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How Long Does it Take to Run 200 Miles? Trail Running FAQs

After completing my first couple 100-mile races last year, I started wondering, “What is next?” Some people focus on qualifying races that will get them into notorious races like Western States or Hardrock 100. My mind took a different route, and I ultimately signed up for the 2020 Bigfoot 200-mile […]

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Should You Use A Sleeping Bag Liner? (Backpacking FAQs)

It’s a cold fall night and you’re tucked into your summer sleeping bag, wishing you had extra layers to keep you warm. Unfortunately, your 35-degree bag just isn’t going to cut it, but you don’t want to invest in a warmer sleeping bag for shoulder-season adventures. A friend told you […]

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Camping Alone: What Every Woman Needs to Know

Ever wanted to sleep out under the stars, wake up listening to the morning birdsong and feel 360 of nature around you – but have no one to go camping with? Well then, just go it alone! Although we might imagine the more stereotypical scene of friends hanging out by […]

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before my First Backpacking Trip

I’d always considered myself an outdoorsy person, but if I had properly looked back at my outdoors experiences before going on my first backpacking jaunt… I’d have felt the need to do way more research! Aside from day hikes and organized group overnights, I was pretty green when I finally […]

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Skoolie Floor Plans: 4 Steps to YOUR Perfect Design

Designing the layout of your school bus conversion is one of the most exciting parts of the process. While there are certainly common elements that nearly every skoolie includes, there are infinite ways in which to combine them, which allows you to flex your creative muscles! In this article, I […]

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How Much is a Ford Transit Camper Van? (New, Used and DIY)

Ford Transits are one of the most popular options for camper van conversions. They are comparable in size and functionality to Mercedes Sprinter vans, but Transits are significantly cheaper, both in terms of the initial purchase and the ongoing maintenance costs. Many aspiring vanlifers choose to build out their vans […]

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Can You Live Full Time in a Truck Camper?

After having our son, we decided now was the best time to quit our jobs and travel full time. After many discussions and looking at the logistics of living on the road, we finally made the big step of purchasing a 1996 F350 and a Palomino pop-up truck camper. We […]

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Best Overland Trailers (10 Off-Road Favorites)

Off-road trailers are super practical for camping trips, whether you are a weekend warrior and don’t want to invest in an RV, or you are an overlanding enthusiast who enjoys seeking out the road less traveled. There is such a wide variety of overland trailers available today that you can […]