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Created on Fri Apr 5, 2013
Heading back to camp in the remote Utah desert south of Canyonlands after a long, hot, dusty day that included aimless hiking and scrambling around centuries old Pueblo ruins, one of my adventure ...
"Taking your family surfing — I like the sound of that." So the words flow from one of Australia's most decorated surf writers. But it's not just words, he did it. He packed up the Toyota, hitched ...
We're four years into ownership of a 12v refrigerator, specifically an Engel MT35, and there's no shortage of questions about it from our readers who've never seen such a critter. The majority, of ...
Along the road to progress, late 1980s maybe, the automotive industry decided the gas light was a clever thing to add to the dashboard. When the little red orb illuminates, you're supposed to feel ...
Created on Mon Aug 27, 2012
The earth is round and the great discoveries, crossings, and formidable pioneering efforts on the planet have all been ticked off the list by countless predecessors. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't ...
If it's one thing minivans and car camping have going for them, it's Volkswagen. From the chill vibe of the venerable microbus to the pinnacle of them all, the 4WD Syncro of the 1980s and 90s with ...
Created on Tue May 15, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/800 sec, ISO 100 Chicken Corners Trail — "The best way to ruin your upholstery in Moab, Utah" You'll lean like a green bowler trying to force ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/50 sec, ISO 400 "If there's a picnic table there," insists Sinhue Xavier, "you're probably car camping." He's commenting on the difference between ...
Like it always goes, my wife and I spent over an hour packing things up after spending a few nights on the beach outside of Puerto Peñasco. But this time, we had it all dialed in, amazingly with space ...
In 2008, when National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine raved, "Coolest. Camper. Ever. The SylvanSport GO is the camp trailer for people who've never even thought about camp trailers," the folks at SylvanSport ...
My new camper is the Earthroamer XV-HD because I went nuts every time we packed for a trip. I'd bark at everybody, "Can we possibly pack any more craparoo?" So Earthroamer really sharpened their pencils ...
Hello? Yes, hello there. Eyes down here please. You can't seem to stop staring at that Land Rover, can you? This is the Jelinksi family, Igor and Rachel and their three children Sarah, Charles, and ...
Created on Thu Jan 12, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF16-35mm f/2.8L | Setting: f/14, 1/125, ISO 100 I stopped and looked around for another way. He, on the other hand, rolled by me on the passenger side, draped a wrist at ...
If you've been to this space before, you might already know about our little love affair with funky and cool campervans. But this Volkswagen LT 40 inspires a whole new level of bliss and wonder ...
AEV Conversions Double Cab 4-Door Jeep Brute Conversion After a moment of hushed awe, may the words of many Jeep addicts, critics, connoisseurs, and paramours fall upon your ears with a smile: this ...
Summertime in Colorado's San Juan Mountains You need some kind of contraption to get you and the munchkins to the crag. To the break. To the trailhead. To the put-in. Or you just need a machine to ...

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