Alaska-Bound: The First 10 Days

Alaska, here we come! It didn’t take long to get used to converting miles to kilometers and quickly assessing bridge heights in meters. We’ve had some must-do stops planned along the way so we can absorb as much of British Columbia as possible while moving systematically toward our goal destination. Here’s a quick recap of the food & fun from the first ten days of the trip.

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Martin Two If Overland Fly Fishing Crested Butte

Road Trips: The Colorado Compendium

With a two month gap between the start of our life on the road and taking delivery of our new GXV truck, we were forced to spin our wheels…literally. Riding hundreds of miles of premier biking trails and driving through some of America’s most iconic landscapes, we decided to head to the nearest place that would cure our altitude fix for a summer of adventure: Colorado. Fortunately for us, VANdal’s buyer allowed us to continue utilizing the sprinter van for the summer so we’d still have a mobile base camp. The waiting game has had its perks, allowing us the opportunity to get to know various cross sections of Colorado in all its summer glory. From grueling 14,000 foot peak hikes to killer mountain bike tours, oodles of craft beer and farmers markets, plus connections with a stream of friends, new & old, it has been quite the summer, indeed. What follows is a little recap of some of our favorite finds from our tour de Colorado.

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