Preparation is the key to a successful boondocking experience. Prior to heading out into remote areas, I like to make sure our RV systems are functioning properly and that I've got everything I need to handle any issues that may arise. Here's my checklist to make sure I don't forget anything.
On our last trip through Utah, we decided last minute to spend a day at Zion and hike the world famous Angel's Landing Trail. However, on the morning of our hike, we heard people on the shuttle bus talking about the trail being closed. Little did we know that we were about to have one of the best hikes of our life!
Your first RV experience should be fun, safe, and enjoyable. To make sure this happens, here are a few things you should do to get acquainted with your new RV before you hit the road for the first time.
How does the weBoost RV-4G cell phone booster compare to the weBoost Drive 4G-X? In this video I take a look at the features, ease-of-use, and of course signal strength of these two units. My conclusions may surprise you.
What will you do when your RV slide out gets stuck? You can learn the hard way like I did, or learn how to manually expand and close the slide on your RV. I'll show you how I do it plus share tips to maintain and care for your RV slide out and avoid costly repairs.
We enjoy remote camping and exploring the back roads but also have the need to stay connected. For this reason, we installed a mobile signal booster in our RV. We decided to go with the weBoost Drive 4G-X mobile booster primarily because it claims to be the most effective in remote areas.
In many Class C or Class A motorhomes that have the engine in the front of the RV, the floor tends to get hot. During long drives and becomes very uncomfortable for the passenger and often the driver. Here is how I fixed the hot floor problem in our Class C motorhome.
If you are considering taking on a solar installation project of your own, these tips and resources are a good place to start. We also give you a list of solar starter kits that can help take the guesswork out of picking the right components.
A power inverter generates 120 Volt AC electrical power to run your standard household appliances, fixtures and power outlets while boondocking. Trust me, you're going to want one. This article covers the two main types of inverters available (modified sine and pure sine) and how to choose the right one for your needs.
Neither Melissa nor I had ever been up to Mount Rainier in the few decades we've lived in Western Washington. At last, the day finally came. We headed up for a some great hiking to admire the majestic mountain (volcano actually) up close. But where was it?