Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging Old Greenwood Resort
Travel Blogs from Truckee
... this morning to find that our food whole was luckily still in tact, and as far as we could see there was no new bear poop.
We decided that today we were going for our goal. We were gonna summit. We didn't really realize just how much this was asking of ourselves. The hike would be 17 miles going up a total of 4,500 ft but also with at least a thousand foot decline that we would have to make up. We also found that a few of the water sources we were hoping to fill up at we're dry. It ...
... we went to put our swimmers on, there were lots of adults in the pool but they weren't too happy to have children disturbing their quiet morning! There was also a spa which we had a go in and it was really hot and there was also a children's pool with lots of water spouts.
After our swim we packed our bags and our van and were on our way we drove down the lake and went to Sand Harbour which is a famous bit of sand because ...
... equipment to help with the fire and they had set up areas to inform people about the fire on the side of the road. They had blocked off all the little parking spots on the side of the road where you would normally take photos of the park for safety reasons but people were still stopping right on the road to take photos of all the black trees. Madi wondered what had happened to all ...
Got on the road from Rawlins and headed down the road, through Wyoming into Utah. Talked about what is interesting about SLC. Drove through some beautiful landscapes. After SLC we drove through the Utah salt flats. Stopped on the roadside for a rub through the flats. Continues on to Nevada. The whole state is ...
... Elmo, the Beach Bird”. I kinda like the ring to that.
Today we are going over to Emerald Bay for the day to see what all the fuss is about. Cara says tomorrow is a “housekeeping” day, and she has chores planned for all of us. After that, well, like I said..Roll on!!!
Update on Emerald Bay.
It is a long walk downhill from a tiny parking lot that is obviously not RV friendly. Nor is ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center