Sun Valley Ski Resort Closes Out Successful 2020-21 Winter Season

April 12, 2021

Ski Season End Makes Way for Summer Resort Activities

Sun Valley, ID (Apr 12, 2021)Sun Valley Resort is pleased to report a successful and safe 2020-21 winter season. April 11, 2021 marked a celebratory closing day after a banner season that held plenty of unknown barriers.

“We are so thankful to our employees, guests and the wider community for cooperating and observing the Covid-19 protocols, and helping to create a safe and fun environment on the mountains and in resort,” said Tim Silva, President and General Manager at Sun Valley Resort. “As the winter season closes, we look forward to enjoying the summer months here in the mountains. While maintaining a safe environment remains our priority, we are thrilled to kick off summer operations in June with plenty of outdoor activities for our community and guests.”

Season passes for the 2021-22 winter season are now on sale and can be purchased at sunvalley.com/mountain-passes. Buy not for early bird pricing, prices will increase over the summer.

Preparing for Summer, Sun Valley Resort is looking forward to the return of Sun Valley on Ice, opening on July 3rdand running Saturday nights through Labor Day. Sun Valley on Ice delivers an original lineup of all-star skaters including Olympic medalists and world-class figure skaters.

Joining the return of this acclaimed experience, the return of the Sun Valley Music Festival, the opening of their world class golf courses and the return of lift accessed Mountain biking on Baldy will bolster Sun Valley’s rich Summer offerings for guests and local community alike. And to wind down amid all the activities, the resort offers world class restaurants with outdoor dining, and the award-winning Spa at Sun Valley delivering rejuvenating and luxurious treatments.

The golf season will commence with the opening of the 6,986-yard Trail Creek championship course, the 7,214 yard-long Elkhorn Golf course and the nine-hole White Clouds course. Sun Valley Resort’s golf courses offer the country’s most amazing views on world renown greens for every level golfer.

Late June and early July will ring in mountain biking, hiking, and yoga at Bald Mountain. With over 400 miles of single-track spread throughout the valley, individuals of all ages and experience levels can find something for them. The technical and rugged trails on Bald Mountain now boast the country’s longest purpose-built downhill and 3,100 feet of lift-access trails. The more relaxed White Cloud Trails offer stunning views of the valley and a great hiking or biking experience for beginners and families.

For more information regarding summer 2021 events and activities visit sunvalley.com/discover/summer/and for lodging specials, please sunvalley.com/lodging

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About Sun Valley Resort

Sun Valley Resort was founded in 1936 as America’s first destination ski resort. Located in the Idaho mountains, it is truly a four-season resort with a wide array of activities. Outdoor adventure enthusiasts enjoy world-class skiing, snowboarding, skating, hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, shooting, concerts, shopping, restaurants, and conference, and special event space. Sun Valley is a member of The Grand America Hotels and Resorts family. Sister properties include Snowbasin Ski Resort, The Grand America Hotel, Little America Hotel (all Salt Lake City, Utah); The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, Calif.; Little America Flagstaff, Ariz.; Little America, Wyo., and Little America, Cheyenne, Wyo.

Sun Valley is served by Hailey’s Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN). The airport is located 14 miles from the resort and is easily accessed from six major cities: San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), Los Angeles (LAX), Salt Lake City (SLC), Denver (DEN), and Chicago (ORD). All Sun Valley Resort guests receive complimentary roundtrip airport transportation.

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