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

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 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

Glacier Peak vs. Augusta RV Ambition – a VERY interesting comparison

Glacier Peak vs. Augusta RV AND… I’ve made my decision on what my next 5th wheel will be! I’ve been in the market for a new fifth wheel for about 18 months now. I’ve looked at MANY manufacturers models with a focus on design and engineering over “bells and whistles”. Having lived in a reasonably … Read more

RV Travellin’ Pre-Season and Post-Season

“Season” RV Travellin’ Season across most of our nation is June – July – August. In some regions, school lets out in early June, in others, late June. Whenever that date passes, campgrounds and related attractions (water parks, zoo’s, swimming pools, beaches…) see the most activity. While this can be lots of fun for the … Read more

It’s looking like my next fifth wheel will be a…

This video was created with my dashcam. Learn more about the dashcam I’m using HERE Glacier Peak F30RDS Way back in Sept. 2016 when I first visited the Outdoors RV factory in LaGrande, Oregon and got a “sneak peek” (click to see my original sneak peek post on this trailer) at their new Glacier Peak … Read more

Winter RV Furnace Failure… or not??

RV Furnaces in the Winter RV Furnaces are NOT made to make it through winter. In my experience, I’ve had 2 rv furnace failures during the winter in 5 years. When my furnace would not produce heat yesterday evening, I was both not surprised and believed I knew the likely cause until… Even when my … Read more