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Year in Review

With each new year comes an opportunity to look forward and look back. We asked our community, RAD Ambassadors, and the iKamper Team to share their best moments of 2022 and...
Can You Camp Anywhere | A Guide to Finding the Right Camping Spot

Camping is a great way to step away from the bustle of everyday life. Finding a remote site seems easy, but it is important to know where you can legally...
A Guide to Cooking Outside On Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is a great way to escape into nature, but you don't have to sacrifice a warm meal. Our guide to outdoor cooking will have you eating well on your...
What is Car Camping

It can seem like camping has fractured into dozens of specialty categories: overlanding, van life, backpacking, glamping, etc. What is car camping? In the most basic sense, car camping is...
How to Insure a Roof Top Tent

If you’ve bought a roof top tent, or are considering it, you may be wondering, “Can I insure a roof top tent?” The short answer is yes! 
What is a Roof Top Tent | The Ultimate Guide to Roof Top Tents

Roof Top Tents have been making headlines as one of the best ways to camp, but what is a rooftop tent? Read our guide to rooftop tents to find out!
Are We There Yet? How to Find Campsites

In this article, we'll break down how to navigate roof top tent camping in national parks, how to find free campsites, and the difference between developed campgrounds and dispersed camping.
How to Mount a Roof Top Tent | A Step by Step Guide

In this "How-To" article, we cover the two types of weight capacities of your vehicle/roof rack, the three types of mounting options, and some brand recommendations for cross bars and...
Winter Camping in the Skycamp!

Last year, we discovered the Nordic countries, ferried over to the Faroe Islands, and moored up in Iceland from October through December for a stint of sublime craziness.
Roof Top Tent Storage - a guide on how to store a RTT

We have some rooftop tent storage ideas for you. Just make sure you follow the instructions below, so your rooftop tent stays safe in your garage during the winter and...
Winter Camping Checklist - Cold Weather Gear to Pack in 2022/2023

The temperatures are dropping and snow has already arrived in many places. While there are unique challenges associated with camping in the cold, it allows for amazing adventures that shouldn't be missed when properly...
iKamper Roof Top Tents: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

With different sizes and models of iKamper roof top tents to choose from, choosing which tent is right for you can require a lot of research and time spent navigating...
How To Choose an iKamper Roof Top Tent

Let’s take a look at the current iKamper RTT models and review the advantages and disadvantages for each.
The All-You-Need-To-Know Roof Top Tent Guide

If you are considering buying a roof top tent for your adventures, there are some things you need to know before making a purchase. This guide will help you learn...
Upgrading Your Roof Top Tent: A Buyer's Guide

After you've purchased your new roof top tent and have been camping in it multiple times, you know how awesome the adventure is! By now, you've realized that you love...
Camping in the Rain: Every Tip, Trick and Hack You Need to Know

The iKamper team, based in the greater Seattle area, are definitely fans of camping in the rain. Where we live and often camp, rain is an unavoidable reality and this blog post...
Why We'll Never Go Back to Traditional Camping

As we’ve taken charge of our own outdoor adventures, we’ve learned there’s no one way to camp. Each brings something different to the table. These are just a few reasons...
How to Prevent Condensation In A Roof Top Tent

When you're camping, it can get wet... real wet. Whether it's melting snow, morning dew, or an unexpected downpour, you want to find a way to stay dry and keep...
The Legend of Anton Poplett - Part 3

The sun was shining down on miles and miles of wilderness in every direction, and we were right in the middle of it. Noticing our journey had gone from a...
The Legend of Anton Poplett - Part 2

The back door slammed shut as we finished the seventh school on the itinerary of vision testing around the Okavango Delta. Anton explained the next part of our journey would...
The Legend of Anton Poplett - Part 1

Somewhere deep in Southern Africa, far beyond the paved roads of Cape Town or Johannesburg, there is a man by the name of Anton Poplett. He’s there on a mission,...
To Baja And Beyond

Weaving in and out of the bustling streets of Tijuana, we saw our first glimpse of the Baja coastline. The coastal views and warm air were well worth the 1500...
The Road Less Traveled in Alabama Hills, CA

With Mt. Shasta disappearing into the rearview mirror we set our sights on another California gem. Nestled in the sunkissed boulder fields of the Eastern Sierra, we rolled into the...
Clear Skies In The Ring Of Fire : Mount Shasta, CA

In hopes of trading in negative temps for epic views we packed up camp and headed towards a place that never disappoints - Mt Shasta, CA.  If you’re looking for...
High Hopes & Low Temps in Bend, OR

Our first stop on our way down to Baja, Mexico started a little on the chilly side. Temps took an unexpected turn, swinging from nearly 60 degrees a few days...
On the road with iKamper

When the time came to put our new Skycamp 3.0 and X-Cover 2.0 RTT’s to the test we knew there was only one way to do it. We set out to plan an adventure...
3 Easy Meals On The Trail with Ambassador Jason Nicosia

When packing for a weekend camping trip, I'm almost 100% of the time going to be packing some sort of steak. It is easy to prepare over a variety of...
Hoofing it on the Faroe Islands

One morning, dawn came up in streaks and slashes over thick banks of cloud roiling over the hillside. We emerged at first light. I rubbed my palms into my sleep-heavy...
Stories From the Road with Elevated Trail Squad

We all have something that pulls us into nature. For some it's the cool mountain air, the sounds of the waves crashing by the beach or the crackle of a...
How to Poop In the Woods: Etiquette for Camping Without a Bathroom

You’ve just planned your first dispersed camping trip, and now you want to know… how do I poop in the...
Nick Brooks of Outdoor Gear and Beer

I am a gearhead who loves beer. So that’s what Outdoor Gear and Beer is all about: the intersection of...
Camping in the Rain: 3 Expert Tips

Camping in the rain is seen as a polarizing issue for some people, similar to camping solo. Many campers view...
5 Hacks To Level Up Your Spring Camping Experience

Finally, spring has arrived! It’s the perfect time to go camping and start a new season of adventures with your roof...
Camping Solo: 6 Expert Tips For Your First Solo Trip

Camping alone might not seem like a natural idea for many, as we often think of camping as an experience we...