Overland Expo to TBEX: For the love of Great Sand Dunes

When I last left you in the tale of Overland Expo to Great Sand Dunes I was feeling triumphant about finding a better travel pace, one that didn’t leave us feeling run ragged. I also mentioned that my happiness was short-lived. Travel math… If you recall, we were headed towards Great Sand Dunes and it was Memorial Day weekend. The …

Big Service from Big Agnes

Ah dear readers, let me put you in the way back machine… ok, only back to April but it seems like really a long time ago. As you’ll recall, our Big Agnes Flying Diamond 6 met with some adversity in Death Valley. Granted, it was user error, but adversity nonetheless. You would expect your tent being blown pancake-flat would result …

Geowoodstock to TBEX: South Dakota’s Gem – Custer State Park (Part One)

As you know, I’m a huge fan of public lands here in the United States. And in the course of camping our way all over the country we’ve been to a lot. While I’ve never discovered one that I felt unworthy of preservation, there are certainly ones that simply stand out above others for me. My newest love is Custer …