Dispersed 4×4 Camping Trips & Gear
Wilderness camping to renew the mind, body and soul!
Flora & fauna
Mines & ghost towns
Camping at The Indians in Big Sur
The Indians Ranch area in Big Sur’s Ventana Wilderness is a great place for dispersed camping. Early spring is a ...
Ghost town at Inyo Mine
Ghost towns from the booms and busts of gold, silver and assorted mineral mines are scattered all through Death Valley ...
Lighthouses and camping in Oregon
Oregon has 9 lighthouses along its beautiful coast line. Camping along Hwy 101 and visiting these lighthouses, makes for an ...
Snow Park camping near Crater Lake
Snow parks (spelled and signed as Sno Parks) can be a great place to camp, away from the main road ...
Highway 1 reopens after mudslide in Big Sur!
Big Sur campers rejoice! Scenic Highway 1 reopened 2 months early after a section of road had been completely cut-off ...
Jail Canyon – 4×4 to miner’s cabin and gold mine in Death Valley
Jail Canyon is a worthy day trip as well as an interesting place to camp. The ghost town of Ballarat ...
Big Sur under the supermoon
The moon was closest to the Earth in 2017 as a “super moon” on December 3rd. We enjoyed its brilliant ...
Explore the Minnietta cabin’s mining history
The desert mountain ranges going into Death Valley contain many canyons where old mine shafts, cabins, millsites and various ghost ...
Shadows of the past at the Manson hideout
Tucked into a remote corner of the Goler Wash in Death Valley, is the Barker Ranch, infamous for once being ...
Big Sur’s Mud Creek Slide
This summer 11 miles of Highway 1 was cut off to the rest of the world and only accessible via ...
Death Valley itinerary and menu
Part of the fun of planning your trip is getting out a good map and choosing where you want to ...
Handy tips for 4×4 camping in Death Valley
Here is my short list of important tips to help make your trip more of a fun adventure than an ...