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What to Pack for a Canadian Adventure-Gear Load-Out for Banff, Jasper, and Yoho National Parks

October 07, 2017 - One of my favorite aspects of any adventure is the preparation. The route planning, researching local attractions and tr...
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7 Tips for an Overnight Paddling Trip

August 05, 2017 - We recently took off on a 2 night, 3 day trip on the Scenic Illinois River in Northeast Oklahoma. We floated from the Ar...
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FREE Camping: Taos Ski Valley

July 24, 2017 - With every trip that we take into the wild, we strive to not pay for camping. Nature should be free. There are a few exc...
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OKIENOMADS Gear Review- Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Person 3 Season Backpacking Tent

July 07, 2017 - I got the itch many years ago to try my hand at backpacking. The first and single most important piece of gear to get in...
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NEW VLOG is LIVE! How to travel on a $50 budget

June 26, 2017 - We are always scraping together extra money to go on trips and buy better toys. Traveling cheaply is a great way to save...
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Camping in a City Park in New Mexico

June 14, 2017 - Everyone has the feeling on a road trip where your eyes start getting heavy, your Red Bull is wearing off and you can on...
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Facebook is Bad For Your Health

April 15, 2017 - To some reading this blog, this might not be a shock. To others, however, this could be a revelation. Facebook is bad fo...
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Trail to Eden, Glory Hole, and Top of the Buffalo

April 08, 2017 - Trail to Eden, Glory Hole, and Top of the Buffalo Pettigrew, AR Mark Twain once said, “The universal brotherhood of ma...
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4 Trips to Lowe's for a Bike Rack

March 05, 2017 - One of the biggest challenges for us in the planning stages of the bus was what to do with the two bikes that we wanted...
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Okie Nomads: Skoolie Floor Part 1

February 23, 2017 - BEFORE AFTER The thrill of tearing into a project for the first time is special. The dreams and plans start to tak...
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New Year's Goal #1: Read 10 Books, Cover to Cover

February 16, 2017 - New Year’s Goal #1: Read 10 Books, Cover to Cover I chose this goal because although I love reading, I find myself re...
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Okie Nomads: Skoolie Roof Repair

February 05, 2017 - Gross huh? Our bus was used by a Central Oklahoma school district for the majority of its existence. That means it drov...
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Over Prepared and Underprepared: How both can keep you from exploring

January 14, 2017 - Over Prepared and Underprepared: How both can keep you from exploring By: Ethan Hayman Whether you choose to explore t...
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Okie Nomads: An Introduction to the Bus

January 07, 2017 - I have spent most of my adult life been coached like most members of my generation to find a good job, buy a house, and...
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Goals for a New Year: 2017

January 06, 2017 - The year 2016 brought about a lot of change in my life and a lot of new experiences. In 2016: I ran two half marathons...
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Sometimes You Fail-Tactics to Overcome Project Failure and Rebound Quickly

December 23, 2016 - Sometimes...you fail. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” - Winston...
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42 in 52: Lake Murray State Park

December 15, 2016 - Park Office: 13528 Scenic Hwy 77 Cabin/Lodge Check-in: 3323 Lodge Rd Ardmore, OK 73401 This blog post was supposed to...
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42 in 52: Okmulgee & Dripping Springs Lake State Park

August 30, 2016 - 16830 Dripping Springs Rd Okmulgee, OK 74447 Are you ever sitting at home on a Thursday or Friday thinking to yourself...
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42 in 52: Sequoyah State Park

August 05, 2016 - 17131 Park 10 Hulbert, OK 74441 One of Northeast Oklahoma's best kept secrets is hidden right outside of Wagoner, OK o...
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42 in 52: Tenkiller State Park

June 05, 2016 - If you haven't had a chance to check out Part 1 of my Cherokee County State Park Tour, take a look here: Cherokee Landin...
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42 in 52: Cherokee Landing State Park

May 30, 2016 - 28610 Park 20, Park Hill, OK 74451 Directions to Cherokee Landing SP: Follow OK-51 E and OK-351 to US-62 E / East Shaw...
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Bathtub Rocks-Tahlequah, OK

May 09, 2016 - 35.997521, -94.897183 One of my favorite aspects of living in Northeast Oklahoma and Tahlequah in general are the out...
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42 in 52: Natural Falls State Park

April 14, 2016 - Natural Falls, once called Dripping Springs, is home to one of the most unique and picturesque landscapes in the entire...
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42 in 52: Greenleaf State Park

January 27, 2016 - It is only natural that the first state park I should visit on my 42 in 52 project is the one that is geographically clo...
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42 in 52: Adventures in Oklahoma's State Parks

January 24, 2016 - Having lived in Oklahoma for the majority of my 25 years on this planet, I have been fortunate enough to see a lot of Go...
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