Crown Ridge Resort
Travel Blogs from North Conway
Im sat here in the staff computer lounge with theeeee slowest connection, struggling for words at the moment.
TODAY IS THE DAY!!!
After 2 LONG weeks of training and staff week, the kids are due to arrive in just a few hours.
We've had a long week of training and programming giving us the skills to amazing counsellors, and to help these kids have an ...
... out what kids we get put with. I got a tour of the whole camp which is huge, and spent the rest of the day chilling out and settling in. The next day, was a free day to again just chill out and settle in. Camp is still pretty quiet at the moment as they're still doing all their pre camp stuff. Myself, mark ( climbing counsellor ) and Hannah one of the Irish girls spent the day walking round camp, fighting turtles with ...
... was tough. We did the first two miles relatively easily. During which, we saw streams, waterfalls, chipmunks and...snow. That's right, Hayley saw snow for the first time! It was fairly weak though; merely a layer of ice over part of the trail. Nonetheless, it was cool.
The first half of our hike set our expectations for part two. Mistake #1.
Because it took us less than 90 minutes to hit the halfway mark, including a snack ...
... we ducked into the pleasant town of North Conway, which is situated right on the southeastern corner of the White Mountains. Lunch at a local cafe - Frontside Grind - was SO tasty. The chicken salad wrap and 'Meal' - a banana, peanut butter, almond, protein-packed smoothie that might as well have been a meal - were delicious! It was at Frontside Grind that we decided to do something big, something bold...tomorrow. Hayley threw out the idea of doing some hiking ...
... noticed as we drove in to downtown Gorham was the railroad museum. Unfortunately it was closed by the time we got here. The rail line here is ex Grand Trunk. Now it's a G & W property, the St. Lawrence and Atlantic RR. I was told that trains run sporadically. I wish there was more to say, but after a full day of driving I'm tired and ready to just veg out for a bit. Until tomorrow, ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking