It’s pretty hard to boondock in the Beartooths and not find great scenery. That’s our spot in the featured image above.

All this week Roadtrekers from across North America are hunkered down about 12 miles west of Red Lodge, Mont., being taught by a team of expert photographers and learning all about boondocking from the official Zenmaster of the boondocks – our own RT Campskunk.

Here’s some quick photos of our first sessions.

We’ll have more later, as well as some of the photos from the attendees.

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This is me, welcoming the group the afternoon of our arrival

Campskunk talked about the boondocking lessons he's learned after five plus years of fulltiming in a Class B motorhome

Campskunk talked about the boondocking lessons he’s learned after five plus years of fulltiming in a Class B motorhome

Yan Seiner will be leading several hikes, including one for attendees with dogs

Yan Seiner will be leading several hikes, including one for attendees with dogs

Thanks to Roadtre President Jm Hammill, everyone was given a $400 GoSun solar cooker! We'll use it to make a giant pot luck dinner Thursday.

Thanks to Roadtrek President Jm Hammill, everyone was given a $400 GoSun solar cooker! We’ll use it to make a giant pot luck dinner Thursday.

Jeff Martyka taugh a session the first noght on astrohotography, taking pictures of the night skies. this is Venus sinking over the mountain

Jeff Martytka taught a session the first night on astrophotography, taking pictures of the night skies. this is Venus sinking over the mountain

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My first attempt at photographing the stars. That’s the big dipper in the center