Decided to do this with two other girlfriends as a weekend getaway. It exceeded our expectations! At first we were not thrilled with the accomodations. Though the lodge is perfectly nice, the room is a typical ski lodge room, not attractive, but very clean and functional. All the people behind the front desk were very accomodating. John who is the leader of this adventure couldn't be nicer and is great company. The main event here was his little dog, who couldn't have been cuter:):) Anyway, all the food was generous and so delicious!! The hike was spectacular- and though I didn't think I would keep up with the others, John was great at taking breaks when needed and giving lots of help and encouragement. It was worth every minute to reach the top! The kayaking was also so much fun-- everything we did was great! (People in our group went caving the day before and liked that as well). The jacuzzi in the lodge was really welcomed after an extremely active day. Some people in our group also took advantage of getting a massage. (We were a bit envious:) Maybe next time... We also enjoyed the St. Bernard dogs that hang around the lodge-- sort of the lodge's "theme". If you love the outdoors, good food, lots of exercise, give this adventure a try. I do not think you will be sorry. Oh- I forgot to add-- As a real bonus- John surprised us all with a CD of photos that he took of us the whole weekend as a "going away gift". Hope to do this again next year.
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