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VISIT McCALL Winter 2016-17

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Your Regional Visitors Guide for New Meadows, McCall, Donnelly, and Cascade, Idaho

VITAMIN DIY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Energize and refresh with a little do-it-yourself winter adventure

SLICE OF LIFE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Curling: Life on the ice

#KIDSRULE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Kid tested winter playgrounds in McCall

CABIN FEVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Getting creative to keep those winter blues at bay


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WELCOME TO McCALL We like to say that McCall is “Always the perfect temperature”—a place where you can find an abundance of entertainment for the whole family, no matter the season. Winter is no exception. Smooth corduroy and deep powder stashes define McCall in the winter. The area is host to more than 500 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, 60 kilometers of Nordic trails, endless routes for adventurous snowshoers and fat bikers, and three alpine ski areas. Our 300+ inches of average snowfall mean that whatever your winter sport, we have you covered in fresh white stuff! Indoors, our variety of eateries, bistros, breweries, galleries, and boutiques keep you warm and toasty. Sample delicious fare made with locally sourced ingredients, sip a glass of wine or hot toddy by the fire, stroll through one of our many art galleries, or find a one-of-a-kind keepsake to remember your visit by.

WHAT’S INSIDE VITAMIN DIY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Energize and refresh with a little do-it-yourself winter adventure

SLICE OF LIFE: CURLING. . . . . . . . . 16 SIP & SAVOR. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

This winter we will be celebrating a huge milestone…Valley County turns 100 in February! To commemorate the Centennial, the McCall Winter Carnival’s theme will be “1 Valley, 100 years.” Head to visitmccall.org to find a full event calendar for the Centennial Celebration, McCall Winter Carnival, and every winter weekend in between!

Local recipes from McCall’s finest

We hope you find this place to be as special as we do—welcome to McCall!

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EAT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 #KIDSRULE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Four kid-tested winter playgrounds in McCall

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A list of what’s happening this year

STAY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 CABIN FEVER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Getting creative to keep those winter blues at bay

SHOP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 PLAN AHEAD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 It’s never too early to plan your summer adventure

LIVE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 AREA MAP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 PARTING SHOT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Pool photo courtesy Shore Lodge


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Vitamin DIY Energize and refresh with a little do-it-yourself winter adventure

By McKenzie Christensen Kraemer

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Vitamin D has earned a nickname as the “sunshine vitamin.”

This magical compound helps boost your immune system, lift your mood, and increase your energy. In the winter months, Vitamin D can seem elusive…unless you are in McCall! With more than 200 sunny days each year, McCall is the perfect place to replenish your Vitamin D stores with a little outdoor winter fun. Like that favorite sunshine vitamin, getting active in the winter can make a big difference in warding off cabin fever. This amazing combination of sunshine and a little do-it-yourself adventure result in a “relaxing workout” and what we like to call Vitamin DIY. Energize your body while finding your mental balance. We caught up with three winter recreation enthusiasts to see how they make their own Vitamin DIY in McCall.

The Sport: Snowshoeing Our Expert: Katie Hearsum, writer for Snowshoe Katie snowshoeing at Jug Mountain Ranch in McCall

“If you like nature, you better own a pair of snowshoes!” Katie Hearsum, a contributing writer for Snowshoe Magazine, makes a good point.

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Snowshoes were historically a means of winter survival, but in the 1970s, saw a transformation into a recreational activity. Since then, snowshoeing has grown into a perfect way to enjoy the snow. “This sport has a really low barrier to entry,” says Hearsum. “It is ideal for families and kids or even a group of girlfriends who want to get outside but still have the breath to gab.” All you really need is a pair of winter boots, snowshoes and trekking poles. Then just start walking! The beauty of snowshoeing is that you don’t need a trail to enjoy a trek. Whether you leave right from your back door or jump in the car to get to your adventure starting point, snowshoes are one of the best ways to explore winter terrain. “I love that you can make a snowshoe session as easy or hard as you want,” says Hearsum. Stay on a designated snowshoe trail (we recommend Bear Basin or Jug Mountain Ranch) or stick to wide open meadows to keep things relaxed. When you are ready to take it up a notch, just turn uphill! Higher elevations with steeper terrain and deeper snow offer up a challenging workout.

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Working with Snowshoe Magazine has taken Hearsum around the northwest on snowshoes. She says McCall really hits the perfect stride when it comes to the sport. “McCall has a destination factor,” says Hearsum. “The views are spectacular and the terrain is varied without being overly steep.” But the best part? “It is not just about the snowshoeing! After a trek you still have time to come into town and visit a brewery, have lunch or go to the spa…McCall is incredibly charming,” Hearsum explains. We think that is why snowshoeing is ranked as one of the fastest growing winter sports worldwide. Not only is it easy to do, snowshoeing is a great supplement to a weekend itinerary full of other activities. “There really is no downside to snowshoeing,” says Hearsum. If you haven’t tried snowshoeing yet, now is the time to get out there and start trekking! Continued page 10

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The Sport: Fat “Tire” Bike Riding Our Expert: Nick Bohnstedt, Avid Mountain Biker Have you seen these bikes around town and wondered what the heck was going on? Fat bikes have been gaining traction over the last few years in McCall for their ability to grip surfaces a traditional mountain bike would not be able to traverse. And as Nick Bohnstedt, a lifelong mountain biker and McCall resident points out, “fat bikes are a great way to stay fit in the winter for those of us who are less than graceful on Nordic skis.” Groomed trails at areas like Jug Mountain Ranch and the Activity Barn are a great place to start. In fact, Jug Mountain Ranch was the first resort in Valley County to open up all of its trails to fat biking and now they boast a network of fat bike-specific trails. This winter, look for a new groomed fat bike trail at McCall’s Activity Barn. You can even ride a conveyor lift to the top of the ridge to save time for extra downhill laps. “It is amazing to be able to mountain bike all year round,” says Bohnstedt. The big 4-inch-wide tires use low air pressure (5-10 psi) and this provides more traction and stability on ice and snow, helping the tires to “float” over slippery surfaces. While the big tires and weight of a fat bike translate into better balance, that also means you are going to get a great workout when you ride. “Riding a fat bike is a lot slower and more technical than traditional mountain biking,” Bohnstedt says. Most fat bikes are single speed which means that you will need plenty of muscle to power them. Because of this, Bohnstedt recommends renting first. “You aren’t going to be an expert right away,” he says. “There are a few new skills and techniques to master, but with a little patience and an appreciation for being outside, you will love it.” Once you have mastered the snow, take your fat bike on the trails all season! You can use these bikes to get around town after a heavy snow or during the springtime when dirt roads are soft and saturated. Plus, Bohnstedt says, “Hunters are discovering the benefits of fat biking for their ability to cover a lot of ground quietly, especially when many roads close to motorized vehicles during the fall rut.” Just be sure that as you venture farther out, you also pack necessary safety gear, food and extra water…just in case. Ready to get on a fat bike? Head over to our “How to Get Started” tip sheet to find out where to rent equipment and which trails to try first. Continued page 12

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“It is amazing to be able to mountain bike all year round,” says Nick Bohnstedt


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“Cross-country skiing is a grace sport, not a power sport,” explains Lyle Nelson Lyle carrying the American flag as team captain for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary

The Sport: Cross-Country Skiing Our Expert: Lyle Nelson, 4-time Biathlon Olympian Let’s face it. Cross-country skiing can look a little intimidating. In comparison to snowshoeing and fat bike riding, there is a steeper learning curve, but that doesn’t mean you should skip this fabulous sport. For some inspiration, we turned to McCall local Lyle Nelson, four-time Olympian in the biathlon at the 1976, 1980, 1984 and 1988 winter games. For newbies to cross-country skiing, Nelson recommends going early on with someone who knows the ropes. “An experienced skier can show you a few tricks that may not be immediately intuitive and within 45 minutes you will be hooked.” Turn to a friend for help or take a lesson from one of the area Nordic centers. The key, Nelson says, is to find your balance. “Find your balance, find your stride.” And he’s not just talking about your skiing skills. “Cross-country skiing is a grace sport, not a power sport,” explains Nelson. “You have to relax to be able to balance...it should be a spiritual journey.” Fortunately, McCall is a perfect place to find this serenity. “There is the person who wants to storm up a hill and gets a kick out of flying downhill around corners on skinny skies,” says Nelson. “Then there is the person who is simply enchanted by the outdoors.” Nelson would put himself in the latter category. “As a young person, it was about the competition of the sport, but as I get older, cross country skiing has become much more about the beauty and joy of nature,” he explains. “It is its own romantic, exhilarating experience.”

