Fernie Slopeside Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Beverage Selection
- Free parking
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... we passed through Longview there was a sign saying no services for 113km- so we turned around and found some rather unsatisfactory snacks at a gas station. By the time we made it to Fernie we were rather hungry! We went for a wander downtown before making our way to Boston Pizza for lunch. Unfortunately they had free wi-fi which meant Conrad checked his email and received some information about a coroners inquest going on in NZ for some climbers that perished ...
Itinerary: "7/14/2014 Monday Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park Start the day by "Going to the Sun" which is the nickname for the road along the Logan Pass through the heart of Glacier National Park. Known for its stunning scenery and narrow turns, the road is closed to motorcoaches. Therefore you will be guided in a small, comfortable vehicle by local Blackfeet Indian guides who will teach you about their native lands and its history. See Glaciers, pristine forests, ...
... out first ride here which was another challenging ride, this time a little more technical so that was a nice change. Monday we went downtown to ride around and check it out. This town is so bike friendly, they are everywhere, expensive bikes line the sides of the shops while the riders drink coffee and eat and talk bikes and trails. When we leave a shop and try to get back on the road, the cars all stop either side and wait for you to get on the road. Riders (and pedestrians) ...
Home again after a pleasant drive on the northern route. Weather a bit showery but roads good all the way. We saw lots of signs of huge avalanches through Rogers Pass, so understand why it was closed on Tuesday for our trip out. Stopped by Barbara and Peter's for a visit and a lunch of parsnip soup and fresh-baked cheese biscuits. Yum!
... to US border.
We'll sleep at a Youth Hostel today, but in a private dorm with bathroom inside, not in common dorms as most people do here.
We go out for supper and decide for a pizza which we take to the room and eat just before a film session, today : "127 hours". Incredible real story. Last year we were quite near where it all happened, in Canyonlands NP (Utah).
Driven distance: 362 km.