Rams Horn Village Resort
Travel Blogs from Estes Park
... we started the ascent we took a detour to the Hidden Valley Ranger Lodge. It is newer building located in a green valley under (still!) snow covered peaks, where once a ski-lodge operated. We attended a kid’s ranger-led program on animal supply and demand of resources and picked up two junior ranger workbooks for the kids. The ranger, who led the program, was adorable. She told us that she was just recently transferred from Wind Cave NP in SD, very near where we ...
... me when I go ape **** on you. At one point the loud mouths were trying to take a group photo and Jym thought that they might ask him to take the picture. He said if they did he was going to be sure to make them a deal…he takes the picture and they get some respect for the people around them. I am quite sure it’s a deal they would not have taken. ANYWAY…Jym and I stood by the lake deciding what to do and weighing our options with ...
All loaded and leaving Pittsfield at 5:00 a.m. Sunday, July 15, we are starting our adventure with enthusiasm and excitement.
After making a stop at the geographical center of the United States, we arrive in Greeley, Co around 9:00 p.m.
We are excited about the plans for the next day. Rocky Mountain National Park here we come!
We stopped at the visitor center and learned that the all the elk ...
... with a reluctant Ci. He was unimpressed, and the swimming bears must have finished for the day!
We were glad to crash out in the car with air conditioning and some ice creams on route. It had taken us just over 5 hours to 7.1 miles, including photo stops and food stops.
We arrived back at the house, showered quickly and straight into the hot tub for a catch up with Luce.
Another good day, rounded off by Ioan beating us at cards again! Last full day ...
... think it is some kind of jay, but it doesn’t look like any that I’ve seen before. I take pictures and am later told it is a Steller's jay. I’ve seen those in Washington and they didn’t look the same as this one. Maybe a subspecies? I’ll have to look it up.
The rest of the hike is downhill, thankfully. My feet are starting to hurt. I can feel every rock and root through the soles of my boots. On our big trip, I’m going to be doing the ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking