Pioche, Nevada: A taste of the Old West

Gunslingers, mayhem, rigged court trials, and gun battles between mine owners and claim jumpers established Pioche, Nevada as one of the wildest mining camps in the West. Located 400 miles from the nearest law enforcement, Pioche residents determined right from wrong – or rather the powerful over the weak – by the rule of the…

Coyote Camping: The ultimate in boondocking

So what is “coyote camping?” Simply put, it is dry-camping and boondocking to the extreme. Away from all amenities like hookups. Away from civilization – no pizza delivery. No communal water pump, or dump station. Why would you want to camp that way? The plusses: Dark nights with star-strewn skies, no listening to other RVers…