S: Camping Trip 2011
BC: Our first camping trip was a big success. We had such a great time and can't wait to do it again! Jamell, Shannan, J.J., Tyson & Amaya | Mt. Madonna County Park California
FC: The Great Outdoors | The Damon Family Camping Trip July 8-10, 2011
1: CAMPING | What a beautiful view! | Our First Family Camping Trip
2: Clearing the spot | Our site | Mom & J.J. | SITE 136
3: Yikes...A bear! | Dad & Tyson | Setting up the tent and unpacking supplies | We had a practice run at home so by the time we got to our site we were pros and had the tent up and ready to go in no time!
4: The Spinning Leaf
5: Relaxing around our campsite
6: Surrounded by Beautiful Redwoods and Sunlight
7: View from our site #No.136
8: Camping Love
9: Night Time Fun... Campfires, Hot Chocolate, S'mores, Yeti Watching and Sleeping
11: Wood Splitting
12: Everything tastes better when you cook it over a camp fire! | Camp Food
14: Tree climbing, corn huskin', looking for kindling, baseball, volleyball, football, cooking, bamboo shooting, lighter fluid, pirates & THE BEST COBBLER!!!
15: FAMILY FUN TIME
16: The Damon Family
18: Hiking to see The Miller Estate Ruins
19: Tyson lead the way...
20: Exploring the Ruins
21: Henry Miller's mountain home, which cost a quarter million dollars in 1901, had seven bedrooms and a large 3,600 sq ft. ballroom. Today, all that remains are a few stairways, foundations, and sections of stone wall, built largely from rock quarried on site.
22: About to take a wrong turn down the loop trail | Machete Man | Stunning Views | takin' a quick rest
23: HIKING! | In the final stretch.... | Amaya on top of the Miller Estate Steps
24: Rise & Shine... it's time for some breakfast & then clean up!
25: Last Day | all packed up and ready to go! | waving good0bye | Leaving our site just as beautiful as when we got here! Good-bye Mt. Madonna Thanks for the memories!