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

RV Travelers – Amazon – and Sales Tax

Traveling by RV? Its great, isn’t it? You may have discovered, the more remote the region, the greater the allure to visit and spend time, but the less “stuff” you can obtain – or obtain for a reasonable price. Let’s face it, we’re all consumers… and the “800 pound gorilla” that has emerged in the … Read more

Extended Service Contracts – Why I would NEVER be caught without one for my RV

You’re looking at my RV refrigerator’s cooling unit. It failed recently. No particular reason – it just failed. Cost? Over $2500. IF I didn’t have an Extended Service Contract. With the contract, $100. out of pocket. About 15 months ago my landing gear failed. The motors wear and frankly are under-powered to begin with. Cost? … Read more

Top RV Road Trips for Your Bucket List

Top RV Road Trips for Your Bucket List Thanks to Jason for this guest post to RV Across America! Whether it’s due to a freelance job where you just need access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and power to do your work or maybe the fact that you can live a nomadic … Read more

On The Road…Again! Early Spring 2017 – Travellin’ Across Idaho

All good things must come to an end – THEN – new good things START! It was quite a winter in McCall and at Brundage Mountain! Lots of dry, powdery snow in December and January (along with VERY cold conditions), a milder February with a BIG rainout – but snow (lots of it) followed, but … Read more

A Heart Health Scare – and Lessons Learned to Improve Overall Health

When you’re in your late 50’s AND a traveler, possible heart health issues are NOT good news… It was late summer 2016 and I started to notice chest tightness developing after just a few minutes of walking – even at a slow to moderate pace. Heart trouble is NOT something that runs in my family so … 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