Pössl moves on up with small, ultra-versatile Mercedes 4×4 camper van

With its Campster and Vanster, Germany’s Pössl already offers two of the most versatile camper vans on the road, vans optimized for morphing between everyday driving, gear-hauling and camping configurations. Now it’s bringing that versatility home to G… Continue reading Pössl moves on up with small, ultra-versatile Mercedes 4×4 camper van

SmithFly pulls its inflatable glamping tent ashore on modular tent pad

In 2017, SmithFly established itself as one of the few parties that thought water-top camping might could be a thing. Its bright orange Shoal Tent was probably the most memorable in a very small, select group of portable, inflatable water shelters. We’… Continue reading SmithFly pulls its inflatable glamping tent ashore on modular tent pad

Winnebago’s exoskeleton gear-hauler caravan answers adventure’s call

Winnebago was the first American RV brand we noticed taking a real interest in the types of active outdoor lovers you’d traditionally find sleeping in tents. It designed the Concept Adventure Vehicle for the Outdoor Retailer crowds and refined it into … Continue reading Winnebago’s exoskeleton gear-hauler caravan answers adventure’s call

No RV? Luno Life inflatable pad turns everyday cars into camper wagons

With COVID-19 interrupting regularly scheduled summer travel plans, many stir-crazy travelers have turned to renting and buying RVs as a safer form of escape. Great for them, but not great for those who waited a bit too long only to find themselves box… Continue reading No RV? Luno Life inflatable pad turns everyday cars into camper wagons

Volkswagen goes tiny but expandable with new Mini-Camper van

Following up on the full-size Grand California it launched in 2018 and the updated midsize California it launched last year, Volkswagen now turns its vehicle-camping mastery to its smallest van. A new-generation Caddy calls for a new-generation Caddy B… Continue reading Volkswagen goes tiny but expandable with new Mini-Camper van

Ultralight folding Campster chair packs tiny, unfurls to full height

Not to be confused with the ultra-versatile camper van of the same name, the Campster chair from Sitpack is a lighter, sleeker way to travel and sit in the great outdoors. Designed to be a comfier alternative to existing ultralight camping chairs, the … Continue reading Ultralight folding Campster chair packs tiny, unfurls to full height

SuperLite roof-top tent is perfect for small cars and Baja racing

Since emerging back in 2017, Go Fast Campers has become a leader in the lightweight pickup camper space, offering light, simple and affordable truck camping systems. Much of the focus of its work has been rooted in leisurely activities like overlanding… Continue reading SuperLite roof-top tent is perfect for small cars and Baja racing

6-in-1 tent-hammock rearranges camp like modular furniture

We’ve seen ground tents that jump up and hang out in trees, inflatable tents that double as rafts, and hammock shelters that drape over your shoulders and work as rain gear. But we still weren’t prepared for the pure multifunctional chaos presented in … Continue reading 6-in-1 tent-hammock rearranges camp like modular furniture

Is the new Ford Bronco the next great go-anywhere adventure camper?

Camping off the beaten path is highly popular at the moment, and rugged 4x4s make for some of the best off-grid mini-campers, taking care of both overland travel and comfy(ish) accommodations. Land Rover realized it when it launched the new Defender wi… Continue reading Is the new Ford Bronco the next great go-anywhere adventure camper?

Storyteller goes Stealth with its multitool-like 4×4 camper van

A Mercedes Sprinter 4×4 adventure van isn’t usually the first choice – or a choice – when going stealth camping, especially when it includes a ladder hanging off one side, an awning on the other, and an air conditioner sticking out of its full-length r… Continue reading Storyteller goes Stealth with its multitool-like 4×4 camper van