Andy Henning

Andy Hennig was the author of the first Idaho backcountry ski guidebook “A Sun Valley Ski Guide” published in 1948. Unfortunately, it is long out of print and hard, if not impossible, to find. (There is a preserved copy at the Ketchum library.) Henning moved to Sun Valley prior to WWII to work as a guide for the Sun Valley … Continue reading

THE LOST AND WANDERING by Joe Leonard

[Editor’s Note: Joe Leonard is a man who spent his first five years living in the Idaho backcountry in his grandparents cabin. From that point, his life just got more interesting each year. ┬áHe was behind many “first” accomplishments in Idaho, including the first winter ascent of Mount Regan, the first backcountry skiing guide service in the United States, the … Continue reading