ResortQuest Cottonwood at Sun Valley
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... Twin Falls we went to the Shoshone Falls. Really nice park and very pretty. Lots of water over the 90 foot falls. We saw a nice walking trail and off we were again. We didn't know the trail climbed all the way to the top of the canyon... but it was a great view and good exercise. Finished the day back at the camp ground with a few Advil, and ice.
Tuesday we were off to Sun River ID. Not to many miles today... only ...
... was about 10 minutes of winding, curving uphill (with barriers) and 10 more of the same going down. The engine was 'cool' with it, as it should be, but I'm sure my BP spiked considerably.
Next stop was Ketchum which serves Sun Valley. Some very expensive homes ...
Drove 60 miles in 1.5 hours.
It was a beauitiful drive through the Sawtooth Mts south to Sun Valley. The entire journey, largely downhill, was full of captivating views of the snow capped mountain range.
Arriving at the town of Ketchum around lunch time we took a stroll and found a very cool ski town. It didn't seem like a "make believe" town as there was some fantastic history, a hint of celebrity and 64 ...
... opportunity to teach Colby the lost art of starting a fire with the assistance of sulfur dipped sticks and a friction pad. We spent some quality time by the fire as the sun set over the mountains. By 11 PM my plug was pulled and we headed into the tent. This is where the theory of tent camping clashed with the reality of tent camping. From the last time that I was in a tent 30 years ago to now, the ground has gotten much harder. The rocks ...
... channel with currents. We had lunch at the Bigtree Bread Company, then went back to John and Carol's lovely condo to rest up before a hike. We hiked 3.2 mikes round trip up part of Bald Mountain, the Sun Valley ski mountain, to a BLM lookout platform where we had great views of Ketchum and Sun Valley. Afterwards we swam in the condo's pool (or soaked in the hot tub), and had a late dinner made by our wonderful ...