Clair Tappaan Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Conference facilities
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As I write this, I am nursing a round belly full of pasta and chocolate mousse, so forgive the short blog tonight. It has been another relaxing day on the beach today. This time we went to Sand Habor near Incline Village - a truly stunning setting of white sand, blue water and distant mountains. Much like yesterday, only better (as the photos attest). For those of you who have chance to visit, I would also recommend having a ...
... in the shade
Wifi – free – Only on the upper level. Lower level can come up and use it at the picnic tables
Cable – No but I was able to use my DirecTV satellite dish.
Passport America – Yes, for ALL days of your stay
Monthly Rates – $350 and free electric which is rare and good as it gets hot/cold here.
The gas station near the entrance has a ...
... around the edge of the lake. Because of the stillness of the water and the brilliant blue sky, the water is like a mirror, reflecting perfectly the hills and ridges surrounding it.
Then after packing up the tent, still wet from warmed up frost from the freezing night before, I set off on the trail again. Fairly soon I come to the first river ford. I had heard that there are several rivers to cross on this trail that have no bridge and require a hiker ...
... giving an alpine ski village feel.
We stopped off by the Heavenly bubble lift that climbs way up to the top of the ski runs. No time to go up on this visit - we'll have to come back in the winter! We went for an early lunch at the Base Camp Pizza restaurant - some of the best pizzas ever as well as the biggest sodas we've have on the trip. We then drove around the lake a little further to Lake Tahoe Keys to get aboard our power boat rental.
After the usual ...
... is green and beautiful with lots of trees and nestled against the mountain back drop. But where does the water come from?? Furnace Creek runs through here and there is an underground spring. It is a different landscape from the rest of the parks dryness. Another question is; is it any different playing on a course 214 feet below sea level? The air is heavier and the ball doesn't fly as far ...