Road Team

As the official road team for Blue Ridge Outdoors and Elevation Outdoors Magazines, getting people excited to go outside and play is our job. Follow along as we take our commitment to the outdoors to the next level by working, playing, and living on the road.. #liveoutsideandplay

8 Vanlife Essentials from the Live Outside and Play Road Team

By Road Team | 08 Nov 19
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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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Tips and Tricks For Living The #Vanlife During The Winter

By Road Team | 27 Oct 19
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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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10 Backcountry Tips from the Road Team

By Road Team | 03 Oct 19
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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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#Vanlife Luxuries

By Road Team | 25 Sep 19
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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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Gear On The Go: September 2019

By Road Team | 06 Sep 19
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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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A Walk in Nature with Victor Wooten

By Road Team | 22 Aug 19
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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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Gear On The Go: August 2019

By Road Team | 15 Aug 19
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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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For the Next Generation of Adventurers

By Road Team | 01 Aug 19
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This September Roxy will be hiking around The Three Sisters in Oregon to raise money for The Cairn Project.

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LIVE OUTSIDE AND PLAY TRIP REPORT: THREE 14ERS IN THREE DAYS

By Road Team | 26 Jul 19
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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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Two Guppies Go Fly Fishing

By Road Team | 19 Jul 19
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The Live Outside and Play Road Team try fly fishing with Tenkara USA rods.

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Gear On The Go: July 2019

By Road Team | 15 Jul 19
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Check out some of the gear that keeps us groovin’ in this months’ Gear On The Go.

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Beating the Heat in the Utah Desert

By Road Team | 05 Jul 19
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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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It’s a “Live Outside and Play” Summer

By Road Team | 27 Jun 19
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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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Gear On The Go: June 2019

By Road Team | 14 Jun 19
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Gear On The Go is a series that highlights tried and testes outdoor gear from the Live Outside and Play Road Team.

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Going Green on the Road

By Road Team | 05 Jun 19
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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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