LAUNCHED: Chevy Colorado ZR2

Colorado ZR2 The best mid-sized pickup I’ve ever driven. Yep, figured I’d just cut to the chase. The new Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is an impressive off road capable truck right from the factory. Chevrolet invited me to drive the new ZR2 outside Grand Junction, CO, on the road, on a Baja style off road … [Read more...]

PADDLING OUT: 31st Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest

The Santa Cruz Paddlefest is always a highlight of my year! The gathering of the paddle surf tribe in Santa Cruz, CA, to surf the world-class waves on offer at Steamer Lane, is a special time and place to be alive. The Lane always seems to deliver the goods for the competitions, but every once in a … [Read more...]

Compact Camp Chairs: The Ultimate Review

The Ultimate Compact Camp Chair Review The search for the ultimate camp chair continues! In this comparison review I’m going to introduce you to eight of the latest compact camp chairs on the market, all of which are high quality and designed to pack up small. I've already reviewed a few chairs in … [Read more...]

2016 EXPLORING ELEMENTS: Year In Review

2016 was full of adventure on the road less traveled! I've now lived the nomadic North American overland lifestyle for over 5 years, with glimmers of change in the air, as international flights have already been booked, and the possibility of a home base on the east coat to launch adventures further … [Read more...]

A DOGG TALE: Putting the Party in the Braap!

By: Bobby “The Dogg” Miller WARNING: If a splat in a Party Braap lasts for more than 4 hours, please contact your doctor. (Disclaimer: Exploring Elements has no formal relationship with Liquidlogic Kayaks, and received no compensation of any kind for the publication of this article. The … [Read more...]