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... was about 10 minutes of winding, curving uphill (with barriers) and 10 more of the same going down. The engine was 'cool' with it, as it should be, but I'm sure my BP spiked considerably.
Next stop was Ketchum which serves Sun Valley. Some very expensive homes ...
... ski gondala station, which signalled the end of the hike up the hill, was the most enjoyed vista of the day.
The fact we saved $40 by walking up the trail ($20 per person uphill, downhill free), was surprisingly little comfort in mitigating our mood....too soon.
After the 3 hour hike we bounced back to the car and went to find some Hemingway moments. The monument just outside of town was quaint, his crave site was alive. It was covered in full bottles ...
... town. I did get a good look at one very cool car while in Sun Valley. It was the brand new 2015 Porsche 918 Hybrid which is now the worlds quickest production car that goes zero to sixty in 2.3 seconds with the help of electric motors.
After doing the tourist thing in Sun Valley, we headed back to Dottie for some fishing and sight seeing in the Sawtooth Mountains. The scenery was awesome and Idaho did not disappoint. As the sun was ...
We woke up in a most welcoming place after a good night's sleep. Bennett and Sophie made us coffee in Carol's espresso machine, starting the day off right. Even better, Carol and Sophie made a carrot ginger juice for Amy who was craving good vegetables. The four of us headed into the town of Ketchum, and David and the kids bought a day pass to the Y and played at the pool that had a 130' water slide, a vortex pool, and ...
... and Amy waded out to where we could float, lay back, and floated! It was very cool. Sophie said she would go back to float again sometime, but for the rest of us it was a once in a lifetime experience (and David had done it when he was 10), but definitely worth doing. It requires walking and wading through millions of brine gnats and brine shrimp, but if you can ignore that for a few minutes it's a cool experience. Definitely not a place ...
Other places to stay in Ketchum
600 N. Main Street, Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $108
260 Cottonwood Ln, Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $97
180 South Main Street, Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $121
220 Picabo Street, Ketchum | Hotelfrom $239
291 N. Walnut Ave., Ketchum | 3 star hotelfrom $125
703 Main St S, Ketchum | Hotelfrom $75
100 Picabo Street, Ketchum | Hotelfrom $263