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And McCall’s broad network of trails and skiable terrain mean that all types of skiers can find an escape in McCall. Find groomed trails at Ponderosa State Park, Bear Basin, Jug Mountain Ranch, the Activity Barn, and Tamarack Resort. A small trail fee applies at most of these locations, so be sure to check in at the welcome centers upon arrival. Outside of the designated Nordic trail systems, Nelson says McCall is ideal for “crust-cruising,” that magical phenomenon when the top layers of snow are heated by the sunshine then freeze overnight. This allows skiers to glide through large open areas on a crusty layer…no grooming needed. Nelson recommends the meadows near the Activity Barn. “The entire area is a carpet for skiers,” he says. Looking to stay on a groomed trail but adventure farther into the backcountry? “Snowmobiling and Nordic skiing are much more compatible then people realize,” says Nelson. “Try a few snowmobile trails mid-week when there isn’t so much traffic and you will discover a huge network of places to explore.” Just turn around before you get tired. “You never want to end a ski session thinking ‘this is not fun’ because you wore yourself out,” advises Nelson. “Finish refreshed so you have energy for all of the other things in your day.” “You don’t have to be an Olympian to have a lifetime of unforgettable experiences on the snow,” Nelson reminds us. But you do have to get outside! Now is the time to unwrap from that snuggly blanket by the fire and take winter by storm with these accessible options. Strap on the snowshoes, jump on a fat bike, or glide over the snow on cross-country skis to start earning your Vitamin DIY. Not only will you feel refreshed, you will make some amazing memories this winter in McCall! Continued page 14


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Fat Bikes: Half Day ($55), Full Day ($75), 24 Hour ($85), Weekly ($300)

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Home Town Sports | hometownsportsmccall.com Nordic: Half Day ($14 - $20), Full Day ($17 - $25), 24 Hour Package ($22 - $30) Snowshoes: Half Day ($12), Full Day ($15), Per Hour ($6)

McCall Sports Exchange | mccallsports.com Fat Bikes: Half Day ($25), Full Day ($35), 24 Hour ($45), Weekly ($185) Snowshoes: Full Day ($12), 24 Hour Rental ($15), Weekly ($55)

• Groomed Trails: 30km • Sports: Nordic and Snowshoe* • Dog Friendly: All trails are open to dogs with $2 dog pass

Ponderosa State Park | parksandrecreation.idaho.gov (208) 634-2164 • Rates: Daily ($5) plus $5 park entrance fee without State Parks Passport sticker. Season passes available. • Rentals: No • Groomed Trails: 21km groomed, 5km designated snowshoe • Sports: Nordic, Fat Bike, Snowshoe • Dog Friendly: Some trails open to dogs

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Tamarack Resort | tamarackidaho.com | (208) 325-1030 • Rates: Daily ($9). Season passes available. • Rentals: Nordic and Snowshoe • Groomed Trails: 14km • Sports: Nordic, Fat Bike, Snowshoe • Dog Friendly: All trails are open to dogs

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Jug Mountain Ranch | jugmountainranch.com/nordic/ (208) 315-0575 • Rates: Adult ($10), Kids 7-17 ($5), Snowshoe Day Pass ($6). Multi day and season passes available. • Rentals: Fat Bike and Snowshoe

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slice of life By Lindsey Harris The sport of curling, a bit of a mystery for most. As an outsider, an ice sheet with a bullseye, people lunging with large stones, unknown hand signals cast with some yelling, and a scoreboard that may as well be Greek, one may wonder what on earth is going on. Is curling a sport? Well, ask a curler and they will let you know that it is, indeed, a sport. McCall Curling Club has been around for 12 years with Manchester Ice Centre as their home since 2004. At their peak and post-Salt Lake City Olympics of 2002, the McCall Curling Club boasted nearly 100 curlers and was the second largest league west of the Mississippi following Seattle. Presently, the club has around 40 members. Curling began in Scotland during the 16th century, and originally was played on frozen ponds. The granite that the stones are made of are quarried in only two parts of the world: Ailsa Craig, an island off the Ayrshire coast of Scotland, and the Trefor Granite Quarry in Wales, adding to the tradition and uniqueness of the sport. These stones are heavy buggers, weighing in at 42 pounds to gracefully glide with speed down the ice. Two teams compete against one another with four players on each team. The ice sheet is approximately 145 feet long, with a 12-foot wide target on either end that looks like a bullseye and is termed the “house.” The objective is to cast the stone down the ice sheet and into the house for points. Beyond the house are starting blocks to propel off of and these are called “hacks.” Recreational clubs will play eight “ends,” or rounds,

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where eight stones are cast by each team, two stones per player. The first player to throw their stone is termed the “lead,” followed by the “second,” then the “vice-skip”, and finally the “skip,” who also is the team leader and directs the shots for the team at the other end of the ice. A unique characteristic of curling is its self-governance. Curlers are expected to call fouls on themselves when there is a violation and the honor system is highly valued. “Curling is competitive, but it’s one of the few sports where sportsmanship is of primary importance. Etiquette is a huge part of the game,” says


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experienced curler and board member, Laura Crawford. This is one of the many aspects that set curling apart from other sports. The mutual respect, tradition and camaraderie keep players coming back. For example, at the beginning of the match, teams will always greet each other by exchanging the words “good curling,” and a handshake with each opponent. At the end of the match, the winning team traditionally buys the losing team a round of libations and they all socialize together for what they call “broom stacking.” In the McCall area, this is a welcome option for active residents, especially close to the Winter Solstice when the sun goes down by 4:45 p.m. The curling league season begins in early December and runs through the end of February. Their annual bonspiel tournament, called “Rocktoberspiel,” occurs in October where teams travel from all-over the country to play here in McCall. In addition, the club will offer private lessons for those wanting to learn to curl for a fun family reunion activity or a great team-building exercise for a business or group. If you would like more information or to contact the McCall Curling Club, please visit their website: mccallcurling.com.

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The delicious smell of mulling spices hits you the minute you step into the Yurt as the mulled wine simmers over the wood-burning stove. This delicious cocktail is perfect for a winter evening at the Yurt or in your own home. We’ve made an easy modification to the Blue Moon’s recipe so you can serve up some mulled wine the easy way… from your slow cooker!

This delicious dish is a staple at the Yurt. Served during the appetizer course, guests can munch on this crisp, flavorful veggie while mingling with fellow diners. This asparagus has become a fan favorite for Yurt-goers and we are sure this recipe will be a hit at home, too!

Ingredients: • • • • • • • • • • • • •

1 bottle red wine (we like to use cabernet) 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brandy (optional) 2 cinnamon sticks 1 tsp whole allspice berries 4 star anise 1/2 tsp whole cloves 5 whole cardamom pods, lightly crushed with the back of a spoon to expose the seeds 1/2 vanilla bean, slit down the center (or 1/2 tsp vanilla extract) a good grating of fresh nutmeg (about 1/4 tsp) 4 clementines, juiced 4 clementines, cut in half

Directions: Put the water and sugar in the crock pot and turn on high. Stir to dissolve the sugar. Juice 4 of the clementines and add juice to the pot. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat until the wine just gets to a simmer. Then turn the dial to the ‘keep warm’ setting and let it sit for about 30 minutes before serving. Garnish each glass with a cinnamon stick and a star anise. Add a sprig of rosemary for a holiday twist!

