Dubois, Wyoming – Gateway to Jackson and Yellowstone – some insiders tips

The Town of Dubois Wyoming – Gateway to Yellowstone & Teton National Parks and the town of Jackson… A small town (about 1000 folks) situated about 70 miles east of Jackson and Yellowstone, but without the congestion of Jackson (or the expense.) Since West Yellowstone (also expensive – rv sites in excess of $70/night) is … Read more

Tough Creek Campground – Boysen State Park – Wyoming camping at its BEST!

On The Road Again – and a brief taste of Autumn Strong thunderstorms followed by a windy night that felt colder than it was. It was an autumnal wind. The first I’ve felt in months, and my first night “on the road” after leaving my RV consulting job at the now failing RV dealership in … Read more

Shopping for a camper at “the big camper store” – A Deceptive Experience

Shopping for a camper (RV, trailer, etc.)? Read & Learn from this… I was curious… real curious. I was approached by a client with whom I was working to find the right fifth wheel for their family. They called me to report they saw the same model at “the big camper store” (I will not … Read more

Buying a RV? Tips for choosing the ideal RV length…

Buying a RV? How long is the IDEAL length… RV length when buying a RV is a topic near and dear to my heart! I’ve been full-timing (living full time) in a 5th wheel since late 2011. Personally, I just downsized from a 38′ 2″ (real length) fifth wheel to a 34′ 11″ 5er. And… … Read more

Zion National Park – just outside of St. George

Zion National Park – by RV Wow –  A visit to Zion National Park (with my RV camped just a few miles away)! That’s about all I can say… I visited Zion yesterday, March 13. A spectacular day, nearly 70F and just a few cumulus clouds building in the afternoon in this deep enclosed valley. … Read more

St. George Utah – RV and Spring Break Paradise

Its a breezy afternoon, temperatures nearly 70F, and as I write this I’ve experienced a desert thunderstorm at a coffee shop that overlooks a canyon! What could be better? I’m in St. George Utah – a GREAT RV’er destination Enjoy the video essay below highlighting Sand Hollow State Park & the drive to Brian Head … Read more

From Winter to Spring in 2 Hours

  God has a unique sense of humor. You see, I had been prepping all winter for a ski exam in Central-West Idaho mountains. This meant MANY extra hours on the slopes, and skiing in virtually all kinds of weather. Through much of this time, we experienced a mild and relatively snowless winter… until I … Read more

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

My NEW Glacier Peak 30RLS – An Owners Review

I’ve been living with and in my new 2018 Glacier Peak 30RLS 5th Wheel now for just about 90 days. What follows is a video of the interior and an indepth analysis of this trailer manufactured by Outdoors RV. Glacier Peak 30RLS Review After 2 years of research, looking for a fifth (5th) wheel that is … 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