Gear

If you love to have the latest camping gadgets, our Gear section is for you! These are some of the most innovative products and camping tools on the market, designed to make your RVing experience even better.

Portable Solar Panels made by Go Power!
RV Gear Guide

Powering up becomes portable with the Go Power! Portable Solar Kit

When used in conjunction with existing panels or alone, the Go Power! Portable Solar Kit can bring back your batteries or replace your RV’s generator.

A picture of Ralph Martin with the cover of his new book
RV Gear Guide

Hit the road with Ralph Martin’s new book

In his new book, Ralph Martin recounts his two cross-Canada treks, and how he lived to tell the tale. This book has everything from evil clowns to technicolour buffalos.

A man and his campfire.
RV Gear Guide

Become a tenting enthusiast with Napier’s Truck Tent

The world is your campsite with Napier's Sportz Truck Tent. It turns tenting into the convenient and comfortable experience you won't find anywhere else. It's called "the perfect campsite wherever you park" for a good reason.

These three pairs of Leupold binos range in price from a partial car payment to nearly a  mortgage payment.
RV Gear Guide

Buy a binocular—see the world

The right binocular suits your needs and fits your finances, your face, your hand and your purpose.

A close-up of the vest's front.
RV Gear Guide

Stay warm and stylish with this Lorna Jane vest

No compromises need to be made with the Lorna Jane Teddy Lined Hooded Puffa Vest. This vest’s design keeps the wearer warm without the bulk, and is the perfect wind-resistant layer for every RVer.

Michael McNaught successfully pitches the RVezy concept to Dragons’ Den.
RV Gear Guide

Five innovations from the Edmonton RVDA show

You expect to find trailers, motorhomes and fifth-wheels at an RV show. Here are five innovations I didn’t expect to find at the Edmonton RVDA show.

Rvs in a parking lot
Manufacturers

How to deal with RV recalls

Find out if your RV has been recalled, and what steps you should follow if it has.

Hunt's Family Park Model.
Manufacturers

Park models serve several lifestyles

A permanent residence or a summer cottage, park models offer more bang for your buck. 

Garmin product
RV Gear Guide

Golf Review: Garmin G6 Approach Rangefinder—a GPS unit for golf

Having a quality GPS rangefinder is like having your personal caddy in your pocket.

Fully insured holiday trailers in a variety of sizes are available for rent through a Canadian company called Wheel Estate.
RV Rentals

The “Wheel” deal

Wheel Estate is Canada’s first and only fully insured peer-to-peer RV marketplace. It’s like Airbnb, but with RVs.

A selection of axes at a hardware store.
RV Gear Guide

You need an axe: Get the right one for the job

Figuring out the best axe for your needs can be intimidating - here's some tips to help with your selection. 

fifth wheel
Manufacturers

The manufacturers behind your favourite Canadian RV brands

Find out which of these top Canadian RV manufacturers are building the RV models you love.

This photo shows the author's first RV, a trailer, being pulled by a red pick-up truck.
Manufacturers

Advice for first-time RV buyers

Purchasing your first RV? Here are some tips to help you make the right choice.

This 30-foot Keystone Cougar fifth wheel has taken the Burrs nearly 30,000 kilometres.
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Fifth wheels versus travel trailers

Learn the difference between a travel trailer and a fifth wheel to find the best option for your camping needs.

Pleasure-Way RV
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Top Canadian RV manufacturers

These are some of the most prominent RV manufacturers in the country.

teardrop trailer