Inland Crossing

A Vehicle-Based Adventure Project

Haulin’ Gas

Spare gas is a necessity for extended backwoods travel and for powering campsite generators. There aren’t a lot of options for carrying gas externally on a Grand Cherokee, and gas cans inside the vehicle isn’t an option. Fortunately, the trailer…
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ArkPak

The ArkPak is a portable 12VDC/120VAC power source. I picked up this unit used, intending to use it to power some ham radio equipment for portable operation, to use around the camp, or to power a vehicle refrigerator later on….
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The RTT

The first addition to the new trailer is a Smittybilt roof top tent. While there are a number of RTTs out there, I chose the Smittybilt solely based on price. Never having owned or slept in a RTT, investing several…
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LBL Camping

We made the trek from Atlanta to Kentucky’s Land Between the Lakes (LBL) for the Spring Hick Hop weekend (more info here). It was an opportunity to visit a new recreational area, spend some time camping with friends, and checking…
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Trailer Changes

The Neon has served for a few years now, and has met expectations in every case. It has towed consistently and effortlessly, and has been comfortable for sleeping, watertight during rainstorms, and an excellent platform for cooking and as a…
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Spider Rock

We arrived at Spider Rock at Canyon de Chelly later in the afternoon than what I would have preferred, given the changing sun angles. Already much of the rock was in shadow, and the pictures I was anticipating weren’t possible….
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Antelope House Overlook

The Antelope House Overlook at Canyon de Chelly presented us with the first view of the “big rock” that we expected to see. The sheer vertical walls, the rugged and painted rock, and the narrow gaps between faces was, in…
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