Demi Moore

Idaho's Sun Valley is a grand dame and a grand time among skiers and snowboarders

Idaho's Sun Valley is a grand dame and a grand time among skiers and snowboarders

Sun Valley, America's first destination ski resort and still a favorite winter playground for many of Hollywood's skiers and snowboarders, is a grand dame among ski resorts, marking its 82nd season this winter.

Two winters ago, I returned to the Idaho resort after a 22-year absence and 36 years since my first visit as a sports writer for the daily newspaper in Twin Falls, 85 miles south. My expectations and anticipation could not have been higher.

In every measure of a winter trip to the mountains — thrilling fall-line skiing on Bald Mountain; accommodations at the refurbished, iconic Sun Valley Lodge with its new 20,000-square-foot spa; dining on-mountain and...

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