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Summary of “My most mad ski trip yet?”

By on February 24, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments

Well, I am back from what I dubbed “My most mad ski trip yet?”…. It was mad with all the travelling, but it was worth the effort. Las Vegas: Totally weird place. Not sure what to make of it other than it is not my kind of place. It was “too”: Too noisy Too busy […]

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The drive from Park City to Zion National Park, Utah

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
The drive from Park City to Zion National Park, Utah

We were about to leave Park City for the long drive to Zion National Park and it started to snow! A week of clear blue skies and now snow for the drive south… And with the snow and the weather, some of the views were spectacular…. The snow gave way to rain, then light rain, […]

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Coffee stop at Mom’s Cafe, 10 E Main St, Salina, UT

By on February 20, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments
Coffee stop at Mom’s Cafe, 10 E Main St, Salina, UT

On the road from Park City to Zion National Park and our slightly eccentric satnav has brought us to Salina, UT where we decided to stop for coffee at Mom’s Cafe. The cafe had some locals in the corner going over town gossip, the pies looked good and the coffee (cheapest I’ve found, $1.25 per […]

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Snowing in Park City, Utah

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Snowing in Park City, Utah

Last morning in Park City and we woke up to snow… Looks like it is going to be a miserable drive back to Las Vegas. If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using the buttons below.   Nick’s continued wanderings can be followed on Twitter: @nickswanderings.  

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Leaving the hotel – The Yarrows, Park City, Utah – A summary

By on February 20, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments

Well, we have spent 6 nights at The Yarrows… As hotels go it is not great, but it isn’t awful. The room was warm, clean and comfortable. The only complaint about the room was in the incredibly noisy heating system that we had to switch off at night so we could sleep. This meant we […]

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Back at the No Name Saloon for Dinner…

By on February 20, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments
Back at the No Name Saloon for Dinner…

What is going on in Park City this evening? The place is heaving! Tried several places for dinner, with no luck, 30 – 60 minute waits. Ended up back at the No Name Saloon where we managed to find somewhere to sit… If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it […]

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Dinner at Red Banjo Pizza, Park City, Utah

By on February 19, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Dinner at Red Banjo Pizza, Park City, Utah

Dinner this evening was at Red Banjo Pizza on Main Street. Again we took the free bus into town (really is an excellent service – there is a stop for travelling in and out of town are just a few minutes from our hotel – The Yarrow – and the buses are incredibly frequent, I […]

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Day 5: Skiing Snowbird and Alta, Utah

By on February 18, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments

Decided to ski Snowbird and Alta. When we left Park City we keyed in ‘Snowbird’ on the SatNav and it said it was 9 miles. I knew that wasn’t right, and it wasn’t. Once it had calculated the route it was nearly 40 miles as we had to leave the Park City canyon, and drive […]

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Dinner at Wasatch Brew Pub, Park City, Utah, and the cold food

By on February 18, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Dinner at Wasatch Brew Pub, Park City, Utah, and the cold food

After a hard day of skiing Deer Valley, we decided to go to the Wasatch Brew Pub for dinner. For my evening meal, I went for the Evolution Ale and Shepard’s pie. The Brew Pub really is a brew pub as you can sit at the bar and look into the brewery (photo below). Worryingly […]

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Worst winter for snow in Park City in 40 years? And things have changed…

By on February 18, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments

One thing I really like about skiing is chatting to people on the lifts, or just around the resort. As we finished skiing today we were taking a ride on the shuttle bus from the main lodge at Deer Valley back to our car and I got talking to a ‘local’ who has been involved […]

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