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Ingredients: • • • •

Asparagus, 1 bunch 2 1/4 T. Soy 2 T. Rice Wine Vinegar (Seasoned) 1 T. Dark Sesame Oil

• 1 tsp Sugar • Salt, to taste • Black & White Sesame Seeds, garnish

Directions: Marinade: add the soy, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil and sugar in a bowl. Stir until sugar is dissolved. (You can do this while you’re blanching the asparagus.) Slowly add salt to taste, a pinch at a time. The salt will bring out the depth of the flavors. Snap ends of asparagus. Combine ice and cold water in a bowl and set aside. Heat water in a saucepan until it boils. Blanch asparagus in boiling water in single layered batches until asparagus turns bright green and the spear just begins to go limp. The asparagus should have a little crunch to it. Immediately place in ice water bowl to keep asparagus from over cooking. Continue the process until all the asparagus is cooked and cooled down. Drain asparagus and put in a large zip lock bag. Pour marinade into the bag and coat asparagus. Marinate for 3 to 4 hours. Put in the frig and flip bag several times, whenever you think about it. To serve, pull asparagus out of the marinade and arrange on a platter. Sprinkle with black and white sesame seeds and watch your friends chow down!


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The Blue Moon Yurt in Ponderosa State Park is a must-do for foodies and families alike. Guests trek along a trail lit by tiki-torches on cross-country skis or snowshoes and arrive at a cozy yurt tucked into the trees on the bank of Payette Lake. Once inside, the candle-lit tables and lanterns set the scene for a delicious multi-course meal that borrows flavors from a variety of ethnic delights. Sample a few of the “Yurt staples” at home with these great recipes, then book your evening at the Yurt and experience an evening you won’t forget!

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Bistro 45

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Growler’s Pizza Grill 501 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7755 www.growlerspizza.com

Incahoots BBQ and Catering 319 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5BBQ (5227) www.incahootsbbq.com

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Lake Grill at Shore Lodge

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The Narrows at Shore Lodge

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The Pancake and Christmas House 209 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5849 www.mccallpancakehouse.com

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kid-tested winter playgrounds in McCall

#kidsrule Planning a vacation, or even a single afternoon, where the kids are entertained and the parents can kick back and relax can seem next to impossible. To find a solution to this dilemma, we turned to our experts—real, live kids! These local adventure gurus had plenty of options to delight the whole family.

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Photo courtesy Manchester Ice and Event Center

- Doors open @ 6:30PM. Games @ 7:30PM. - $15 adult admission both evenings.

- Doors open @ 7:00PM. Performance @ 7:30PM. - $19 adult, $9 youth (ages 6-17), 5 & under FREE.

- $8 admission Fri evening for youth under 18. - Tickets on sale in advance at Albertson's or at the rink. NO will-call sales.

- On-ice seating available! Call for reservations. - Tickets on sale in advance at Albertson's or at the rink. NO will-call sales.

1. Manchester Ice and Event Center

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Even if you’re just visiting the McCall area, we want you feel like you belong here. While you’re enjoying our uniquely Idaho way of life, stop in and pay us a visit. We’ll welcome you with a friendly ‘hello’, a fresh cup of coffee, and an invitation to discover how it feels to belong.

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It is hard to miss this large building in downtown McCall. The Manchester Ice and Event Center is a cornerstone in the community offering ice skating, hockey leagues, curling, stunning ice shows, and is home to the Idaho Junior Steelheads. All of these activities make the rink a gathering place for the whole family. “This rink is truly a special place,” John Barth, General Manager says. “It has been an unbelievable gift to our community.” Hudson, age 6, loves playing hockey at the rink. “I run hot, so I am always really hot in the winter and I like the ice rink because it is cold inside and it cools me down.” Having started skating when he was just 2 years old, Hudson has had a lot of time on the ice. He says he first


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Hockey is a big deal in McCall. League and club play are active just about all year with drop-in and stick-and-puck games weekly. For beginners, the rink offers Hockey 101 and Hockey 102 classes. Plus, from September through March, the Manchester Ice Center is home to the Idaho Junior Steelheads. These fast-paced, hardhitting hockey games are a great way to spend an evening in McCall cheering on the hometown team. Along with hockey, ice skating is a huge sport at the rink. For those after the challenge of figure skating, the ice rink offers a wide range of instruction to get you started. Enroll in the official United States Figure Skating Association “Learn to Skate Basic Skills Program” or take a private or group lesson. Looking for a quick skate session without the instruction? Drop by during the daily Public Skate at the rink and glide along at your own pace. No

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started skating with his parents, but wanted to try it on his own pretty quickly. “The first time I skated I fell down and cried,” he explains. “The second time I skated for about one minute and then I fell down and cried again. Then my mom and dad got me hockey pads.” And the rest, as they say, is history.

Photo courtesy Manchester Ice and Event Center

matter what you do at the rink, it is always a good time. “I like hanging out with all of the kids at the rink,” says Hudson. “It is really fun.” In addition to daily skating, the ice rink also produces the fabulous “McCall Starz on Ice” show. Lori Benton, World Professional Figure Skating Champion, choreographs this stunning show for the McCall Winter Carnival each year. McCall Starz on Ice brings world class skaters to McCall accompanied by the McCall Figure Skating Club which includes local skaters from the area. “I love doing one-foot glides,” says Gemma, age 4. But her favorite part about performing? “My pretty dress.” Continued page 26

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2. The Activity Barn

Have you ever wanted to fly? The Activity Barn comes pretty darn close to giving you the sensation. “It is great when you get a good boost down the hill,” says Juliette, www.activitybarn.com age 12. With a send-off from the staff at the top, speed down the snow packed chutes for an exhilarating experience like no other.

The Activity Barn is a perfect stop for any family. Pick out your tube at the bottom of the hill then jump on the new “magic carpet” type lift for a ride to the top. “Before the new lift was added you had to stand in line and hook your tube on,” says Benjamin, age 16. “Now you can just step on the conveyor.” His sister McKinley, age 14 agrees. “It is more efficient!” That means less time getting to the top and more time sliding down the hill. Any tuber age two or older is welcome on the lift. Kids under 6 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

the hill,” says Benjamin. “Either spinning or linked together with your friends.” As easy as snow tubing is, remember to dress for the weather! Waterproof clothing, winter boots, gloves and a hat will help keep the troops dry and warm. Conditions can change quickly, especially when the sun goes down. If you need a place to warm your toes, head to the yurt. There you can also pick up a quick snack or sip on some hot chocolate. When the sun goes down, the fun doesn’t stop. The Activity Barn is lit for night tubing as late as 8 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. There are also extended hours for holidays and Winter Carnival so you can get in some continuous downhill action. Tickets are $5 for a single ride, $15–$18 for a two-hour session or $75 for a season pass. Continued page 28

Once at the top, take in the views and stare down the massive 800 foot long chutes. Each season, up to 6 chutes are available for guests with varying degrees of slope and speed. The tubes are like big inflatable cushions for your ride down. The wonderful staff at the Activity Barn will help make sure you’re all set for the 85 foot drop. “Spinning is the best way to go down

Pictured from left: Benjamin, age 16, Atticus, age 8, McKinley, age 14, and Juliette, age 12.

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The Little Ski Hill is a McCall institution. The local ski area first opened in 1937 and encompasses 80 acres of skiable terrain with 405 vertical feet. Originally, the lift was a large toboggan sled that carried skiers uphill. Today, the toboggan has been replaced by a T-bar that is famous in these parts…loading onto the T-bar is a rite of passage for kids and adults alike! “It is easier with two people,” says Molly, age 8. Her sister Murphy, age 5, shares her advice for getting on the T-bar, “When the bar comes, you try to sit on it.” But even these seasoned experts sometimes lose their balance. “I still fall off sometimes,” laughs Molly. Once at the top, kids have a ton of action-packed options to get to the bottom of the mountain. Groomed trails cover the face of the hill while a terrain park and tree skiing keep things interesting. “I like downhill skiing because you can go fast,” says Molly, “but I also like the jumps and the dropoff.” Will, age 10, agrees. “My favorite part is ‘the drop. It is like a powdered run and it is sort of hidden.” So how did Will get up the


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courage to ski “the drop?” “I do a lot of crazy things without really thinking about it which is probably bad ‘cause it will get me places I don’t want to be.” Luckily, this has yet to get Will into trouble on the ski hill. “Lately I have been coming off of [the drop] and doing front grabs and back grabs.” These local ski demons all honed their skills by participating in the After School Program. This learn-toski and snowboard program runs for seven weeks in January and February. Students from McCall, Donnelly and New Meadows are bussed to the Little Ski Hill after school where they ski with high school instructors. On average, 140 students participate in the weekday program and 20 participate in the Saturday program.

