The Cliff Lodge & Spa
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... we were first to get service. By noon we were on the road again.
The down time gave us a chance to take the drive from Provo to Heber City via the Alpine Loop.
The next day we went from alpine trees to desert. We drove the Desert Ramble loop. It took us around Tooele Army Depot. I wanted to go to a PX so I drove up to the ...
... until it was time. We found one building showed the building of the Temple and a display of what it looks like inside, which was interesting since it is not open to the public. We were here many yeas ago and at that time there were a lot of weddings being performed.
The recital was good but one bad thing about having great acoustics is the sounds are magnified including crying and fidgeting children. We wandered across the street to City ...
... to the ground taking in all the new smells. Blue walks in a zig-zag pattern, so she doesn't miss anything. We inspected the large fire pit just off the road, and agreed that we should roast marshmallows later.
When we got back to the house, we made dinner, and Chris mixed more nectar for the hummingbirds. They'd already gone through the first serving! After dinner, we went for another doggy walk and inspected the picnic table by ...
... and spectacular, it is beyond words were coming into view. We continued hiking until the sky beside us - keep in mind, the peak is called clouds rest, almost at 10,000ft, we are IN the sky - started turning dark grey, edging closer, filled with thunder and lightening. The shorts and t-shirts were quickly covered with warm layers and wet weather gear as we bunkered down under the useless shelter of thin pine trees. We hoped to wait out the storm and make it up to the peak as ...
It would have been a perfect day to ski, fresh powder and blue skies but we made up our minds ages ago that we would avoid the weekend crowds and do other things. Although, I was told that since 70% of SLC population is Mormon, Sunday's are pretty quiet. So today, I started the day making spicy black bean soup, something like what I had at the Mangy Moose the other night. It was delicious although I feel a bit like a cheat ...
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