Category Archives: spring camping

Hauling Water

I often get questions about how to haul water when an RV site doesn’t have running water handy. How exactly do you get enough water to fill the tank and how exactly do you store the storage container when you … Continue reading

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Surviving Severe Weather as a Fulltimer Part 4: Fog.

This is a picture from NOAA with a somewhat better visibility than we had that night on the highway. We have had our fair share of severe weather near misses. Some of those near misses have just been due to … Continue reading

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Surviving Severe Weather as a Fulltimer Part 3: Wildfires.

During our stay in Osoyoos in May 2014 a wildfire in the hills above us created a bit of anxiety for us due mainly to smoke. Our air conditioner/dehumidifier trick worked so we were not forced to leave the exceptionally … Continue reading

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Surviving Severe Weather as a Fulltimer Part 1: Winter Storms

We have been through several close encounters with severe weather while living in an travel trailer. Even in a typical secure stick home in the middle of a suburb severe weather can be an issue. We have all seen pictures … Continue reading

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The Canadian Issue – Spring and Fall Camping (Shoulder Camping Season)

Bird’s Hill Provincial Park Manitoba Canada May 2014 – May snowfall two days after the campground opened. Canadians who want to live full time in their rigs have some special problems to take into account. These revolve around winter. While it is … Continue reading

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