Vail's Mountain Haus at the Covered Bridge

292 E. Meadow Dr., Vail, Colorado, 81657, United States | 5 star hotel
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Final skiing mystery

A travel blog entry by calsanders


... it didn't time out. Hopefully it works when you click on it.
Handed the skis in at about 3:30pm it had stopped snowing completely by then.
Came back to the room and checked the status of the incoming flight from Miami which arrives tonight and is the plane we will catch out from Denver tomorrow at 07:50am. It took off 45mins late but is currently scheduled to arrive OK in Denver. Phew! Many incoming flights to Denver were on hold ...


A travel blog entry by calsanders


... together.
To walk to the restaurant we go past the main activities area of the resort - which includes games rooms, pool tables, lounge/library, swimming pool which is internal but flows outside to a deck with steaming hot tubs, which tonight were being gently snowed on. Everytime we have walked past there have been kids playing in the pool with a bunch of adults sitting in poolside loungers silently typing stuff into their smart phones. How times have changed.



A travel blog entry by calsanders


... was beginning to lift a bit but the fist run down was a bit messy. We brought the GoPo again and took some more video. After a couple of runs I had a go so that I could video Ian and it got quite bright by lunch time which was good. Ian had Buffalo stew today. Did a good long run down Riva Ridge and had a reasonable coffee in Vail village. Spent some time in the Game Creek Bowl, but were not game to go over the back bowls in case we got lost and it was quite ...

GoPro Day........

A travel blog entry by calsanders


... we have no LCD attachment on the back its not possible to know until you get back home and load it onto the PC. So we thought we would try various different views and see which works best.
It was very windy at the top today and the the top lifts on Peak 6 and 7 were closed.
We thought we'd try the gentler slopes first so Ian could follw my line and try and keep me in frame, however with the powder layer over the base it ...

More of a challenge

A travel blog entry by calsanders


... the US of A.
After lunch we went over to Peak 10 (marked as all black runs) to check out that area. I have to say that most of the single black runs would probably be blue in Canada except for when they are very moguly (is that a word?)
Got back to the apartment to find the maid had not been as she knocked on the door 15 mins later - we turned her away after securing more shampoo and coffee.
Tonight cooking curry with the only curry sauce in the supermarket. should ...

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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding