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Winter Camping in the Spring

We went camping this weekend! It snowed, it was freezing, and it was a great experience. Although we woke up several times wondering if our feet or noses were still going to be able to function when morning came, we were able to soak up the heat kept inside of the camper's thin walls--if you've ever been a pop-up camper, you know how unrealistic "heated" indoors are when it is merely 17 degrees outside. I think this may be the new drive-in spot! We were totally secluded in our little campsite. After we had set up the Jayco, we met the campground host (he lives up the road and rents out llamas and snowshoes). He let us know that we're welcome to rent out his cabin at the end of the un-maintained road anytime we want. So, we thought, let's check it out. We snowshoed up the narrow road until we met a locked gate... then we just decided to tromp our way up the steep slope. Higher, and higher we went until we decided, we'll start heading down. It was my most favorite snowshoeing experience (after our engagement a couple years ago, of course) because of the quick descent through the feet and feet of snow. Plus, take a look at Cooper's new Michelin-man look received from this great trek! It made the day that much better :)

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