Galena Lodge Idaho

Submitted By: yurter on 23 Jul 2010
Latitude: 43.872135
Longitude: -114.655101

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From Ketchum/Sun Valley on Highway 75: 24 miles North of Ketchum on Highway 75. There are a few landmarks along the way, and a large sign on the right that indicates that you have arrived at the lodge. If you get to the Galena summit, you have gone six miles too far. Takes about a half an hour.

From Twin Falls: Go north on Highway 75 for about 2.5 hours.

From Boise (approximately 3 1/2 hours):
Take I-84 to Mountain Home. Take the Sun Valley cut-off and head North on Highway 20. Go about 100 miles to a blinking light. Take a left on Highway 75. Head North to Galena.



Yurt Camping - (0)

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There are 3 different yurts available at Galena Lodge.

The Senate View Yurt overlooks the Senate Meadows, located at the southern end of the ridge, near Star's Perch. It is the closest to the Lodge and sledding hill. Sleeps eight people with 2 bunks with a double futon couch on the bottom. There is also a double futon couch.

The Star's Perch Yurt is the newest yurt. It has a lot of windows, sleeps 8 with 3 bunks. 1 bunk has single bottom, other 2 have double futon on bottom.

The Honeymoon Yurt is the furthest from the lodge and tucked into the trees for privacy, hence the name. Honeymoon yurt sleeps four on two double futons.

Each yurt is furnished with a wood stove for heat, propane stove and fuel for cooking, lanterns, pots, pans, dishes, silverware, cups and mugs, coffee pots and percolators or filters, paper towels, toilet paper, newspaper, firewood, matches, books, games, snow shovels, and beds with foam mats.


Cross-Country Skiing - (0)

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One of the two options on how to get to the Yurts. It takes about 30-40 mins to get to the different yurts on cross country skis.


Snowshoeing - (0)

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One of the two options on how to get to the Yurts. It takes about 15-20 mins to get to the different yurts on snowshoes.




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