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Embrace the Wild: Boondock Camping with Little Guy’s Micro Max

Are you adventurous? If you’re looking to take your camping game to the next level, then boondock camping might just be your new favorite thing. Picture this: serene landscapes, off-the-beaten-path adventures, and a chance to truly disconnect. Curious? Let’s dive into the world of boondocking and discover why Little Guy’s micro trailer is your perfect camper for this.

What’s Boondock Camping, Anyway?

Boondocking, also known as dry camping or wild camping, is all about embracing nature without the constraints of established campsites. It’s the ultimate way to break free from the crowds and immerse yourself in the great outdoors. Instead of crowded campgrounds, you’ll be setting up camp in remote and scenic spots, often with no hookups or amenities. It’s the perfect opportunity to reconnect with nature on your own terms.  It’s my favorite way to camp.

Why Choose Boondock Camping?

Boondocking offers a chance to experience a deeper connection with nature. Imagine waking up to breathtaking sunrises and falling asleep under a blanket of stars. Plus, it’s budget-friendly – no campsite fees! If you’re looking to unplug and unwind, boondocking offers the peace and tranquility you crave.

Bandit Chilling by the Campfire
Bandit Chilling by the Campfire

Where to Boondock?

The beauty of boondocking lies in its limitless options. National Forests, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) areas, and even some public lands provide ample opportunities for off-grid camping. Just make sure to research the regulations of the area you’re heading to and practice Leave No Trace principles.

Finding Your Perfect Spot

Finding a boondocking spot might seem challenging, but technology has your back. Websites and apps like Campendium, iOverlander, and FreeRoam allow you to discover and share hidden gems with fellow travelers. Look for spots with positive reviews and, if possible, recent updates to ensure road conditions and availability.  A very popular spot is “The Wall”, located near Badlands National Park in South Dakota.  I camp there several times a year.  The sunrise is spectacular.

Enter Little Guy’s Micro Max Trailer

Now, let’s talk about the ultimate boondocking sidekick: Little Guy’s Micro Max trailer. I love my Micro Max!  I literally can “grab n go” with it whenever I want to go camping.  This compact and lightweight trailer is tailor-made for off-grid adventures. Its small size means you can access more remote spots while its clever design maximizes interior space. Mine has the solar and off-road touring package and I upgraded it to have a lithium battery.  The solar keeps the lights working, charges my phone and I can even watch a movie via my iPad on the TV.  The 2-burner propane stove lets me make coffee and most meals.  With these additions, I can camp comfortably even in the wildest locations.

Why Little Guy’s Micro Max Trailer is a Boondocker’s Dream

Compact Size: Maneuvering through tight spaces and narrow trails is a breeze with a micro trailer.

Off-Grid Amenities: Equipped with solar panels, 15” off-road tires, and 3.5” axle rise lift kit, you can enjoy the comforts of a small camper while being self-sufficient.

Durability: Little Guy’s trailers are built tough to handle rugged terrains and changing weather conditions.

Easy Set-Up: Spend less time fussing with your campsite and more time exploring with quick and hassle-free set-up that the Micro Max offers. Unhook, level, stabilizers down, windows open…you’re ready.

Niobrara River; Sparks NE
Niobrara River; Sparks NE


So, adventurers, if the call of the wild and camping somewhere different is tugging at your heart, boondock camping might just be your answer. And with Little Guy’s Micro Max trailer, you’ll have the perfect blend of comfort and freedom to create unforgettable memories. Go on, embrace the wild and start planning your next off-grid adventure!  And if you want to meet to camp at “The Wall”, just let me know.

About Lesa McDermott & Girl Camper

Lesa McDermott is the Vice President of Operations for Girl Camper. In addition to running the day to day operations of Girl Camper, she also writes for Girl Camper and plans events. She is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and lives in Custer, South Dakota with her husband Karl and several fur monsters that often camp with her. She and her husband own a construction company and she is an attorney. She is also very active with Casting For Recovery, whose mission is to enhance the lives of women with breast cancer by connecting them to each other and nature through the therapeutic sport of fly fishing.

Girl Camper is a women’s lifestyle and media brand focusing on camping, outdoor activities, camaraderie, and travel. It produces the Girl Camper Magazine, has a website with informative and fun blog posts, hosts events, and maintains national and local social network communities on Facebook. Search for Girl Camper on Facebook and find your local chapter.

Lesa McDermott
Lesa McDermott, Vice President of Operations; Writer & Guide with Girl Camper

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