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Angling at the Ranch – Meet our Guides

We are delighted to have 3 authentic local characters, Silver Creek Outfitters guides, to enliven the experience of our beginner to expert fly fishing guests. Stanley residents Verlon Herndon and Julie Meissner have been shepherding our guests on fishing expeditions for many years. This year Riley Berman joins the team and will lead weekly fishing […]

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Erica’s Journey to the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch

I was an administrative assistant for a health insurance company with full health benefits, a 401k plan, vacation/sick days and a salary that allowed me to live comfortably. It was a good life, but I wanted to experience life outside of Corporate World. I wanted to experience The West – just like in all those […]

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Craig Wolfrom

Craig Wolfrom — a photographer from Ketchum — captured the beauty, elegance and historic charm of the IRMR through his lens. Craig’s pics are dispersed throughout our website.  Below are a few of those images that will make you yearn for the ranch. You can also hire Craig for your wedding photographer.  Craig’s traditional wedding pics from the […]

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Bruce Innes

Many of our guests are familiar with Bruce Innes from nights enjoying his music on the Ranch front porch.  Guests have followed his progress and his return to our porch and the larger stages after his 2014 accident.  His performances at the Sun Valley Jazz Festival said, “I’m back!”…….loud and clear. Read Karen Bosick’s article, “Bruce […]

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Gateway to the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch

The gateway to the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch starts with a grand new entrance. This impressive design by Courtney Kapp (left) was inspired by one of the original ranch gates (right). The older photo was taken when Highway 75 was a dirt road linking Stanley to Ketchum, the more civilized town. Nowadays, while driving on the ranch’s dirt road to the lodge and […]

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