Kitsune 4×4 camper van flexes for 4-season gear carry and cozy living

Just two weeks after we looked at the fast-transforming “ultimate gear head” camper van from CoPilot Vans, we have another Mercedes Sprinter conversion that can seriously vie for the same title. The Kitsune from Quebec conversion shop Norva packs a hig… Continue reading Kitsune 4×4 camper van flexes for 4-season gear carry and cozy living

Leisure Vans Ford motorhome packs AWD and multi-use Murphy lounge

Canada’s Leisure Travel Vans continues to build out its line of spacious, efficiently packaged Type C motorhomes with its first all-wheel drive offering ever. Taking advantage of the newly added AWD option on the 2020 Ford Transit, Leisure pulls the ho… Continue reading Leisure Vans Ford motorhome packs AWD and multi-use Murphy lounge

Hard-sided carbon fiber roof-top camper has solar power and heat

The RTT (roof-top tent) has already made a name for itself. Will the RTC (roof-top camper) enjoy the same public embrace? Colorado’s Redtail Overland differentiates RTC from RTT by sandwiching three hard sides between a carbon fiber floor and roof and … Continue reading Hard-sided carbon fiber roof-top camper has solar power and heat

Scout pickup camper creates flexible indoor/outdoor base camp

One of the overwhelming themes of the 2019 RVX show was the American RV market prying itself out of the past and evolving to meet the demands of a younger, more active demographic. This year’s show was canceled even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit US … Continue reading Scout pickup camper creates flexible indoor/outdoor base camp

Rollable fire pit takes wood fire and grilling anywhere

There’s nothing wrong with the classic rock fire ring, but building one isn’t always possible, legal or ethical. So with the growth of a more “camp anywhere” culture spurred on by overlanding and #vanlife, we’ve seen a growth in the number of portable,… Continue reading Rollable fire pit takes wood fire and grilling anywhere

Tentsile stand keeps tree tents up in the air without trees

We’ve seen hammock stands before, some even atop vehicle roofs or inside the car itself. But it’s a different ballgame when the hammock is actually a large triangular tent for three people. Tentsile’s new stand weighs nearly 100 lb (45 kg) and stretche… Continue reading Tentsile stand keeps tree tents up in the air without trees

Flexible Backroad camper van beats Mercedes Weekender launch and price

Those waiting for Mercedes to launch its all-new Weekender pop-up camper van need not wait for a four-sleeper Metris pop-top if they don’t want to. Washington’s Caravan Outfitter isn’t a major automaker recognized the world over, but its Backroad campe… Continue reading Flexible Backroad camper van beats Mercedes Weekender launch and price

Snow Peak’s sleek cylinder stove expands to cook at camp and home

Look quickly at the Home & Camp stove from some angles and you might think it’s Snow Peak’s latest vacuum-insulated tumbler. But it’s actually a single-burner stove packed away inconspicuously inside a cylinder body. It’s a unique, compact stove that c… Continue reading Snow Peak’s sleek cylinder stove expands to cook at camp and home

NowLight illuminates off-grid darkness with handmade power

Off-grid lighting innovator Deciwatt is back with a new manually powered light to illuminate unwired spaces, ranging from remote villages, to campsites, to backyards. The NowLight drops the weight of Deciwatt’s previous gravity-based design, leaving a … Continue reading NowLight illuminates off-grid darkness with handmade power