Grande Cache Hotel
Travel Blogs from Grande Cache
... of anything in our coach without suffering a 'brown out'. Needless to say, Ken wasn't particularly happy about spending $30 a night for lousy power. The rest of the group seemed to get by better than we did so we compromised and had a pizza delivered - yes, delivered - to the coach! It is only the second time since we all got together that we had dinner 'out' and the pizza was actually quite good! ...
... got there. It was a stop we are glad we made. After the long hike down we headed for Jasper. After heading through Glacier and Banff we didn't even stop in Jasper except for gas. we ended the day in Grande Cashe. set up and headed for dinner and a few beer at Big Horn bar and grill. Rob and Jim decided to dine on Poutine a Canadain delicasy. Never thought ...
Sunday, June 6 Across the street from the Buckinghorse River Restaurant was a camp that catered to gas-patch crews. They looked like barricks, that would house approx 500 people. We saw charter buses, so I guess it was taking the crews to their perspective sites to work. We see many families in double wides, ...
... but were suitable for a beer break before eventually pitching the tent at Sheep Creek Provincial Park. This place is fairly primitive with six campsites (two other sites taken the first night, none the second). I am sure glad I put the tarpaulin over the tent to create a dry seating area plus waterproofed us really well when it poured all night. This neat campground even provides free firewood - all for fifteen dollars a night. The Smoky River is at our doorstep (now need some ...
... of Hinton. Had a nice dinner at the hotel resturant, got laundry done, and rest for the road ahead which we have been told would start to become rougher. We would guess that we rode about 150 miles today in the rain out of 309 and the temperatures got down to 40 degrees. Tomorrow it is off into the wilderness with no more big cites until we get to Anchorage.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking