Month: March 2019

Vancouver Island – Elk Falls

The large campground at Elk Falls Provincial Park (122 sites) provides a convenient base camp for day tripping. Gold River, destinations in the Sayward Forest, Kelsey Bay, Rock Bay, and the parks of Quadra and Cortes Islands are within easy reach.  The City of Campbell River is about 15...
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Vancouver Island – Loveland Bay

Loveland Bay is a wonderful Provincial campsite.  It is small (32 sites), intimate, rustic  and fantastic for boating and swimming.  While there isn’t a large sandy beach, the water is inviting.  Loveland Bay is directly connected to the Lower Campbell Lake system and accessed only by 15km of challenging...
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Vancouver Island – Morton Lake

One of our favourite Provincial Campsites on Vancouver Island is Morton Lake.  Not everyone likes to go there because it means driving on about 20km of logging roads before you arrive.  The sites are smallish, privacy is average but the lake is well worth the effort.  We have made...
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What Are “Chocks” For?

I can remember when we owned our T@B Trailer it had the wonderful feature called a “Handbrake” built right into the frame.  All you had to do was pull the handle up, uncouple and drop the stabilizers and enjoy. Our Airstream Int’l 25 (Blue Streak) does not work that...
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Gear and Equipment List

This is a great list to ponder – not my invention but a good one to think on! A set of leveling blocks – enough to meet all leveling requirements (24) A 20 ft sewer hose (two 10 ft sections) A clear sewer connection (likely not provided) A 90...
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Airstream Maintenance Sealants Summary

For wheel wells/underbody: Vulkem 116 Trempro 635 Sikaflex 221 Black (use Eterna Bond spray cleaner to prepare surface) Adseal Premium Quality Sealant Grey/white Roof: Sikaflex 221 White (for roof seams … use Eterna Bond spray cleaner to prepare surface) Sikaflex 715 (around fans, vents, skylights … self-levelling) Adseal Premium...
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It’s Been A Long Winter 2018-2019

We left ‘Blue Streak’ in Spokane Washington to have an outside shower unit installed. Our plan is to head over to pick ‘Blue Streak’ up and then spend a couple of weeks in the Canadian Kootenay Rockies. Our scheduled first stop will be Castlegar to stock up on the...
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Must Things To Buy $$$$$

Well – There is no doubt that the purchase of your new (used) Airstream is just the beginning of the BIG investment.  There are things we buy because we WANT to and then there are thing we MUST buy to equip and outfit the Airstream to make the whole...
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