Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Stanley
... to the river and had to trailheads right in it. Finally!!!! We got to take the dogs hiking right outside our camper door. The camphost for this site was host to many other Forest Service campgrounds along the river. One day I went in to use the vault toilet closest to our camper. I lifted up the lid and saw (to my horror) that someone had managed to **** on the back of the toilet seat and smoosh it into the hinged portion at the back. I decided that there was no way ...
... who had brought a giant mooring ball, cut it in half and set it on the riverbank, and fitted with a pipe coming out of the side of the mountain. It was like a huge cauldron and easily fit four people. It was so hot that we messed around with the pipes to heat pools in the river. The lower sun made for gorgeous color on the mountains as we drove. Then it was back to the house where John and Carol had make-your-own pizza ingredients waiting, and we chatted into the wee hours. A great ...
... the Salmon river and the first 5 miles of the turn off was recently paved and hugged the twisty valley floor. Great fun. And the dirt road wasn't bad but did have some washboard sections. Set the suspension to off road, hopped on the pegs and had a blast. You quickly start to run into massive piles of mine trailings. And after about 5 miles you run into the dredge, which is a very larg boat in a very small ...
... the area. So welcome to Caldwell Idaho. Thank you Stacey
Anyway, back to business - It was a lovely day, blue skies and a rising temperature so we headed out and off towards Stanley, in the Sawtooth Wilderness area. We turned off the interstate at Boise where we knew there was a Walmart, to fill our icebox even fuller. I could have spent many an hour wandering in Walmart, but we had to move on so we left Boise, which seemed a big, sprawling (modern) ...
... I picked the roads less traveled for most of this trip so far. So I eventually found this really cool pass....had about half a dozen switchbacks....sweeeeeet..... near the end the view was amazing...so I set up to take some pics... set the timer climbed up this rock and hit the button...and ran down the rock....cept...in the process me legs got all confused and I did a face plant on the highway...still managed to get up swear very loudly.......ran to ...