Saturday, November 05, 2011

A Grand Day


Thanks to Eversave and a day off of school, yesterday we found ourselves in rural Lancaster County, PA, all rigged up and flying through foliage so beautiful it didn't seem real. Eric took the day off, the weather was amazing, our guides were perfect and all this combined to make a seriously fun memory. Standing 50 or 60 feet above the ground in the midst of this great Eastern forest that I love so much, with the leaves at their absolute most colorful, was an amazing experience. I'm so pleased it all worked out and that we could carve out this time together. I can enthusiastically recommend the Refreshing Mountain Camp as a great place to have a day out with your family.

Getting rigged up. 

Waiting for the first zipline. 

Evan gets attached. These guides were so
expert and smooth. 

Sara gets ready to go. 

After the first zipline we had to get across a ropes course. 

Sara looks like she's floating in midair. Sometimes it felt
that way. 

Spider Man


I was WAY out of my comfort zone, let me tell you, but
learning to rely on that magical yellow strap and step out into
the air was a good experience. 

Eric makes it across the swings. 



Our view standing IN the trees. I loved this part. In the
distance is our next platform. 

Another view of the gorgeous surroundings. It was such a
cool experience to be in the canopy. 

The sky was perfect. 

The shadow of us on the platform against the other trees. 

I think this is Eric getting ready to fly from the
platform in the top center of the image. 

Our crew!

The view from the edge of the platforms.

Looking down to the ground from the last
platform. 

Looking back up from the ground at the end
of the course.

The kids with our cute guides. They were high-quality
young men.



2 comments:

  1. This looks SO FUN! Thanks for reminding me that having big kids can be a great time :)

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  2. Awesome! How fantastcially beautiful. What a cool thing to be able to do with your people!

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