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Old May 7th, 2016, 12:13 AM   #1
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Default July 4th 2016: Idaho, Coeur D 'Alene Trail Skate Tour- summer fun

Announcing the 12th annual
July 4th 2016: Idaho, Coeur D 'Alene Trail Skate

Dates: June 29th - July 5th.
(discounted room rates are only available thru these dates.)

NOW is the time to think ahead to summer skating adventure. SkateNow & Skate Journeys have been co-hosting this trip each July bringing skaters together to experience the seemingly endless trails of northern Idaho.

74 miles of incredibly smooth pavement and beautiful scenery along the Trails of the Coeur d 'Alene await you in Idaho. Skating is split up over 3-5 days, averaging 25-50 miles per day, covering the entire length of the trail. It's flexible enough that any skater can join and skate more/less any distance.

The trip is self-financed, and not a guided tour. Travel fees to/from, food, lodging, and other incidentals are on your own. Discount room rates are set-up for skaters wishing to stay at the Silver Mountain resort in Kellogg, ID (most of the group is based out of Silver Mtn), for the dates surrounding July 4th weekend. There are numerous other area lodging options: motel/hotels, camping, or home rentals in the areas as well. See the SKATENOW EVENTS PAGE for additional hotel/lodging listings. Trip details, maps, general area info can be found at the link as well.

Keep up to date on the event with SKATENOW on Facebook

Meals: plan to BBQ, pick up groceries locally for cooking meals in, or there are ton of options for eating out. Informal BBQ's are planned for most of the evenings. Just touch base with either SkateNow or Skate Journeys upon your arrival so we know you're there and can include/inform you of evening BBQ's and each days trail skate.

Lodging: Below are the discount room rates for Silver Mountain Resort. Price excludes Waterpark passes, as there does not seem to be much interest in Water park activities. But, for those with kids along on the trip, or those who just want to go play in the pools, ride the wave, or hit the water slides, you can purchase daily water park passes on your own at the resort.

Please pass this information along to other skaters. And, as always, cyclists are welcome. Other area activities include: cycling, hiking, kayaking, downhill mountain biking, golf, fishing, water park (at the resort), float a local river, etc.

Make your summer of skating one to remember!

Thanks, and see you on the trail,
SkateNow & Skate Journeys

Link to: 2012 Trail Skate images and 2013 Trail Skate Images
Below are the lodging reservation directions. Discounted rates are valid only for dates June 28- July 6th.

Online and Phone Reservations:

Online Group Code: 4421ZVzv
Phone Reservations: 800.204.6428 FREE option #1
Online Reservations web site: http://www.silvermt.com/

Please put above #4421ZV in “Group Code” box in Travel Planner located in the upper right top

Below lodge rates do not include passes to Silver Rapids Indoor Waterpark, however you may purchase a 2 day waterpark pass for $20 per person.

Lodging Rates: Room types, floor plans and virtual tours

The below rooms can be reserved both online and by phone:

Studio, sleeps 2: $110
Deluxe Studio, sleeps 4: $116
1 Bedroom Condo, sleeps 4: $133

15.5% tax is not included in above rates. Rates are per night, not per person.

Resort Amenities and area Activities
GOLF…Galena Ridge – Group Rates/Shot Gun Tournaments Available!
Scenic Gondola Rides – on site
Biking / Mountain Biking - on site mtn bike rental
GeoCaching - on site
Tennis - on site
Fly-fishing - nearby
White water rafting - nearby
ATV Tours - nearby
Surfing Lessons - on site
Behind the Scenes, Underground Guided Waterpark Tour-on site (no charge)
Running Track - on site
HorseShoes – on site
Gold Mine Tours - nearby
Hiking - on site
Berry Picking - on site
Village Movie Nights – on site
S’More Roasts in the Village – on site
Soccer Field – on site
Jacuzzi's & BBQ's located throughout our the resort
Conference/Reception Room Options
Noah's Loft – Gondola Base Village
Shoshone Mtg. Room
Alpenrose - On Mountain
Moguls - On Mountain
A/V Rentals Available
PA System
White Board/Easel
Disclaimer: This event is considered an informal skaters' get-together and is not sponsored or paid for by Skatenow, Skate Journeys, or any of its members/affiliates. SkateNow / Skate Journeys skaters, who generously volunteer to organize and coordinate this trip (lodging, transportation, route planning, etc.), assume no risk or general liability for any accidents, injury, losses, or death of the participants who choose to participate on this skate trip/tour. Skaters/participants assume full responsibility for themselves getting to and from the location and while participating in the skate trip/tour.

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