Baldy Hill Climb 2022

201 Picabo Street
Ketchum, ID 83340


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Event Description

44th annual Baldy Hill Climb, hosted by the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.

1.86 miles and 3,140 vertical feet -STRAIGHT. UP. WARM SPRINGS.

All participants receive an event t-shirt, a refuel at the summit aid station, and a ride down on the Challenger lift. 
*Chairlift does not transport spectators to the top of the mountain.

**In the event of poor air quality on race morning (above 100), the event will be cancelled. Final decision will be called by the race organizers by 8:00 a.m. race morning and notice will be posted here on and emailed to registrants’ email addresses provided during registration at AQI level will be sourced from

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Packet Pick-Up at Backwoods Mountain Sports, 711 N Main Street, Ketchum

8:00 a.m. Packet Pick-Up outside Warm Springs Lodge
8:30 a.m. Kinderclimb—Free for kiddos under 11 years old. No pre-registration, please register in-person on event morning.
9:00 a.m. Hike Class Start
10:00 a.m. Race Class Start
12 p.m. Estimated Awards Start Time at the TOP – could be a little earlier, could be a little later, it’s all good!

Age class awards at summit for Race Class participants in Men's and Women's categories as well as overall.

Want to Volunteer? Click HERE to sign up.

Refund Policy: In the event of a cancellation of the Baldy Hill Climb due to unfavorable environmental conditions; there is no refund of the participant entry fee. The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation incurs significant costs in advance of the race and as a non-profit cannot incur financial loss associated with the event. In the event of cancellation, participants registered for the 2022 event will be extended a reduced entry fee of $25.00 for the 2023 Baldy Hill Climb.  

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