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and snowboard opportunities together and you get one dynamic recreational area. “We are really excited to see a revival of the Little Ski Hill since the early 2000s,” says Colby Nielson, General Manager. “The growing support is allowing us to make improvements to the facility and work on some new, big projects in the coming years.”

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Another unique aspect of the Little Ski Hill is night skiing. This is the only lit mountain in the area and makes for a great after work or weekend excursion for the whole family. Pair all of these accessible ski

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After a bit of practice, the Little Ski Hill is a perfect place for kids to cut loose. While every child is required to ski or snowboard with a buddy, they don’t have to wait around for mom and dad. “I like being able to go and ski without my mom,” says Murphy. “But I usually beat her to the lodge because the cookies there are my favorite.”

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Even during the best family vacation, kids and parents can require some time away from one another. After a day on the slopes, PLAYLive is just the ticket. “We would rather play games here than at home ‘cause here we can all play together!” Triplets Jarom, Isaac, and Quentin, age 9, give PLAYLive high praise. Younger brother Caleb, age 5, agrees, but adds with a shrug, “I usually lose because I am the youngest, but it is still fun.” PLAYLive is a social gaming lounge featuring the newest video games available to play on high-end consoles. Each station is linked so players can compete against friends or other gamers in the lounge. “Our favorite game is Rocket League,” says Quentin. “There is a tournament where you can play online against lots of people any time you want.” Along with online tournaments, PLAYLive also hosts in-store tournaments each month and will set up a mini-tournament for a walk-in group if desired. For those new to the gaming scene, Isaac recommends Lego Dimensions. “It is really easy to play and you don’t get frustrated easily,” he says. “Instructions are on the TV so you can learn as you play.” This doesn’t mean, however, that the brothers have confidence in their parents’ video game skills. “We keep having to teach them because they one, two, three forget,” says Caleb, snapping his fingers on the count of three.

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Pictured from left: Jarom (age 9), Caleb (age 5), Quentin (age 9) and Isaac (age 9)

Perhaps that is the beauty of PLAYLive. The friendly staff is happy to entertain the kids while mom and dad enjoy a nice dinner out. “Kids would definitely rather spend an evening at PLAYLive than at a fancy restaurant,” Jennifer Campbell, PLAYLive owner says. “Typically, kids 11 or older can stay without a parent; however, we are definitely willing to work with you if you are after a date night!” Along with video games, PLAYLive offers movies and television shows in the lounge. Pair gaming and movies for a unique birthday party – and even order pizza to the store! Once you purchase game time, it never expires.


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EVENT AND WEDDING PLANNING Abe’s Kettle Corn

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Tower of Chocolate

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MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE Anchor Restaurant

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RECREATION The Activity Barn

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North Beach Boat Launch Warren Wagon Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 Memorial Day through Labor Day 208-469-9067 www.backwoodsadventuresmccall.com

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The amazing team at the Payette Avalanche Center has a pretty tall order. Their mission is to foster awareness and promote safe backcountry travel by sharing crucial avalanche information. One of only 14 such Centers in the nation, the PAC provides an invaluable service to the McCall area. We sat down with Kent May, a forecaster for the PAC, to get the inside scoop on this great organization.

1. First of all, what is the Payette Avalanche Center? The Payette Avalanche Center is technically a Type 2 Avalanche Center for the U.S. Forest Service; however, we have been running as a Type 1 Center for the last three years. This means that we issue a forecast seven days a week by 7am from when the first snow sticks in November until the snow melts in April. The daily forecasts are a tool for the recreating public to understand avalanche conditions, weather, and recent snowfall and decide where and when to go. We do all of the work for you!

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3. How do you read the daily advisory? While we do get into the nerdy dialogue at the bottom of the forecast, the easy to decipher nuts and bolts of the forecast is at the top of the page. Look for the primary avalanche danger rating: low, moderate, considerable or extreme. Next to that will be an “avalanche danger rose” which shows the different aspect and elevation ratings (i.e. if the east facing slopes are green and the west facing slopes are red, avoid the west facing slopes). The “Bottom Line” provides a brief overview of the current conditions followed by weather information, recent observations, and avalanche problems to be aware of.

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4. How can I learn more about avalanche safety? A big part of what we do is outreach in the community. One of our programs, “Know Before You Go” is part of a national program aimed at middle school kids. Each winter we go into the schools and talk about snow science and avalanche training to educate kids early. For adults, we have avalanche awareness classes, including a two-day training and a special “diva” class for women only, as well as rescue clinics. We did a total of 17 educational events last season—our website and Facebook page will have information on the events planned for this winter. In addition to event listings, the PAC website has several educational links and video resources if you want to brush up at home. Regardless of what activity you are doing, we recommend that anyone planning over-the-snow travel have a beacon, shovel and probe at all times. I like to say that “bad things can happen in low consequence terrain.” If you are headed out to ski, snowshoe or snowmobile, carry the right equipment!

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5. How is the Payette Avalanche Center funded? We are actually one of the only Forest Service programs that rely on a non-profit to keep us in business. A small portion of our budget comes from federal funding and the rest is through grants and fundraising efforts. Grant dollars are something we apply for each year and that money is directly sourced from the snowmobile sticker program – so thank you to everyone who plays by the rules and purchases a sticker! In addition, the Friends of the Payette Avalanche Center supplements our budget with fundraising. We are always looking for more people to get involved either as a volunteer, board member, or with fundraising outreach. Give us a call and get involved!

How to find the advisory: Online: payetteavalanche.org (view or subscribe) Facebook: facebook.com/payetteavalanche

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Chix with Stix Tournament

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Snowmobile Crab Feed: Warren

McCall Re-Mastered Nordic Race Winter Carnival Events begin the last Friday of January

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Idaho Junior Steelhead Hockey: October – March McCall Arts & Humanities Cabin Fever Series: January – April McCall Starz on Ice

McCall Arts & Humanities Cabin Fever Series: January – April Brundage Crazy Day & Pond Skimming Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins Shore Lodge Culinary Festival and King of the Mountain Culinary Championship Mountain High Quilt Camp at Quaker Hill

Winter Carnival Events through the first Sunday of February Heritage Night at Little Ski Hill

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Cowboy Trade Days at Roseberry

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Brundage Winter Games

McCall Public Library Summer Reading Program

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McCall Arts & Humanities Cabin Fever Series: January – April

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Idaho Gives

Ponderosa Park Run for Payette Lakes Ski Club Taste of McCall

JULY

McCall Farmer’s Market every Wednesday and Saturday 10am-2pm McCall Arts and Humanities Creative Campus Series: June through August Summer Camp: Quaker Hill, MOSS, Pilgrim Cove, Camp Pinewood, Camp Ida Haven, Paradise Point McCall Public Library Summer Reading Program Lift/Shuttle Served Mountain Biking: Brundage Mountain, Tamarack Resort, Jug Mountain Ranch 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks: McCall, Donnelly, Cascade, New Meadows Roseberry Arts and Crafts Festival Payette Children’s Forest Take it Outside Event Shepherd’s Home Annual Golf Scramble Roseberry Summer Music Festival

Mother’s Day Celebrations

Summerfest presented by McCall Music Society

Riggins Rodeo and Parade

4 Summit Challenge in Cascade Adams County Fair and Rodeo

Meadows Valley Snow Jamboree

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Women with Bait Tournament: Riggins, ongoing in February

Historic Roseberry Open House and Volunteer Picnic

Supersize Music Events at Jug Mountain Ranch

Valley County Celebrates 100 Years

Memorial Day Observance

City of Cascade Celebrates 100 Years

Valentine’s Day Dinners: Shore Lodge, Rupert’s Winter Jamboree: Cascade

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Theatre Production by McCall Arts & Humanities

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Sunset Concert Series at Tamarack Resort


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McCall Farmer’s Market every Wednesday and Saturday 10am-2pm McCall Arts and Humanities Creative Campus Series- June through August Summer Camp: Quaker Hill, MOSS, Pilgrim Cove, Camp Pinewood, Camp Ida Haven, Paradise Point

OCTOBER

McCall Farmer’s Market every Wednesday and Saturday 10am-2pm

Yellow Pine Harmonica Festival Payette Lakes Classic and Wooden Boat Show Huckleberry Festival in Donnelly Huckleberry Jam Music Festival at Tamarack Resort

