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Author: Stephanie Yarbrough

Dog Boots: Ruffwear Summit Trex Review

Dog Boots: Ruffwear Summit Trex Review What is better than sharing your Adventure in a Backpack with your best friend?  Sharing it with them while they are protected and comfortable, that’s what!  This review is of the Ruffwear Summit Trex Dog Boots that we bought for our Doberman, Pyros.  We bought them for her so she would be more comfortable on the trail, as she is not as light on her feet or as sure-footed as our Bichon, Sparta.  Yes, I said Bichon.  He is a great trail dog!  But this is about Pyros and her boots… Performance The Ruffwear...

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Eagle Rock Loop: Where it All Began

We thought it would be appropriate on this #ThrowbackThursday to give some background as to how we started with our first Adventure in a Backpack.  So here is our story of Eagle Rock Loop!  We still lived in Oklahoma, and mid-April of 2013, we took a 3-day trip to Eagle Rock Loop near Mena, Arkansas. Preparation is Key For Christmas that year, Nate and I had loaded each other up with goodies for backpacking, knowing that we wanted to get into the hobby.  We had brand new backpacks, a new tent, stove, water filter… even our shoes were new! ...

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Snowshoeing Adventure in RMNP

Today, we went on our first real adventure since moving into the RV.  We went snowshoeing for the first time!  Nate picked up some MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoes for us at the Denver REI Garage Sale a few months back (you can check out that post HERE), and we hadn’t had a chance yet to use them, until today.  It was a beautiful sunny day, so we headed over to Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) near Grand Lake for the adventure. The Adventure Of course, being a beautiful sunny day and having just gotten a few inches of fresh powder,...

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Week One: Welcome to Full-Time RVing!

Full Time RVing We have officially been full-time RVers for a full week now.  What a week it has been, too!  We knew it would be a transition into full-time RVing, and boy were we right about that!  We are still working on settling into a routine, but we are slowly getting there. Day one in the RV was a little rough; it got pretty cold in the RV overnight and we had a little bit of a problem trying to keep Balboa, our ball python, warm.  But after a few adjustments and a panicked call to an expert,...

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The Adventure of Buying an RV

  We finally did it; we purchased and took possession of our new home on the road.  We bought a 2008 Crescendo by Gulf Stream! Starting the Adventure – Research! The process of purchasing an RV, especially a used one, was quite overwhelming at first.  After all, this will be our home for the next year or so, and we have never owned an RV before.  So those two together made this experience quite nerve-racking.  We did our research online and went to several dealerships to ensure we were familiar with what we wanted and needed before making the...

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