Hiking the Grand Canyon

Hiking the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is on virtually everyone’s bucket list.  I’ve had the good fortune to hike it several times; this puts me in a somewhat rarefied group.  Of the 5 million annual visitors to the Canyon, only about 50,000 venture below the...
Sweating It Out at the Pomona RV Show

Sweating It Out at the Pomona RV Show

Once again, I have used some Campskunk mojo to escape the looming Canada winter, and come here to Pomona in sunny SoCal. Pomona is billed as the Biggest RV Show.  Also the Best RV Show. Of course, so does the Tampa show and so does the Hershey Show. Which one is...
Secrets to Cold Weather Camping Survival

Secrets to Cold Weather Camping Survival

            Building on our successful Ice Station Zebra campout, I know that at least some of you are wondering how we could have been so happy and warm in such cold. It really doesn’t take much.  You don’t need fancy...
Uber-Geeky Toy for Traveling Uber-Geeks

Uber-Geeky Toy for Traveling Uber-Geeks

I just got a Bluetooth headset. Ho-hum, you say. Everyone has one of those. Technically, that’s true, but I seriously doubt that your “resistance is futile” Borg-wannabe earpiece can beat mine for sheer geekiness.  Also, mine (the BlueParrot...
Winter Fun in Oregon’s Sno Parks

Winter Fun in Oregon’s Sno Parks

While many drive south to “escape winter” some of us welcome winter for the fun it brings. Instead of sitting on some wind-blown beach swatting sand gnats we like to head out into the wilderness and experience the quiet and serene beauty of winter. Small...