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

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

outdoors rv glacier peak F30RLS

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

Winter RV Camping Near Phenomenal Ski Resorts

SKIING AND RV’ing – PERFECT TOGETHER! Important: I am working on a significant update to this post and the information within – please DO check back in SOON for this NEW info. I will remove this notice after the update is complete.  It was a deal breaker. Yep, I had to know if I bought … 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

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

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

Your RV Furnace – and cold winter weather… a “how to”

How to keep your RV furnace running in cold winter weather – and why failures are relatively common.   Winters in the mountains are rough on a RV furnace – that’s a fact. Twice in the past 4 years, I’ve had service done on my RV furnace – both due to the stress of “cycling” … Read more

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