Three Valley Lake Chateau & Ghost Town
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It was a 0630hrs start this morning as we packed to head off to the Rockies. Today's destination was Lake Louise, with an 8 hour car ride to get us there! The day was started with a Timmy Hortons breakfast! As we drove, we travelled along the 97A and Highway 1 (Trans Candian), through Vernon, Sicamous, Revelstoke, over Rogers Pass, Golden, Field, …
... nesněžilo, tak se jezdilo převážně na upravených nebo i neupravených sjezdovkách. V sobotu jsem si dal pauzu a společně s Jardou a Helčou vyrazil do běžkařského areálu McPherson otestoval místní trasy. Ještě nedávno, v červenci jsem se tady s Jardou proháněl na biku. Byl krásný den, slunečno, sice zima, ale nic to neměnilo na super dojmu z parádně stráveného dne.
... the hills, the response is, without fail, wait until you get to the Rockies, then you'll see hills. While I'm here, and it's fine, it's more than fine. Yes there have been some long climbs but they are mostly gradual gradients over longer distances. Some shorter, steeper slopes but nothing I hadn't already encountered around Lake Superior. The altitude does have an effect but going slowly and allowing the body a chance to acclimatise helps. Psychologically too, hills are easier to ...
... in the evenings and nights, we can talk to the bikers who come here about the best trails, and they are usually beautiful places. Tonight's spot is backed up by a creek which we can listen to as we fall asleep - and there are not too many mosquitos (thank goodness!). We went on an awesome 2 hr ride right from our 'campsite' which took us on my favorite trail so far called 'Flowdown'. As the name suggests it just kept going downhill with heaps of flowing track which ...
... with us. I took pictures of the spectacular peaks rising both to our north and south. Just sitting at a picnic table and soaking in the views in three directions was extremely rewarding.
After stopping in Revelstoke for a few groceries, we made our way into Martha Creek PP Campground. There were plenty of sites available, although many have been reserved for the weekend.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThree Valley Lake Chateau & Ghost Town Revelstoke
We didn't stay there but drove by. It looked beautiful, almost Swiss in style.
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