trailing of the sheep festival

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The five-day Trailing of the Sheep Festival honors the century-and-a-half-long tradition of moving sheep from their summertime pastures in the Rocky Mountains to winter grazing areas in central Idaho. 

 


Rachel Cohen/Boise State Public Radio

This weekend, the Sun Valley area celebrated an industry that was around even before skiing. The Trailing of the Sheep festival tells the history of the sheepherding industry in the valley that is still very much alive today.


On The Monday, October 8, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Oct 5, 2018

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  • Unicorn Rescue Society: The Basque Dragon takes fantasy into Basque Country
  • The Trailing of the Sheep Festival acknowledges their woolly contributions to Idaho's legacy