For midday munchies, grab a made-to-order deli sandwich and gourmet goodies at Main St. Market. Cornerstone Bar and Grill whets après-ski appetites with hearty seasonal dishes (beef short ribs, organic molasses-brined chicken) and handcrafted cocktails.
There’s gold in that thar Gold Mine Thrift Store (sartorially speaking, of course). Precious finds range from ’80s ski gear to designer cashmere, with a portion of sales benefiting the Community Library.
Speaking of books, swing by indie Iconoclast Books for new and used tomes, all things Hemingway, and a mug of locally roasted brew.
If you prefer a visual feast, stroll down Ketchum’s art gallery-checkered First Avenue (pictured is Gallery de Novo).
Serious trailblazers hit Bald Mountain for 645 acres of pristine powder.
After you’ve worked up a healthy thirst, snowshoe (or stroll) over to the divey Grumpy’s Burgers & Beers for a schooner of suds with the locals. Unwind hearthside with vino and artisanal cheeses at Sun Valley Wine Company. If you’re a fan of taxidermy (and who isn’t?), then The Pioneer Saloon, with its mounted menagerie, is your watering hole.
If you’ve exorcised your speed demons, head to Galena Lodge, a community-owned day lodge that offers snowshoeing as well as Nordic and backcountry skiing.