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"I always spend a few hours (or days) scoping out potential campsites on Google Earth before hitting the road. I'm a major sucker for trailblazing and sharing something fresher than recycled vistas.
This spot in the shadow of snowy Mt. Whitney did not disappoint. Although it would be difficult to get a bad site in Alabama Hills - a rock climber's utopia - we lucked out and it was empty when we arrived because it's off the beaten path."
-Jennifer Franklin @jadedjennifer
Tent - Big Agnes Seedhouse2
Camera - Canon 7D
Waking up to a van view of Seal Rock Beach is what mobile camping is all about.
Mt. Rainer Wilderness is a solid spot to spend the first night camping in a new VW Westfalia.
Jason and his wife had to do some long distance hiking in cold windy conditions to get to this lunar-esque landscape on the Laugavegur Trail.