High Country Inn
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... we thought. But as we opened the door, we were greeted by Lindsay, a pot-smoking Welsh clown with red boots, pants and hat, a vest embroided with the Welsh dragon and a green coat. He grinned at us with a twinkle in his eye and the flash of a gold tooth: "howa ya doin boys?" We didn't know what to say. It was absolutely brilliant. Apparently Aerosmith was playing across the road from the hostel so icecave and I headed out with Lindsay and Wolfie to check ...
... watch the drops dry on the warm pavement.
The taxi picked us up slightly earlier than we had asked for, but we were ready so we set off for the station. Truckee station consists of a small waiting room and a few benches outside behind a low fence. The rest of the wooden station building is taken up by a visitors centre and an artists centre. It also has three tracks, two for freight and one for passenger services.
The train arrived and one door from one coach ...
... a retirement haven and real state prices are now skyrocketing.
A movie was filmed here not long ago by the name of The Christmas Card and at that time of the year, for what we hear, it really becomes one.
Sunday, Cliles, now feeling a bit better, join us and all of us minus Kyle, went for brunch to a mountain restaurant and a walk through the woods.
Thank you guys for such picturesque and cool ...
Today was the hardest and most rewarding day of the trip. I know it has only been four days, but I'm fairly confident it will be hard to beat for a good while longer. We climbed all day long, from Auburn at 1500' to Truckee at 6000', over a 7000' pass. It was difficult - extremely difficult - to do almost 9000 feet of total climbing in one day while also covering 75 miles, but I couldn't have asked for a better experience doing it.
We slept in late this morning and relaxed. We knew it would be very cold outside so we decided not to ski today. When I woke up, the thermometer read 9 degrees so I think we made a good decision.
My primary concern was to dig out the car which had been buried beneath nearly 2 feet of snow. We all ...