The Forest Service Sawtooth Avalanche Center in Ketchum, Idaho has made the announcement that there is a high avalanche danger in backcountry areas in Blaine County. Please avoid the areas in the danger zones.
Ernest Hemingway was an author known for some of his novels, short stories, and even a little poetry. Hemingway lived in Sun Valley for a little while but had several homes around the United States. I like to think of him as of of the coolest Idahoans ever.
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival is a yearly tradition in Sun Valley where you can literally watch hundreds of sheep parading through the city streets. The entire festival is a celebration of Basque culture that helped shape the area.
It is almost September, and even if fall doesn't officially start until September 22nd, there are leaves that are going to change within a week or so, if they haven't already slowly started. If you are looking to go check out fall foliage, you better start planning those trips now.
This week there has been a couple of different avalanche warnings expressed by the Sawtooth Avalanche Center in Ketchum. Several of avalanches occurred this week and a specialist breaks it down, and shows some awesome photos.