Memorial Day 2002



 

14th Annual Penn State Alumni and Friends Memorial Weekend Camping Trip
5/22/2009 - 5/25/2009




Friday 5/22/2009 Weather Hi/Lo 92/65 Sunny/Overcast
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Setup Time lapse Video of campground setup

Greg/Karen's tent almost blows away in a large gust of wind.

Greg Takes Joe's truck to get firewood, Returns after 2 hours with a great
story, and a truckload of firewood.

Chicken and Steak with rosemary potatoes.
Cherry Cobler in dutch oven for desert

Saturday Sunny, Hi/Lo 82/60
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Part of group has reservations for horseback ride to top of seneca rocks.
Rest of group plans a hike to top of Seneca Rocks.

Geocaching at the top

Lunch (Hamburgers and Hotdogs) in scorching heat.


Sunday Sunny Hi/lo 80/60
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Leasury breakfast, packed for an All day outing, with lunch on the road.
6 vehicle caravan.
1 hour drive on 10 miles of pot hole ridden dirt road.
Found stream with Geocache nearby.
Kids swim, adults watch, and take pictures.
Cook Chili and Hot dogs for lunch
Joe/April Stay home
packup lunch, and head to Fire Tower (name?) details?
Stop at wind farm on the way home
Call, and leave a message for Joe that 'we're on the way back to camp"

On the way back, we come across a motorcycle accident. A rider drove off
the road while trying to make a sharp turn on a steep downhill.
After talking briefly with several drivers, and verifying that the driver
was ok, we continued back to camp.