Hurricane Mesa/ Zion Mountain Biking and Hiking Advanture
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At the end of May, we were prepared to hit Snow Summit bike park in Big Bear for their season opener over Memorial weekend. Mother Nature had different plans though. … Read More

Gear Hammocks- Awesome Hanging Storage for the Van
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Storage is always a challenge in a van. If you are like us, your constantly finding places and ways to hang things because floor or counter space is almost non-existent. … Read More

DIY Sprinter Rear Door L Track & Storage Bags
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In my recent van tweaking, I discovered how valuable the rear doors of our Sprinter can be for storage. We already have tons of L track hanging on our van … Read More

Tunes for the Sprinter Van: House Stereo Install
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Having a designated “house” stereo for the back of the van was important for us for a couple of reasons. First off, we didn’t want to dump a bunch of … Read More

The Best Hammock for the Money: The Kootek Double Hammock
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There are many hammocks out there that do a great job, however, I cannot justify what most companies charge. The Double Hammock by Kootek Sports is our go-to hammock. We’ve … Read More

Countertop and Tabletop Solution for Our Sprinter Campervan
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When building our van, our goal was to always keep the weight to a minimum but not sacrifice durability. We’ve been using our van for almost a year now and … Read More

Sprinter Campervan Electrical System Overview
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Planning out a campervan electrical system can be a bit overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be though. Once you figure out your power consumption needs, you will have an idea … Read More

Tips for Urban Stealth Camping in a Van
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One of the biggest reasons we built a van was to have the freedom and flexibility to camp wherever we park for the night. We prefer to camp out in … Read More

DIY Exterior Van Light: Solar, Magnetic & Motion Detected!
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When building a van, certain little things never even cross your mind…things you never even think of until you actually go out and use it. The first camping trip in … Read More

DIY Sprinter Overhead Headliner Shelf
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Like most people with a van know, storage space is limited. Making use of wasted space is almost a necessity if you plan on traveling or living in your van. … Read More

Sprinter Campervan Water System Install
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Running water is a game changer when it comes to camping in a van. We wanted the ability to shower and have a fully functioning sink for washing up and … Read More

Sprinter Van DIY 3 Panel Platform Bed on L Track
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Platform beds are one of the most common setups in vans because they make good use of a small space. They allow for a garage to securely store bikes and … Read More

The Van Can: A Sprinter Van Toilet and Ottoman in One
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When building our van, we knew there would be no extra room for a built-in toilet, but we knew we would want one. Our toilet solution was sort of an afterthought, … Read More

Sprinter Van Kitchen Galley: Our DIY Build
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We designed the kitchen galley in our Sprinter van to be simple, yet functional for being on the road extended periods of time. Our requirements were ample counter space, a … Read More

Mountains & Waves: Mammoth, Tahoe & the Pacific Coast
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After seven long and tiring months of slaving away on our Sprinter van build, it was finally time to give it a full and proper test. Anna and I celebrated … Read More

Building an Indoor Portable Shower for Our Sprinter Campervan
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Showering outside or finding a shower while on a trip is not always an option, so we came up with an indoor shower idea for our Sprinter van. It is … Read More

Adding Upholstered Wall Panels in our Sprinter Campervan
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This is one of the most exciting steps in the van build process. For months I have been looking at these ugly, misshapen walls and insulation with little payoff from … Read More

Sprinter Van Overhead Cabinet Build
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Once we had our bed/ dinette built, all our insulation in place and the ceiling paneling in, it was time to start building a storage cabinet. This cabinet will be … Read More

Sprinter Van Ceiling Install: White, Clean, and Simple!
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After installing 3 layers of insulation, the Maxx Air roof vent, Rhino-Rack roof rails, and running all our wires for our solar and lighting, it was time to get our … Read More

Sprinter Van Wall and Ceiling Insulation
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Which is best? The Great Insulation Debate There are many options for insulating a campervan. Many of them work well but pose some issues. These are some of the products we … Read More

Sprinter Van Convertible Folding Dinette and Bed
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When designing the layout for our van, the bed was the most important part. With me being 6’2″ and Anna being 5’8″, laying sideways in our van was not an … Read More

Installing CR Laurence Windows in Our Sprinter Van
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Our van started as a cargo van, meaning it had no windows in the back. The privacy is nice, but there is very little ventilation and feels very small and claustrophobic, … Read More

Sprinter Van 200 Watt Solar System Install
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While camping off the grid, the best way to keep the house batteries charged is from the sun. When we first started building the van I was on the fence … Read More

Sprinter Van Sportcraft Swivel Seats Installation
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One of the best ways to add square footage to a van is to use the front seats as a living room by installing swivel seat bases. Although there are … Read More

Upgraded Sprinter Van Wheels: Method Wheels & Nitto ATs
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The one thing that had to go immediately on our 2016 Sprinter 144 2WD van was those stock wheels and tires. They not only make it look like an ugly … Read More

Sprinter Van Floor Project
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When it came to choosing how we wanted to do the floor in our van, we wanted it to look nice yet have a durable surface with plenty of tie … Read More

Dual 6 Volt Underhood Battery Tray: Sprinter Van
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One of the first projects on our van was to install two 6 volt batteries under the hood. There is a nice open space for them on the driver side … Read More

Our New Sprinter Van: Building the Ultimate Adventure Rig
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  I am a little late to posting about our new rig, but this is the beginning of a new project and section of my blog, our VAN BUILD! I … Read More