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Limelight Adventures in Ketchum

Our slice of Idaho has always had an adventurous spirit. With that in mind, we're happy to offer the following customized Limelight Adventures to our guests. From experiencing the best conditions on Bald Mountain to traipsing through the snow with our friends at the Sun Valley Environmental Resource Center, we've pulled together some of our favorite ways to enjoy the area, exclusive to you.
Yoga in Ketchum plaza
Yoga in the plaza at Limelight Hotel Ketchum

Outdoor Yoga on the Plaza

Start the day with an invigorating morning yoga/fitness class taught outdoors on the Limelight Plaza with morning views of Bald Mountain. Classes will feature Zenergy instructors and are available at no charge to Limelight guests. Yoga mats will be provided. Classes are held on Friday mornings at 9:30am from mid June to early September. Guests should arrive a few minutes early if borrowing a yoga mat (locals and non-guests must bring their own mat).

Couple with cruiser bikes and garden flowers
Couple with cruiser bikes and garden flowers

Cruise & Walk to the Sawtooth Botanical Gardens

Rent a cruiser bike and discover one of the hidden gems of Ketchum, the Sawtooth Botanical Gardens. This meticulously tended garden is a celebration of cultivated plants as well as those native to Rocky Mountains, all of them with one trait in common: they thrive at high altitude. Available any day of the week until Labor Day Weekend. The ride is 7 miles roundtrip from the Limelight, and cruiser bikes are available for hotel guests through our on-site rental/retailer Sturtevant’s.

Limelight Audi Summer 2021
Limelight Audi Summer 2021

Audi Redfish Lake Adventure Program

Take an Audi for a six-hour test drive to the largest and among the most scenic lakes in the Sawtooth Mountains: Redfish Lake. This adventures includes lunch from local-favorite Wrapcity. Please contact concierge to reserve. The cost is $250.

Limelight Hotel Ketchum - First Tracks
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - First Tracks

First Tracks on Baldy

First up on Baldy! Guided inside scoop of Baldy with pros from SV Snow Sport School. Guest are able to take a run or possibly two before the mountain opens to the public courtesy of the Limelight Hotel. It is technically a half-day group guide so the guests can continue to ski with the SV guide or go on their own after first ups.
  • Guests must be advanced / intermediate / expert and can either ski or snowboard.
  • Guests will be departing from the hotel at 8:00am. We provide transportation.
  • 18 years old minimum
  • Maximum of 3 guest (must be part of the same party)
Contact us to learn more.
Galena Ride and Glide Limelight Ketchum Idaho
Galena Ride and Glide Limelight Ketchum Idaho

Galena "Ride and Glide"

Held three times a week, this Limelight Adventure gets guests out into the choice Nordic terrain around the Galena Lodge. Available on Friday, Saturday or Sunday (beginning on January 2).
  • Includes BCRD Nordic or Snowshoe pass. Snowshoes are provided and Nordic skis can be rented from Sturtevants or Galena Lodge.
  • Maximum 8 guests.
  • This season Mountain Rides (city bus) is providing free rides to Galena Lodge and no passes are required.
  • Bus stop located outside of the Limelight Hotel in front of Sturtevants
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - Snowshoe
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - Snowshoe

Snowshoe Tours

Our Snowshoe Tour with the Environmental Resource Center (ERC) takes place at the Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) every Wednesday beginning on January 8, 2020 through March. Up to 14 guests can join us for the tour. Register at the concierge or front desk in advance (registration required and participants must be overnight guests). Groups meet at 10am and return by noon.

Another option

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter, you can take a bus from the Limelight Hotel (the stop is right outside) to enjoy the Blaine County Recreation District's Nordic or snowshoe trails. We'll pay for the roundtrip bus ticket! Please see the concierge or front desk for bus times and to register. Complimentary snowshoes based on availability(guests will need to secure Nordic gear on their own). There is a maximum of 8 guests per week. Guests can choose which date. Registration required and participants must be overnight guests.