Large Capacity, Portable Power Stations for Camping

Portable power in the form of lithium-ion battery storage and solar panel tech has advanced enough where you can now have your own portable power for electronics and electrical appliances just like a full RV, without having to actually own one. In fact, these portable power units are small enough…

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Why I Purchased a Cot Tent for Camping

I own a compact SUV, specifically a Jeep Renegade Trailhawk and built a diy camp kitchen for it a while back. I needed to find a solution for my sleeping quarters. Like many with smaller-sized vehicles, camping setup options are limited vs a full sized vehicle, especially when you can’t…

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3 Chevy Colorado Campers, GMC Canyon Camper Options

The Chevy Colorado, and it’s close cousin the GMC Canyon are handsome little trucks, with model years running 2003-Present. There are 2 generations, the first running from 2003-2012 and the 2nd from 2012-present day. Payload capacity ranges from 1,370 to 1,581 lbs. Maybe you’ve been looking for a Chevy Colorado camper or one for…



American Land: Sold to the Highest Bidder

“Our public lands- whether a national park or monument, wildlife refuge, forest or prairie- make each one of us land-rich. It is our inheritance as citizens of a country called America.” – Terry Tempest Williams. Whether it is the Izembek Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, Monomoy Refuge in Massachusetts, Bears Ears…


Rivian R1T Electric Truck Overland Concept

While at Overland Expo West, I stumbled upon the Rivian’s upcoming electric truck, the R1T. A walkaround was about to be presented to a gathering group so it was good timing. This was my first time seeing the Rivian truck in person, and this particular version was decked out in…


Small Truck Campers: Lightweight Pop-Up Campers for Small Trucks

Some of my fondest outdoor memories as a child were spent in a small truck camper. My parents had a 74 chevy stepside which was considered a full-size truck at that time, but due to the fat rear fender design, it’s bed was small. Still, the truck could accommodate a small camper,…



Hammocks for Camping: An Inexpensive Alternative to Tents

Hammocks for camping provide a lightweight, inexpensive alternative to tents. The nice thing about hammocks is, if there are places to tie off, the ground does not have to be level. Rocks and tree roots do not present obstacles. You can string up a hammock between trees or rocks. A…