My Search for a GREAT RV SKIRTING Solution

After 6+ years “on the road”, you’d think I’d have this “winter camping thing” with RV Skirting down, right? You see… I’m a full timer AND a skier and I work at ski areas (instructing) for the winter to help fund my addiction! As a full time traveler in a 5th wheel (and now a … Read more

My NEW, TRUE 4 Season (Outdoors RV) 5th Wheel – The Outside

outdoors rv glacier peak F30RLS

Introducing my Outdoors RV “Glacier Peak” 5th Wheel I’m going to start my “tour” of my new Outdoors RV Glacier Peak 5th wheel on the outside. I know that everyone loves to see the interiors of campers, but frankly, the outside is just as if not more important than what’s inside. As a point of … Read more

Its like someone flipped a switch! Full timing in the mountains means “be prepared”…

I arrived in McCall on Oct 28 and immediately felt pressure to get set up for the winter. This was not an ordinary winter camp – I’ve stayed in the mountains for each of the past 6 winters in a camper; this time however, I had a storage locker full of my “stuff” that had … Read more

Dateline: McCall, Idaho – EARLY SNOWSTORM!!

This is the scene I awoke to this morning… What follows are my thoughts recorded on the morning of November 3 in McCall… So… an early season snowstorm! Yep, as I write this, late afternoon is approaching and its been snowing all day! Snow never did turn to rain (as the weather experts promised!!) Temperatures … Read more

How to spot a Storm Damaged RV

Buying a RV can be a challenging enough experience without the new added “wildcard” of a whole slew of storm damaged rv’s (of all types – storm damaged motorhomes, storm damaged trailers, and storm damaged fifth wheels) that are emerging on the market in the aftermath of the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida – particularly Harvey … Read more

Thinking of trading your RV? Consider THIS before you do…

RV Trading Tips… Thinking of trading in or selling your RV? In addition to being a full time traveler (with a NEW 5th wheel soon!!), I spend my summers consulting and selling RV’s. I often approach folks with the following – “How can I help you lighten your wallet, put you in debt for years … Read more

And the BEST RV Manufacturers are…

Best RV Manufacturers Recently I and 10 other experienced RV bloggers were contacted by the good folks at RVINGPLANET. We were each asked to provide a brief essay detailing which manufacturer makes the BEST RV’s (and why.) Never at a loss for words, I shared my thoughts and yesterday (Oct 5) they were published in … Read more

The REAL cost of a RV loan – an analysis…

Yes, it really DID snow on Casper Mountain on 9/25/17. These photos were taken on the morning of 9/25 as the clouds began to break and we could see the fresh snow at about 7000 – 8000 ft. elevation. (And, yes, it did not last long as it IS still September!!) But, as I write … Read more

Summer 2017 RV Reflections – and back on the road (soon) for Autumn…

It has been a LONG, hot and in some ways arduous summer here in Casper, Wyoming. There was a BIG build up to the 150 second eclipse in late August, a near record string of 90+ days in July, and now in September, snow is falling just uphill from the town on the 24th! Now … Read more

Summer 2017 Update on RV’ing – financing changes, purchasing trends, rental options and much more…

Looking for a RV – or to replace one? Well, truth be told, my fifth wheel is for sale, but that is a subject for a different post. My goal in this post is to update you on my summer 2017 experience and on trends I’m seeing in the RV industry over the past several … Read more