Our first camper was a Great Divide slide in camper. This was in 1977. We were going from Estes Park, Colorado over Trail Ridge Road to go boating at Grand Lake, Colorado. As this was our first trip out in the camper, I did not realize the importance of making sure the refrigerator door was locked.
When we reached the top of the pass, we pulled off in a parking area so one of the children could get a drink from the refrigerator. Well, when we opened the back door of the camper, out poured what seemed like a tremendous amount of orange juice. There was OJ on the ceiling, on the dinette even in the bathroom. I never realized a quart bottle could hold so much juice.
After a through clean up, we went on our way to a fun filled day of camping and boating. We had many great trips in that camper but I learned my lesson, before starting out on any trip, always check and make sure that refrigerator door is locked.
Submitted by Raymond & Gayla Laessig of Fountain Hills, AZ as a part of the RV Centennial Celebration “Share Your Favorite RV Memory” contest.
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