Over 2 years ago, I wrote my initial review of the Gazelle T4 Plus Hub Tent. What’s more valuable than a product review from somebody who has actually used the product for a number years? It’s internet gold. My family and I have used this tent extensively since February of 2021 and I’m going to…… Continue reading Gazelle T4 Plus Hub Tent Long-Term Review
Alpicool Portable 12 volt Refrigerator Review
No doubt you’ve read my blog post about 12 volt refrigerators vs. coolers. Oh, you haven’t? Go ahead, I’ll wait. Now that your back, I’ll tell you all about the refrigerator I’ve been using. Since January, I have owned and used this 58 Quart Alpicool CF55-LG Portable Refrigerator. I feel like I have enough experience…… Continue reading Alpicool Portable 12 volt Refrigerator Review
12 volt Refrigerator vs. Cooler
Maybe you’ve heard of portable, 12 volt refrigerators. Maybe you haven’t. All the cool kids are using them. One might even say, a portable 12 volt fridge is an essential piece of the overlander’s kit. Nobody wants to be left out, so I’m going to quickly explain why you want need a 12 volt portable…… Continue reading 12 volt Refrigerator vs. Cooler
What is Overlanding?
It’s a term that’s become ubiquitous among outdoor and off-road enthusiasts. Overland this, overland that, overland everything. What does it really mean? Honestly, I haven’t seen a canonical definition that nails it yet. Some define it as “vehicle dependent travel”. But, wouldn’t that apply to a retired couple in a class A motorhome? Others point…… Continue reading What is Overlanding?
Gazelle T4 Plus Hub Tent Review
A few weeks ago I wrote about the woes of owning a roof top tent. While I didn’t just up and ditch mine, I did purchase what I considered to be a high-quality ground tent: the Gazelle T4 Plus Hub Tent. If you’ve spent any time researching ground tents, you’re familiar with that sinking feeling…… Continue reading Gazelle T4 Plus Hub Tent Review
Roof Top Tents – Are They Worth It?
I’m writing about this topic at a very particular moment in time. I’m still delirious from lack of sleep, sore from hanging on my truck’s roof rails like a monkey and downright grumpy from a horrible camping experience. But, I wanted to at least start this blog post now, while all of the benefits and…… Continue reading Roof Top Tents – Are They Worth It?
🌲 To the Pines! 🌲
When you live in the Arizona desert, you head up North to flee the sweltering heat. When the world is in disarray, you want to get the hell out of the city even more. Little known fact, Arizona is not all desert. In fact, it’s more forest than people realize. It’s also home to the…… Continue reading 🌲 To the Pines! 🌲