Tahoe Valley Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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We decided to go to Tahoe using a Worldmark deal. We stayed the night in El Dorado with Robin on December 29th to help break up the drive. We left bright and early to drop JT off at Heavenly daycare and we went boarding. Well we happened to go on a day where it's Tahoes coldest and windiest. We only did a few runs because only 2 lifts were opened, Stagecoach and comet. The visibility was so bad and he wind was worse. When there was a gust of wind, it was impossible to see. It ...
Day 42 - 5/18/2014
19 miles to a windy low pine campsite. (577.5)
Today was our first day into the Southern tip of the Sierras. We are carrying 8 days of food and 2 days of water. We are supposed to hit a trickle of a spring tomorrow. We hope to each get a couple liters there. After a couple days of higher elevation we dip back down into the Mojave for one last hurrah. After that it's a steady climb up to Kennedy Meadows. And onward to Forester Pass at 13,000 feet. Hah! I'm so ...
... down to the lakeshore again. The wind was strong and the water icy cold as we dipped out toes. Pretty though Lake Tahoe is, its resorts are haphazard and too commercial. With too many private homes the waterfront is almost ignored. Where were the boardwalk, the cafés and deck chairs?! We went to see a movie ('Prisoners' with Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhall - 3/5)' crashed out, then had an enormous steak, washed down with a Francis Ford Coppola Pinot ...
... trip. As an added bonus the route wasn't crowded and I was able to move at a pace faster than 10mph. The route to the pass had me climbing some of the steepest (26-28Degrees) roads I've ever seen. The road had few guard rails or barriers and was full of switchbacks and extreme elevation climbs with steep drop offs the entire way.
Coming down the eastern side of the mountain I was greeted by something unexpected. I started ...
Jalen's 1st trip to tahoe was horrible. We went through a timeshare offer and the resort was so bad we left 1 day early! We saw our presentation which was horrible experience and checked out early. The room was small, dingy and so outdated. No AC as well and it was hot. We went to the Lake which was nice and Jalen dipped his feet in for the 1st time. He wasn't a fan because it was too cold. ...