We went up to Mongaup Pond for Memorial day weekend. All the new systems in the RV worked well, except for a propane leak in the connection for the new catalytic heater. Once I tightened it up, it was fine.
Trish relaxing in camp:
On Sunday we went kayaking on the pond:
Followed by a ride around the campground:
After lunch, I went for a mountain bike ride. The climb out of the Mongaup basin was tough, with grades exceeding 20% in spots:
Old wagon wheels:
At one point the trail suddenly enters a thick, canopied forest:
This grave marker is a bit off the trail near Frick pond:
Here’s the newspaper article from 1933:
M and B at the beach on Mongaup pond:
On Monday we went fishing on the Willowemoc, but we didn’t catch anything:
We decided to test thenew SUV on the same “road” we rode last summer:
At one point we saw a fawn struggling to get across the road. Trish moved it to the shoulder and we cut open a water bottle for it. It was pretty weak, so it probably didn’t survive:
Here we are breaking camp:
What a great weekend!