Downtown Shop-Around

McCall Curling Club’s Rocktoberspiel

Backcountry Film Festival

Cascade Lake Run McPaws Oktoberfest

Pictures with Santa: various locations

Pumpkin Lighting Festival

Christmas Cookie Decorating at Shore Lodge

Trunk or Treat Halloween Events: Alpine Village, McCall and City of Donnelly

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McCall Farmer’s Market every Wednesday and Saturday 10am-2pm

Theatre Production by McCall Arts & Humanities Council Cascade Holiday Bazaar at Ashley Inn

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Meadows Valley Days

Pray for Snow Party at the Activity Barn

Roseberry’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

Thanksgiving Dinner at Shore Lodge (Narrows), Rupert’s and the Ashley Inn

Cascade Gravel Grinder Challenge

Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Cascade

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Christmas Eve Dinner: Shore Lodge, Rupert’s, Ashley Inn Santa Skis: Brundage Mountain and Tamarack Resort

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McCall Music Society Community Carol-Along

Annual McCall Ski Swap

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Cascade Community Center Christmas Craft Fair

Breakfast with Santa in the Lake Grill at Shore Lodge

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Payette Lakes Fine Art and Craft Fair

Snow Ball benefiting the Payette Lakes Ski Club

Barn Dance by McCall Arts & Humanities

Ski Bum Scramble Long Valley Pioneer Picnic

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Idaho Junior Steelhead Hockey: October – March

McCall Public Library Summer Reading Program Lift/Shuttle Served Mountain Biking: Brundage Mountain, Tamarack Resort, Jug Mountain Ranch

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Downtown Shop-Around

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Music at the Shore Lodge: Sundays & Mondays at the Narrows Dinner and a Movie at Shore Lodge: Tuesday, movie begins at 7:30pm Live Music at Crusty’s: Wednesdays and Sundays Live Music at Yacht Club: Thursdays Second Sunday Sounds at 6 Live Music at the Anchor: Thursdays 5-7pm


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Camp Ida Haven 2595 Eastside Dr. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5922 www.idahaven.org

Camp Pinewood Accommodation Services

302 N. 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7766 www.accommodationservices.com

Alpine Village Company

300 Mission St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5598 www.camppinewood.org

Done Right Vacation Rentals and Property Management

616 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3430 www.alpinevillagemccall.com

200 Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-0030 www.donerightmanagement.com

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Hearthstone

415 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6300 www.americasbestvalueinnmccall.com

Aspen Timeshares / McCall Area Timeshares 1607 Davis Ave., #149 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7028 www.mccalltimeshares.com

Best Western PLUS McCall Lodge & Suites 211 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2230 www.bestwesternmccall.com

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 201 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4700 www.thehuntlodge.com

Hotel McCall

1101 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8105 www.hotelmccall.com

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McCall Cabins

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McCall Campground and RV Park 190 Krahn Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5165 www.mccallcampground-rvpark.com

McCall Property Services/McCall Outfitters 204 Lenora St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-630-6257 www.mccalloutfitter.com

McCall RV Resort 200 Scott St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5646 www.grapvine7.com

McCall Super 8

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Blackhawk on the River

11 Shooting Star Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-630-4825 www.blackhawkontheriver.com

Brundage Bungalows

308 W Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-473-2894 www.brundagebungalows.com

Brundage Inn

1005 W Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2344 www.brundagevacations.com

Burgdorf Hot Springs

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McCall Vacation Rentals

208-761-7064 Ashley@mccallidahovacationrentals.com www.mccallidahovacationrentals.com

McCall Vacations

805 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7065 www.mccallvacations.com

Mundo Hot Springs and RV Park 3016 Goodrich Rd. Cambridge, Idaho 83610 208-257-3849 www.mundohotsprings.com

Paradise Point Episcopal Church Camp 2755 Eastside Dr. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-345-4440 www.paradisepointcamp.org

Payette National Forest 500 N Mission St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-0700 www.fs.usda.gov/payette

Pilgrim Cove Camp and Conference Center 1075 Plymouth Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5555 www.pilgrimcovecamp.org

Ponderosa State Park

1920 Davis Ave. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2164 www.parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/ponderosa

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Quaker Hill Camp and Conference Center 1440 Warren Wagon Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2083 www.quakerhillcamp.com

Rustic Inn McCall

400 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7671 www.rusticinnmccall.com

Salmon Rapids Lodge 1010 Main St. Riggins, Idaho 208-628-2743 www.salmonrapids.com

Shore Lodge

501 W Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2244 www.shorelodge.com

Tamarack Resort

311 Village Dr. Donnelly, Idaho 83615 208-325-1000 www.tamarackidaho.com

VACASA

1410 E. Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-228-5061 www.vacasa.com/usa/idaho/mccall

Scandia Inn

401 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7394 www.thescandiainn.com

Seven Devils Lodge Guest Ranch and Guide Service 4043 Council Cuprum Rd. Council, Idaho 83612 208-253-3014 www.sevendevilslodge.com

Be a savvy traveler and save big with seasonal stay and play packages. Many of our accommodations also offer discounts for extended and mid-week stays. Looking for a great deal? Plan your vacation just outside of big winter weekends like Winter Carnival or President’s Day… lodging rates are typically lower, but the recreation is still top-notch!


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GETTING CREATIVE TO KEEP THOSE WINTER BLUES AT BAY

If Jack Torrance from The Shining had been able to take a painting class from the McCall Arts and Humanities Council’s Cabin Fever Series, the movie may have turned out VERY differently. While perhaps not as extreme as the cabin fever insanity depicted in this classic Stanley Kubrick film, we can all get a little stir-crazy in the winter. The solution? Paint, draw, design, cook, create, dance and learn! The Cabin Fever Series started in 2009 with 12 classes as a response to the community’s desire for adult programming in the winter months. Today, the annual winter series offers close to 40 classes starting in early January and running through April. Tracey Kindall, Executive Director of the McCall Arts and Humanities Council, says that each year, Cabin Fever tries to strike a balance between arts and humanities programming. Past events have included learning how to dye fiber with snow, watercolor painting for beginners, making leather wrap bracelets, learning to use herbal teas and essential oils for winter wellness, wine 101, meditation, book discussion series, educational lectures, writing workshops, “paint and sip” evenings, and the ever-popular cooking classes with local chefs. “The crown jewel of Cabin Fever is our annual Heritage Night at Shore Lodge,” says Kindall. This mid-season event is a special evening dedicated to providing an opportunity to share stories and experiences uniquely related to our heritage. Past presentations have focused on the Nez Perce tribe, Finnish culture and log construction, a panel of local elders swapping stories and histories, and in 2015 a presentation by Kathy Deinhardt Hill on her book “Hanged – A History of Idaho’s Executions.” “Cabin Fever works so well because of the great partnerships we have with artists, instructors, venues and participants,” Kindall says. “We are lucky because we have so many people who are really talented and are interested in spending time in McCall so we get really high quality instruction for a fraction of the cost we should really be paying,” Kindall says. On top of that, most of the class ideas come from participant feedback. All of this feeds into a network of opportunity that keeps Cabin Fever flourishing each year.

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All class photos courtesy of McCall Arts and Humanities Council

While some lectures and presentations are free of charge or have only a suggested donation, most events do have a registration cost that covers the instructor and supplies. “We try to keep program fees low and also offer a scholarship fund for those interested in classes that they may not be able to afford.” Kindall says the appeal of the Cabin Fever Series is that “it solves the isolation problem in the winter and helps bring people together to socialize and learn – some events even turn into little parties.” Just what we all need to beat the winter blues! Because remember…“all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Don’t be like Jack. Prevent cabin fever and take an art class!

WANT TO LEARN MORE?

