As I've mentioned previously in my Gazelle Tent Review, you don't need a rooftop tent to go overlanding. A ground tent that is super easy to setup is perfectly viable and often a better solution. Gazelle Tents just released an Overland Edition, which is essentially the same as their standard T4 Hub Tent except it … Continue reading In a bold move, Gazelle Tents releases new Overland Edition ground tent
In this article we review the Gazelle T4 Hub Tent. This tent is easy to set up and durable, making it a solid option for camping and overlanding. Priced under $300 you can hit the ground running and get out to your favorite campground or remote piece of solitude without dreading poles and loops. A … Continue reading Gazelle T4 Hub Tent Review — one of the easiest tents I’ve ever setup
We just got back from a two night trip to the San Bernardino mountains. Yep... We camped during coronavirus and it was great. But in my never-ending quest to shrink down the amount of camping gear that fills up my truck I realized that our cheapy sleeping bags are bulky and not warm enough. They … Continue reading Help! My sleeping bags are too bulky
Finding a compact and comfortable sleeping pad for camping at a reasonable price has been a goal of mine for awhile. The Ryno Tuff Sleeping Pad Mattress has proved to be durable, comfortable, and compact. The price makes it a great low-risk option as you'll see in my review. → Product Link: Ryno Tuff Sleeping … Continue reading Review: Ryno Tuff Sleeping Pad Mattress for camping
Heads up. Stanley (camping products) has teamed up with Amazon for the "Deal of the Day". This promotion usually marks down products 30-40% for the day until items sell out. If you've been looking for great deals on camping gear for yourself or a Christmas gift for a friend now is a time to head … Continue reading There’s a bunch of camping deals at Amazon today!
Earlier this year we picked up the Exped Megamat Duo Sleeping Pad when it went on sale. After three camping trips and about six nights of use, it has been returned. This sleeping pad for camping was extremely comfortable but it developed a separation at the seam and started letting air out. Our most recent … Continue reading Why I returned the Exped Megamat Duo Sleeping Pad
What's the typical camp bathroom? A filthy pit toilet in a dark, dusty bathroom. Spiderwebs and flying creatures buzzing overhead. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but if you've been camping you know I've described most campground bathrooms. → Products in this article: Wolf-Wise Pop-Up Privacy Tent and Reliance Portable Toilet Maybe your camping … Continue reading A private camping bathroom & toilet setup for families
After doing a bit a research I decided to give the Softopper brand camper shell a try because of the versatility. Another great alternative is the Bestop SuperTop truck topper which goes for around the same price. Below is a list of my Pros & Cons followed by more detail about this soft-sided truck shell. … Continue reading Why I love my Softopper — a 3 year review
Can you go camping with a Mr. Heater Buddy in the tent? There are endless tips for cold-weather camping, but in the end a Mr. Heater Buddy propane heater can make the biggest difference when trying to get a good night's sleep in the great outdoors. Whether you're tent camping, truck camping, or rollin with … Continue reading Camping with a Mr. Heater Buddy propane heater in the tent
If you've ever searched for an roof rack awning to mount on your truck for overlanding, camping, or tailgating, you know there are quite a few choices. I'm currently researching my best options and would like to stick to the $200-$400 price range. Here's a what I've come up with so far: Roof Rack Awning … Continue reading Which roof rack awning to choose for overland & camping trips?