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- Heated pool
- Banquet room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Hot tub
- Refrigerator in room
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... The food was all cooked to order and very good! And the view was unbeatable.
After making our way down on the tram to the bottom of the gondola station we returned to the 93A (the old highway) and headed south to Cavell Road. This steep slow drive up the mountain brings you 14 km of amazing views and tight switchbacks. At its end is the Angel Glacier and Mt Edith Cavell. But 8 km up there is an unexpected treat. This is ...
... at Medicine Lake on our way up the mountain. There we could see the effects of a fire that had gone through recently after a lightening strike. At Maligne Lake we boarded a boat for a cruise on this very large lake. Lake Maligne is 22km long and 97m at the deepest point. We stopped off at Spirit Island for photos. The views again were amazing. From the boat we could see four of the many ranges that are part of the Rockies - Queen Elizabeth; Leah; Mount Brazeau; and Sampson ...
... path which opened to a clearing filled with activity that was completely foreign to me. Before I tell you about the activity, let me fill you in on the cast of characters in this story. It turns out I was the only "client". This was a supply run for them. So Kabel, Sara, Randy, a ranch hand, and me. Four horses with saddles and three horses packed with gear. Back to the scene I walked into on that first morning. Every horse had something on its back at this point. ...
... and so I just had to go for that. Of course before that there was the wonderful soup and after a wonderful chocolate cake for desert.
After a good dinner and a laugh with other passengers I headed off once again to the rear dome car for a last look at the scenery. With nothing other than the usual trees outside i headed for my tiny compartment!!
Before making up the room for sleeping one really must remember to use the bathroom beforehand as once the bed is ...
... were amazing of which I had no intention to do but now here I thought I'd give it a crack. Well -went for a shortwalk around to the side of the mountain and took some panoramic shots - that wasn't so bad so thought I'd try the uphill which was stated as easy to intermediate (yeah if you're a goat!!)......glad they had rocks and some boxes on the way up to take rest stops!!!
I made it 2/3 of the way but my legs were burning, my ...