A collection of 17 posts
Sometimes Doing Nothing Is The Best Option
It snowed last night. It was an unexpected late May snow that covered the truck camper in a few inches of snow. The solar panels on its roof are therefore not charging the batteries in the camp. This isn’t ideal given that it’s important to keep the batteries
The Unknown of Adventure
I just finished packing for an upcoming Overlanding trip this weekend with Give It The Beans Overland. I went grocery shopping, packed clothes, and made sure our rig was stocked with propane, shovels, and firewood. Oh, did I mention we’re camping in early February in the mountains of Colorado?
Do you know how to fix a broken winch line? I sure didn't.
“Do you know how to fix a broken winch line?” read the subject of an email from Factor55. “I sure don’t” I thought to my dismay. While probably not a likely scenario, we do have a winch on our rig. And if we were using it to self-recover and
The Possibility of A Well-Stocked Larder
I love making things! For me, making provides an opportunity for so many things that I value. Making lets me focus on something challenging and experience a state of flow. Making provides an opportunity for me to exercise my skills and deepen my mastery. And making lets me feel long-lasting
How We Plan Our Adventures
Val and I have recently been planning a big 2-week road trip so we thought it would be a good time to discuss our approach for adventure planning. We hope sharing our wisdom inspires you to start planning your next adventure. Road trips have been a classic form of adventure
Why We Adventure
What does adventure look like? We’re about to kayak across a lake surrounded by tall granite mountains carved by ancient glaciers. We already kayaked 2 miles across the lake earlier in the morning across glassy water reflecting the peaks and trees on the water’s surface. We left our