Sylvan Valley Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... going back to their house for drinks, where Ellie announced she was pregnant! Celebrations and bubbly followed, along with random (unsuccessful) beer-run adventures and random Vimeo videos of a guy called Al that...can't really be explained... Morning brought the next driving leg, towards a mountain cabin outside a town called Helen. Helen was explained to me as a German town in the foothills of ...
... some hiking, and lots of sleep! I drove here in a rainstorm which was the perfect entry. Again, this California girl can't get enough water from the sky. I've seen some rather large cascading falls, Minnehaha Falls I believe, but have most enjoyed hanging on the deck of the boathouse talking to ducks, swimming, and exploring the homes and boat houses of Murray Cove. I've looked at real estate fliers ...
... weather. It was almost constantly uphill, but at a very gentle slope that let me do the entire 13 miles with only one couple minute break. We made such good time that we reached the shelter around 1 pm with plenty of daylight left. The next day looked to be a *******e with several large climbs and we had so much time before sunset that Smokescreen, Co-ed and I decided to knock out another 6 miles over a mountain so we wouldn't have to do it the next day (Mooch was a ways behind ...
... kept me cool and keeping moving kept me warm. I did a short day of only about 6 miles, since that was when I hit the next shelter. I was one of the first people there, so I snagged a spot inside and changed into some dry clothes. The rest of the day was spent under my down quilt watching the shelter fill up, which it did very quickly. Plenty of people had to camp around the shelter, or they headed down the trail to get in another couple miles before turning in. Even though it was ...
... it our base camp for a few days. Forest Hills Resort, 13 miles out of town is a large farm with individual log cabins that can be rented. Ours featured a hot tub, fire place, wrap-around porch and beautiful views of mountain forest. Horse riding, wagon trails and a intimate chapel are all perks of Forest Hills but we opted for the hiking trials instead. Breakfast is included but dinners can be reserved. Well worth saving ...