9.25.2012

Turner's First Camping Trip

This past weekend we thought we would celebrate Turner turning 7 MONTHS OLD by going on his first real hiking/camping trip.  He went on his first hike when we were in Hawaii, but this was his first real overnight trip.  Jesse and I have been aching to get into the woods, so once Turner's pack finally came in the mail, we immediately made plans for the weekend.  Jesse searched for a good place for us to go... for our first trip out, we wanted somewhere relatively close, with good trails, and a campground. We ended up going to Catoctin Mountain Park in Maryland, just an hour and a half away.  Fun fact: it is actually where Camp David is located.  It was beautiful and the weather was perfect during the day.  The night was cold and neither Turner nor I slept very well, but overall it was a great trip!  It was very nice to get away from the city and spend some time in the great outdoors.





This is the only picture we have of the 3 of us with Turner in the pack... not good of any of us, but that's what you get when you give an old stranger the iPhone.












3 comments:

  1. Looks like a great trip. Did Turner sleep in his own tent?

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  2. Just seeing this comment! NO WAY! He slept in between us. Just brought along the small one for him to play in during the day. I think a lot of people thought we put him in his own tent.

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