Propane Firebowl: We May Never Go Back to Using Firewood!
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Over the years of camping out in our Sprinter van, we’ve often faced the challenge of having a campfire each night. Finding firewood can often be difficult, not to mention … Read More

8 Ways to Make Your Yellowstone Trip Better
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Make Reservations & Stay Central The first time we visited Yellowstone, we had to drive every day in and out of the park because we were camped in a campground … Read More

Sprinter Van Indoor Shower 2.0- Portable and Easy
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Having a warm shower available in our van has, without a doubt, been a game-changer! We use it quite often on our adventures and the investment has paid off. There’s … Read More

Fresh Water Tank Level Sensor and Gauge Install
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Although our Sprinter van’s freshwater tank is clear and even lights up when the utility box is opened, opening it up is not always an option when we are fully … Read More

Ride Report: Toquerville and Warner Valley Moto Trip
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Every year our group makes it up to Utah to ride the Toquerville Twister singletrack. It’s a flowy, intermediate/ advanced trail that is only accessible by dirtbike. It hugs canyon … Read More

Exploring Titus Canyon in a 2WD Sprinter Van
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One of the most popular backcountry roads in Death Valley is Titus Canyon. Stretching 27 miles, it is an awesome place to explore by Jeep, truck, or Sprinter van! For … Read More

Solitude in the Mojave Preserve: Camping & Ride Report
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Since the world is currently shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Anna and I decided it was the perfect time to distance ourselves from others and head out to … Read More

Quick & Easy Van Coffee: CHULUX Coffee Brewer Review
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Coffee is an important part of my mornings. Many times when camping I don’t mind using our JetBoil & French Press to brew up some great coffee. This method uses … Read More

Touch Screen Camera System for Our Sprinter: VanTop H610 Mirror
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Anna and I recently had the idea of adding a dash cam to our Sprinter van. With all the places we go, I thought it would be nice to capture … Read More

Our Sprinter Van Total Build Cost & What We Learned Along the Way
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Getting ready to build a Sprinter campervan? Has the “vanlife” bug bit you and you can’t stop thinking about building your own? Having your own campervan opens up a whole … Read More

Ride Report: Kennedy Meadows…Singletrack Heaven!
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For years I have heard about Kennedy Meadows as an epic place to camp and ride dirtbikes. When anyone asks about this place online I usually see the local So … Read More

Sprinter Van Surco Ladder Installation
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In preparation for our roof rack/ deck project, we first needed a ladder to access our roof. There are many options out there for ladders when it comes to Sprinters. … Read More

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

How to Experience Germany Like a Local
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What things are there see and do in Germany? We recently had a chance to find out while visiting friends in Kaiserslautern, Germany. This was an adventure like no other. … Read More

15 Tips for Long Haul Flights: Avoid Jet Lag & Stay Comfortable
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I never do good in tight spaces with other people. I like my personal space and people’s noises bug the heck out of me. So in preparation for our upcoming … Read More

Paddle Report: Kayaking Black Canyon
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One of the best gems in the Las Vegas area lies just below the Hoover Dam. The Black Canyon Water Trail is a 12-mile, winding stretch of the Colorado River … Read More

Cooking Gear Review: Gas One Butane Stove
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We don’t cook very often inside our van, but there are times we want a hot meal and don’t feel like blowing money in a restaurant. Many people install an … 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

Ride Report: Toquerville Twister | May 2019
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Ever since I rode the Toquerville Twister two years ago I have been hooked and wanted to go back. The Twister is an extremely fun and challenging combination of singletrack, … 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

Ride Report: Singletrack Sunday near Primm, NV
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Since it rained on Saturday, Mike B and I decided to take advantage of the prime dirt and weather conditions on Sunday and head out to find some singletrack near … Read More

Burning Man Art Comes to Nipton, CA
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Approximately an hour south of Las Vegas, you’ll find Nipton, California. Founded in 1905 after the discovery of gold and the completion of the railroad, Nipton became a small town … 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

Ride Report: Sloan-Goodsprings-Pioneer Saloon
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Saturday was time for another desert ride with our Canadian friend, Jordan. I told him he couldn’t visit Vegas without riding out to Goodsprings to check out the Pioneer Saloon. Built … Read More

Ride Report: Nelson-Searchlight Day Ride
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Recently I was contacted by Jordan, a rider traveling from British Columbia, Canada looking for information on places to ride and people to link up with. It turns out that … 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

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