Lodge at Lionshead
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... Salt Lake and skiing, wow was I mistaken. We went through red rock mountains worthy of Sedona. Vista upon vista of beautiful views. Again I know our pictures, all taken by Mary from the car, won't do them justice.
Then we entered Colorado, which looked like Utah until we entered the ski resort areas. Now I know this is beautiful country in the winter but oh my, how gorgeous it also is in the summer.
That brings us back to Beaver Creek ...
... sure if we would make it to the summit but we did.
I suffered a bit with altitude sickness. Just felt a bit light headed and nauseous. This is not unusual for heights above 10,000 feet as most people experience some mild symptoms.
On the way down it was really foggy and we had a little bit of rain. Part way down we came across a herd of mountain goats. Mountain Goats are not native to this area but were introduced in the 1950s and ...
... what we were getting into when we began this leg of the trip. We have been on a lot of mountain roads, making hairpin turns, and circling mountain ridges as we climbed. But for some reason, this road freaked me out. I shocked Steve when I asked him to turn around after about 20 miles. The road was so narrow and the drop-offs so steep and so high up, with no guard rails, I had a feeling this was not going to turn out well. So we returned to the ...
... s cousin, Michael and Sandra DeGarie in Dillon. We had a plan to meet up at the Dillon Amphitheater and embarass ourselves by joining in the country dance classes they teach as part of their country dance club. In the meantime we stopped at the village of Vail, but just before we departed the rain began again. Paula and the kids did quick stroll in the rain in Vail. I escaped into the Yedi Coffee Shop to warm up and get a bit of time to write. ...
... the plan was to go to the copper mountain ski resort and have a kids afternoon! All kids activities. for breakfast we had upma and then got ready to leave.
Lunch was at a vegetarian place, green tomato and then entered the ski area. The kids got day passes and we were all set for a fun day at the resort.
first stop was bungee jumping and kids jumped ...