Recommended Reads

Below, is a compilation of our recommended books that Larry and I have read over the years. The books are about topics ranging from history and different cultures to the outdoors and environmental concerns. Next to each book, you will find our personal review and/or a brief synopsis. The purpose of adding the Book tab … Continue reading Recommended Reads

2023 Winter Adventures: What’s Going On? 

Some of you may be wondering why BaseCamp@GrandLake has not posted anything for winter adventures, especially considering the abundance of snow. Normally, we travel extensively in the winter but this season has been quite different. We have only taken one winter trip thus far, to Jackson Hole the week prior to Christmas, and it ended … Continue reading 2023 Winter Adventures: What’s Going On? 

Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes

We journeyed through northern Idaho the past summer during our Idaho Panhandle ~ Canada Adventure and twice biked along the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes. The 72-mile-long Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes is a rail trail located in northern Idaho. It follows the former Union Pacific Railroad from Mullan, a mountain mining town near the … Continue reading Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes

Micro Minnie FLX: On Level Ground

We purchased our Micro Minnie FLX Spring of 2022, and we were looking forward to our first long trip to northern Idaho that summer, which would be our first time vacationing with a travel trailer. In anticipation, we bought the Beech Lane Camper Levelers and the LogicBlue Technology LevelMatePro. Prior to the summer vacation, we … Continue reading Micro Minnie FLX: On Level Ground

Micro Minnie FLX: Winterizing the FLX

I spent this past weekend winterizing the Micro Minnie FLX, the video below is a complete walk-through from start to finish. Please feel free to reach out with any questions. https://youtu.be/zs6bZvevV0s Link to Winterizing Truma AquaGo ~ How to Winterize Truma AquaGo

Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoes

Heading into Winter 2022, I decided to replace my Atlas 1030 snowshoes. Stella had hoped that I would select either the Louis Garneau Premiere or Blizzard III snowshoes (since she has the Blizzard II snowshoes and absolutely loves them), but they were not the ones that I wanted. After researching every mountain/backcountry snowshoe available, my … Continue reading Tubbs Flex VRT Snowshoes

Micro Minnie FLX: Interior Organization

There are so many ways to organize an RV! The Micro Minnie FLX is smaller than our prior travel trailer, so I had to re-think how to organize and store "stuff." Figuring out the interior organization was my (Stella's) task, and I ended up purchasing a lot of new items for the FLX so that … Continue reading Micro Minnie FLX: Interior Organization