Archive for the ‘The Lodge’ Category

Round-up your posse of friends and family and head to Bike Ranch with your bikes and helmets to ride our dueling pump tracks and BMX course. No bike? No worries! We will have demo bikes available thanks to our Premiere Bike Sponsor, Scott Sports. Take a tour of Bike Ranch and our network of singletrack […]

How do you top a retreat to 160-acres of outdoor paradise? You offer riverside massages to your guests. Idaho Smoky Mountain Lodge and Bike Ranch is pleased to announce our newest Ranch Hand (no pun intended).                   Mary Robinson is joining us with over 13 years of […]

It looks like we had over 2 inches of rainfall at the Lodge and lots of snow up high. The tracks and trails held up pretty well, but every low spot was a pond! The colors are still wonderful and the contrasting white peaks inspire us to keep training, but ready the Lodge for winter […]

An article by Karen Bossick in “The Weekly Sun” was written about Bike Ranch.  

Winter hangs on in Sun Valley, and the road to the Smoky Mountain Lodge just got plowed last week. While that was going on, some of us headed to the desert mountain biking country of Moab, Utah and Fruita, Colorado to break in our butts! The weather was unusually cool and wet, but riding was […]

Shut Up & Ride — Bike Ranch Camp Registration Special! Check out the 2011 Bike Ranch Camp Dates and Register Online: Use the promo code ShutUp&Ride2011 at check-out and receive $150 discount on your 3-Day Camp or 1-Day Private Camp for 4. Sign-up now….offer ends soon!

Chef Sean Petersen and his fireman, Mark, made Pizza for lunch for the DeVos heliski group for lunch at the ISML last week. Because of cold temperatures and the newness of our wood fired oven, it had to be heated slowly. This meant coming in the night before and building up the fire gradually. Weather […]

The Lodge’s latest culinary addition, the Outdoor Kitchen is ready to serve guests this winter. As you can see from last week’s photo, it is not totally finished, but all three components are operational. The staff has been baking pizza in the wood fired oven and hickory smoking brisket while Jay Prentice, our mason, finishes […]

This season, Sun Valley Heli-Ski will base operations exclusively from the Idaho Smoky Mountain Lodge for these dates, January 18-20, 21-23 and February 14-16, 17-19. This means that you won’t have to book the entire lodge but bring a friend or two (or more) for our standard 3 day package. This happens to also be […]