Solo Truck Camping in Sub-Freezing Weather

  • Published on Nov 30, 2021

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  • Jasper
    Jasper Month ago +1259

    Your winter vids are by far my favorite. I can’t wait for more!

    • xDmztry vsvedine
      xDmztry vsvedine 16 days ago

      Same. I love watching in the winter cuz it’s fun trying some of the stuff he does, when there’s snow outside.

    • Momma Bear
      Momma Bear 22 days ago

      I second that!!

    • Daddy
      Daddy Month ago

      @JoelRichardson which one? Could u share the link

    • Spookily
      Spookily Month ago


    • Liam C
      Liam C Month ago


  • LucidAnime
    LucidAnime Month ago +1


  • Joe Graham
    Joe Graham Month ago +1

    Do you ever fish for pike? Not the best tasting fish but a blast to catch.

  • Night
    Night Month ago +1

    1 egg
    cook egg dont cook carrot

  • Lady G.
    Lady G. Month ago +1

    I love your videos!! What an awesome way to have some downtime.. Fishing and camping in your truck.. Life just doesn’t get better than that!

  • Greg Gottfried
    Greg Gottfried Month ago +308

    @Mav New to the channel. Lovin' it! Seems like you're the good luck charm for everyone else to catch fishing. If you're down in Florida and want to share that good fishing luck let me know.

    • K Butler
      K Butler Month ago +5

      Doesn't look weird.

    • Will Hawes
      Will Hawes Month ago +1

      @DeviantHNTR idk it just looks weird

    • DeviantHNTR
      DeviantHNTR Month ago +6

      @Will Hawes why do you care?

    • Will Hawes
      Will Hawes Month ago +1

      Why did you @ him

    • MuG.
      MuG. Month ago +6


  • Jesus 11:11
    Jesus 11:11 Month ago +1

    I’m glad you got a mental break and bring us along your camping trips! I hope you take more time doing what you love! God bless you.

  • Lee6894
    Lee6894 Month ago +1

    Quick tip, sometimes getting back in and out pumping gas can create static electricity in dry cold air. When you go to touch the nozzle again, it can spark and catch the fumes. Never get back into your car pumping gas before done pumping. While it's very rare it's still possible.

  • Vaxus
    Vaxus Month ago +113

    Hey Mav! I'm a 13 year old kid from minnesota, I love your content so much and I definitely want to be a trucker and do what you do. I enjoy my time as a kid knowing that I dont have to pay rent or bills, and I know it can get lonely sometimes, but im excited. Feeling that fresh nostalgic minnesota air means so much to me. Love you Mav, I speak for many kids. -Michael

  • What You Mean
    What You Mean 8 days ago

    U need to heat ur glow plugs ignition on couple of minutes, before you start ur car

  • Arbuckle
    Arbuckle Month ago +338

    Can't stop watching your videos brother. You're so unique and I feel like I know you through these videos. Keep being you ✌️

    • ChSgaming
      ChSgaming Month ago

      @Freya Trueandonlyqueengoddess Daethtoallimpostors botttt reported

    • Freya Trueandonlyqueengoddess Daethtoallimpostors
      Freya Trueandonlyqueengoddess Daethtoallimpostors Month ago +2

      Misuse of big terms such as Lady / Ladies / Mrs / Miss / Ms / Ma'am / Dame / Princess / Diva / Queen / Star / Countess / Leader / Empress / Angel / Goddess / God / Duchess etc and all other big terms that indicate superiority (that which is above) including astral terms and precious/gemstone terms, and misuse of food terms or flower terms or fruit terms, and misuse of terms such as absolute/absolutely or sweet/delicious or lovely/adorable etc, and misuse of big compIiments (special, beautiful, sublime, amazing, stunning, unique, wonderful, incredible, extraordinary, great etc) and other similar words (which only reflect me the respectable being and the special & sweet being and the absolute/supreme being) is beyond kreeminaI and soon to be banned -- I am the pure being (the opposite of womyn) and the only being who has the unique radiance/light around the body that humans do not have, and all those terms only reflect me the true and only God / Goddess / Queen / Lady / Princess / Star etc!

