New Year’s Eve 2017 Camping Four brave South Coasters challenged the weather for New Year’s Eve weekend with some camping near Ojai. As it turned out, New Year’s Day was perfect – sunny all day. All had a great time. The Fantastic Four: Ivy, Brandon, Rick & Lisa Rick & Lisa – just arrived at the campsite Brandon & Ivy sure know how to pack for 2-up camping Lisa rode her GS The campsite is Foster County Campground We got the most remote site The tent sites here are huge Our RedVerz Taj Mahal There’s Rick in the background Is it Happy Hour yet? We cooked some good food! How did Brandon manage to fit a stove on his bike? Brandon is an excellent dishwasher Yep, it’s Happy Hour We started the New Year with a hike Lisa on the trail Ivy and Brandon Rick on the trail Gator log Sure is green up here Rick & Lisa on a morning hike Brandon and Ivy on a morning hike Last year we camped in the desert. This year the mountains. Ivy and Brandon on yet another trail Lisa and Rick on another trail If I can just balance this last rock… Views from the campsite We got the best site at the end of the road Chilly mornings That fire sure felt good Ivy staying warm Coffee sure tastes good on a cold morning Views from the campsite Views from the campsite Views from the campsite Say cheese! Our Canadian neighbors joined us for breakfast The warm campfire was the center of all social activities Camp critters For New Years Eve we went to Ventura Ventura Branndon might have had too much to drink Yep, too much to drink NYE dinner at an Irish pub Shepherd’s Pie, yum! Rick & Lisa Yum, and hot (thank god) Ivy and Brandon This place is ready for midnight Home away from home Views from the campsite Lisa’s GS Rick’s RT – time to pack it up Did I mention this was Ivy’s FIRST camping trip? A beautiful day for the ride home.