Education and Events


Boondockers Movie Premier - Stanley (6PM) - Event

October 19, 2019
Where: Mountain Village in Stanley
When: Doors Open 6PM, Movie Begins 8PM
Tickets: $10 suggested donation + raffle
What: The film features several Idaho sledders, unbelievable scenery, deep snow, and wild boondocking.

All ages welcome!

Homegrown Film Festival - Ketchum (2-day) - Event

December 6, 2019
The Friends of the SAC will host the Homegrown Film Festival for two nights only at The Argyros on Main St. in Ketchum.

We invite the community to share stories of local talent both in front of and behind the lens. Films will be selected based on their creativity, values, quality, sound, and presentation.

Submission details:
Email submissions to [email protected] and [email protected] with the subject line “Homegrown Film Festival Submission.”

Submissions open Oct. 1 - Nov. 14. Official selections determined Nov. 15. Final drafts in no later than Dec. 1. Professionally made videos can be up to 15 minutes, amateur videos can not exceed 5 minutes and short clips are always welcomed!

Introduction to Avalanches - Sun Valley 6PM - Classroom Session

December 10, 2019
Introduction to Avalanches classroom session: Join us at the Community School theatre in Sun Valley for a 2-hour presentation based on the Know Before You Go platform, introducing basic concepts about snow, avalanches, and traveling safely in and near avalanche terrain. There is a $10 suggested donation, no preregistration required. An optional field session ($40 suggested donation) will be held Saturday, December 14th.

Introduction to Avalanches - Field Day - Field Session

December 14, 2019
The location is TBD but generally we spend the day near the SNRA and Galena Pass. Join the Friends of the SAC instructors for a field day covering avalanche rescue basics, snowpack layering, avalanche terrain identification, and other basic snow and avalanche concepts. This field class is a great way to get your feet "wet" before you take a L1 class! Sign up for the class at the Friends' Tuesday night classroom session. There is a $40 suggested donation to the Friends of the SAC to cover instructor costs.

Introduction to Avalanches - Hailey 6PM - Classroom Session

January 16, 2020
Introduction to Avalanches classroom session: Join us at the Wood River High School Performing Arts Theater in the Community Campus for a 2 hour presentation based on the Know Before You Go platform, introducing basic concepts about snow, avalanches, and traveling safely in and near avalanche terrain. There is a $10 suggested donation, no preregistration required. An optional field session ($40 suggested donation) will be held Saturday, January 18th.

Introduction to Avalanches - Field Day - Field Session

January 18, 2020
The location is TBD but generally we spend the day near the SNRA and Galena Pass. Join the Friends of the SAC instructors for a field day covering avalanche rescue basics, snowpack layering, avalanche terrain identification, and other basic snow and avalanche concepts. This field class is a great way to get your feet "wet" before you take a L1 class! Sign up for the class at the Friends' Thursday night classroom session. There is a $40 suggested donation to the Friends of the SAC to cover instructor costs.