To view the current Cabin Fever schedule, please visit mccallarts.org


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Albertsons

132 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8166 www.albertsons.com

Alpine Pantry

324 W Lake St McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-4448 www.alpinepantry.com

Artizen Gallery

300 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5885 www.artizengallery.com

Bella Kitchen

401 E Railroad St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4730 www.bellakitchen.com

Black Pine Deer Farm 13508 Farm to Market Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-325-8886

Costco Wholesale 20151 N Cole Rd. Boise, Idaho 83709 208-321-8745 www.costco.com

Dandy Lion Consignment

403 Railroad Ave. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1580 www.dandylionconsigment.com

Decorating Solutions

208-634-7020 lcomstock@frontiernet.net www.decoratingsolutionsmccall.com

Electronic Payments, Inc. 255 Remington Way Clarkston, Washington 99403 www.electronicpayments.com

Farm to Market Antiques

Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store

Franklin Building Supply

Keep Me in Stitches

14047 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8111 www.franklinbuildingsupply.com

136 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2906 www.kmis.com

Franz Witte Nursery

Krahn’s Home Furnishings

530 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1001 www.franzwitte.com

211 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2193 www.krahnshomefurnishings.com

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The Leisure Company

405 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4791 Farm22@frontier.com

216 Lenora St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2088 www.stlukesonline.org

307 Park St., Suite 4 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6313 www.galleryfiftyfive.wordpress.com

611 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7570

Granite Mountain Nature Gallery

622 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7284 www.maverik.com

305 E Park St., Suite A McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1111 www.granitemountainng.com

Maverik Gas Station

May Hardware

809 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7665 www.mayhardware.com


McCall Drug Store 1001 E 2nd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2433 www.mccalldrug.com

McCall Farmer’s Market

208-634-9777 The corner of Pine St. and Railroad Ave. June through October, Wednesday and Saturday 10am – 2pm

McCall Jewelry Company

207 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4367 www.mccalljewelrycompany.com

McCall Pet Outfitters 200 Lenora St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3440 www.mccallpet.com

McPaws Thrift Store 301 Lenora St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4434 www.mcpaws.org

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Mountain Monkey Business

Razzle Dazzle

501 Pine St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8268 www.mountainmonkeybusiness.com

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Old Town Station

Spa del Sol/Shanti Yoga

507 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2016

Once Again

413 S 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8719 onceagain@frontier.com

The Pancake and Christmas House

100 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-9711 www.spa-del-sol.com

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PLAN AHEAD Bluebird days have an uncanny ability to remind us of summertime in the McCall area. See what’s in store once the snow melts… HIT THE LINKS Take on the challenge of our four stunning courses. McCall Municipal Course provides 27 stimulating holes in an affable atmosphere for every level of golfer. Jug Mountain Ranch offers every golfer, social or competitive, gorgeous panoramic views of Jughandle Mountain, the Ranch’s natural wetlands, old growth forests and the rolling hills of the East Valley. The prestigious Whitetail Club and Resort offers an inspiring mountain masterpiece, while MeadowCreek Resort in Meadows Valley brings brilliant play and ample friendliness. Photo courtesy Jug Mountain Ranch

MAKE A SPLASH AT THE LAKE Jump in, dive in, or wade in! The West Central Mountains of Idaho are teeming with lakes…more than 300 of them. Our largest lakes, Payette Lake and Lake Cascade, offer swimming, sailing, waterskiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding… as well as a spectacular fireworks shows every Fourth of July. Rentals are available for just about any activity you have in mind. Photo courtesy Visit Idaho

THRILLING WHITEWATER Idaho is well-known as the Whitewater State and there is certainly no shortage of rapids to satisfy thrill-seekers in the McCall area. From the laid back Cabarton Stretch to thrilling multi-day trips on the Main Salmon through the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, we have the whitewater you are looking for! Photo courtesy Salmon Raft

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GEAR UP FOR MOUNTAIN BIKING The McCall area is ripe with miles of single and double track trails for all abilities and has been designated as a Silver Ride Center by the International Mountain Biking Association. Hitch a ride to the top with lift serviced mountain biking at Brundage Mountain Resort and Tamarack Resort or take advantage of the shuttle service at Jug Mountain Ranch. If you would rather take the trail less traveled, stop by mccallchamber.org and view our Mountain Biking itinerary with fresh ideas for easy, intermediate, and expert rides around the region. Photo courtesy Tamarack Resort, Tarek Richey

MUSIC Summer turns up the heat on the mountain music scene. Catch weekly music everywhere from the Narrows at Shore Lodge to the Anchor. Plan to hit up annual events including the Summer Music Festival at Roseberry, SummerFest, and the Huckleberry Jam, or catch a summer music series session at Tamarack Resort and Jug Mountain Ranch. Photo courtesy McCall Music Society

DINING The patio is open! One of our favorite things about warm sunny days in McCall is dining al fresco and sampling the delicious fare of our local restaurants, bistros, and pubs. Just about every eatery has a place to take advantage of the sunshine or pick up something to go and picnic at Legacy Park along the shores of Payette Lake. Photo courtesy Rupert’s at Hotel McCall


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LIVE ADVERTISING AND PRINTING Carew Co.

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D&D’s Screen Printing 1022 Hwy 55 Cascade, Idaho 83611 208-382-1344 www.ddprints4you.com

Discovery Map of McCall

208-481-4865 www.discoverymap.com/mccall-id

Holland Associates

925-639-9464 lehollandassociates@gmail.com www.mobilerving.com/maps/ponderosa_sp_ id.pdf

Idaho Business Review

208-336-3768 www.idahobusinessreview.com

Press in the Pines

33 Garrett Ln. Cascade, Idaho 83611 208-315-2449 swfelton@speedyquick.net

Print Shop McCall and United Graphic Design 300 Stibnite Ave. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5850 www.idahoshirts.com

Rocky Mountain Signs

Aspen Flat Construction 210 Rio Vista Blvd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-271-6335 www.aspenflat.com

Crestline Engineers

323 Deinhard Ln., Suite C McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4140 www.crestline-eng.com

Disaster Response

13876 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-3100 www.disasteridaho.com

Epikos

114 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4540 www.epikosdesign.com

Lehrer Family Homes

2520 Westwood Dr. Donnelly, Idaho 83615 208-714-0011 www.lehrerdevelopment.com

McCall Craftsman Homes, Inc. 208-634-3273 info@mccallcraftsmanhomes.com www.mccallcraftsmanhomes.com

Mohr Builders, Inc.

212 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-630-6530 www.mohrbuilders.com

Mountain Element Construction, LLC 100 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-0256 www.mountainelementconstruction.com

Mountain Marine Construction 18 Rogers Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8465 www.mntmarine.com

Payette Builders, Inc.

219 Jussila Bow Pl. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-9477 www.payettebuilders.com

Pinetop Custom Homes 112 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-0900 www.pinetopmccall.com

Robnett Properties

309 E Lake St., Suite 1 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3113 www.robnettpropertiesmccall.com

Sterling Customs, Inc.

208-892-4846 sterlingkamerdula@gmail.com www.sterlingcustomsinc.com

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES Bruneel Tire Factory 617 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5820 www.bruneel.com

Lakeview Chevron Service 300 W Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7544

Les Schwab Tire Center 500 Deinhard Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6042 www.lesschwab.com

Maverik Gas Station 622 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7284 www.maverik.com

McCall Auto Club and Car Rental 325 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2886 www.mccallautoclub.com

122 Mission St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2045 www.rm-signs.com

The UPS Store

411 Deinhard Ln., Unit F McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4048 www.theupsstorelocal.com/5976

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BENTON INSURANCE Duffy Benton 208.325.3253 Donnelly 208.345.5900 Boise Servicing Valley, Ada and Canyon Counties Monday through Saturday. Call me for a no cost comparison! www.farmersagent.com/dbenton

McCall Boat Works

1304 Boydstun Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-941-5402 www.mccallboatworks.com

McCall Motorcycle

407 S 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2769 www.mccallmotorcycle.moonfruit.com

McCall Quick Lube

130 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6096 www.mccallquicklube.com

Precision Detail, Inc. 225 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3013 www.mccalldetail.com

BANKS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES Academy Mortgage

311 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3773 www.academymortgage.com

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AmeriTitle McCall 507 E Pine St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6363 www.ameri-title.com

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Idaho First Bank

475 Deinhard Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1000 www.idahofirstbank.com

McCall Mortgage Company

255 Remington Way Clarkston, WA 208-503-0561 www.electronicpayments.com

McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8253 www.mccallmortgagecompany.com

Edward Jones-Michael A. Vineyard

208-634-1900 roncoate@gmail.com

323 Deinhard Ln., Suite A McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5855 www.edwardjones.com

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. 502 N 3rd St., Suite 4 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4746 www.fairwayindependentmc.com

First American Title 616 N 3rd St., Suite 101 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4705 www.gofirstam.com