    • Freya Trueandonlyqueengoddess Daethtoallimpostors
      Freya Trueandonlyqueengoddess Daethtoallimpostors Month ago +2

      I am the unique being -- and people are not unique, so that misused term must be edited out!

    • Samuel Castillo
      Samuel Castillo Month ago


    • I just have to return some videotapes
  • Jonte Wright
    Jonte Wright 12 days ago

    I see you with the Underoath 😤

  • E A
    E A 12 days ago

    Hi Mav, did you have someone with you or did a man stop by because I heard a mans voice at around 10:56 and it's driving me nuts. I keep going back to listen to it but I can't make out what he said. Sorry my about my weird fixation on the mystery voice🙂

  • Daily's with Dave
    Daily's with Dave 13 days ago

    Them Ford tailgate latches... smh hahahaha

  • 1 .0
    1 .0 28 days ago

    fyi u have to bulk the cilantro. If you keep the steam it will increase the bitterness of the dish

  • Amy Black
    Amy Black Month ago

    All you have to do is take a potato out to test it.

  • trev p
    trev p Month ago

    Ya 1st mav a year ago with Hannah. Some bangings in a igloo later.. here we are

  • R Roberts
    R Roberts Month ago

    Drive somewhere warm for the winter.

  • big bob 169
    big bob 169 Month ago

    There is a lot to be said for MRE s.

  • Lil Red Heidi Hood
    Lil Red Heidi Hood Month ago +78

    Wowww that lil trout spot looked like heaven!

    • DrewStand
      DrewStand Month ago

      @isaac matity he better be sliding up in those dm’s of this queen!

    • isaac matity
      isaac matity Month ago +6

      I love how Mav is curving this dime, what else should I expect.

  • JJ Russo
    JJ Russo Month ago

    If that tube blows that slime is gonna make a huge mess

  • Mark Rieschl
    Mark Rieschl Month ago

    Love the Northshore videos I'm hoping to get up there next weekend.

  • Deez Nuts
    Deez Nuts Month ago

    Can you post as many ice fishing videos as possible please I love them

  • Jacob Manetta
    Jacob Manetta Month ago

    You should do a snowboard camp on a nearby park! Great video Mav. Keep on truckin!

  • Dfreethinker Hearts
    Dfreethinker Hearts Month ago +74

    I’m not a trucker or a camper but I really enjoy Mav’s videos. Keep up the good positive videos Mav.

  • Ashton Hamilton
    Ashton Hamilton Month ago

    Okay Mav a little Boy Brushed Red

  • crazy adventures
    crazy adventures Month ago

    Mav it seemed like you were locked outta the public restroom and your bed on wheels lol nice vids look forward to your home vids soon later dude .

    ITS_JUST_ROB Month ago

    awe man mav you should totally come out west to California and camp up at Big Bear or Lake Arrowhead!!!!

  • danika richardson
    danika richardson Month ago

    i just found your channel and i love the videos! Try the backpacking trail/camp at Split Rock, me and my friends love camping up there. Its quite the journey to get around but so worth it. Much love from the Twin Cities!

  • A L
    A L Month ago +26

    I’m not sure why Mav but your videos treat my depression when I watch them kind of feel like I’m there out in the open enjoying with you whatever cool thing it is you’re doing. Cheers mate from the UK👍

  • Dylan Little
    Dylan Little Month ago

    Have you got a public Spotify playlist?

  • Michael Soria
    Michael Soria Month ago

    I had 2 watch 2 15 second ads before I could watch the video

  • thomas lawson
    thomas lawson Month ago

    Build a snow cave around your truck so it's like a truck igloo lol

  • CamV2s
    CamV2s Month ago

    Love the winter camping vids, definitely my favorite

  • Dam
    Dam Month ago +70

    Can't believe I've been watching you for almost a whole year now. I look forward to your videos every week, feels like I've been taken on the journey along with you during that long road trip.

