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Gear

The latest gear, gadgets, accessories, and equipment for van life. Also, check out our van life essentials to see our favorite must-haves for van life and a complete packing list.


Introduction Having a heater in your camper van is essential for many van dwellers, and can make the difference between a comfortable living space and some uncomfortably cold nights. Of course which heater you decide to buy, and whether you...
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When planning your van conversion the addition of an awning is something you’ll definitely want to consider. It’s a great way to add extra floor space to your van, as well as providing outdoor space for activities, shelter from the...
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The right kind of lighting can make a big difference to your van conversion. While it seems like something you could easily take for granted, there are a lot of different things to consider before you start wiring up your...
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When converting your van, a roof vent is something you’re going to want to consider. If you plan on traveling through predominantly warm climates, you have a pet on board who’ll need to keep cool during the daytime, or even...
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Having dominated the market over the past few years with their line of high-end, high-priced coolers, Austin-based company YETI’s next logical move was to expand into the world of outdoor gear. Having successfully launched their coolers and turned them into...
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Have you ever lost a night’s sleep in your van to incessant mosquito bites and buzzing? Or maybe you’ve been enjoying a lakeside evening by the fire only to have it ruined by pests? You’ve tried citronella candles, torches and...
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If you’re in a van that’s completely off-grid with solar panels on your roof, you may be looking at something little like this and laughing. However, if you’re completely without power, something lightweight, affordable and solar-powered like the Solar Scroll...
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Whether you live in a camper van or are hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, space is key. And in the van life community, we’re all hunting for the next great way to keep our things to a minimum, whether that’s...
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What screams of adventure more than driving your truck way out into the desert, the mountains or the forest and setting up camp for a few days? And doing so has become a whole lot easier in recent years with...
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There is nothing better than a quality 12V fridge to keep your food and drinks cold 24/7. If you’re using a standard cooler in your camper van, you will incur loads of costs over time from spoiled food and buying...
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