We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sawtooth Mountain Guides

Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Sawtooth Mountain Guides
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (107)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“rock climbing”(7 reviews)
“ski terrain”(3 reviews)
Sawtooth Mountain Guides is owned and operated by IFMGA mountain guide Erik Leidecker and Chris & Sara Lundy. Employing the most AMGA-trained guides in Idaho, our guides are highly skilled, professional, and passionate about what they do. Each SMG...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
250 Niece Ave, Stanley Town Square, Stanley, ID 83278
+1 208-774-3324
Reviews (88)
Filter reviews
88 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rock climbing backpacking trip ski terrain co owner these guys feel comfortable skill level the real deal red fish lake an awesome experience great trip chris smg avalanche williams yurt skiing
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 88 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 21 year old daughter and I rock climbed the Super Slabs in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains in August 2018. Our guide Matt S. from Sawtooth Mountain Guides was phenomenal. He was very knowledgeable of the technical aspects of rock climbing as well as with Idaho...More

Thank Mich_Jeeper
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

The staff was awesome coordinating our trip. This was a birthday gift to my wife. Stacy, their office person was so easy to work with. Drew, our guide was awesome. We have used different guides from other states and Sawtooth Mountain Guides is one of...More

Thank Joe_Cindy2014
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Took a AIARE Avalanche Level 1 & Level 2 from the Sawtooth Mountain Guides - Great instructors, welcoming classroom setting, incredible views, and motivating to purse more education in the avalanche world. Learned a ton of information in a fun but very professional manner. These...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed September 14, 2018

In past years we have done day adventures with SMG (a day of climbing on the Super Slabs and a day hike to Goat Lake). This time we wanted to do something a little more adventurous, so planned a 3 day family backpack to hike...More

Thank connecticuttraveler6
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The SMG rock-n-raft combo is awesome. In the morning, Eric taught us several climbing techniques at the boulder near Red Fish Lake Lodge. He is patient, a great teacher, has a sense of humor, and is encouraging without being condescending. In the afternoon, we rafted...More

Thank Dianna58
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

What a terrific day I had learning to climb with the knowledgeable and lovely Marc. Everything was smooth sailing- From coordinating the schedule with Stacey just a couple of days prior to my visit, to getting kitted out with my equipment and then getting out...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Our family of 4 was traveling for the first time to Stanley from the east coast. We wanted adventure so we signed up for the intro to mtn climbing class. We were matched with Matt S and he was beyond amazing. He was so engaging...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I'm a somewhat novice rock climber, and Drew took a friend and I to climb and was really awesome at teaching us and working to make the trip to our level. He was patient, kind, and answered all of our questions with a solid explanation...More

Thank kyleejo3
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Hiked and then spent night in Sawtooth Mtn with guide Amy Davis. Incredible! She was knowledgable, safe and fun to be with. Worth every penny. I would recommend this company and guide for every age and every level of experience. Beautiful camp site, too!

Thank dw20122015
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We came to Stanley on a weekend getaway and wanted to get in some hiking. We assumed we may see some snow, but also would see flowers in bloom. It's spring time right? Well we quickly learned if we were to hike it would be...More

Thank Tricia M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
High Country Inn
85 reviews
.14 miles away
Valley Creek Lodge and RV Park
57 reviews
.33 miles away
Salmon River Cabins & Motel
16 reviews
1.13 miles away
Redfish Lake Lodge
287 reviews
5.08 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 18 nearby restaurants
Stanley Baking Co.
434 reviews
.08 miles away
Papa Brunee's
149 reviews
.14 miles away
Sawtooth Hotel Restaurant
119 reviews
.05 miles away
Sawtooth Luce's
61 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 nearby attractions
Stanley Lake
82 reviews
.19 miles away
Gerheim Gallery
5 reviews
.13 miles away
Sawtooth Adventure Company
449 reviews
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sawtooth Mountain Guides staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines