Did Your Tent Stake Break? Now What?

I know what you’re thinking, “is his post title for real?” The answer: Yes What happened?  Well it started two years ago on another road trip. We were in Southern Idaho at Craters of the Moon campground and the lava ground was not accepting our tent stakes. Instead it was bending them in half.  After…

Abundant Wildfires Rage in British Columbia, Canada

Before our September road trip departure both of us had already experienced the unnatural smoke filled mountains surrounding Canmore, Alberta due to wildfires in British Columbia.  Our first encounter demonstrated how quickly a very calm blue sky afternoon could turn deadly over an hours time as the wildfire smoke filled the Valley around Slave Lakes….