Best Galena Lodge Cross Country Skiing

The 3rd most popular XC Ski in Idaho.

  Stanley, Idaho, US


  August 19, 2016

Located 22 miles north of Sun Valley, Galena Lodge serves as base camp for the North Valley Trails. There are 50km of freshly groomed cross country ski trails surround the Lodge. The Lodge offers many amenities including: ski rentals and lessons, snowshoe rentals and packed snowshoe trails, hearty lunches, moonlight dinners, and over night yurt accommodations. Historic Galena Lodge, nestled within the Boulder Mountains, offers spectacular scenery and skiing for all. For more information, please contact Galena Lodge at 208-726-4010

Overall, Galena Lodge is the 3rd most popular cross country ski area of all 41 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Galena Lodge including Sawtooth Valley Trails - Alturas Lake, Sawtooth Valley Trails - Park Creek and Redfish Lake.

Local Contacts:  Blaine County Recreation District (208) 788-2117; Galena Lodge (208) 726-4010; SNF Ketchum Ranger Station (208) 622-5371; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820; Sawtooth Avalanche Info (208) 765-7323.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Galena Lodge Yurts (208) 726-4010

Luxury Loding:  Knob Hill Inn, Ketchum

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Kneadery, Ketchum; Perry's 208-726-7703

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GPS:  43.87092, -114.65612

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/19/2016

ID:  7238

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