The Skinny

Summer Training with Mary Rose: Do What You Love

Jody Zarkos | July 23rd, 2019

After I retired from the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Gold Team, I went straight into coaching for Sun Valley SEF. It was time for me to move on from competitive skiing,

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Zions Bank Remains Title Sponsor of Boulder Mountain Tour

Jody Zarkos | June 14th, 2019

The Boulder Mountain Tour is delighted to announce Zions Bank remains the event’s title sponsor for the fifth consecutive year.

Tracy Groll, Regional President of Idaho Resort Banking,

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Boulder Mountain Tour Champs Share Their Training Plans

Jody Zarkos | June 7th, 2019

2019 Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour champs Erika Flowers and Peter Holmes know what it takes to train hard, build fitness and stay engaged over the long haul. They recently shared their training tips and methods with us and we are sure you will be as inspired (or tired!) as we were.

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Svea Grover joins board of Boulder Mountain Tour

Jody Zarkos | May 22nd, 2019

It is said that roots don’t lie. You can take that a couple different ways.

In the case of Svea Grover, who was born and raised in Alaska,

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The Boulder Gives Back

Jody Zarkos | April 9th, 2019

The Wood River Valley’s reputation for giving back and taking care of the people in our community is both well known and well deserved. There is no shortage of people,

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2019 Zions Bank BMT Results Are Updated

Jody Zarkos | February 5th, 2019

Revised results from the 2019 Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour on February 2 have been updated on our website. Please see “results” to view.

Official race timer Sportstats will update their website today to reflect revisions made to their original calculations.

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2019 Zions Bank BMT Results Will Be Updated After Awards Ceremony

Jody Zarkos | February 2nd, 2019

2019 Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour results will be posted tonight after the awards ceremony at the Limelight Room of the Sun Valley Inn. The party will be held from 5:30-7 p.m.

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Wave Assignments Set for 2019 Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour

Jody Zarkos | January 30th, 2019

Racer assignments are ready for the 2019 Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour. The 46th annual cross country race takes place Saturday, February 2, on the Harriman Trail of the Sawtooth National Forest north of Ketchum.

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Sloan Story Is Racing Against Hunger

Jody Zarkos | January 25th, 2019

Born and raised in Ketchum, Sloan Storey is using the Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour to help fight hunger in Blaine County.

A graduate of University of Utah where she was captain of the cross country team,

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Counting Down to the Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour

Jody Zarkos | January 14th, 2019

Race day for the 46th annual Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour is drawing near and this year’s race promises to be special for several reasons.

The capstone event of the Sun Valley Nordic Festival,

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Breaking Down the Boulder: Insights from a BMT Champ

Jody Zarkos | January 10th, 2019

How does your BMT story begin? It may end in a sore, tired, and (hopefully) sunburned heap on the snow, swearing off XC ski racing forever. Not to worry, this affliction will heal rapidly once you start trash talking to your friends how you will beat them in the BMT 2020…But what started your BMT career?

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Recipes to Fuel Your Life

Jody Zarkos | January 3rd, 2019

Boulder Mountain Tour stalwart Brooke Hovey shares some of her favorite power recipes with us. Cook and enjoy!

Nicknamed “Sled Dog” for her love of endurance challenges and racing,

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Fine Tune Your Training for the Boulder Mountain Tour

Jody Zarkos | December 27th, 2018

The Boulder Mountain Tour is a fun and unique ski marathon.  At 34 kilometers in length and with 1,100 feet of elevation loss, the race is fast and challenging, but also accessible to athletes just getting into the sport.

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How to Brew Coffee Using Your Nordic Know-How

Jody Zarkos | December 10th, 2018

By Liz Roquet 

It’s a beautiful winter morning. The sun is up, the forecast calls for 27 degrees, and the trail report shows everything from here to there was groomed by last night’s crew.

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General Training for the Boulder Mountain Tour

boulderadmin | November 12th, 2018

Whether you’re a novice, intermediate or even advanced skier, the following guidelines should help your training for the BMT. I like to get in on a weekly basis, my three “Cornerstone” workouts.

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The enduring legacy of Jon Engen

Jody Zarkos | October 12th, 2018

Jon Engen will be remembered at the 2019 Boulder Mountain Tour as the 46th annual cross country race will be held in his honor.

A three-time Olympian and avid outdoorsman,

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Wunderbar! Boulder Mountain Tour BOD adds two new members

Jody Zarkos | October 5th, 2018

Crashing a meeting between Martha Pendl and Paddy McIlvoy, two new members of the Boulder Mountain Tour board of directors, is like having a front row seat at an Improv Night comedy show –

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