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Tuesday, I set out from Edson to cross the border at Cut Bank, MT. All went well that morning except for the ever present rain around Calgary. Setting off at 6 am, I had good tailwinds and smooooooth air. All went well with CBP and I gassed up and headed off to Townsend.
During the first leg, the oil pressures had been higher than normal, now they were in the yellow. I didn't like that at ...
... and seemed to take more turns. Finally we turned SE on ID-75S The scenery really picked up from there. The road became narrower and the twists and turns became tighter and there was no civilization for the first 50 miles. By the time we reached Stanley, ID, the Salmon River Scenic Highway had become the Sawtooth Scenic Highway as the path of the road went from following the Salmon River to following Sawtooth Creek. ...
After an evening of lighting and thunder we started out Monday with a call from the mechanic to fix the broken leaf spring on the trailer. $220 dollars later the job was finished. I'm so glad that it didn't happen out in the desert on the way to Twin Falls.
With the trailer fix so early in the morning we decided to go site seeing. First we went to the Visitors Center at Perrine Bridge over the Snake river. The walk ...
Was up in time to get some fabulous photos of the sunrise against the Sawtooth Mountains. There was frost on the picnic table, a mist on the water and a full moon still in the sky. Gorgeous! Then I braced myself for Galena Pass at 8701'. Approach seemed very casual but ...
Drove 60 miles in 1.5 hours.
It was a beauitiful drive through the Sawtooth Mts south to Sun Valley. The entire journey, largely downhill, was full of captivating views of the snow capped mountain range.
Arriving at the town of Ketchum around lunch time we took a stroll and found a very cool ski town. It didn't seem like a "make believe" town as there was some fantastic history, a hint of celebrity and 64 ...
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