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RT65 Planning your 2016 RV Boondocking Adventures

| Updated Jul 13, 2023

It's the time when many RVers start dreaming and planning about the places they'll visit in the coming new year.

For many this year, that means more off-the-grid boondocking wilderness experiences, far from the crowds and in beautiful places where one can be close to nature.

But boondocking poses its own special problems and in this episode of Roadtreking the RV Podcast, we talk to a full-time RVer who almost exclusively boondocks.

Readers of our RV Travel blog already know of Campskunk. Heck, there's almost a Cult of Campskunk that has arisen as he's shared his adventures and tips with our readers and listeners over the years.


In this episode of the podcast, Campskunk talks about planing the 2016 boondocking travel schedule, noting:

  • How to insure perfect weather – not too hot, not too cold – during every part of your travel season by fooling his suggested route
  • What state has the best deal for non-resident campers
  • How the Internet and some easy research can find you places will majestic views that you will have all to yourself
  • A new development with Internet satellite connectivity that is perfect for boondocker
  • Resources mentioned in this episode

The satellite provider Campskunk suggests if Barb Nolley of Mobile Internet Satellite near Tucson, AZ

The 10″ Hook and Loop cable tie wraps for hoses and electrical cables suggested by Jennifer can be found at

One of Campskunk's typical boondocking spots, with his sat gear deployed
One of Campskunk's typical boondocking spots, with his sat gear deployed
A favorite spot along the Pacific coast
A favorite spot along the Pacific coast

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Mike Wendland

Published on 2015-12-09

Mike Wendland is a multiple Emmy-award-winning Journalist, Podcaster, YouTuber, and Blogger, who has traveled with his wife, Jennifer, all over North America in an RV, sharing adventures and reviewing RV, Camping, Outdoor, Travel and Tech Gear for the past 12 years. They are leading industry experts in RV living and have written 18 travel books.

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