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

Early Winter in the Central Idaho Mountains

McCall Idaho – Brundage Mountain – and an outdoor playground! The kayak is “sleeping” for the winter, and so is the bicycle. I do keep a kayak paddle standing outside my 5er to remind me winter is but a temporary state of affairs – but while it is here, I do make the most of … Read more

My unique Cruzbike and a travelers solution with a Rockymounts bike rack

Bicycling and RV’ing Its been nearly 20 years now – 20 years since my lower back gave me enough grief to require a switch from an “upright” (traditional) bicycle to a recumbent. My first recumbent bicycle was actually purchased on a week long cross state ride in Wisconsin in the summer of 1997. The ride … Read more

Preparing for Winter in a RV in the mountains – Fall 2016 style!

Winter’s Coming And when you choose to live in a RV IN THE MOUNTAINS (in winter), certain steps are necessary to insure comfort and safety. Five Years into my “On The Road” lifestyle and I find I’ve settled into a bit of a pattern – at least over the past two years. Summers in Casper, … Read more

A weekend in Camelot – and Strawberry Reservoir

**A personal note – this is my travel “season”, after completing a summer of RV sales in Casper, I’m on my way (slowly) to my winter destination (where I serve as a ski instructor). When you travel by RV (or just travel in general), illness is not your friend. That is why when I took … Read more