Kayakers on the Payette River.
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  • We live here because we love to play whether itís in the back country, at Tamarack Resort or on the water.
  • Tamarack Resort is just a mile away offering exceptional alpine skiing, cross country skiing, awesome zip line tours, lift served mountain biking trails, a spa, restaurants and soon the reopening of the Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed Osprey Meadows golf course (additional courses are just a short drive away).
  • Lake Cascade is just out the front door. This 17 mile long lake is a virtual water treasure trove. Ranging from designated non-motorized flat water paddling (kayak/canoe/SUP) to small craft fishing (nice variety of fish) to water skiing and designated large boat area to the South.
  • White water rafting and kayaking starts just a few minutes to the south of the Retreat including the exceptional Kellyís White Water Park and School. Learn to paddle there or if youíre skilled enough, take on the world famous North Fork of the Payette! Shuttle services, rentals and raft trips are all available.
  • Snowmobiling in the back country is simply fantastic. Bring your own or rentals are just a mile up the road at the gateway to some fantastic back country snowmobiling.
  • The back country is just out the back with great mountain biking, jeeping, UTV trails, hiking, fly fishing.
  • If you choose, we would be happy to be your Concierge arranging your activities – from private lessons, guide services, trips or reservations. Letís talk to arrange a special, memorable experience.
Links
Here are a few links to help you get an idea of all there is to do when you visit West Mountain Wine Retreat.
Play keeps us vital and alive. It gives us an enthusiasm for life that is irreplaceable. Without it, life just doesnít taste good
-Lucia Capocchione (Author)
http://tamarackidaho.com
(Alpine and cross country skiing, Ski rentals and ski school, Kayak and white water rafting trips, boat rentals, zip line tours, lift served mountain biking, mountain bike trails, hiking, disk golf and soon the reopening of the Osprey Meadow Robert Trent Jones golf course.)
More Skiing:
https://brundage.com (Snowcat trips and lift served skiing)
http://jugmountainranch.com/nordic/ (25K of groomed trails)
Plus X-C skiing at Ponderosa State Park and Bear Basin just outside of McCall.
Snowmobile/ATV/SUP rentals:
http://www.mountainmeadowrentals.com
Education Links:
https://www.vinelabwine.com
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The best thing about Idaho? Itís not a thing. Itís a state of mind. Itís the freedom to explore all the wild country we have here... Idahoís wild heart is our best thing.” Like the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness just across the valley from WMWR or the Payette National Forest - right behind our WMWR summer teaching area. Or “How about Payette Lake at McCall? Hard to beat its scenery, and McCall is a cool town for hanging out – winter or summer.
Rocky Barker
Idaho Statesman
3/14/17
Just What Do We Mean When We Say TasteLearnPlay?
Taste
Guests may select what wine experience they would like (see list of popular seminars). Depending on your length of stay, we will customize... more
Learn
Tasting seminars can take anywhere from 1-2 hours depending on the subject, your interest and interaction. During the winter months, the seminars.... more
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