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Top 5 Campgrounds Within Two Hours of Salt Lake City, Utah

With a Roofnest, you can leave straight from the office on a Friday afternoon and set up camp in under 1 minute once you park at your campsite. But we know that a 4-5 hour trek to an epic campsite can take away from the sense of peace and tranquility you’re chasing.  That’s why we’ve […]

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Going to the Bathroom Outdoors: Your Options When Nature Calls

Checking out of civilization to escape in nature for a few days is our favorite way to refresh and reset. But there are few aspects of modern life that we sometimes miss when we’re out camping, hiking, climbing, and backcountry skiing. And out of all the creature comforts we sacrifice when we go exploring, number […]

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How to Find Places to Car Camp in Your Roof Top Tent

Camping with a Roofnest on your car is like regular camping…but way better. You don’t have to set up a tent, it’s more comfortable, more convenient, better protected from weather, and you wake up with a heck of a panoramic view. A hard shell roof top tent automatically turns any car into a camper. That […]

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5 Best First-Timer Family Camp Spots in Colorado

Roofnest was founded on the belief that escaping from the familiar sights and sounds of your daily routine and immersing yourself in nature refreshes, relaxes, and reminds you of what’s most important. And in those moments, what could come into sharper focus than sharing the awe-inspiring beauty of the great outdoors with your family? Camping […]

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5 Best Camp Spots an Hour from San Diego

When most people think of San Diego, they think of palm trees and beaches; of petting giraffes at the San Diego Zoo and shopping in La Jolla. But the San Diego area is also home to an incredibly dynamic landscape that offers an escape for every type of outdoor enthusiast. Fly fishing, kayaking, standup paddle […]

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5 Music Festivals Where You Can Camp This Summer

Summer is here, which means music festival season is in full swing. From coast to coast, every month is packed with non-stop opportunities to sing along with your favorite artists, make new friends, and get a strong sunburn if you forget a certain essential festival staple. Beyond stacked lineups, many summer fests promise an unforgettable […]

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How To Build a Portable Camping Battery For Under $125

You’ve got your camping setup dialed in, and you want to extend the weekend to milk a little more out of your trip. But you also want to charge your phone, run your 12V Fridge overnight, light up your camp, and bang out a little work on your laptop so your boss doesn’t get testy […]

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4 Tips to Avoid Altitude Sickness

If you’ve had it you know it’s the absolute worst, if you haven’t … just trust us, it is. Altitude sickness can hold you back from experiencing the bird’s-eye view you’re looking for in your Roofnest. With a Roofnest you have the opportunity to sleep wherever you can drive, this has a lot of people […]

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10 Genius Camping Hacks

As part of the flock, we know you love the best of the best when it comes to being out on an adventure. After years of exploring, hundreds of trips in our Roofnest, and countless hours spent finding new ingenious ways to improve products, we put together a list of our 10 favorite camping hacks. […]

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8 Quick Campfire Meals

  As we build up our routine out on the road, we find easy ways to organize our items, the best way to clean our pans, and expand our campfire recipe book. After spending countless nights in our Nest we have cooked up some easy, delicious campfire meals that we wanted to share with you. […]

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Cold Weather Camping in a Roofnest!

Fall is definitely here with the smell of Pumpkin Spice Everything floating in the breeze. Leafpeepers flock to beautiful places for changing colors and bugling elk. Fall is also the perfect season to camp! What’s better than swapping stories by a crackling fire with your buddies? In some places, Fall seems like it was truncated […]

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