What’s it like driving a truck camper? How do they perform off-road? We chat about what it’s like to drive a truck camper both on and off the road.
Our “Go North” truck camper trip to Alaska was our very first experience with truck campers, and one of our first questions was, “How do we get this thing in and out of the truck?” We had 6 months to get used to loading and unloading this 2020 Lance 1172 Truck Camper on a 2019 […]
Many people ask us how we liked the truck camper we used for our Go North Expedition and if it held up for our trip to Alaska and the Arctic Ocean. The best answer to this question is in the Go North Series itself as everything we did was enabled by it. There are pros […]
In November 2017, a brand-new all-season road was opened from the town of Inuvik, NT to the hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, located on the shore of the Arctic Ocean in the northwest territories of Canada. The Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway connected the Dempster Highway to the Arctic Ocean, and became the first and only Canadian road to the […]
Downsizing and minimalism are two hot topics these days – both in RV Life and in “normal society.” The main thoughts around it are about de-cluttering your life – the less stuff you have, the less material worries you have. There are also environmental considerations (both in the sense of going green and your […]
For our 6-month journey north to Alaska in the Lance 1172 Truck Camper, we decided to try something new: we built a system to generate our RV’s power by charging our lithium batteries with the alternator of the vehicle! Charging Lithium Batteries with Alternator System We wanted to do this in order to minimize equipment […]