Breaking RV Camp in the dead of Winter – It takes a unique brand of STUPID!

I’m sharing this a couple of weeks AFTER I broke my winter rv camp on Feb 22 in McCall. To offer contrast, as I write this, it is 68F, I’m sitting at a cafe overlooking a canyon in shorts and slippers. Not at all a recognizable scene to the one I faced on Feb 22 … Read more

My NEW Glacier Peak 30RLS – An Owners Review

I’ve been living with and in my new 2018 Glacier Peak 30RLS 5th Wheel now for just about 90 days. What follows is a video of the interior and an indepth analysis of this trailer manufactured by Outdoors RV. Glacier Peak 30RLS Review After 2 years of research, looking for a fifth (5th) wheel that is … Read more

Spending an Entire Winter in a RV in the Rocky Mountains

Spending an entire winter in a RV in the Rocky Mountains, or to be precise – Spending an entire winter in a RV in the Northern Rocky Mountains, and now with 6 winters “under my belt” as a full timer who likes to stay in the mountains and ski all winter. So… when it comes … Read more

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? Note: I originally posted this in Nov. 2017, I’m updating it today (Sept. 2018) after using my skirting (detailed below) for a full season AND breaking it down in late February when parts of it were … Read more

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

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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

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