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 rim.  Still, that's a...
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 bibs, high fashion...
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...
The Zion Rollout: An Insider’s Perspective

The Zion Rollout: An Insider’s Perspective

(Editor's Note: Yan Seiner is a Roadtrek engineer) I happened to be at the factory when the big Zion rollout occurred.  Chrysler factory reps were going to be here, there was going to be a catered lunch, and the factory was buzzing.  The sense you get from walking...