Alta's Rustler Lodge
Travel Blogs from Alta
The first day (sunday) we arrived about mid day- and hung out at the lodge-waiting for the rooms- it was snowing- we had left Boston around 6am and were tired , didnt ski this day.
We have meandered today. Day of relaxing really. Tootled around the Main Street pottering in the shops. An afternoon stroll and then a leisurely drive up through the hills to the ski resorts. Stunning scenery. Fall is just beginning, the trees are starting to turn. The sun is out and the light wind is bringing an autumnal chill. ...
... I decided to forego travelling to Park City, and go into the canyon today, thus staying ahead of the storm. I rode out of Heber that morning and into the town of Midway to state route 256, which would take me right into Wasatch Mountain State Park. It was chilly that morning, but overall pleasant. Midway seems to host more tourists than Heber and had a couple of well-developed resorts.
The terrain became more steep and mountainous very quickly as I rode into Wasatch ...
... a tent to those with RVs the size of buses. There was even a touring rapper there in his huge and detailed tour bus. Everybody I had talked to in SLC so far had told me it was going to get very cold at night, probably below 40 degrees. This turned out to be true once the sun went down and I had to sleep with many layers of clothes and with my sleeping bag all zipped up. I read the book, "The Shadow of the Silk Road" by Colin Thubron that night, as I did ...
... Mississippi, 4th tallest in the world), that was built in 1974 when the EPA cracked down on air pollution. It’s a scrubber, removing sulfuric acid from the gases released in the smeltering process. Train cars were lined up on the track to carry that away. “It’s used in things like car batteries,” Ken said. An operation this big is also messy, after all, ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet