Fifth Annual

Get in Gear Fest!

Get your hand on some local gear


Date: Saturday March 23rd, 2019

Time: 12-5PM

Location: Salvage Station

466 Riverside Drive Asheville, North Carolina 28804

Come see and test out all the amazing outdoor gear made right here in WNC, from bikes to boats to bags to shoes, backpacks, climbing harnesses, tents, camp furniture, even entire campers and portable kitchens! Whatever your sport, there's a company in WNC making extraordinary gear to help you haul your gear, perform your best, and relax in comfort afterwards. 

Elements on the Dragon

Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in May

May 11th, 2019

Meet at Ingles Supermarket In Robbinsville, North Carolina before 9am

2 Sweetwater Rd, Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771

We will pull out around 9am and should return about 5pm.

Registration is not required for the group drive, just show up!

We ARE NOT the organizers of this event,


Details from the Facebook Group

Official Campground is The Simple Life Campground & Cabins, contact Alan Wamsley now to secure your site!

Our lunch venue will be Hillbilly Restaurant in Wears Valley, TN…

Our route as we did last year, will have us to traversing the Dragon in both directions! (This will be the last year (for a while) that we will travel both directions on the Dragon.)

Stops will include Deals Gap Resort / Tail Of The Dragon; Look Rock; Fontana Dam - plus a lot more.

We will travel the entire Southern section of the Foothills Parkway including the newly opened section.

More info to come later. Plan now to attend our annual event

5th Annual

Asheville Van Life Rally

September 20-22, 2019

The 5th Annual Asheville Van Life Rally, celebrating the vanlife community and lifestyle, is on for 2019, and this one will be bigger and better than ever!

More details to come, but in the meantime check out all that the 2018 Rally had to offer!

Click the link below to view

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Element Van Life

Honda Element Modular Camper System


Asheville Van Life Rally Campout 2018

Asheville Van Life Rally Campout 2018