It’s hard to decide how to introduce Nicole Jaquis, today’s podcast guest. Do I start by describing her as a New York City seasoned documentary producer? Or a humble practicing yogi, regularly living in the India Himalayan mountains for the past 15 years? Or the dazed hippie chick/philosophy major I knew back in our undergraduate days at Lake Forest College? Even after our conversation, I still don’t know, but I do sense that to put a title on her or attempt to fit her into any neat little box would do her wrong.Read More
Here are some tips for working with a wood stove while winter camping. You’ll want to keep these suggestions in mind if you are planning to use a wood stove in your shelter during cold weather conditions. I also share some insight into a main contributor for Fire Bans during the summer in National Forests.Read More
This episode of the podcast is geared towards those who are interested in building an audience on YouTube. Craig asks Brian questions on how he went about creating videos pertaining to winter camping, truck camping, and off-grid living. YouTube can be a very powerful tool connecting you with …Read More
Craig is now snowed in at the off-grid ranch and has experienced some problems with the snowmobiles, Brian gives an update on the health benefits from his CBD supplements, and we talk about the Waking Up with Sam Harris meditation app…Read More
In this episode of the podcast, I sit down with Charlie Stivers and Mia Voss from Phytorite based out of Denver, CO. Phytorite is an industry leader in bringing quality organic CBD and Hemp products to market.Read More
Craig and Brian discuss the challenges and successes of building their brands using social media and web marketing. What’s a good tactic to stay true to your audience without having sponsors influence your actions?Read More
Mia Voss is a Luxury Travel & Lifestyle Writer, Brand Ambassador, Speaker, and Entrepreneur. Her main superpowers? Storytelling & people connecting. Mia is currently working with brands such as Lexus, Collette Travel, Toyota, BMW, Nissan, Mazda, GMC and more.Read More
Craig and Brian catch up before Thanksgiving to discuss Craig’s new YouTube channel, plans for Turkey Day, and why having portable solar panels and battery banks are game changers while winter camping in the Colorado Rockies.Read More
Tayson Whittaker, Founder and CEO of Outdoor Vitals, is today's guest on the podcast. We discussed how Outdoor Vitals got started 4 years ago on just $500, what it means to “Live Ultralight”, how his company is able to offer top notch gear at very affordable prices, and the all new "LoftTek Adventure Jacket" coming out in the 2nd Qtr of 2019 which will revolutionize the puffy coat industry. Visit Outdoor Vitals to learn more about this emerging player in the outdoor industry.Read More
Have you heard the buzz about CBD as a cure-all from anxiety, to pain, to cancer, to insomnia? So have we! Being nomads with plenty of city and country miles on our bodies (if you know what you mean), we’ve been curious about this promising product for some time. But, we’ve also been wary of the legality, the standards, and its true results. To that end, today we sat down with Mike Mathews, an industry professional and founding partner of Player Complete, Inc., to learn more about the product, the promise, and the reality.Read More
Episode 19 is short and sweet with a duration of only 15 minutes. This is basically a rundown of my 4-season tent while I started my 25F morning in the truck topper making hot, delicious breakfast along the Arkansas River.Read More
As the title suggests, this episode is about mental health and how people like Craig and myself gravitate toward nature to heal and self-soothe. Going deeper than that, we discuss the societal barriers to mental health, the tragedy of Vets suffering from PTSD, increasing suicide rates, and I reveal parts of my own long troubled history with the mental health industry and “sanity”, for lack of a better term.Read More
We cover two important areas of truck camping in this episode of the podcast...
1. Onboard power utilizing a dual battery setup, a complete game changer for part-time or full-time truck camping.
2. How to build-out your truck topper for stealth camping in urban environments and backcountry boondocking giving you the ultimate flexibility for sleeping anywhere you'd like.Read More
In this episode, we cover our suspension upgrades which surprisingly didn’t cost as much as you’d think. We discuss our specifics and how it relates to this lifestyle of full-time travel. There’s a funny ending to this episode due to some unexpected guests at camp!Read More
USFS Interactive Website - explore new areas before venturing out in nature, create GEO pdf maps and share with friends
BLM Interactive Website - click on BaseMaps in the upper left hand corner to select which type of map you’d like.
Garmin inReach Explorer+ - #1 stand alone GPS handheld unit on the marketRead More
Brian spends his weekend truck camping through some great off-the-beaten path areas along the Kansas/Oklahoma border. He gains access to a private ranch with a real 1800s medicine wagon, checks out a few waterfalls, and enjoys two State Fishing Lakes in the Midwest.Read More
Craig Coleman is a MASTER when it comes to stealth camping in his truck. He actually stealth camped inside his truck in Wrigleyville in 2016 when the Cubs were playing in the World Series. How awesome is that? This podcast begins addressing how to responsibly "overland", then we talk about Craig's crazy decision to experience the World Series. Check out his website at www.colemanroadjournal.com. Lots of great humor and insightful information.Read More
What does one do when all is lost and life seems over due to a series of bad decisions? Finding solace and comfort in nature brought about a tremendous amount of inspiration for a purposeful existence, something we could all use a little more in today's crazy world. Regardless of how “out of control” things may seem, it’s never too late to claim control of your life.Read More
In this podcast, Craig and Brian sit down to discuss ever-changing winter plans, identity politics, and why it's important to listen to one another. We recorded this podcast at a 100 acre off-grid ranch near Gunnison, CO. The views were AMAZING!Read More