After thinking on it a bit I feel obliged to include one more picture for those -- with EB vans -- that want to head up to the lake.
When I said I dragged the rear bumper when going through a dip in the road I mean dragged
it, tearing off a back-up light and bending the bumper in the process. Don't mourn for me. I don't view it as a monument to my haste and stupidity -- which it probably is -- so mach as character. You know, like a dueling scar. It makes me sexy, right?
Forgot to mention. On the way out we passed an Earthroamer in Roslyn. I'd never seen one in person before. It was pretty. I waved at the guy, but he didn't wave back. I figure that proves the natural superiority of Sportsmobile drivers, and Sportmobiles obviously. Of course, he was driving into the sun and might not have seen me.
Ed - I do have a side ladder. It's on the drivers side due to layout considerations I won't bore you with. You will notice an awning window in the rear on the passenger side. As a side note, before the trip I got the Thule canoe kit for my roof rack for some added security. I tie good knots, but I knew it would get thrown around a bit. I was really happy with it. As well as it did for the canoe I may have to get a rig for our sit-a-top and start taking it on some of these backwoods trips.