Want to take your baby camping? We started taking our little ones around 7 months to a local spot for the weekend just to get us out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. It's not the easiest trip but with a few essential (and easy to forget) items you can make it work. Here … Continue reading Camping with a baby: Top 5 items to bring on your trip
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
We made our first-ever camping trip to Idyllwild this past July and had a blast. There's plenty of remote camping in this area that gives you the perfect chance to get away from crowds, visit the quaint mountain town, and enjoy a warm campfire all in the same day. This is our first post in … Continue reading Idyllwild Camping Setup: What worked and what didn’t
It's easy to show someone why the Softopper is so awesome but not so easy to explain. When I got my truck and decided to outfit it for camping (and overlanding) I realized fairly quickly I needed some sort of truck shell to cover our gear. Related: Best Price on ARB Awnings After doing a … Continue reading Why I love my Softopper — a 3 year review
Camping at Big Sur has been on my bucket list for awhile. And since we've never traveled here, I've decided to play it safe and stay at known campground. Being centrally located to major points of interest, Pfieffer Big Sur Campground is an ideal spot to setup camp. What's the best time to visit Big … Continue reading Camping at Big Sur! Our first trip is coming up
My brother made a quick trip out to Anza Borrego, CA this past week to get a glimpse of the wildflower superbloom and do some dispersed camping. Being late spring after huge rains, it was bound to be an extremely busy weekend out there. Instead of staying near the crowds around Borrego Springs, he followed … Continue reading Photos from the super bloom at Little Blair Valley, Anza Borrego – 2019
ITEM REVIEWED: SOG Ninja Backpack | AMAZON Price: $33-$40.00 After my trusty Jansport of 15 years gave out, I was in a rush to find a replacement to use at my filthy and rugged workplace. It would be used daily and I'm not easy on my backpacks. That's when the SOG Ninja Day Pack quickly … Continue reading Review: SOG Ninja Tactical Backpack
The possibilities are not endless, but you can still have fun. Let's cut to the chase here. Overlanding & offroading with a 2wd truck or SUV isn't the greatest idea. Having a 4x4 is always the best route and this article isn't meant to be another 4wd vs. 2wd for offroading debate. But the old … Continue reading Overlanding with a 2wd vehicle — can it make it offroad?