Clair Tappaan Lodge

19940 Donner Pass Road , Norden, California, 95724, United States | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Norden

Preparations

A travel blog entry by tbasler

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Getting the Honey Badger in shape takes work! Pete washed and waxed for several days, a section at a time. The biggest project created problems and it isn't finished nor do we know if it can be. That is the installation of the new back up monitor and camera. The monitor went easier than Pete expected but the camera has been a bugger. He can't figure out how to get the old one out! And it is the camera causing an unreliable picture. I've prepared several meals ...

California

A travel blog entry by stever1

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... showed up while I was backing into our spot. He and the family just left 10:00 Montana time. I am going to finish setting up, walk the dog and hit it. Jake has a game at 8:00am California time at ARD. Love you Amber I will call you in the ...

Mosquitos beware!

A travel blog entry by tbasler

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Pete is prepared for the mosquitoes we could encounter in AK. The stories really should cause reason for alarm. And if there is a mosquito in the area it WILL find him! His supply of repellents includes the obvious OFF products with, Ultrathon which we took to Africa and didn't need, Autan we used in MX quite effective, and something he found on the internet with rave reviews although it does say kids on it! They all have significant percentages of Deet. All I know is: I hope these ...

Onto Mesa

A travel blog entry by tbasler

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... early, got set set up and relaxed with the Drury's. Val Vista RV park is a city in itself. Many snowbirds stay the season in park models that they own or in motor homes. The Classes and hobby groups are every day and for everyone: Spanish, scrapbooking, card stamping, geocaching, wood working, line dancing, china painting, stained glass, needlework, every card game known to man, just to name a few! Except to buy groceries there is no reason to leave the park. Well golf ...

We Attend Mass Then Visit Virginia City

A travel blog entry by jilnmike

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... now Reno. It fell out of favor and became a public roadway when the Virginia and Truckee Railroad was completed. The road we now travel was realigned in 1936 as part of the New Deal.

After a very steep, windy and very scenic drive up the side of a tall mountain we reach the 6900 foot Geiger Summit. A few miles down the road is our destination, Virginia City a town of 850 souls....... but at one time 15,000 people lived there.

Today Virginia City is a tourist gold ...

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Location

This lodge, located on 19940 Donner Pass Road , Norden, is near Boreal Ski Area, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, Donner Ski Ranch, and Soda Springs.
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