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

Starvation State Park – great name for a park, eh?

Starvation State Park, Utah Whats in a name? According to Wikipedia, There are various narratives explaining the name “Starvation”. One account describes a group of fur trappers stranded in harsh winter conditions who survived by stealing a local Native American cache of food, which resulted in their starvation. Another account tells the opposite story, with … Read more

Exploring the Flaming Gorge – and Lucerne Campground

The Flaming Gorge The Adventure Continues! After leaving the familiar turf of Saratoga, Wyoming (I can’t believe I’ve visited Saratoga so often that it now seems like a “home away from home” – whatever THAT is when you full time in a RV!), I traveled west to Rock Springs – mostly to find a decent … Read more

On The Road Again – Saratoga, Wyoming, why not?!

Saratoga – hot springs, kayaking, fishing and more… Just got out of the hot springs here in downtown Saratoga Wyoming. Completely relaxing, and you can always count on meeting an interesting person or two while there. You know, it’s nice when your toughest decision upon waking is whether to go to the hot springs first … Read more

Beachfront in Brookings – Sun and Warmth on the Oregon Coast

Condensing a 6+ Hour Journey From Portland to Brookings into 15 minutes Enjoy (and GREAT music as well!) The Oregon Coast Beachfront RV Park in Brookings Yep, it happened! After 5 months in McCall Idaho with the warmest temperature being 50F, I reached the Oregon coast (the “shore”?!) to experience sunshine and near 70F in … Read more

Epic Powder in March at Brundage!

A Brundage Powder WEEK… The temperature sat at 24F as I arrived early Wednesday morning to Brundage. The snow was falling heavily – and it was a “light” or “powdery” snow! I knew immediately it was going to be a special – and rare – day. Ski run after run featured deep, light powder – … Read more

Winter in McCall Idaho – Brundage Ski Resort

RV’ing AND Skiing all in Winter in McCall After 3 consecutive winters in the small, isolated community of Steamboat Springs, I decided to spend this winter in an even smaller (and more isolated!) town… McCall, Idaho, population about 2900. How remote is McCall? Well, the nearest movie theater is about 30 miles, the nearest Walmart … Read more