The Live Outside and Play Road Team has been on the road for three years. They’ve had some time to test out their favorite gear. Take a look at this video for their top picks from over the summer. There is one way for this tour to be a reality– our sponsors! Sending a thank…

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Winter has already shown its face in Colorado this year. With the arrival of “OctSNOWber” we thought it would be a could time to share some of our tips and tricks for living in a van during the winter months. We spend most of the winter braving the cold and chasing snow in the Canadian…

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Recently, on a four-day backpacking trip in the Pacific Northwest, we had to do something that we’ve never done before. We bailed. We were about 18 miles into our 50-mile journey, It had been raining relentlessly since we broke camp that morning. We’re fairly comfortable outside in bad weather so when it started raining we…

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We’ve spent almost 1,000 nights living in a van. After a month or two, it starts to set in, this is real life. After six to seven months, you start to miss the luxuries of a non-mobile living arrangement. After two years, it’s time to stop missing those luxuries, and just bring them with you.…

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Our favorite season! September in the West. We are six months into our tour, with only two left to go. Where did the time run off to? This month, we’ve planned a big trip out west to complete a 50-mile loop around The Three Sisters. Roxy is raising money for The Cairn Project, an organization…

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Just as Telluride Jazz Fest was kicking off, Victor Wooten, the legendary bass guitarist, and five-time Grammy winner, met with thirty music enthusiast for a walk in the woods. He started out the stroll with an easy conversation: “Share with me a word that describes mother nature.” Peace, Nurturing, Harmony, Vibration, Mystical, Beauty. “Now share…

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This month has been a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. We’ve covered a lot of miles and visited some of our favorite Colorado mountain towns. The days are still hot, but the mountain nights are starting to get that familiar chill in the air. Last night, in Crested Butte (where we’ve set…

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It’s been quite the summer. As we sit here writing this blog we can’t help but feel like it’s getting away from us a little bit. Our calendar is filling up with work obligations, weddings, and family time. We think it’s important to leave some blank spots on the calendar. Just enough room for a…

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As we barreled west across Kansas back to Colorado, we couldn’t help but think of the Utah desert. So much so, that Roxy began to have dreams about it. We gazed across the rolling prairies and industrial poultry farms, but our minds were fixed on sandstone arches and a night sky illuminated by the Milky…

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As we wrap things up here in the Blue Ridge and begin our trip west, we can’t help but feel a little bittersweet. We did our best to see all of our favorite people and favorite places in the rolling Blue Ridge mountains. We will finish out the remainder of the 2019 tour in Colorado…

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The Live Outside and Play Road Team has been making an effort to live more gently on the Earth. We’ve incorporated a few things into our daily routines that reduce our carbon footprint. Take a look at the video for just a few of the things we focus on. Of course, we strive to always…

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