gas prices and overlanding
Overland & Car Camping

Overlanding And Fuel Prices: Trips On Hold

I am have been overlanding for a few years now. Two documented trails I have driven a few times are the Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail and the Seven Hour Plane Crash Trail. Aside from that, just doing some general exploring and wandering within National Forests in upper Wisconsin and Michigan is always fun. However, gas […]

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Three Easy Ways To Fight Ticks
Camping Gear

Three Easy Ways To Deal With Ticks

There are three easy ways to deal with ticks that I use throughout the entire tick season. Some of my tick fighting methods may not be a good choice for you, but I’m sure one of the three will be just fine. The three easy ways to deal with ticks has been discussed on this […]

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Rangergrip 78 Review
Camping Gear Knives

Rangergrip 78 Review: Is It Good For Camping?

My Rangergrip 78 Review is a long read. I go into some history of Victorinox Swiss Army Knives as well as provide details about my own Rangergrip 78. I’ve had mine now for four years, and feel good about writing a detailed review. With scores of various knife models available from Victorinox, what is the […]

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Open Road Pioneer Club Ranks

Who Was Deep River Jim?

Twenty-five years ago I was looking through the bookshelf at my family’s off grid cabin and came across “Deep River Jim’s Wilderness Trail Book”.  It was a soft cover book and in poor condition.  I began flipping through the pages and was delighted to read some fun and interesting stories about camping, hunting, woods-lore, and […]

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Tidbits Uncategorized

Writing A Book & Refocusing On Creating An Outdoor Brand

In the past few months there have been some things going on in my life that have created some bright opportunities. In a but shell I want to share them here quickly, and the title pretty much says it all. I am writing a book, and creating an outdoor brand. The book and the brand […]

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Paul Bunyan Taste the Difference, Folklore Coffee LLC

Folklore-Coffee – Premium Craft Coffee

Some big news to share regarding Folklore Coffee. What exactly is Folklore Coffee, you are probably asking… If you recall from last year the wife and I had been discussing going overlanding full time, if possible, for a couple years. Well, we started a coffee dropship company called

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Overland & Car Camping

Going Overlanding Full-time

Over a week ago while driving north in Wisconsin through beautiful Burnette County, my wife asked me if I wanted to go overlanding full-time.  To say the least I was totally surprised by her question.  She surprised me further by saying that she was open to the idea, and wanted us to think seriously about […]

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General Vacation

Getting Outdoors 2021

Been a while since I posted. What can I say, I have been busy, sorta. Spring came early here in Northwest Wisconsin.  Ice has been off lakes in my area for a month.  I’ve already had my Old Town Guide 119 in the water a few times to explore some new lake property and do […]

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