dual battery isolator setup

12 volt outlets

Many off-road campers and RVers require a dual battery isolator setup to run their power hungry gadgets like GPS, laptops, smart phones, refrigerators, televisions. A Dual Battery Isolator Setup Protects Your Starting Battery Over the years, we have killed the starting battery on every vehicle by running our laptops, charging cell phones, and leaving the vehicle's dome light on.  Since installing the second battery, we have not drained the starting battery. A dual battery isolator set … Continue reading this article...

van camping to trip to canada

waterton lakes

Our family recently returned from an 4300 mile van camping trip to Canada the long way.  We drove all the way to Glacier National Park in Montana and entered the border near Waterton Lakes National Park.  Waterton Lakes is so beautiful, that we could have spent an entire week there. Van camping is different from car camping as we take items such as a 12 volt DC refrigerator freezer, comfortable air mattresses, gourmet cooking gear, and platform beds for sleeping inside the van! When we are … Continue reading this article...

Back Packing The Lost Coast Trail

lost coast trail

We hit the Kings Range Mattole Beach trail head at at 5:15 PM and began back packing the Lost Coast Trail with a steady tail wind.  Two months of  planning made this trip an epic reality. Most of our plans went awry before starting. My buddy Mark’s flight was delayed from Alaska and he caught an alternative flight to SFO rather than Arcata. He arrived on the trail without sleeping. My other friend Mark was fending off a serious nasal infection and was seriously medicated. This place is … Continue reading this article...