Month: April 2017

Camp Cooking

Camp Cooking – Round 1: Tips, Tricks, & Ideas

Everyone’s gotta eat.  Being on an overland adventure doesn’t have to mean eating dehydrated meals out of a bag or subsisting off PB&J (although, to be honest, I do love a good trail side PB&J sammich).  A lot of people I talk to are intimidated by camp cooking so in this blog post I will […]

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Trip Report

Trip Report: Shadow of Skyline + VA4wdA Earth Day Trail Maintenance Day.

A few weeks ago I received two things that when combined turned out to be one epic adventure.  The first was a route called the “Shadow of Skyline.”  It was developed by Greg (aka @greghenle) and he was excited to share it with me and get my thoughts on it.  The second was an invite […]

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Trip Report

Trip Report: Exploring Tuscarora State Forest

Early last week I got an event invite from one of my local overland friends Jonathan (aka @smithcreate on IG).  He wanted to put together a little day-trip around one of the local state forests, show off some cool things he had found over the years, and then go camping on some family land he […]

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DIY Projects
Jeep Tech

Basics of DIY Diagnostics – aka the joys of owning an old haggard Jeep

If you’ve been a fan of ECOA and the NHT series for a while you’ll know my seemingly ceaseless plight of vehicle problems.  I love my 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, I really do.  I’ll never sell her.  She’s the last newest Jeep I’ll ever own.  That said, she can be a real pain in the […]

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