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Guest Post: Converting a Sprinter Van into a Tiny Home

Rain while cooking? Chilly mountain nights? The campervan saves the day.

My daughters and I are sardined across the fold-down seat of a rented '02 Eurovan Weekender.

Campervans

Where to Rent a Campervan for Your Next Road Trip

The open road. A hand-drawn map to someplace awesome. A co-pilot with a killer playlist and bottomless snacks. Welcome to van life. Camping and road tripping via campervan is seeing a resurgence in popularity, as more people skip clunky, gas-guzzling RVs but still want to sleep somewhere more …

George Smith: LePage takes another jab at conservation

Apparently Gov. Paul LePage is unaware that taxes are paid on most conservation lands in Maine. His less-than-thoughtful legislation to “remove the …

Boston Red Sox

11 Reasons Van Life Should be in Your Future

Living in a Van Down By The River is Actually Awesome<p>If you're a fan of SNL you probably remember Chris Farley's hilarious skit as Matt Foley the …

3 Perfect Cars for Spring Break Adventuring

Spring break is almost here, which means it’s time to leave the office and hit the road. Whether you’re headed for the mountains, the beach, or an off-the-grid getaway, here are three vehicles that will get you where ever you're going in comfort and style.<p>Sportsmobile Sprinter 4x4<p><b>Price:</b> Starting …

Anchorage couple drives to Tierra del Fuego in their rebuilt '75 VW camper van

Dillon Vought and Tessa Ely didn't know each other when they attended Service High School at the same time. Big school, different classes, different …

3,000,000th Mercedes-Benz Sprinter delivered to Hymer

Mercedes-Benz delivered the 3,000,000th Sprinter van to Bad Walsee, Germany-based camper van manufacturer Hymer AG, setting yet another milestone for …

Mercedes-Benz

Arizona Mine Poses Biggest Threat to Climbing Access in U.S. History

Manny Rangel, a captain in the Phoenix Fire Department, has been climbing and developing routes in the area around the Oak Flat Campground, about 50 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona, since the climbing-rich resource was first discovered by climbers in the 1970s. It's since become a proving ground for …

Snowboarding.com

Snowboarding News | Tuesday March 15, 2016 | Shared By: Outdoor Industry Association<p>A new study led by Eastern Kentucky University finds rock …

Red River

Idaho isn’t Texas, Sen. Cruz; our resources are for everyone

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz has some brass to come to Idaho and tell us it should be more like Texas. His recent statement speaks volumes about …

Forests

Wolf's Den: Access to public lands eroding

The occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon occurred in part because the occupiers see the loss of multiple uses on federal …

Essential Apps for Your Next Camping Road Trip

Whether you’re road tripping for months or heading out for spring break, technology can make your life easier. A purist may insist a tech-free road …

Apps

I'd say Red Rock is alright. With such a diversity of rocks, plants, and scenery, it's a photographers / climbers dream 📸 @christian_adam_

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — For many backcountry skiers and snowmobilers, the U.S. Forest Service's current winter land use policy is an outdated one. …

Tahoe

Secretary Jewell Signs Order Promoting Access to America’s Public Lands for Under-Resourced Youth

Date: March 4, 2016<br>Contact: Jessica Kershaw, interior_press@ios.doi.gov<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a …

Selling Public Land Isn’t the Solution to Budget Cuts

True or False:<p>The nation should hand over its public lands to the states because the National Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management have shown …

Protip for Sagebrush rebels: This land was never yours

The “Sagebrush Rebellion” militants who seized control of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in January repeatedly called for the “return” of …

Forests

Simpson And Labrador Split Over State Control Of Public Lands

Congressman Mike Simpson had some pointed things to say about public lands during a recent budget hearing on Capitol Hill with U.S. Forest Service …

Forests

Crook County residents form a PAC to make a land use plan

A-A+<p>With the question of how to best manage the Ochoco National Forest currently a hot topic in Crook County, a group of concerned citizens is …

Crook

2 brothers ditched the desk job life to travel to all 50 US states in an 82-square-foot van

On January 1, 2016, brothers Justin and Adam Fricke left their home base in Orlando, Florida — and any semblance of the traditional career path — for an 82-square foot sprinter van and a year of adventure.<p>"We're two Floridian brothers fighting society's natural pull to the post-college desk life," …

Florida

#adventuremobile

Sometimes our version of perfect isn’t a deserted beach or unmarked road. Days like this, here in Tarifa, Spain, are how we re-charge our social …

Schadenfreude

Moody: Sportsmen want public lands to stay public

Some of the things that contribute to our overall well-being are so basic that like the air we breathe they can be easily overlooked. This is true …

Forests

Inspiring 90-year-old woman refuses life-saving cancer treatment to travel the world in a campervan instead – The Sun

A 90-YEAR-OLD woman diagnosed with cancer refused potentially life-saving<br>treatment to travel the world instead.<p>For the past six months Norma has been …

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Brian Lopes' Custom Sprinter Van

For those of us who aren't lucky enough to be able to ride from our doorstep to the trails or track, which I'm guessing is the majority of riders out …