Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa
How has this ranch rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa Estes Park
Travel Blogs from Estes Park
... next to me) slowly closed. Another person on the tour, who was a bit cynical, asked if she could stand and interfere with the door closing. The door stopped at her hand, and as soon as she removed her hand the door continued to close. She then seemed to believe! Considering how open minded I am about these things, I was surprised how cynical I felt during the tour! I really wanted something to happen (though, if it had I probably would have been petrified ...
... as they could be; why I thought they would be more dramatic at the end of winter I am not sure but I headed of all the same. When I got there I basically had a view of a vertical frozen lake – no water visible and just a sheet of snow.
So you may be thinking that I did not enjoy all this snowbound hiking…you’d be wrong it was great and the views of the mountains, including Longs Peak, were just fabulous.
By the numbers:
... started the trek up the Old Fall River Road. We saw the Alluvial Fan (an area that was flooded many years ago). Gorgeous waterfall and short hike to see it all. There are 2 parking areas. I think we did the East but the West might be a shorter hike. We also got some good shots from high on the ridge. We stopped at the visitor center at the top and it was quite nice and large and had a café but I think its run by Xanterra which I am not a huge fan of. ...
... in Highland Games events.
There were lots of booths in tents with vendors selling
everything Scottish and Celtic themed. Hmmm, would I look good in a kilt? Maybe
if I bought myself a leather one – yes, they had those too. There was a lot of
Irish and Scottish dancing on various performance stages, and bands from
Scotland and Ireland, singers of ballads and cutting-edge rockers. A band of bagpipers
from Scotland, an U.S. Air Force ...
My mom asked me if i had started packing yet.... Socks, shirts, undies, shoes..what else do I need? i want to make sure i leave enough room in my pack to buy some souvenirs while over there because MMM that exchange rate. Passport, toothbrush, pants. Damn i wish i had a decent camera. iPhone will have to do for ...