Author: Gaby Pilson

how much does a quigley 4x4 conversion cost

How Much Does A Quigley 4×4 Conversion Cost?

Vanlife is awesome, but many vans just can’t handle the rugged forest service roads that lead to some of our favorite camping and hiking spots. The solution: A Quigley 4×4 conversion. Just how much does a Quigley 4×4 conversion cost, you might ask? Most Quigley 4×4 conversions cost between $12,000 […]

how do you bear proof a tent

How Do You Bear Proof A Tent?

Bears are one of the major things that scare people about camping in a tent or spending time outside. While bears aren’t as much of a threat as people make them out to be, bear-proofing your tent and your campsite is essential if you want to avoid a negative encounter […]

sleeping tips for backpacking

30 Sleeping Tips for Backpacking

Getting a good night’s sleep while backpacking in the backcountry isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways that you can get your 8 hours in, even when you’re miles from your comfy bed. We know how difficult it can be to catch some Zs in the mountains, so here […]

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Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag? 7 Crowd Favorites

There’s truly nothing better than traipsing through the mountains on a long backpacking trip with a light pack in tow. However, ultralight gear that’s functional, durable, and compact is hard to find, especially when it comes to sleeping bags. Thankfully, long gone are the days where lightweight sleeping bags were […]

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Every Type of Campsite Defined (Camping FAQs)

If you’ve ever tried to reserve a campsite online, you know how tricky it can be to figure out precisely what kind of site you’re booking. From basic to premium to group, and even equestrian sites, all the jargon involved in going camping is enough to make anyone’s head spin. […]

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What Vans Can You Stand Up In? (Conversion FAQs)

Vanlife is awesome if you want to travel full-time. However, one of the most frustrating parts about living in a van is the fact that you often can’t stand fully upright inside like you would if you were in a house. This might not seem like a big deal, but […]