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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Northwest Montana

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Northwest Montana The focus of this boondocking adventure is Northwest Montana. My original goal was to boondock on the west side of Glacier National Park at Bowman Lake. After entering Montana from the south and crossing the state to Glacier National Park I was subjected to three inspections for Zebra Mussels on my two kayaks. I accessed Glacier National Park by driving ...

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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Rock USA

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Rock USA The focus of this boondocking adventure is traveling from Denver, Colorado to Rock USA in Wisconsin and back to Denver via northern Minnesota and Nebraska. I had a chance to stay in a variety of campgrounds in three, different states and boondock in the massive campground at Rock USA. Rock USA is a three-day rock and roll festival held in ...

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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Elkhorn Ghost Town

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Elkhorn Ghost Town The focus of this boondocking adventure is Elkhorn Ghost Town in Montana. Elkhorn is a 19th century mining town with plenty of old buildings in various states of disrepair. The scenery around Elkhorn is breathtaking and offers hiking, fishing, hot springs, and camping opportunities. To get to Elkhorn exit I-15 at the Boulder exit between Helena and Butte, Montana. ...

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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Jailhouse and Moon House Ruins

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Jailhouse and Moon House Ruins The focus of this boondocking adventure is Jailhouse and Moon House Ruins both found in southern Utah. The ruins and the surrounding scenery are off the charts. Plan on spending a day hiking to and enjoying the surrounding area for each ruin. Moon House Ruin is located west of Blanding, Utah. From Blanding take US 191 S ...

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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Comb Ridge

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Comb Ridge The focus of this boondocking adventure is Comb Ridge of southern Utah. Comb Ridge offers amazing, desert views and lots of Anasazi Ruins. Comb Ridge was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1976 and parts of it are located in the controversial Bears Ears National Monument. Comb Ridge offers the only Tritylodontidae (three knob teeth) fossils in North America. Comb ...

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Adventures of the Boondocking Photographer: Mule Canyon and Kokopelli Trail

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Kokopelli Trail and Mule Canyon, Utah The key points of interest for this boondocking adventure are Kokopelli Trail and Mule Canyon both located in Utah. These destinations offer lots of great views, Anasazi ruins, and plenty of places to camp off the grid. Kokopelli Trail Kokopelli Trail is located just north and a bit east of Moab and Arches National Park. To ...

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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Lower San Rafael Road

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. Lower San Rafael Road The focus for this boondocking adventure is the Lower San Rafael Road, which begins at Green River, Utah. Exit Green River via Airport Road that proceeds south under Interstate 70. You will follow Airport Road, which is paved, for a couple of miles. Be on the lookout for the sign for the Lower San Rafael Road to the ...

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Adventures Of The Boondocking Photographer: Oregon Coast

I recently became an empty nester and was looking for a change in my life that would maximize my time left on this great planet. So I sold my house, bought a Ford F-350, an Arctic Fox 990 truck camper, and hit the road. This is the story of my adventures with travel, photography, and RV tips designed around living the boondocker lifestyle. In The Beginning In the spring of 2017, I was living in the beautiful Bitterroot Mountains of Montana and had just taken a job in Denver. I signed up for a two weeks on shift as an air ambulance pilot and two weeks off schedule that made the 12-hour drive doable. My daughter finally had made her decision to attend Montana State ...

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