Camping

Camper fits in a Sprinter and expands to four times its size

The ioCamper can be used on the go or as a permanent guesthouse<p>Whether you love a teardrop or an adventure van, most campers stick to the basics: A place to sleep, cook, and lounge. But every now and again we see a camper design that is truly innovative, pushing the boundaries of what a camper …

RVs

Quick and Easy Trout Cleaning

<i>Featuring Josiah Pleasant. Video by Aaron Black-Schmidt.</i><p>No bones about it, watch as Josiah Pleasant gives us a quick rundown on how-to quickly clean …

Kayaking

Expanding ioCamper is the camper van that sleeps outside the van

An inside-out camper van? A wheel-less, expandable camping trailer – again? A truck camper sized for a cargo van? Maybe a simple flip to "van camper" …

Campervans

Everything You Need to Know About Motorhome Insurance [sponsored]

Owning a motorhome means having a haven-on-wheels available whenever you want it. From weekend breaks to week-long camping trips, you can enjoy …

Outdoors

Yahill Roll-up Camping Table

Whether you’re camping out, watching an outdoor concert, or tailgating, you could use a table for food, drinks, and other items. This easy-to-carry …

Portable

Hunter RMV Predator 6.6 Off-Road RV

Nevada-based Hunter RMV is making some of the toughest expeditionary vehicles on the market. Built on the 2.5-ton Light Military Tactical Vehicle …

RVs

The Crua Hybrid Camping Hammock has the Best of Both Worlds

“The Crua Hybrid Camping Hammock Tent is the single, one-man tent that you need for any campsite. Amongst the trees, you can use the tent as a …

Outdoors

The Zenbivy Light Bed Lets You Sleep at Camp in Any Position You Want

The Light Bed is the lighter and improved version of Zenbivy’s outdoor sleeping system. Even when combined with a mattress, the Light Bed weighs just …

North Face

25+ Must Have RV Accessories Recommended By Seasoned RVers

<i>See this expansive list of coolest and must-have RV accessories selected by recommendation from 1,000+ RV owners across the globe. Wonderful camper</i> …

RVs

No-frills travel trailer camps 2 for $7K

Get outside on a budget<p>We’ve been on an affordable camper streak this week at Curbed, highlighting lightweight, budget camper trailers and a conversion camper that gets you van life for $35,000. Today’s focus is the Cargo Camper, a Texas-based company that’s building small, basic campers that get …

RVs

How to Prevent (and Treat) Tick Bites While in the Wilderness

... Where the bloodsuckers hang out, how to repel them, and what to do if you get bit.<p>If you thought tick season was over, we’ve got some news for …

Mountain Biking

5 Mouthwatering Campfire Desserts (That Aren’t S’Mores)

Mix up your next bonfire with these alternative, delicious treats.<p>Summer may be officially over but bonfire season is just getting started. S'mores …

Recipes

5 lightweight camper trailers you can buy right now

All of the trailers weigh less than 2,000 pounds<p>For all the glitz of pricey camper van conversions, there’s something to be said for a compact trailer. A camping trailer provides all of the essentials—shelter, a bed, and a cooking space—in a small and affordable package. It also means that unlike a …

RVs

When You Can’t Stitch It Up, Zip It with ZipStitch

Posted in Gear and Health<p>If you think about staring into a gaping wound & having to fix it yourself, ZipStitch is kind of a scary first aid product …

Outdoors

Multifuncitonal $37K Free Bird camper van bridges van life with work life

Find an affordable, multifunctional and downright awesome new camper van model and chances are pretty good it's only available in Europe. It can be …

Campervans

Have You Ever Stayed in an Off-the-Grid Backcountry Hut?

Get yourself into one of these hidden gems. Here are some of our favorites from Washington to Colorado.<p>Dotting the American West from California’s …

Outdoors

Minimalist camper van packs everything you need in 48 square feet

It sleeps two but can still haul large items<p>There are a slew of new camper designs coming out of Europe that showcase innovative ideas on how to pack a lot into a compact space. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a van with its own outdoor movie theater, a $67K camper that is also a boat, and a …

RVs

30 Surefire Ways to Keep Out Fall Pests

Fall is crunch time when it comes to safeguarding your home against pests. These tips will do the trick.<p>Look not only for larger gaps in your attic …

Outdoors

How to Pack Your Suitcase, Backpack, or Duffel Bag Like a Pro

It’s 2018, but you’re still packing like it’s 2012 (remember those “dark days of travel” when smart luggage and instant language translators were but …

Travel

Vanjoy concept switches seamlessly between mobile office, load hauler and campervan

Berlin-based designer Michael Hilgers has created a campervan conversion jam-packed with smart space-saving features. Dubbed Vanjoy, the campervan …

Campervans

Lifestyle Outdoor: 5 Water Bottles for 5 Different People

Sometimes you just want useful gear that looks good in the outdoors. This week, Lifestyle Outdoor looks at water bottles.<p><b>Once for simply holding</b> …

Outdoors Gear

Mandatory Evacuation of the Blue Ridge Parkway Campgrounds

Sep 11, 2018<p>According to the National Park Service, all parkway campgrounds on the Blue Ridge Parkway will be under a mandatory evacuation order as …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Our Favorite Travel Gear of All Time

The <i>Outside</i> staff is always on the move. We consider ourselves professionals when it comes to packing for grand adventures, and we all agree that outdoor gear makes the best travel gear. I polled the staff for their favorite travel products of all time. Here’s what they had to say.<p>Evoc Bike Travel …

Travel Gear

YETI Tundra Haul

The only thing that was missing from this iconic icebox range was one on wheels, and boy now has delivered. The YETI Tundra Haul boasts wheels tough …

Outdoors

Oru doubles down, with tandem origami kayak

It was back in 2012 that we first heard about the Oru, a touring kayak that can be folded up origami-style when not in use. Well, after releasing a …

Outdoors

8 Best Online Shops For Used Outdoor Gear

As anyone who has ever walked into a sporting goods or outdoor gear store can tell you, buying adventure-ready equipment can be a very expensive …

Section Hiking

Boho-chic, fully converted camper van is $35K

#VanLife on a budget<p>Ask any follower of the #VanLife philosophy to elaborate on its attributes and you’ll get an earful; living in a van can help you downsize, forego a mortgage, and facilitate adventures in new places. But underneath the evangelizing is a hard reality: Van life is still expensive.</i> …

RVs

The 8 Best Hiking Gadgets of Fall 2018

Stay safe and connected on the trail with these lightweight, durable electronics.

Outdoors

The ultimate packing list for car camping this fall

For people who love the outdoors, fall is an odd time. On one hand, the summer crowds that flock to the trails, beaches, mountains, and lakes are …

Outdoors

Best Solar Panels For RV | Top 7 RV Solar Kits Reviewed For 2018

Although not many people think of solar energy as a flawless source of power for RV, it nonetheless provides RVers with a lot of advantages. Compare …

RVs