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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.
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - Inside Tracks
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - Inside Tracks

Inside Tracks

An exclusive opportunity to get the inside scoop of Bald Mountain while meeting other guests and skiing/riding with pros from the Sun Valley Snow Sports School. This is not a lesson, but the pros will offer tips and assistance to ensure that guests have an exceptional time. Offered on Thursdays beginning January 11, 2019. Guests will depart Limelight Hotel at 8:45am and will return by 3:30pm.Register in advance with the front desk or ski concierge.
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - First Tracks
Limelight Hotel Ketchum - First Tracks

First Tracks on Baldy with a Sun Valley Resort Guide

Get first crack at fresh pow on Mount Baldy with our exclusive First Tracks program. Guests of the Limelight Hotel Ketchum can enjoy exclusive access to Bald Mountain before the opening of the gondola to the general public — enjoy skiing/riding on untouched powder and groomers with a small number of other guests. Begins Friday, January 10, 2020 through March. Guests meet their guide in the Limelight Lounge by 8:00am and leave the Limelight promptly at 8:15am and must be loading the River Run Gondola at 8:30am.

Register in advance with the front desk or ski concierge. Maximum of 5 guests. Registration required and participants must be overnight guests. Level: Strong intermediate skiers or higher.
Dark Sky Dinners at Limelight Hotel Ketchum
Dark Sky Dinners at Limelight Hotel Ketchum

Dark Sky Dinners

Idaho is home to the country’s first Dark Sky Reserve, and Ketchum/Sun Valley is lucky enough to be the epicenter for the astral activity. The Limelight Hotel, which prides itself upon connecting guests with the best local experiences, has partnered with Sun Valley Guides to offer a brand-new Dark Sky Dinner, located deep in the reserve at a secluded back-country yurt. The Limelight Dark Sky Dinner Package includes yurt rental, back-country guide, food, transportation, and two nights lodging at The Limelight. Rates start at $2,300 for the package.

Up to 10 people can be accommodated for the dinner. Individuals interested in booking The Limelight Dark Sky Dinner package should call 208-726-0866. Based on availability, blackout dates may apply. A two-night minimum stay is required to book. (Please note an additional fee of $500 is required for the participation of Dr. Jim Dull).
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 Four Mountain Sports) 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.
Limelight Hotel Ketchum Starlab
Limelight Hotel Ketchum Starlab

Starlab

Offered once a month from December through March, this unique program takes guests to an indoor planetarium with Scott Slonin. Learn about the constellations then take your knowledge outside and enjoy being in one of the nations Dark Sky Preserve areas.

Maximum of 25 guests. Register at the concierge or front desk in advance. Registration required and participants must be overnight guests
Limelight Hotel Ketchum cultural tickets
Limelight Hotel Ketchum cultural tickets

Cultural Tickets

The Limelight Hotel Ketchum offers complimentary tickets to different cultural events in the Wood River Valley, such as the Sun Valley Film Festival, Banff Film Festival and Sun Valley Symphony. Available on varying dates depending on events in Sun Valley and Ketchum. Tickets are limited to these events, so please see the concierge or front desk to reserve them. Based on first come first served.