Van Life – Nature and Beer Fix in Humboldt

Days 37 – ? on the Road – We kind of lost track this session, as we were visiting a lot of family this week and really didn’t film much of it. Here’s a good portion of two of our days while Gaston and Lindsey were in town as well (@sprint2explore), which included a lot of rain, hiking through the Redwood Park/Arcata Community Forest in the rain with the kiddos, food and great beer at Mad River Brewery and Six Rivers Brewery….fishing on the Mad River and visiting the fish hatchery, aaannd…..Luffenholtz Beach at sunset.

Once you get a break in the weather, you get outside! Or just go anyways 🙂

AND we still stayed in our van our whole visit. We were just lucky to have families’ facilities a few steps away 😉 Plus, the van in this wet environment (Arcata’s basically a rain forest) gets super damp so we ran a dehumidifier after a couple days and it was CRAZY how much water it pulled. It saved our butts. The maps on the ceiling were drooping and our bedding was just flat, damp and heavy…not very comfortable when trying to sleep.

How did we do it? Check out our DIY Sprinter Van Build Video here:

Van Essentials & Gear links:

Goal Zero Yeti 400

Bed – LUCID 4 Inch Folding Mattress – Full Size:

Reflectix Insulation:

Pelican 20QT Elite Cooler

Pelican 50Liter Elite Cooler

Puck lights – Capstone 6 LED Wireless Puck Lights with Remote Control(we found them at Costco, but Amazon has them as well):

The Puck Lights take rechargeable batteries:

Non-Slip Drawer/Shelf Liner:


Car Seat Covers:

Camp Chairs:

UE Boom Bluetooth Speaker:

Small Oak Barrel in Bar (actually ages your own spirits):

Ikea TROFAST Totes

Ikea BJÖRNLOKA Duvet Cover

Lodge Dutch Oven:

Cameras Used:
Sony NEX-5 :

GoPro Hero4 Black:

Joby Gorilla Pod:


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5 thoughts on “Van Life – Nature and Beer Fix in Humboldt

  • September 2, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    You and your beautiful family are truly blessed. Loved all the moments of joy, adventure, laughter and awe of it all, keep doing what you're doing, and hope to meet you out on the road one day……peace & love from California.

  • September 2, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    Tina and I love watching all your videos. Such great videography and editing. Keep em coming!!

  • September 2, 2017 at 1:16 pm

    Looks like to you all have a very good quality time. That it is what all it is about.


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