The Ridge at Elkhorn
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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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 ...
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As it was Karen's birthday we decided to celebrate by doing the Bald Mountain trail, a 5 mile hike, entirely uphill with a peak elevation of 7.5k feet, approximately 2.5k feet higher than the trail head......what could possible go wrong?
Despite being classified in the guide as a moderate level hike (would hate to see an advanced, I would need a jet pack) we found it a little challenging. Certainly the site ...
... and it almost seems as if I weigh more. A sleeping roll would have been a great idea. Instead gravity punished me all night. My portly frame crushed down on the rocks and gravel under my sleeping bag all night long. By 2AM it was very tempting to wake Colby up and head back to the RV. However he was having a great time and I would hate to disturb him mid slumber. So I sucked it up for another 4 hours of sleepless agony. At the exact stroke of 6AM ...
... channel with currents. We had lunch at the Bigtree Bread Company, then went back to John and Carol's lovely condo to rest up before a hike. We hiked 3.2 mikes round trip up part of Bald Mountain, the Sun Valley ski mountain, to a BLM lookout platform where we had great views of Ketchum and Sun Valley. Afterwards we swam in the condo's pool (or soaked in the hot tub), and had a late dinner made by our wonderful ...
... did we swoon! Bennett had the Lilly, Sophie and Amy had the Mia, and David had the Audrey. That was lunch. Then we went on a mission to float in Great Salt Lake, which was Sophie's one major request for our road trip (or at least the one that was honored - Hollywood was out). We started out for Antelope Island but got lost and decided it was too far and went to Great Salt Lake State Park/Marina instead. It was perfect for what we wanted. ...