Signs of Spring and a Strong Recovery…

Its amazing what a little sun and temperatures just a few degrees above freezing can do in March! My camper is still quite buried in deep snow, but with a few days of strong pre-Spring sunshine and temperatures above (or at least NEAR) freezing… the snow pack WILL fade away. Its been a long winter … Read more

Winter in Wyoming – RV Life – and a HEART ATTACK…

And a call for help – please read on for details… updated 2.28.19 to further discuss my discoveries & experiences since the heart attack… The video below pretty well brings you up to date with me and my RV life, as well as explaining my most unwelcome event a few days ago – a heart … Read more

Choosing the RIGHT RV Surge Protector (from personal experience)…

Whether its ski apparel or certain RV accessories, I lean towards buying the best. Why? Functionality, reliability AND how you’re taken care of down the road in the event of a product failure. A surge protector protects your RV’s ENTIRE electrical system. It is IMPORTANT to get a good one! Surge protectors can be purchased … Read more

My Morning Commute in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Spectacular! Inspiring! Breathtaking! Jackson Hole These are just a few of the terms that attempt to express how I see my morning commute here in the Teton Valley of western Wyoming. Allow me to share my commute with you… And… it all ends with a gondola ride to my office! In fact, I often greet … Read more

Spending an entire winter in the Grand Tetons in a 5th Wheel Trailer in Extreme Cold

Taking Winter RV Life to the EXTREME (COLD) I’m entering my seventh winter RV’ing in the mountains. Just a few weeks ago, I was traveling across Washington State enjoying some amazing Autumn weather. When folks you encounter find out you’re a “full timer”, they inevitably ask if you head SOUTH for the winter. And I … Read more

Mid-Autumn Visit to Grand Teton National Park

The First Snow Has Fallen on Grand Teton National Park – Just minutes north of where my RV and I are staying for the winter… The road to Jenny Lake is closed, the National Park entry gates are unmanned, and the traffic is largely GONE! Is there anything to do here? Absolutely! Walk – Hike … Read more

Winter is Coming – Settling the Trailer in for the Winter

Winter RV Camping – In the Mountains… I always try to arrive at my winter destination a few weeks before the weather turns stormy and cold. Seeing that I choose to spend winter near great ski areas in the mountains, and not on some concrete pad in southern Arizona, its important to “beat the weather.” … Read more

Anthony Lake Hike and… EARLY SNOW

Anthony Lake on October 30 – deserted & snowy?! Dateline: October 30 – a damp, but promising early morning in La Grande, Oregon with a planned (short) hike around Anthony Lake (about 35 miles away.) Temperatures in La Grande were reasonably mild (mid 40’s) with the promise of some sun during the day. As autumn … Read more

Revisiting the Boulder Creek Lodge – and something new…

Boulder Creek Lodge – Hall, Montana Boulder Creek Lodge is run by a wonderful couple with an amazing story. For those who visit, I’ll let Patrick tell you his story. I was last here in 2015, that time without my (old) camper as it was in rehab in Helena (landing gear issues). I stayed one … Read more

Winter RV Camping Near Phenomenal Ski Resorts

SKIING AND RV’ing – PERFECT TOGETHER! It was a deal breaker. Yep, I had to know if I bought a RV that there would be a place to “camp” (aka – park it) at or near great skiing out west. And… YES THERE IS! In fact, there are MANY campgrounds that are OPEN ALL WINTER … Read more