The 5th Annual Sun Valley Nordic Festival runs from January 24 – February 2 in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho affectionately known as NordicTown USA.
For 10 days, join skiers and families from around the world for the country’s most exciting Nordic gathering. This year’s festival features the best events yet!
- NEW! Opening Night Welcome Ceremony with entertainment, food and drinks, and Olympians Past and Present
- Ski the Rails, a skate or classic ski down the former railway turned bike path stretching the length of the valley
- The always-festive Galena and the Trails Benefit Auction
- “Skin it to Win it” an Alpine Touring Race up and down Dollar Mountain
- Twilight Ski and Dinner at magical Galena Lodge
- Sun Valley Ski Hall of Fame Alpine and Nordic Induction Ceremony
- Complete day of Sawtooth Valley events
- Panel discussion by Nordic Industry bigwigs at the Community Library
- The Downtown Jam/NordicTown USA Sprints and Fat Bike Competition
- The longest running Marathon Nordic race in North America, the renowned SWIXBoulder and Half Boulder Mountain Tour.
- And more!
Prize money for the 2014 Sun Valley Nordic Festival will total $8050 for the SWIX Boulder Mountain Tour and the NordicTown USA Sprints. The prize money package is made possible by a generous donation by the Sawtooth Club, a long time supporter of the SWIX Boulder Mountain Tour and the SVNF. Money will be awarded to the Top 10 Male and Female finishers of the SWIX Boulder Mountain Tour in the following increments:
- 1st place: $1000
- 2nd place: $700
- 3rd place: $500
- 4th place: $300
- 5th place: $250
- 6th place: $200
- 7th place: $150
- 8th place: $100
- 9th place: $75
- 10th place: $50
SWIX Boulder Mountain Tour Preems will total: $400 NordicTown USA Sprint Relays Prize Money will be awarded as:
- 1st place: $500
- 2nd place: $300
- 3rd place: $200
World-class grooming, 250+ days of sunshine each year and an incredible trail network featuring over 200 km of groomed Nordic trails, NordicTown USA is the place to be this winter. Racers, non-racers and families will find excitement all throughout the 5th Annual Sun ValleyNordic Festival!