scheduled to bring over 140 artists and craftsmen from throughout the Northwest to Stanley, Idaho. The fair provides a rare opportunity to be able to purchase art directly from the artists.

The fair will take place on the grass, near the junction of Idaho's Scenic Byways 21 and 75 (just east of the Mountain Village Merc.). This particular location provides spectacular views of the Sawtooth Mountains

Come join us for a day in the sun with a a great selection of arts, crafts, good and country music.

27 Jul 2018 Sawtooth Valley Gathering 2018 7/27/2018 - 7/28/2018

MarchFourth, Time Bluhm & Greg Loiacono of The Mother Hips w Scott Law & Brian Rashap, Grant Farm, & more

28 Jul 2018 Sawtooth Society's Sagebrush Soiree 7/28/2018

The Society's annual fundraising event, the Sagebrush Soiree, is a lively and fun outdoor party enjoyed by all who participate.

25 Aug 2018 SAWTOOTH SALMON FESTIVAL 8/25/2018

The salmon are returning and it is time to celebrate. Satooth Salmon Festival Friday, August 25th and Saturday the 26th. Live music, food, and vendors will be awaiting your arrival. Festivities start at 5 pm on the 25th and continue until 9 pm on the 26th in the Stanley Museum. There will also be a guest speaker loaded with great information about the salmon and their migration.


Stanley may be a small town but it does not skimp on celebrations. On July 4th the town will explode with excitement. Explore fishing, camping, boating, swimming, and all the outdoor fun your heart desires throughout the day. In the evening, about 5:30, watch as a parade trumps through town and a street dance at 6 pm on Ace of Diamonds. At night sit down, relax, and enjoy the firework show. Join the celebration!


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