The Ridge at Elkhorn
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Sun Valley
... canyon rim was excellent. At the south end of the walk way you could see the Twin Pillars Falls... great view.
We were not really dressed for hiking so we returned to the trailer and off we went on the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway. It is amazing how much water is around this area. There are water channels, canals, and rivers every where. As you follow the Snake River Canyon you'll see all kinds of water falls... ...
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 ...
... born and bred with a gene pool of less than 2k.
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 ...
... to break down camp, put out the fire, and collapsed the tent on Colby’s head in an effort to wake him ever so gently. For some reason he was startled as the tent fell on his head. He did quickly realize that we were headed home. Like two dirty zombies, we marched quietly through daybreak back to the old gal. After I long hot shower, I congratulated myself on living through this great wilderness adventure with my son and swore to never do it ...
... 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 ...