Course Information

BMT Course Information

Description & Location

  • Total Distance: 34 km.
  • Elevation at start: approx. 7400 ft.
  • Elevation at finish: approx. 6250 ft.
  • Total elevation loss: 1150 ft.
The BMT is designated as a skate race, but a track is set the length of the course and classic skiers are welcome. Classic skiers are timed as skate competitors.

The Boulder Mountain Tour starts near Galena Lodge, 23 miles north of Ketchum on the Senate Meadows loop. The course crosses Highway 75 below Galena Lodge and continues down the Harriman Trail finishing at the SNRA Headquarters. The terrain begins with some moderate but challenging climbs and descents, then becomes more gentle around the halfway point.

Friday course inspection

The course will be open for inspection on Friday, February 2nd until 4:00 pm. BOULDER PASS will be required on the trails.

Trail Passes

Present your 2018 BMT or Half BMT race entry at any of the following local merchants and receive 4 FREE days of skiing from February 1 – February 4 with your BOULDER PASS:

  • 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. Look for the BCRD (Blaine County Rec District) table.

The Boulder Pass will give you 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 the unrestricted $49 NORDIC FESTIVAL TRAIL PASS, valid from January 27 – February 4, 2018. NFTP holders will also have access to an additional 41 km of trails at the Sun Valley Nordic Center, in Sun Valley. This pass is available for purchase at the merchants listed above as well as Sun Valley Nordic Center.