H&R Block

307 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5847 www.hrblock.com

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Umpqua Bank

900 2nd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8185 www.umpquabank.com

US Bank

905 E 2nd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2281 www.usbank.com

Washington Federal

204 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2121 www.washingtonfederal.com


CHURCHES McCall Baptist Church

200 Stibnite St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2527 pastortrent@frontiernet.net

McCall Church of the Nazarene 223 Hewitt St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5775 churchoffice@mcnaz.org

McCall Community Congregational Church 901 1st St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5430 www.mccallucc.org

McCall Seventh-Day Adventist Church 3592 Long View Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-0053 www.mccall22.adventistchurchconnect.org

Mountain Life Church 14180 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3037 www.mymlc.org

The River at McCall Church 210 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-5845

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

City of New Meadows

401 Virginia St. New Meadows, Idaho 83654 208-347-2171 www.newmeadowsidaho.us

The Housing Company

565 W Myrtle St., Suite 250 Boise, Idaho 83702 208-331-4811 www.thehousingcompany.org

Idaho Department of Labor 200 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7102 www.cl.idaho.gov

Valley County

219 S Main St. Cascade, Idaho 83611 208-382-7100 www.co.valley.id.us

CLEANING SERVICES Disaster Response

13876 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-3100 www.disasteridaho.com

High Mountain Cleaning and Property Services, LLC 208-347-4445 Sschiff3@frontiernet.net www.highmountaincleaning.targetlocalseo. com

1001 Gamble Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2796 www.standres.episcopalidaho.org

Lakeshore Disposal

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Pim’s Carpet, Rug and Upholstery Cleaners

Adams County

201 Industrial Ave. Council, Idaho 83612 208-453-4561 www.co.adams.id.us

City of Cascade

105 S Main St. Cascade, Idaho 83638 208-382-4279 www.cascadeid.us/home

City of Donnelly

169 Halferty St. Donnelly, Idaho 83615 208-325-8859 www.cityofdonnelly.org

City of McCall

216 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7142 www.mccall.id.us

200 Industrial Loop McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7176

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Resto Clean North

208-315-4112 sam@restocleannorth.com www.restocleannorth.com

COMMUNICATION, TV AND CABLE Cable One

Industrial Loop McCall, Idaho 83638 208-455-5555 www.cableone.net

Frontier Communications 201 Lenora St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6100 www.frontier.com

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COMPUTER AND NETWORKING 4 Corners Communications 3208 Hwy 55 New Meadows, Idaho 83654 208-347-4100 www.4cornerscomm.com

Intelligent Home, Inc. 114 N 3rd St., Suite B McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-1100 www.ihomemccall.com

May Security

345 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8200 www.maysecurity.com

DELIVERY SERVICE Hot Shots, Inc.

753 Meadowland Dr. Boise, Idaho 83638 208-888-3801 www.hotshotsincdelivery.com

McCall Delivery Service

208-860-0590 mccalldeliveryservice@gmail.com

Prompt Taxi and Delivery Service 208-630-3065 Brand1525@yahoo.co.uk

The UPS Store

411 Deinhard Ln., F McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4048 www.theupsstorelocal.com/5976

HEALTHCARE Back Country Chiropractic and Wellness Center

700 Reedy Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3883 www.thecottages.biz

McCall Drug

1001 E 2nd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2433 www.mccalldrug.com

McCall Physical Therapy

305 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3555 www.mccallphysicaltherapy.com

McCall Rehabilitation and Care Center 418 Floyde St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2112 www.tanabell.com/mccall.html

Payette Lakes Medical Clinic

211 Forest St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2225 www.stlukesonline.org/clinic/famiy_medicine/ payette/

Pro-Active Physical Therapy of McCall 409 S 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8517 www.proactivephysicaltherapyofmccall.com

Solace Natural Medicine 301 Colorado St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7289 www.solacemedicine.com

St. Luke’s Hospital – McCall

201 Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8129 www.backcountrychiropractic.com

1000 State St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2221 www.stlukesonline.org

Brian W. Charles, DMD

Trinity Home Care and Resource

509 Pine St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7653 www.mccalldentistry.com

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The Cottages of McCall

106 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1760 www.trinityhomecareresource.com

HOME AND CONSTRUCTION A-1 Heating and Air Conditioning 140 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1586 www.a1heating.com

Adventure Floors and Window Coverings 135 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3115 www.adventurefloors.com

Dick Jenkins Electric 208-634-1171 dmjenkins@frontier.com

Disaster Response

13876 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-3100 www.disasteridaho.com

Franklin Building Supply 14047 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8111 www.franklinbuildingsupply.com

Inland Marine

13871 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2875 www.inlandmarine.com

Joseph Callahan, Handyman 226 Edwards Dr. Donnelly, Idaho 83638 208-315-1431 JECJR42@gmail.com

Kinetico Quality Water of McCall 125 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1888 www.kineticotv.com

May Security

345 Commerce St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8200 www.maysecurity.com


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McCall Rental & Sales 500 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5709 mccallrental@gmail.com

Lakeshore Disposal 200 Industrial Loop McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7176

Valley Fire Protection 461 Smitty Ave. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2636

208-347-4128 huckslaw@yahoo.com

Julia Berheim, Notary Public McCall, Idaho 208-691-0980 www.notaryinmccall.com

McCall Accounting and TaxQuickBooks Expert

918 Flynn Ln McCall, Idaho 83638 208-630-6284 www.mccallaccountingandtax.com

INSURANCE, ATTORNEYS AND BUSINESS SERVICES

Micael McKenzie, Inc.

208benefits, LLC

Michael R. Gurney Agency, Inc.

106 E Park St., Suite 100 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-225-5208 www.208benefits.com

American Health Value

671 E River Park Lane, Suite 100 Boise, Idaho 83706 208-331-0676 www.americanhealthvalue.com

Ameri-title

507 E Pine St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-6346363 www.ameri-title.com

Benton Insurance

283 Main St. Donnelly, Idaho 83615 208-325-3252 www.farmersagent.com/dbenton

Boise Office Equipment 330 N Ancestor Pl. Boise, Idaho 83704 208-377-1666 www.boeweb.com

Centerline Corporation 411 F-Deinhard Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-630-3860 hiwwood@gmail.com

Codehouse Consulting

208-315-0739 contact@codehouseconsulting.com www.codehouseconsulting.com

Electronic Payments, Inc. 255 Remington Way Clarkston, WA 208-503-0361 www.electronicpayments.com

Eyespot Creative

McCall, Idaho 83638 208-841-8594 eyespotcreative@gmail.com

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John Curtis Hucks, Attorney at Law

208-271-6158 www.micaelmckenzieinc.com 1607 Davis Ave., Unit 158 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7154 www.farmersagent.com/mgurney

Orbit Screen Printing, Embroidery and Graphic Design 319 N 3rd St McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-1239 www.orbitscreenprinting.com

Pith Works

210 N 6th St. Boise, Idaho 208-914-3021 www.pithworks.com

Wheelie Creative

144 2nd St. E, Suite #302 Whitefish, MT 59932 406-862-1440 www.wheeliecreative.com

MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS Edible Idaho South Magazine 208-928-7150 karrie@edibleidahosouth.com www.edibleidahosouth.com

Idaho Business Review

208-336-3768 www.idahobusinessreview.com

The Star News

208-634-2123 www.mccallstarnews.com

MINING AND GEOLOGY Midas Gold, Inc.

