Legacy Vacation Resorts-Steamboat Hilltop
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... items for Sally (jacket and a scarf) at the Bucking Rainbow.
Took the drive to Fish Creek Falls and did a short walk to a great view. There was a path leading down to the bottom of the falls but using good sense we passed and just enjoyed the view from topside. A lot of water was flowing over the falls. Very lovely spot right in town. We then drove around the Steamboat area and saw many huge homes- some for sale but we're not interested. Sally saw more ...
... was through oil and coal fields. Many trains and they were extremely long and full of coal. Drove in the mountains at elevations of over 9,000 ft. Would you believe that snow was still on the ground at the higher elevations. Sally would not let me play in the white (somewhat dirty) stuff.
We arrived in Steamboat Springs at 5:30. Checked in to a Sheraton Hotel. Lovely room with a balcony (now sitting ...
... were all designer modern (and therefore totally impractical), with huge metal doors and no locks, or soap, or dryers.
But we weren’t paying for the restrooms: the hot springs were the main draw, and after a meal cooked on the state-of-the-art gas barbeque (no fire pits here!) we dived straight in. Actually, tiptoed in would be more accurate. The hot springs were - no surprises ...
... Chicken and Dumplings, and Kelly had S@#! on a Shingle - both excellent. Up to the condo to change into our boots and get our skis.
It had snowed all night, and was still snowing and somewhat cloudy. We tried Preview again first just to see what powder felt like (since we are not very experienced in various conditions.) It was fine. We went over to Christy's to get some different goggles as it was difficult to see the snow ...
... Photo 3 is from outside my hotel looking down towards the Gondala, yes it really is that close. Photo 4 is looking up the hill from the hotel. Photo 5 is from the top of the Christie Chair to the top of the Gondala.
Photo 6 is just an awesome photo with runs in sunlight and the grey ominous clouds in the background, this means more snow is on the way. Photos 7 & 8 are looking towards the top of the backside where I tried one run ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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