Killer Toyota micro-camper provides trapdoor access to rustic abode

Not every German-turned-American expedition vehicle builder at Overland Expo West 2024 was vying for a “most massive vehicle of show” title. New entrant World Travel Vehicles (WTV) out of Durango, Colorado offered one of the show’s most impressive full… Continue reading Killer Toyota micro-camper provides trapdoor access to rustic abode

Sharp-cut travel trailer loads up on multifunctional self-sufficiency

For years, Land Ark RV has been creating towable shelters that blur the line between tiny home and camping trailer. With the all-new Travel Trailer, it makes a purposeful step over to the latter side, designing a one-of-a-kind geometric space that enco… Continue reading Sharp-cut travel trailer loads up on multifunctional self-sufficiency

200-lb pop-up cube camper is the truck version of a backpacking tent

Pickup camping solutions continue getting lighter and lighter. While the lightest full-bodied pickup camper we’ve covered scales in right around an even 600 lb (272 kg), half-bodied toppers that incorporate the stock bed into their interiors nearly hal… Continue reading 200-lb pop-up cube camper is the truck version of a backpacking tent

Coffee in a tube squeezes like toothpaste for brewing … or eating

There’s no shortage of ways to get your coffee fix, even in the most extreme locations. There’s also no shortage of startups and inventors coming up with more, often unusual ways, to serve it. Arriving this month is yet another option aimed specificall… Continue reading Coffee in a tube squeezes like toothpaste for brewing … or eating

$1-million Ram expedition RV pulls elite German engineering into US

Germany’s Unicat has been building some of Earth’s largest, most capable, most meticulously equipped expedition vehicles for decades. For its latest rig, it’s cozying up to the American market, turning the Ram 5500 into the sharply angled B63X all-terr… Continue reading $1-million Ram expedition RV pulls elite German engineering into US

Arctic Ford F-Series expedition camper is a mini mansion on 6 wheels

We wrapped up a gorgeous, albeit a bit windy and dusty, weekend at this year’s Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona on Sunday. Easily the biggest story at the show – literally and figuratively – was the major European brands establishing US-specifi… Continue reading Arctic Ford F-Series expedition camper is a mini mansion on 6 wheels

Stealthy off-grid camper trailer flips out above-ground bathroom tent

We’ve already seen the unique spin Australia’s BRS Offroad was able to put on the teardrop trailer, and more recently, it’s further honed its craft on a larger, blacked-out stealth machine that disappears into the nighttime landscape like an internatio… Continue reading Stealthy off-grid camper trailer flips out above-ground bathroom tent

Pop-up Cube camper cuts out canvas for four-season hard walls

Oregon startup Cube Series debuted a few years ago with a lifting hard-wall pickup camper unlike anything else on the market. At the time, it mentioned plans to bolt its lifting hard walls to a trailer, and it’s now launched the trailer as a rugged all… Continue reading Pop-up Cube camper cuts out canvas for four-season hard walls

Outside’s rejiggered camper van blows open van life dreams

Founded in 2007, when “van life” wasn’t even a term, let alone an acceptable lifestyle choice, Portland’s Outside Van has thoroughly sharpened its skills building personalized mobile dwellings for everyone from forward-looking weight watchers to bike-p… Continue reading Outside’s rejiggered camper van blows open van life dreams