2017 Backcountry Film Festival

2017 Backcountry Film Festival Thursday February 9th Sun Valley Opera House 6 PM – 9 PM Tickets are available online, in store at the Elephant’s Perch and at the door. Come celebrate winter with this human-powered film. Proceeds to benefit Sawtooth Avalanche Center, Winter Wildlands Alliance, and the Nordic and Backcountry Skiers Alliance of Idaho. Raffle […]

Backcountry Run Volunteers Needed

Saturday July 19th THE ANNUAL BACKCOUNTRY RUN HAPPENS JULY 19TH., AND WE NEED SOME VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THE START FINISH AREA, ONE SHIFT STARTS AT 8:30, AND ANOTHER SHIFT STARTS AT AROUND 9:30AM PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP, YOU CAN EMAIL ME OR PHONE MY CELL, I WILL SCHEDULE […]

Kyle’s New Years Day Hike

Oh, nothing like summiting Baldy on the 1st day of 2014!! As I suffered up Squirrel the sun began to rise off to my left and the sky lit up a stunning shade of orange. My lone hiking friend of the morning, Joel Brazil, and I used the power of this beauty to propel us […]

AT (Alpine Touring) Gear

“Until Mother Nature finally delivers the goods, go get the next best thing bright and early on Mt Baldy.  You won’t be disappointed.” With the lack of snow continuing to haunt us all, it was back to hiking up Baldy on the AT gear.  As I mentioned last time, touring up Baldy in the early […]

PowerPot – Outdoor Portable Generator

The Elephant’s Perch has the new, awesome PowerPot. These are the latest, greatest items for backcountry hikers that can’t live without their electronics! PowerPot: Turning Water Into Watts   THE POWERPOT: NEW THERMOELECTRIC GENERATOR The PowerPot is a new way to make electricity. It converts heat directly into power good for charging any USB device. Earlier […]

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