Course Information

Description & Location

  • Total Distance: 34 kilometers
  • Elevation at start: 7,400 feet
  • Elevation at finish: 6,250 feet
  • Total elevation loss: 1,150 feet
The BMT is designated as a skate race, but a track is set the length of the course and classic and adaptive skiers are welcome. Classic and adaptive skiers are timed as skate competitors.

The Boulder Mountain Tour starts near Galena Lodge, 26 miles north of Ketchum on the Senate Meadows loop. The course crosses Highway 75 below Galena Lodge and continues down the Harriman Trail finishing across from SNRA Headquarters. The terrain begins with some moderate but challenging climbs and descents, then levels off around the halfway point.

Friday course inspection

The course will be open for inspection on Friday, January 31 until 4 p.m. A Boulder Mountain Tour trail pass will be required for access to the trails.

Trail Passes

January 30 – February 2, 2020
Present your 2019 BMT and Half BMT race entry at any of the following local merchants and receive a BOULDER PASS, good for four FREE days of skiing (includes day of race).

  • Backwoods Mountain Sports
  • The Elephant’s Perch
  • Sturtevants
  • Galena Lodge
  • Paper or electronic receipts accepted.
  • The BOULDER PASS will also be available at the BMT Expo and Race Bag pick-up at Limelight Hotel in Ketchum. Look for the Blaine County Recreation District (BCRD) table.

    Enjoy access to over 200 kilometers of Nordic trails in and around the valley. Our meticulously-groomed trails are managed and maintained by the Blaine County Recreation District.


    Family and Friends may purchase a 1 or 3 day North Valley trail pass at any of the local merchants listed above or any fee box at trailheads.