  • The one whom Jesus loves

    Is it not a guy thing to wash your produce before you use them...eek

  • Joe Hair
    Joe Hair Month ago

    For what it's worth a great job on all your videos I can see the effort you're putting into cameras and editing also I I must really say you should look into foresti Forester you really should take note of some of the camera angles on the on the 4 by 4 on your truck I think you're really missing out on some incredible truck articulation off-roading and I think it could help Propel you take care

  • Adam James
    Adam James Month ago

    You, Murda, Sobi, BRock, and Marshall should do a 24 hour fishing contest. Biggest 6 fish total wins and the rest of the guys have to do a Polar Plunge. Could even have people donate towards some sort of Charity?!

  • Tanner Cason
    Tanner Cason Month ago

    Hey Mav. Hope the winters not stopping ya but yea. I just started watch ur vids when I found ur channel very recently. And I been binge watching. Favorite part is seeing you cook all sorts of stuff. Your like 5 star chef in the woods or truck lol. But it would be awesome to get to fish with ya and camp maybe and definitely cook with ya. Maybe a deer meat dish even just once lol but yea. Love the vids bro keep doing what ya doing

  • MattBalloon1115
    MattBalloon1115 Month ago +3

    Mav your videos are seriously inspiring!! I am currently in the process of editing my first winter tent camping. It’s not too exciting because it’s just in my back yard but it’s a start and I plan on doing some Prius camping in the future too :)

  • alexis rodriguez
    alexis rodriguez Month ago

    CLEAN YOUR TRUCK!!!!!!!!!

  • Shey Ruby
    Shey Ruby Month ago

    Hello from nyc! You’re videos make me wanna move away from here. Lol

  • Trace
    Trace Month ago

    I’d like to see you intentionally become completely trapped/snowed in, in your truck! See how you manage to survive and how you eventually get out!

  • Nick 505
    Nick 505 Month ago

    Or heat your food

  • Zach Milligan
    Zach Milligan Month ago +164

    Have you ever been down to Ohio/Kentucky? There’s not...a whole lot to do other than: camp, fish, and go on trails (at the moment).

    I’d love to see some more “Day in the Life” stuff: truck maintenance, stocking supplies, scouting out camping sites, etc.

    • craig m
      craig m Month ago

      Hay mav I'm from a small town on lake Erie there is Cedar point,rock and roll hall of fame,all the tourist spots to visit all along lake Erie lots to do in Ohio juuuust not in the winter but ya for shur would like too see ya come out this ways

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      Maximus Month ago


    • B-gen Spinster
      B-gen Spinster Month ago +2

      I agree with Zach. The day to day stuff would be good to see.

    • Nolan Reif
      Nolan Reif Month ago +6

      Red river gorge is awesome in kentucky

    • Kevin Nordstrom
      Kevin Nordstrom Month ago +2

      PIB is the "keywest" of the Midwest lol

  • jollygiant0082
    jollygiant0082 Month ago

    Did that really taste good. Look like too much seasoning

  • Jeff B
    Jeff B Month ago

    If you ever find your way to the east coast in maryland i will do the remote start for free

  • DSteww
    DSteww Month ago

    I’m convinced you can catch any fish on a spinner.

    GEAUX FRUGAL Month ago

    Remember to touch your truck before grabbing that fuel nozzle. Static charge can be an ignition source .

  • Julian No Last Name
    Julian No Last Name Month ago +25

    Recently found your videos, and I watch them whenever I need to relax. You’re an incredibly calming personality, and the way you edit and film makes me feel like I’m right there with you

  • Jason Natividad
    Jason Natividad Month ago

    Hey Mav! What do you play on your switch?

  • Joshua Meyer
    Joshua Meyer Month ago

    snomobile camping trip?? lil' remote ice fishin on the side?? entertaining friend along??

  • Jersey Thoreson
    Jersey Thoreson Month ago

    Been following you for a year or so, do a video on parking lot/stealth camping hacks. Need advice for when I truck camp in Lutsen!

  • Family Hero Channel

    Time for a giveaway! You make alot of money now

  • Sam Carey
    Sam Carey Month ago +3

    As a fellow winter car camper, I love seeing you try out different strategies to stay warm while camping in the winter!

  • Emanuel Solis
    Emanuel Solis Month ago

    I’d love to see you go to Yellowstone been there twice it’s amazing animals are a sight to see grand teton is not far from Yellowstone too

  • Logan Addis
    Logan Addis Month ago

    I pretty confident I know what is wrong with your tailgate and how to fix it. I have the same generation F-150 and was endlessly frustrated with the same thing.

  • Steve Schuch
    Steve Schuch Month ago

    Just started watching your content. New fan here from Chicago. Dig your vids my dude.

  • Chris Rock
    Chris Rock Month ago

    Love the camping videos on frozen lakes 👌

  • Katelyn Maylee
    Katelyn Maylee Month ago +13

    Really liked this episode, Mav! Super laid back vibes, a nice little change of pace from some of the more involved and planned out recipes/trips/activities (although those are awesome as well). Thanks for making such enjoyable content, keep on truckin’!

    • HF
      HF Month ago +1

      Very well said! My exact thoughts

  • Marc Taft
    Marc Taft Month ago

    Im excited about the ice fishing season ahead. I really enjoyed those vids.

  • Chad McKinnon
    Chad McKinnon Month ago

    Really enjoy the videos. Looks like it's time for a new tailgate latch.

  • Lim You Fa
    Lim You Fa Month ago

    You should stream! Not just you can share your journey LIVE. There's people accompany you (I'm new and I love your videos)

  • C Fau
    C Fau Month ago +11

    Hey, thanks for your work! Found you some weeks ago and love the videos. I live in the mountains and was doing a lot of camping and outdoor stuff in my youth....watching your videos i realized with all the work and live going on it has been almost 4 years that i did a night out in the last weekend i packed my stuff and spent a night in the woods by a fire! It was balm for the soul doing that again, Thanks Mav it was because of your videos!

  • Nathan Hovey
    Nathan Hovey Month ago +78

    Home Depot sells this weatherstripping that would work perfect in between the cab in the bed of the truck instead of that inner tube. I would say that it's industrial-strength. I've used it to put underneath the garage door instead of the Rubber seal to keep out mice and it has worked perfectly.

    • James Bond
      James Bond Month ago +1

      Do they work on the new tundra where the window rolls down all the way?

    • Jack FnTwist
      Jack FnTwist Month ago +1

      What's it called? I tried self sticking weatherstripping foam on my garage door but it didn't stick.

    • Peter Pain
      Peter Pain Month ago +2

      The same stuff we call armaflex over here? No clue if that's a brand name. Like neoprene with sticky-tape on one side in sheets or on a roll? Insulated a whole vw bus with it once to make it "alps ready" back decades ago ;) Worked fine.

  • DrewStand
    DrewStand Month ago +83

    You can literally see in real time Mav getting tired of being in his truck and wanting to be back in his house!

    • Chuck N
      Chuck N 20 days ago +1

      He seems more aware of responsibility in life and feeling the urge to live in the real world again! Nothing wrong with that

    • Justin Rides
      Justin Rides Month ago +6


  • Peter Pain
    Peter Pain Month ago +16

    Always thought the bike tire was a great idea but i think it could be improved with Armaflex (the stuff wrapped around waterlines to keep them from freezing). I'd get some 2mm and 5mm rolls and put the 2mm beween the gap on both sides. Like a as-wide-as-the-roll is window-frame all around. Then build a trench of sorts for the tire with the 6mm armaflex so it can never touch metal or slip out yet fully seals the gap. Even if only lightly inflated. The Armaflex would also do wonders on the blinds and gaps in the back-flap. It's pretty good insulation Should be good to -40C at least. Also makes for a mean makeshift seat cushion that also insulted from the ground. Thanks for sharing.

  • Ryan Pierce
    Ryan Pierce Month ago +2

    Hey Mav, I noticed it’s been a while since you have posted videos other than this newest one. I just wanted to say that the first few episodes that I have seen have been awesome. I hope you keep this up and continue to enjoy your hobbies. I wish you the best.

  • Zaki Krum
    Zaki Krum Month ago +32

    Hey Mav, have you ever thought about camping outside or near Area 51 in vegas? That would be a really cool content, recording the endless nightsky and possibly seeing a UFO.

    • Virginia
      Virginia Month ago +1

      Such a good idea!!!!

    • Ahr
      Ahr Month ago +7

      TBH I would really love to see him do that as well, sounds like a great idea.

  • Maike K
    Maike K Month ago +15

    You got this Mav ! It's okay to let people help you, we weren't built to do everything on our own. Can't wait for the winter video's! Take care of yourself 🍀

  • Saskia Silcock
    Saskia Silcock Month ago +1

    Hey Mav, been watching your videos for the past 2 weeks straight and I'm addicted! Maybe you should try not only catch and cook with your fish but to also use one of those filter water straws or show us how easy it can be to get this and clean/filter this while you're out on a camping trip! From England, UK 😁

  • Tina K.
    Tina K. Month ago

    Ya know, watching these videos makes me so much more eager to get a truck after college hopefully and do some truck camping, and some regular camping as well. If I hadn't found your videos, I wouldn't have that type of daily motivation! Doing stuff with your family is amazing but sometimes you just gotta have some alone time lol...and truck camping is a big goal of mine for the near future! FUTURE VIDEO SUGGESTION: CAMPING WITH A FAN!

  • Jaime Gatewood
    Jaime Gatewood Month ago +1

    I am a recent subscriber and LOVE your videos! I commented to say that so long as you are staying safe and making educated decisions on weather conditions etc, camp anywhere your heart desires! “Life is a highway!” As they say, continue to have fun doing what you love, stay safe, and keep on keepin on my friend ☺️ Much love from Riverside CA!

  • _janaelifee
    _janaelifee Month ago +3

    Can’t believe we’re already back to winter videos ! This man has the best content !

  • jr
    jr Month ago +10

    You've encouraged me to take a couple nights away from the family and do a solo winter Snow trip 🤙🤙

  • james cooper
    james cooper Month ago +5

    This guy reals me in it’s so entertaining yet if I was to describe it to anyone it’s just a guy and some cold weather. I am fully binge watching. However I’m sure 11:39 in the afternoon is a thing hahaha

  • Mitch Webb
    Mitch Webb Month ago

    Among all the positive support you get I’ll give you some more lol. Great vids dude before I came across your stuff I was curious as to how I’d go about winter camping in Alberta winters. Nobody’s out there really doing it like you. Stay true to yourself dude your videos reflect that it’s your best look.

  • Action6
    Action6 Month ago +4

    Just randomly found your channel and have been watching for like 3 hours now. This is such refreshing content and relaxes me so much. You're awesome man.

  • Meesh
    Meesh Month ago

    Mav your videos are so fricken awesome man. I look forward to getting a meal and eating it while watching you. Seriously has gotten to the point where being able to relax for 15 minutes and eat while watching your videos makes my day. You're awesome, keep on truckin.

  • Fiishy_
    Fiishy_ Month ago +102

    Holy crap I watched this guy when he had like 100k subs and I come back curious after not watching him for a while and he has 1.4 mil! Great job man!

    • LeGiOn GAMING
      LeGiOn GAMING Month ago +1

      Same man I’ve been watching this dude since I guess 150k subs and now my mans come a long way..Ain’t life great ?!

    • AxxL
      AxxL Month ago +2

      I am the cool kid from Germany making videos for the USA and the rest of the world. I will make your day so don't say nay to me today, dear fi

  • ItsAndrewJames
    ItsAndrewJames Month ago +1

    I’ve been binge-watching your channel for a week straight. Your content is golden. I’m from England, UK. I also have relatives in Minnesota who do something similar to you. Maybe you’ll bump into her, she’s called Laurel! I can give you her full name if you message me. She’s a real adventurer and will have lots of things to see and do.

    Keep up the absolutely amazing work 👌😊

  • Devan Smith
    Devan Smith Month ago +1

    I want to see more ice fishing videos with Dan! Those videos are great.

  • Kennon Nazerian
    Kennon Nazerian Month ago

    Absolutely love the winter camping videos. They are my absolute favorite. Keep up the good work Mav

  • Brandon Proctor
    Brandon Proctor Month ago

    For some reason I love seeing the cold winter camping with a heater to see how warm you can keep it in the truck when it’s freezing outside!

