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Solo Female Traveler

Assertive Comm SFT
Assertive Communication for Solo Female Travelers

How to set boundaries in any culture and any situation Stories of harassment and stalking for solo female travelers are […]

Robin
Solo Female Traveler: Robin

Roofnest wants to highlight the stories of solo female travelers within its community. These are individuals within The Flock willing […]

SFT, Jennifer
Solo Female Traveler: Jenny

Roofnest wants to highlight the stories of solo female travelers within its community. These are individuals within The Flock willing […]

SFT Helen
Solo Female Traveler: Helen

Roofnest wants to highlight the stories of solo female travelers within its community. These are individuals within The Flock willing […]

Self-Defense
Self Defense for the Solo Female Traveler

Safety is a human right. So is solitude. Solo female travel? That’s not possible. It’s too dangerous. Women shouldn’t do […]

Camping at sunset on the beach
Solo Female Traveler: Nancy Duclos

Roofnest wants to highlight the stories of solo female travelers within its community. These are individuals within The Flock willing […]

Camping

Vail, CO Camping
5 Best Camp Spots an Hour From Vail

It’s pretty well known around the #vanlife community that ski towns aren’t the friendliest when it comes to camping, or […]

Staying Cool
The Smartest Ways to Stay Cool While Camping

Author: Nick Jaynes This post was updated June 28th, 2022 Lying in bed at night during the cold winter months, […]

Outdoor bathroom
Going to the Bathroom Outdoors: Your Options When Nature Calls

This post has been updated on 6/24/2022. During the course of the pandemic, and especially in the summer of 2020 […]

The 10 Best Father’s Day Gifts for Outdoorsy Dads

It’s nearly Father’s Day. Of course, that means grilling on the patio, camping on the weekends, and some gifts dad […]

Wildfires and Camping
Camping and Wildfires

Every year millions of Americans flock to our Nation’s plethora of parks and open spaces. During the pandemic the interest […]

Portable WiFi for campsites
The Best Portable WiFi Devices for Remote Learning and Working

Updated on April, 19th, 2022 With Zoom meetings and remote learning still overwhelming your family’s day-to-day, it’s time to get […]

News & Press

See What These Outdoor Brands Had to Say About Our Roof Top Tents

We’re always excited to don the label of being the most versatile hard shell roof top tent around.   Gear […]

The Reviews Are In: Campers Love The Sparrow Adventure RTT

Our newest and most versatile roof top tent — the Sparrow Adventure — was mentioned not once but twice in […]

Charles + Hudson Test the Roofnest Sparrow on Family Roadtrip

Highlighting the best in trucks, tech, and tools since 2005 — pretty much anything Charles + Hudson is doing, we’re […]

Outdoor Play

Sandpiper rooftop tent on jeep with surfboards attached
7 Reasons to Choose Rooftop Camping for Your Next Surf Adventure

The heat of the sun tells your body that it’s time to wake up, no alarm necessary. The waves crash […]

Benefits of Outdoors
4 Reasons The Outdoors is Good For You

When the world feels upside down, we like thinking about what we can control. And for us, that’s getting outside. […]

Backcountry Skiing
Preparing for the Backcountry

Snow in the Rockies means different things to different people, but for some, a snowflake in the forecast induces a […]

Overlanding

ROM Sept
Rig of the Month: Jesse Dehart’s Volvo XC70

For this month’s Rig of the Month, we check in with Jesse Dehart. We caught a glimpse of his Roofnest-topped […]

Defender
Rig of the Month: David Rees’ 1995 Land Rover Defender 130

We first stumbled upon David Rees’ white 1995 Land Rover Defender 130 at the Overland Skills Area at Overland Expo […]

Sprinter Van
Rig of the Month: Adventure Family Vans’ Mercedes Sprinter Van

Three years ago, Malcolm Judd received an assignment from his employer, the Utah Office of Tourism, that involved capturing video […]

ROM
Rig of the Month: Nick Jaynes’ 2022 Toyota Tundra SR5

Last we checked in with Roofnest’s Public Relations representative, Nick Jaynes, he owned a heavily modified Jeep Gladiator Rubicon topped […]

Toyota Supra W roofnest tent
Rig of the Month: ’95 Toyota Supra

As you’ve no doubt already gathered, a sports car is quite a departure from what we typically feature here. After […]

Vintage Custom Land Rover
Rig of the Month: Land Rover Series III

The September Rig of the Month belongs to Jeff Taylor from Connecticut. Jeff and his family do most of their […]

Roofnest Tips & Features

Jeep Gladiator w/ roofnest
Best Rooftop Tent for Jeep Gladiator

What’s the best rooftop tent for Jeep Gladiator? The Jeep Gladiator debuted just a few short years ago. But its […]

Roofnest Condor - Toyota Tacoma
Best Rooftop Tent for Toyota Tacoma

What’s the best rooftop tent for a Toyota Tacoma? For many years, the Toyota Tacoma was one of only two […]

Crossbars versus Platform Rack
Best Rooftop Tent for Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep pretty much invented off-roading in the 1940s. Now in the form of the Wrangler, the Jeep marque has […]

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