Mountain Village Resort
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Woke up on Salt Lake City..... that is where I peter'd out yesterday. If it wasn't for the traffic jam I would of went on...but nothing worse than being in a traffic jam on a bike. ******* the clutch hand..... Another nice weather day... who hoooo...no where near 42.. now unfortunately I am resigned to the fact that I can only go north from here …
... the coldest places in our country, with -50 degree temps in the winter? Burr.......
We arrived, geared up in too heavy clothing, and started our level-3 raft trip. Our river guides took us by bus approximately 20 miles to our put-in spot, for a 5-hour trip down ...
... we arrived, a local author and scholar was about to start a reading from one of his most popular books. We were invited to attend, so we gladly took the opportunity! He educated us about some history of the area and the Sawtooth Mountains. The conversation with him afterwards was equally intriguing. He ended up inviting Chris and I to have dinner with him and his wife. It was as special of an experience as it was comical because we were totally bumming it in shorts ...
While on the deck eating our gourmet hot dog and beans dinner over looking the Salmon River and the Sawtooth Mountains, we decided that we needed to stay in Stanley one more day. So we slept in and then headed to Redfish Lake for lunch. We ate at the outdoor grill by the lodge which faced the lake with the Sawtooth mountains behind. Another meal with a great view. The place was busy because the weather ...
... a view of the Sawtooth Mountains. We cooked a gourmet meal of hot dogs and backed beans on the deck and washed it down with a couple of cold beer. Slept like a baby with the sound of the rushing river coming in through the window.
Statistics:Miles: 187 (total to date: 3196)Route: 55 south / 24 east / 21 eastTowns: McCall / Banks / Gardina / Banks / Lowman / Stanley
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- Pets allowed
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Bed was cozy.....but the natural spring hot tub was really nice.
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