2016 Wasatch 100

2016 Wasatch 100

The Wasatch 100 is an event that I support as part of my Amateur Radio hobby.  For this event we are task with tracking each runner in and out of each aid station and then passing that data to the finish line.  At the finish line the data is received, stored in a database and then uploaded to the internet for the world to view.  The antenna being setup on our comms trailer in the picture below is where that…

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Outdoor Retailers Summer Market 2016

Outdoor Retailers Summer Market 2016

As part of being a Correspondent for the RVFTA Podcast Network, I attend the Outdoor Retailers show in Salt Lake City.  Back in January, I attended the Winter Market (See Spring Gear Guide 2016 and listen to Episode 79) and found some cool gear.  This August, I attended the Summer Market, which is much larger and a lot more relevant for Camping.  Unfortunately I was only able to attend a small portion of the market and wasn’t able to seek out as much…

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High Uintas Weekend

High Uintas Weekend

The Uinta Mountains offer a great escape from the summer heat and one of our favorite places to stay is the Soapstone Campground.  There are no hookups or great playgrounds, no WiFi, cell service or camp stores; just some of the most beautiful natural beauty in Northern Utah. We were only able to stay for a single night this visit but we were still able to squeeze in several activities.  First up was a visit to the Fairy Forest.  I…

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Happy 100th Birthday!

Happy 100th Birthday!

On August 25th, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Organic Act which officially established the National Parks Service.  The purpose of this new organizations was “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.“ Now 100 years later, generations are still enjoying these, and many more,  great…

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Well That’s Fantastic!

Well That’s Fantastic!

When we purchased our Keystone Hideout we quickly recognized that the fan in the bathroom was a bit lacking.  Ashley’s parents Airstream is equipped with Fantastic Fans and they can really move the air.  However, the poor excuse for a fan that we had just wasn’t cutting it. So after a year of dealing with it I finally had enough and decided it was time fix it.  This was my second real mod on the trailer and the first one…

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