  • Taylor VanBeek
    Taylor VanBeek Month ago

    Love the truck camper build! You've inspired me to start camping out of my truck. I currently have a set up built inside the cab of my truck but looking for a camper shell like yours right now.

  • W.D. Gaster
    W.D. Gaster Month ago

    Your winter vids are by far my favorite. I can’t wait for more! 💚💚💚

  • Savanah Ortega
    Savanah Ortega Month ago

    I'm so proud of you! Thank you for your amazing content. Keep up the good work!

  • Najmi Isemaail
    Najmi Isemaail Month ago

    Greetings Mav from Malaysia. Love watching you do solo camp adventure with your truck. Cooking outdoors seems so much fun. How about go into the winter woods and make campfire in the night.

  • K. Ruemenapp
    K. Ruemenapp Month ago +23

    I’m from Michigan and watch every single one of my videos and I would absolutely love to see you do a camping trip by all five different great lakes, I think it would be so interesting to see how all of them respond differently in the winter time

  • Jenirose Vergara
    Jenirose Vergara Month ago

    This is fun ☺️ I can experience snow by just watching ❄️❄️ love it Mav 🥰 🇵🇭

  • Tyler Frizel
    Tyler Frizel Month ago

    Mav inspired me to pack up and be on the road, I'm just in high school but I recently went on a 6 hour road trip solo with no destination from Northern New England and met some cool people along the way and I got the idea to drive the whole cape cod Penninsula and slept and lived in my car. I slept at the Chattem lighthouse and coast guard station, in my 2014 Ford. And woke up at the Crack of dawn and jumped in the ocean( fully aware of the great white shark warning). One of the highlights of my life hope to have many more highlights on the road. Thank mav for your content you should go to the white Mountains in NH.

  • Rods Rundowns
    Rods Rundowns Month ago +1

    One of the only content creators who stays consistent and humble . Good stuff man

  • nlaps
    nlaps Month ago

    Your winter vids are by far my favorite. I can’t wait for more!

  • Very Nearly Pure
    Very Nearly Pure Month ago +16

    Mav, try pushing in on your tailgate while pulling the handle. Our Ford did the same thing, it may be the rods behind the access panel. Get yourself a heated blanket! Thank you for the marvelous content. Stay warm!

  • Weedman Smoker
    Weedman Smoker Month ago

    cant believe it was just last winter i found you ice fishing and camping. Ive watched your entire trip and it inspires me to want to do this so much. Thanks Mav for the good times yo

  • Louise M
    Louise M Month ago

    I wish I was brave enough to do this! Looks like so much fun 🤩 but I couldn’t do it alone

  • LovesHorror
    LovesHorror Month ago

    I want to see more of your new house and I love to watch your cooking, fishing, etc., you are very interesting without having to make yourself freeze to death Mav!

  • pan little
    pan little Month ago

    Your winter vids are by far my favorite. I want more from you!

  • epicgamezzzz
    epicgamezzzz Month ago +22

    I'm an indoor man myself, not much of a traveller but your vids make me think otherwise, there's a good side to it (other than the cold).
    Just started watching your vids and I'm hooked, The solo winter vids are my favourites.

  • Jimbojet
    Jimbojet Month ago +1

    When you’re shopping starts with carrot, celery and onion I know we’re in for a pot of stew or soup. Great camp cooking! How you do it in the back of a truck? Oh, you’re organised for it I know and you are obviously enjoying it too. After all, I do it whilst out on my bike! With no heating at all! To be honest I try to keep my activities for summer, but the occasional winter camp-out is always good. At the moment, we are hunkering down here in the U.K. (Wales) as our temps are in the minus Celsius range. Still getting out riding for as long as it’s dry enough, I’ll never be a fair weather only rider. You’re already using the same type of recipe that I use, so I won;t bother you with another soup. I do use Expedition packet/pouch meals as a lazy but good meal. Usually high in proteins and carbs for the necessary energy requirement the following day and to help me sleep. I’m enjoying your vids Mav, always good fun and not miserable in any way. Thank you, ‘keep on trucking’.