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. ...
... I headed out. This time, I loosened every strap on my pack that I could and tightened as I went. I am slightly embarrassed to say that my heart attack was more due to my pack being set too tight and my heart rate monitor battery being out of juice. Its a good thing I was more comfortable because there first couple of miles on today’s trail was up, up, up and over some steep slushy and slippery snow fields. Slipping means you get to the bottom the quick but ...
... 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 ...