Category: Essentials

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Van Essential: Folding BBQ grill

Ever since I flattened my BBQ (way back in 2014, nearly a year before I met Kerri), I have been on the prowl for a replacement. OK, I admit my prowling about has been pretty lazy these past two years, and it may have been helped with the fact that...

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Emergency Altoids Tin

During my injured time in late 2014, I finally took on a project I have long procrastinated on; to compile emergency kits in varying size and capabilities. I skipped a 72-hour bag as I had long considered my van as my go-to survival bag. It would keep me alove much...

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Kayak Emergency Kit

The more I am kayaking, the more I am realizing just how vulnerable we are out in these places. If you look at the photos from both theĀ  Leigh Lake and Jackson Lake trips, the weather changes quite dramatically in the few hours we were on the water. Miles away...

Van Essential: Solar Shower 1

Van Essential: Solar Shower

I admit, I was not expecting much from a black pvc bag of water, but it has surprised me, in a good way. It did take three attempts before I figured out what I need to do to make this solar shower work. The first attempt resulted in a lukewarm...