Crest Trail Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... our drive for the rest of the afternoon as we approached the Cascades Range. Jeez, they certainly didn't do much cutting out of the mountain for the roads...chicken wire baskets and retaining walls are my friend. We stopped at the Clear Creek Falls overlook. It was a beautiful double drop waterfall but with thunder overhead, we didn't dally. Walking back to the truck, I once again was aware of the warm, woodsy smell of the cedar trees. ...
... but this late in the season it was pretty dirty. But not too dirty to chill my mini wine bottles. I hiked around looking for a flowing stream and
filled up a water pot. I got it boiling and repeated the steps until I had a full water bag again. The next step was to heat up my Hormel Chili dinner and sit back and watch the sunset over Mt Adams at the end of the valley below me.
I didn’t last until sunset and as the evening finally started to cool off, I crawled ...
... of Mt Rainier from the window . Tuesday dawned bright and sunny and we set of at 8am , yes we're up bright and early but the sun is up much earlier than I had been used to at home. We decided to follow the Sunrise rim trail from the Sunrise visitors centre which is already at higher elevation than Mt Bogong This proved to be a spectacular hike above tree line taking in some amazing ...
... up a glacier that we could take but as Jackie looks ready for a nightclub visit not a glacier climb we do not do it but instead we have a coffee and The lovely lady wife buys her first baseball cap she does look a bit like a character from Wayne's World.Just past the centre we see a deer feeding on the roadside.
We drive on to a town funnily enough called Ashford it has a motel a couple of shops and a base camp area for the skiers and climbers to begin their ascent of ...
... by car to Sunrise. We were not as lucky with the weather on our second day. As we arrived at Sunrise it was raining lightly and the visibility of the was mountain poor. The short 1.5 mile Sourdough Ridge Nature Trail intrigued us enough to go for hike which provided foggy views of Emmons Glacier (largest glacier in the national park). The drive back to our campsite we stopped off at several park attractions. The first being the Grove of the Patriarchs Trail ...