Manning Park Resort
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... already on the go when I popped out of my ca-coon. My inner radiator is without a doubt broken. I was bundled in a wool blanket, toque and wool socks all night but was wonderfully toasty. We headed to Heather Trail; a very steep and windy roadway, corkscrewing with switchbacks for 20Km and severe drop offs. I was in tears, Rob was in awe. I'm fine when my feet are on the ground at ...
It was a beautiful hike with breath taking views in 360degree directions, we did hit snow but we made it to the top of Snow Camp Mountain at 1980m. We took in the spectacular views, enjoyed lunch and gave our legs a rest and knew nothing but downhill was ahead!
This hike made us want to come back for more, Manning Park is a beautiful park with so much country to be explored. We will definitely be going back at some point to do more hiking here. ...
... Larry, a muso from Nashville, sang with Janis Joplin about 40 years ago. Larry and wife also taking a cruise to Alaska.
Next morning, shuttle bus from Best Western to the Airport to catch a bus to Bellingham in Washington State, then a cab to the docks where we will board the MV Kenicott for 5 days going up the inside passage to Whittier, Alaska. Boarded the MV Kenicott at 3.30pm and sailed at 7pm. Saw a little seal having a play in the harbour while waiting to ...
... many being built. The lumber mills are also everywhere. Now I know when I go to Home Depot and see the 2x4’s with “made in Canada” they are probably from this area.
The next stretch was a tough drive. It was raining, and all the trucks want to pass, like right now. Thank goodness there are passing lanes, but just not as many as they would like. Twists and turns at slow speed with many 6-8 percent ...
... about four times faster than going up. Once we were back at camp we cooked fritos pie and cleaned the dishes. We kept seeing two mile deer that would come within 20 feet of us and wouldn't be startled by anything. They must have known the campsite. Well, that night they came to visit us again and it scared the living daylights out of us. Once we realized that it was our friends and not a bear we passed out. We were all sore from desolation ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed