Shilo Inn Suites - Elko
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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After a rushed morning finishing up all that needed to be done before leaving for a month, we met up with our friends at 8:30 and caravaned an easy 300 miles to the Ruby Mountains in Eastern Nevada. By late afternoon, we had our campsite set up and drinks in hand. The campground is nestled in a long narrow canyon surrounded by high mountain peaks, some still snow-covered. Our campsite was next to ...
... the furniture in the bus was rearranged making sleeping possible for our next drive through the night. Our choice of bed tonight was to sleep on a table with cushions. It seemed to work, feeling a lot less claustrophobic than the night before! We drove all through the night picking up two passengers en-route at Salt Lake City before arriving in Jackson Hole at 9.30am. They were a friendly pair from Scotland and ...
... so great, the night was cold, and the morning wasn't to much better. We got up slowly shaking the frost off our tent and observing the ice in our bottles. Finally at 10 we broke camp and got a move on, it was to be a 14 mile day, for the mere fact that there was no more water for the next 14 miles. We were about to push up to the crest of the mountains and walk along the ridge, and views slowly got better as we went. We started to see the mountains around us, pointed ...
... clear. We stopped at an overlook at Rye Patch Reservoir (see photo) for lunch in our trailer and watched some fishermen below us. One woman walked back to her vehicle with two very large fish. I tried my hand at driving the trailer for the first time ever. We had decided that because of John's lingering back and hip problems, I would learn to drive the trailer and drive part of each day, mostly on ...
... braved the water which was about 10-13degC. A couple of europeans in our group knew to hold their heads out of the water and stayed in for several minutes, whereas the Australian contingent dived straight in and only lasted several seconds. We then travelled overnight to Jackson Hole, a playground for the skiing rich. Apparently the billionaires are forcing the millionaires out. Jackson Hole is considered the gateway to the Grand Tetons ...