Mineral Creek Road – Vanlife in Silverton CO

Full relaxation in my ARB Deluxe Room. Truthfully this is how I spent most of my time here. I didn’t have neighbors close by but 4×4 traffic would pass by me regularly. Often I would get a thumb’s up on my setup. I love that. When this room is set up I use it forContinue reading “Mineral Creek Road – Vanlife in Silverton CO”

ToHelluRide – Mountain Biking and Vanlife, Telluride CO

Being a Colorado native and a lover of the outdoors you would think I have visited the incredibly scenic mountain town of Telluride. Seeing how this summer is my summer to check off all my Colorado bucket list items it was time to visit. Telluride is packed with world-class mountain biking, ghost towns, unbelievable views,Continue reading “ToHelluRide – Mountain Biking and Vanlife, Telluride CO”

Drama with my Diesel Heater – Don’t make these mistakes!

It took me 2 Chinese Diesel Heater kits and 2 install attempts to get a working heater. Don’t make the mistakes I did! I have experience and confidence cutting holes into my minivan and making significant modifications but this project kicked my ass!! When I decided to do vanlife through the winter this year IContinue reading “Drama with my Diesel Heater – Don’t make these mistakes!”

Review – ARB 2500 x 2500 Awning and Deluxe Room

I have been absolutely thrilled with my ARB Awning and Deluxe Room combo. ARB is primarily known for their 4wd products but this system works excellent on my minivan camper. I previously had the ARB 2500×2000 Awning attached to the roof and enjoyed it quite a bit but felt the coverage was small and reallyContinue reading “Review – ARB 2500 x 2500 Awning and Deluxe Room”

1st stop. Buffalo Creek

It had been 634 days to get back to this place in my life. When my last road trip ended I was heart broken. I remember that day so clearly when I unpacked my van and rented a room from a friend back in Colorado Springs. I remember unexpectedly crying and feeling immense grief asContinue reading “1st stop. Buffalo Creek”

Jackson Wyoming Vanllife

I arrived in Jackson on a Monday and realized how busy but beautiful this town was. When I was a teenager I briefly drove through Jackson with my family but barely remember the town and Teton National Park.  Taking a peek at my mountain biking trails apps there were some good rides right from myContinue reading “Jackson Wyoming Vanllife”

The best boat is Steamboat!

After a great time in Vail with my friends Paul and Becca I made my way to Steamboat Springs Colorado. Steamboat was one of my Colorado bucket list locations. Being a Colorado native there are lots of iconic mountain locations that I have not yet seen. In a matter of a couple of weeks IContinue reading “The best boat is Steamboat!”

Backpacking Little Death Hollow/Wolverine Canyon Videos

This video covers the start of the hike and the slot canyon in Little Death Hollow.  Part 2 This video shows off my campsite along the Escalante river, Wolverine Canyon, and the Petrified Forest. 

Desert Backpacking at Little Death Hollow

So for many years I’ve been dreaming about this location that my good friend Nick had told me about. It’s located deep in the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument and finally had a chance to check it out on my road trip. It was the best adventure so far!  I found an amazing car campingContinue reading “Desert Backpacking at Little Death Hollow”

Hurricane UT and Gooseberry Mesa

After my time in Little Creek Mesa, I made my way into the town of Hurricane Utah to spend some time with my dad. I was able to pull into his RV slip at the Willow Winds RV park and take advantage of the facilities. It was great to have laundry and showers right thereContinue reading “Hurricane UT and Gooseberry Mesa”