In Episode 80 of Grand Adventure we head west to southern California to Joshua Tree National Park. We get lucky and score a secluded spot in the park’s famed Jumbo Rocks Campground as we explore Joshua Tree, then move on to Catalina Spa RV Resort in Desert Hot Springs to take a ride on the engineering marvel that is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, see the Salton Sea, and hit up an all-you-can-eat lobster and seafood buffet at an area casino.

Filmed: November 6-10, 2018

CAMPSITES

* Jumbo Rocks Campground, Joshua Tree National Park https://www.campendium.com/jumbo-rocks-campground
* Catalina Spa RV Resort https://www.campendium.com/catalina-spa-rv-resort

EQUIPMENT

Gear used in the filming of this episode includes:

* Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera https://amzn.to/2v26W8C
* Sony SELP18105G E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS lens https://amzn.to/2GIsDjz
* DJI Mavic Pro drone for 4K aerial videography http://amzn.to/2y9CN6T 
* DJI Osmo+ 4K video stabilized heldheld gimbal camera http://amzn.to/2xwMwRj
* Samsung Galaxy S8+ http://amzn.to/2yRhqEV  
* Rode VideoMicro microphone http://amzn.to/2gsf6NY
* Sunpak TravelLite Pro tripod http://amzn.to/2zAwtGL 
* Neweer Video Tripod Fluid Drag Pan Head https://amzn.to/2GGH4V5
* Peak Design Capture Camera Clip V3 https://amzn.to/2JkNo1G
* PolarPro DroneTrekker backpack https://amzn.to/2I28sut
* MindShift Ultralight Dual 36L hybrid camera backpack https://amzn.to/2HXvhPy

Video editing software:

* Cyberlink PowerDirector http://amzn.to/2Capy8J

We also use:

* Sony SEL35F18 E 35mm F1.8 OSS Prime Lens https://amzn.to/2HOEGIC
* GoPro Hero 5 Black https://amzn.to/2tPcn6V
* Insignia omnidirectional lapel microphone https://amzn.to/2N7wPbY
* Movo Photo MB700 camera chest holster https://amzn.to/2HkFNjE
* Vivitar DVR917HD 4K action camera https://goo.gl/URR7S3 
* Monoprice MHD Sport 2.0 Wi-Fi Action Camera http://amzn.to/2xsmnDa 
* various other tripods and mounts

OUR RV

* 2016 Evo by Forest River T2050 (23′) https://goo.gl/53a88X
* 2014 Toyota Tundra 5.7L V8 https://goo.gl/NJQpbD
* Renogy 200W Eclipse folding monocrystalline solar suitcase with PWM solar controller: http://amzn.to/2DfCdnC
* Renogy MC-4 to SAE adapter: http://amzn.to/2DgPRqE
* Halo 1500W power inverter: http://amzn.to/2Ca5Sln
* Champion 3100-Watt RV Ready Portable Inverter Generator with Wireless Remote Start http://amzn.to/2zAwwCi
* KING VQ4550 Tailgater portable automatic satellite TV antenna and DISH Wally HD receiver: http://amzn.to/2BDL6XR
* weBoost 4G-X RV cell phone signal booster https://amzn.to/2J8mWZq
* HooToo TripMate portable 12V Internet router http://amzn.to/2BUQY3a
* Mopeka LP Tank Check http://amzn.to/2xFrakI
* Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BX Buddy 4,000-9,000-BTU Indoor-Safe Portable Radiant Heater: http://amzn.to/2DVNQSa
* Oxygenics Body Spa RV http://amzn.to/2AcGO9z
* Large folding moon camp chairs: http://amzn.to/2DWCTzJ
* Magma stainless steel Marine Kettle gas grill https://amzn.to/2Gtt90y
* Magma round rail grill mount https://amzn.to/2uIjqlx
* Magma low pressure control valve https://amzn.to/2Gv7cCw
* Magma Marine Kettle grill cover https://amzn.to/2H6oEKG
* DOZYANT 12 Feet RV Connection Hose, 3/8 inch Female Flare x 1/4 inch Full Flow Quick-Connect Male Plug https://amzn.to/2uDMxXq
* 3M Command products: http://amzn.to/2BH6sUj
* CleverMade CleverCrates 46 Liter collapsible storage totes: http://amzn.to/2BIuVZr
* 45-gallon fresh water folding storage tank http://amzn.to/2zwrML0
* 12-volt water transfer pump http://amzn.to/2Ag3ExD
* Orbit water flow meter http://amzn.to/2zKbliu
* Teknor Apex Zero-G 4001-50 Lightweight, Ultra Flexible, Durable, Kink-Free Garden Hose, 5/8-Inch by 50-Feet https://amzn.to/2NAdcfM

CREDITS

* All music in this episode is open source and obtained from the YouTube Audio Library http://YouTube.com/audiolibrary, or licensed from Soundstripe http://SoundStripe.com.

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