13181 Hwy 55 Donnelly, Idaho 83615 208-901-3060 www.midasgoldidaho.com

NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Cascade Chamber of Commerce 101 S Main St. Cascade, Idaho 83611 208-382-3833 www.cascadechamber.com

Donnelly Chamber of Commerce 208-325-8859 www.donnellychamber.com

Kelly’s Whitewater Park Highway 55 Cascade, Idaho 83611 www.kwpid.com

Long Valley Finnish Aid Society 208-859-3533 chmgeek@gmail.com

Long Valley Preservation Society 13131 Farm to Market Rd. Donnelly, Idaho 836154 208-325-8628 www.historicroseberry.com

McCall Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau 605 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7631 www.mccallchamber.org

McCall Area Snowmobile Club www.snowmobilemccall.net

McCall Arts and Humanities Council 208-634-7136 mahc@ctcweb.net www.mccallarts.org

McCall Community Tennis Association mccalltennis@gmail.com www.mccalltennis.org

McCall Curling Club 208-315-2497 www.mccallcurling.org

McCall-Donnelly Education Foundation 208-634-6333 info@mdef.org www.mdef.org

McCall Farmer’s Market

Corner of Railroad Ave and Pine St. Wednesday and Saturday, 10am- 2pm June through October

McCall Folklore Society

208-634-9788 www.thesummermusicfestival.com

McCall Music Society

mccall.music.society@gmail.com www.mccallmusicsociety.org


McCall Rotary Club

McCall Winter Sports Club

www.portal.clubrunner.ca/3899 Meets every Wednesday at 12pm 501 W Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638

development@mccallwintersportsclub.org www.mccallwintersportsclub.org

Optimist Club of McCall 208-469-9293

McCall Senior Center

Payette Lakes Community Association

701 1st St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5408 mccallsrcenter@cableone.net

208-634-3418 pcla@frontiernet.net www.pcla4kids.org

Payette Lakes Progressive Club ssclements@hotmail.com 208-631-9525

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DISASTER DISASTER RESPONSE RESPONSE Property Damage & Repair Experts

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Haden Tanner, McCall Idaho Real Estate McCall Real Estate Company 301 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-2242 www.mccallidahorealestate.com

Homes and Land of McCall-CascadeDonnelly 208-634-1472 muench@frontiernet.net www.homesandlandofmccall.com

Jean Odmark, Realtor®

McCall Real Estate Company 301 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-9280 www.jeanodmark.com

Jo Ellen, Phil and Philip Yribar, Realtors®

Payette Lakes Ski Club 3635 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5691 www.littleskihill.org

Shepherd’s Home

208-634-1152 admin@shepherds-home.org www.shepherds-home.org

Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary 1981 Lick Creek Rd McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8050 www.snowdonwildlife.org

McCall, Idaho 83638 208-469-0454 www.mccallsummitphotography.com

REAL ESTATE Blackhawk on the River

Karen Johansen, Realtor®

11 Shooting Star Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-630-4825 www.blackhawkontheriver.com

Brundage Realty

PETS McCall Pet Spa and Bath House

Century 21 Whitewater Clark

McPaws Regional Animal Shelter 831 S 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3647 www.mcpaws.org

PHOTOGRAPHY Melissa Shelby Photography 208-315-1294 mccall.portraits@gmail.com www.melissashelby.com

River’s Edge Photography

313 McBride St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-870-4097 www.riversedge-photography.com

Jug Mountain Ranch

13834 Farm to Market Rd. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5072 www.jugmountainranch.com

403 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1234 www.brundagerealty.com

102 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3977

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McCall Real Estate Company 301 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6494 www.mccallrealestate.com

1007 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1800 www.clarkrealestate.homesandland.com

Community Real Estate

401 S 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7778 www.community-realestate.com

Cory Corbet, Realtor®

Century 21 Whitewater Clark 1007 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1800 www.corbetproperty.com

Crawford Olson Real Estate 401 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-6060 www.crawfordolson.com

Century 21 Whitewater Clark 1007 N 3rd St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-1800 www.century21.com

Marletta Romero, Real Estate Broker Silvercreek Realty Group 1101 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-0600 www.marlettaromero.com

McCall Real Estate Company 301 E Lake St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2100 www.mccallrealestate.com

Mountain Central Association of REALTORS® 106 E Park St., Suite 210 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7424 www.mountaincentralrealtors.com

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Crawford Olson Real Estate 403 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-1390 www.crawfordolson.com/shelly-demoss/

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CUSTOM QUALITY HOMES Unsurpassed Craftsmanship Since 1992

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Tamarack Realty

Meadows Valley School K-12 500 N Miller Ave. New Meadows, Idaho 83654 208-347-2411 www.mvsd11.org

McCall College

106 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3456 www.mccallcollege.org

850 Village Dr. Tamarack, Idaho 83615 208-325-1001 www.trishasears.com

McCall-Donnelly Joint School District

Tamarack Resort

120 Idaho St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-2161 www.mdsd.org

311 Village Dr. Tamarack, Idaho 83615 208-325-1000 www.tamarackidaho.com

Verna Vanis, Realtor®

Crawford Olson Real Estate 403 E Park St. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-315-1050 www.vernavanis.com

SCHOOLS Cascade School District 209 N School St. Cascade, Idaho 83611 208-630-6057 www.cascadeschools.org

University of Idaho- McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) 1800 University Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3918 www.mossidaho.org

STORAGE 24-7 Storage McCall

14051 Burr Dr. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-4844 www.24-7storagemccall.com

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TRANSPORTATION McCall Aviation/AVCenter 300 Deinhard Ln. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7137 ext. 8005 www.mccallaviation.com

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UTILITIES Amerigas

1611 Davis Ave. McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-8181 www.amerigas.com

ASAP Portables Co.

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V A C A T I O N S

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Ed Staub and Sons 13858 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-3833 www.edstaub.com

Honey Dippers

208-634-1230 John.bayse.honeydippers@gmail.com

Lakeshore Disposal 200 Industrial Loop McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-7176

Suburban Propane

11121 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 208-634-5330 www.suburbanpropane.com

Your Lifest�le Is My Business

Marletta Romero

Associate Broker – Real Estate Services

208.315.0600

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13924 Hwy 55 McCall, Idaho 83638 800-488-6151 www.idahopower.com

Valley Fire Protection

McCall, Idaho 83638 208-859-7701 www.valleyfireprotection.net

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The RED line bus is a FREE bus serving the City of McCall operating 7 days a week (except Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day) The GREEN line bus is a Commuter Express Route connecting McCall, Lake Fork, Donnelly & Cascade, operating Monday - Friday Please contact us at:

208.634.0003 mountaincommunitytransit.com

THINK OF IT AS A PROPERTY RIGHTS FORCE FIELD If you’re buying a home, get owner’s title insurance and protect yourself from costly hidden problems. For more information contact First American Title Company.

616 N. Third Street, Suite 101 | McCall, ID 83638 | 208.634.4705 209 N. Main Street | Cascade, ID 83611 | 208.382.1334

www.gofirstam.com


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Bear Basin Ponderosa State Park Activity Barn Jug Mountain Ranch Tamarack Resort Lake Cascade State Park Hasbrouck Ranch (off Cabarton Road)

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8 Brundage Mountain Resort 9 Tamarack Resort 10 Little Ski Hill

GENERAL RECREATION/ ACTIVITY AREAS 11 Manchester Ice and Event Center

HOT SPRINGS 12 Burgdorf Hot Springs 13 Gold Fork Hot Springs

SNOWMOBILE AREAS/ PARKING LOTS 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

Bear Creek Lodge Tamarack Falls Parking Lot Anderson Creek Parking Lot Green Gate Parking Lot West Face Parking Lot Wallace Lane Parking Lot Gordon Titus Parking Lot, near Brundage Francis E. Wallace Parking Lot Clear Creek Parking Area Fall Creek Parking Area

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PARTING SHOT We LOVE love! McCall is the perfect place to say “I do” surrounded by friends, family and stunning scenery. Our area venues offer settings on the lake, on the river, on the ranch and in the trees. With fabulous local vendors who can handle everything from décor to music, hair and makeup to catering, rentals to full event coordination, your big day will be a breeze to plan. To get started, visit mccallchamber.org/weddings.

Photography: Cimbalik Wedding Coordination and Design: Ira + Lucy Floral Design: Just So. Event Floral Hair and Makeup: Shawna Hines Venue: Blackhawk on The River

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Meet the couple: Justin and Cole were married at Blackhawk on the River in McCall, surrounded by their closest friends and family. Their shared love for the outdoors, the mountains and river were represented in their breath-taking, rustic elegant wedding, featuring hand-crafted farm house tables, s’mores by the focal fire pit, a three-tier cake from local Stacey Cakes and dancing under the beautiful McCall starlit sky. It was a dream come true for these newlyweds as McCall is a beloved second home for their family.


UNCROWDED. UNSPOILED. UNBELIEVABLE.

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Visit McCall Magazine Winter 2016-2017  

Your winter guide to McCall, Idaho

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