Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort
Travel Blogs from Tabernash
... on road side till we came to a point where the trail ridge road itself was closed. Even though I was forewarned about the snow, I was a tad bit disappointed on not covering the entire stretch of that drive.
As we made our way back we took a detour to boulder and drove via the peak to peak highway, yet another a scenic driveway. No vehicles on the road meant that we could drive by slowly and enjoy the view. ...
... we did a barn dance, the Macarena and a Mexican wave for the guys as they pulled up, and they greeted us with a cheeseboard and bread. We were obviously very pleased to see them...until Graeme admitted that they’d left the trailer open after preparing the cheese, and that someone had reported seeing a blue bag falling from it on the way to pick us up. Everyone with a blue bag – myself included – feared the worst, and ...
Yesterday we drove out of the Tetons, saw 2 grizzly bear cubs in a meadow exactly at the Continental Divide of 9,600 odd feet, drove many hours in the wrong direction trying to get to the wind river--a park ranger at the Tetons gave us bad directions-but found the Trial Lawyers College completely by accident as a result (the college us on the ranch of Jonathan Spence, who provided legal commentary during the OJ Simpson trial and beyond). We found the ...
... another couple of stops where we got to see a marmot in the distance and some chipmunks and squirrels. Those bloody chipmunks were quick but I managed to get some good pics. I took about 30 photos of the little buggers but most ended up being of rocks where the chipmunks had just scurried away from. Got a few good ones eventually.
At the bottom we stopped for another photo opportunity with some female elk and then some male elk which had the big antlers. Cool ...
On Tuesday, when we were planning our visits to the various park sites, we chose today for the Alpine Visitor's Center because it was, according to weather.com, the day we would least likely experience thunderstorms, and it turned out to be a winner. We woke up to a completely cloudless sky--the first of the trip. Up to now, there have been many clouds in the mornings, and they have always produced rainfall and thunderstorms in the higher ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service