Malheur Wildlife Refuge, BLM campground, historic Frenchglen Hotel = great Ore. roadtrip
A rich historic and outdoor RV camping destination in the Pacific Northwest centers around the hamlet of Frenchglen in the southeast corner of Oregon at the base of the Steens Mountain.Whether tent or RV camping, headquarter out of the Bureau of Land Management's Page S
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RV Travel e-newsletter off the presses
Chuck full of RV lifestyle and technical information, click on this week's free RV Travel newsletter here.Image: Courtesy of RV
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Home about six-month RV trip around USA
We are back in the Inland Northwest after six months, 12,000-plus miles and 26 states circumnavigating our vast country.Yesterday, one friend asked for my favorite experience, and while there are many incredible memories, without a doubt the most moving moment was looki
New '11 Lance designs prove popular
Being owners of a modest Lance Lite camper (circa 1996), we are always intrigued with the latest Lance has to offer.That's why the item posted on Truck Camper News captured our attention. There is also a 5 minute video on the Lance 950 camper.Read more by clicking on: "
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Two books geared to Women RVers
I first met veteran RVers Jaimie Hall-Bruzenak and Alice Zyetz, of a number of years ago when I didn't know much about RVing (even though I had owned a little Class C in the mid-80s). I didn't have a lot of practical knowledge of how these home-o
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Woke up to snow in southeast Oregon
Is it spring yet?Went to bed in a light rain, woke up early this morning to a dusting of snow ... and it's been drifting down steadily all morning.We are snug at a BLM campground called Page Springs near the hamlet of Frenchglen on the west side of the Steens Mountains
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Rock climbers using minimal RV
Rock climbers Adam Leavy and Alician Metz spent a few days climbing in Zion National Park and dry camping in the South Campground.The Prescott, Ariz., pair were using Adam's 2000 Toyota Tacoma 4WD truck and converted canopy. He's taken his Custom Road Cab and creatively
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Bill Estes, Marilyn Russell camp hosting at Zion NP
Camping at the awe-inspiring Zion National Park has given us the opportunity to catch up with full-time RVers Marilyn Russell and Bill Estes who are camp hosting for their second season at Watchman Campground. Marilyn and I first met about half-a-dozen years ago at a
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Jimmy sighs over final leg of 6-month RV trip
Jimmy Smith continues with his on-going essay about our half year RV trip traveling the edges of the USA."As I turn and peer back along our meandering path of the last six months, it is hard to say from where we have come. I am content that we have made many pictures th
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Jimmy helps repair RVers' bicycles at Zion
If campgrounds are small communities, then Jimmy Smith is the neighborhood bicycle repair guy. The latest episode started when Jimmy challenged a six-year-old to a bike race. "At first he refused," said Jimmy, "then he shot out through the brush, darting down ever
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