Shhhh…McCall Is One Of The Best Secret And Most Affordable Ski Towns

As locals we all know how great the skiing in McCall can be. We eagerly look forward to that first snowfall of the year and the forthcoming accumulation (over 300 inches a year!) that will lead to opening day at our local Brundage Mountain Resort. On any given day, be it a weekend or weekday,… Read More

McCall, The Most Romantic Idaho Getaway

This month HuffPost released an article with the most romantic getaway in every state and, wouldn’t you know, McCall is listed as the most romantic getaway in Idaho. We couldn’t agree more! McCall is an amazingly romantic place year round, but in the fall love is just in the air. For those of you who… Read More

Winter Carnival Celebrates 50 years

50 Years! McCall’s beauty and magic comes from a million and one sources, but one source that is close to everyone’s heart is the Winter Carnival. This is an exciting time to be in McCall and this weekend marks the 50th anniversary of our favorite wintertime party. Although the event was born in 1924 with… Read More

Summer Music Festival at Roseberry Idaho

This weekend is the Summer Music Festival at Roseberry, Idaho.  Or, as locals call it, the Roseberry Music Festival. This annual summer music festival is produced by The McCall Folklore Society.  Every year for almost 4 decades, great artists and musicians have traveled here from all over the country to perform in Donnelly, Idaho at… Read More

It’s McCall Farmers Market Season!

The McCall farmers market just opened for the summer last week.  We are fortunate to have this little market two times a week from early June through October or when the snow starts to fall.  It may be small, but there is an abundance of locally grown produce, herbs, and meats.  The market also has… Read More

NASCAR IDAHO STYLE

Each spring residents of Valley, Adams, and Idaho counties flock to the West Central Mountain’s banana belt to party, camp and enjoy the warm weather. Riggins, Idaho is the white water capital of Idaho and home to three of spring’s most anticipated events. The Jet Boat races happen each year on the third weekend in… Read More

Spring in McCall Makes Us a Little Crazy

Every spring the locals come out from a long winter of hibernating to party like rock stars at Brundage Mountain’s Annual Crazy Daze.  It is our excuse to break out the 80’s ski gear and celebrate surviving another long snowy winter. Just to remind us that even though the calendar may say it is spring,… Read More

Spring Steelhead and Salmon Fishing in Idaho

Living in the McCall area puts us in a prime location for some of the best Steelhead & Salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest.  All of the fishing for these two species takes place in Central and North Central Idaho on the Clearwater, Salmon and Snake rivers near Riggins, Lewiston, Orofino, Salmon and Stanley.  All… Read More

Tailgating Skier Style

Each spring the BBQ’s and lawn chairs get dusted off and brought out.  This isn’t your ordinary warm weather backyard BBQ that can be found in cities across the nation.  This is a down and sometimes a little dirty lower lot party at Brundage Mountain Ski Resort.  When the slopes turn from powder to spring… Read More