Think you have been there and done that? Looking for a unique
experience at a ski mountain? Sun Valley, Idaho is guaranteed to provide
you with a memorable vacation for the 2020 NBS Black Summit.
Idaho is nothing like you might think based on the name of the state.
Mix a zest for life and adventure, some of the most fun people you will
ever meet, unique events and activities, and some good local
hospitality, and you will find one of the most welcoming ski towns in
And when the National Brotherhood of Skiers Black Summit comes to
town...watch out! They turn it up a notch and this summit even more so!
We will be honoring our founders, Art Clay and Ben Finely, as they
prepare to be inducted into the US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame! And
of course there will be Opening Ceremony and Parade, a spirit-filled
Gospelfest celebration, unique après ski events hosted by NBS regions
such as "A Salute to Black Beaches" by the NBS Western Region, night
time social activities, the world re-known mountain lunch "Picnic on the
Hill", and of course opportunities to ski and ride some of the most
exciting terrain in America. From downhill to cross country, to sleigh
rides and snowmobiling, this event is sure to deliver opportunities to
come together with some of the most adventurous, fun loving, and
spirited people you'll come to know and love. Here's your chance to
continue to build relationships that will last from across the miles and
throughout a lifetime.
About the destination:
Sun Valley Resort, founded on part European flair and part American
ingenuity, is located in the mountains of Idaho. Home to some of the world’s
best terrain, Sun Valley Resort has options aplenty from rough and rugged
backcountry to wide open groomers, to a variety of glades. With some of the
highest per person uphill lift capacity, there are virtually no lift lines.
Sun Valley offers two mountains, Bald Mountain (steeps and chutes) and
Dollar Mountain (more moderate terrain for developmental skiers and riders).
Vitamin D here is plentiful and free. So pack your sunscreen and grab your
sunglasses as you head out to ski/ride the mountains of Sun Valley. Sun
Valley has 13 known natural hot springs in the area, and many people know
secret spots as well. These natural hot tubs give visitors an easy way to
Ketchum, the small town one mile to the south of Sun Valley, sits at
the foot of Bald Mountain, the region's biggest ski mountain, Today,
numerous galleries fill the charming western facades of this old mining
center. Sun Valley’s shopping options mix a little bit of Main Street, USA,
with a hearty dose of classic mountain town, topped off with a touch of
European style. It wouldn't be totally surprising to see a celebrity or two.
Over the years, Sun Valley has been a second home to the rich and famous,
among them Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Lucille Ball, Marilyn
Monroe, and several members of the Kennedy family. More recently, Oprah
Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Demi Moore, Clint Eastwood, Bill Gates Justin
Timberlake, and Mark Zuckerberg have all been associated with the area.