Ford Maverick GFC is the cheapest US camper truck, if you can find one

The American RV market has plenty of prohibitively expensive Ford-based campers, from US$2 million EarthRoamers to $135K Loki base camps, so it’s always nice to find one that’s truly affordable. The Ford Maverick is a natural place to start, as the lea… Continue reading Ford Maverick GFC is the cheapest US camper truck, if you can find one

Tow-anywhere Bruder off-road camper trailer goes stealth

Few camper trailers we’ve looked at over the years are as insanely overbuilt and impressively equipped as the Bruder EXP series from Down Under. Big, industrial-looking composite fortresses with adjustable air suspension, pressurized, dust-free interio… Continue reading Tow-anywhere Bruder off-road camper trailer goes stealth

Rhön Camp puts together the Ultimate Volkswagen pop-up camper van

What would the ultimate Volkswagen California-style camper van look like? German startup Rhön Camp has concocted a compelling answer with its very own Ultimate camper van, a Volkswagen T6.1 that accommodates four people inside a light, adaptable interi… Continue reading Rhön Camp puts together the Ultimate Volkswagen pop-up camper van

Hovering Tentsile cabin creates multi-story winter tree camp

Spending the night in a Tentsile tree tent can be a truly inspiring way to camp, but hovering over the ground in a big mesh dome isn’t so ideal once the frigid, wet, howling weather of winter hits. With the all-new Insulated Cabin, Tentsile supports th… Continue reading Hovering Tentsile cabin creates multi-story winter tree camp

Roamer survival axe multitool hacks modern adventures

The knife may be the center of the multitool universe, but axes and hatchets appear more often than one might expect. We’ve seen a number of different axe/hatchet multitools over the years, developed for a variety of purposes. Startup Roamer Korea pres… Continue reading Roamer survival axe multitool hacks modern adventures

Striking Starlink-ready outhouse reinvents pooping in the woods

If there were ever a product begging for improvement, the porta-potty would have to be quite high on the list. The classic toilet tiny house of outdoor event and construction site fame has a notorious reputation for claustrophobia, unmentionable floor … Continue reading Striking Starlink-ready outhouse reinvents pooping in the woods

Mercedes EQT Marco Polo electric RV previews multi micro-camper future

Mercedes-Benz is pushing further into the motorhome market with a new “micro-camper” lineup. Next month, it will reveal the all-electric Concept EQT Marco Polo camper, sliding the Marco Polo nameplate down to its smallest van series and creating the fi… Continue reading Mercedes EQT Marco Polo electric RV previews multi micro-camper future

Ford Transit Trail van born as rugged raw material for adventure RVs

Following a quick teaser last month, the American-spec Ford Transit Trail made its official debut today. The new Transit Trail is more than a mere ruggedized van, designed as a supple mound of clay specced to the wants and whims of camper van and motor… Continue reading Ford Transit Trail van born as rugged raw material for adventure RVs

Two-story hammock tent lifts glamping off the ground (or water)

A new startup looks to combine the primitive elements of earth, water and air into a camping experience unlike any other. Something like a rooftop tent without the car, The Dookan tent stands up over the ground on short or extended legs, lifting camper… Continue reading Two-story hammock tent lifts glamping off the ground (or water)

Lux electric RV cat hits the water on way to sea-glamping adventure

When we looked at the Swedish-designed Pol Lux earlier this year, it was still in the rendering stages. We weren’t sure the unconventional vessel would even make it further than that, but half a year later, it’s out touring and testing on the water. Th… Continue reading Lux electric RV cat hits the water on way to sea-glamping adventure