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Camping without Electricity Montrose CO

Just because you don't have 120-volt AC electricity while camping doesn't mean you're in trouble. Here are camping accessories to make your trip better. The lack of 120-volt AC electricity doesn’t mean you have to be up a creek without power. You can heat, cool, pump, curl, and light almost anything you could ask for with today’s 12-volt-powered camping accessories.

Cedar Creek RV Campground & RV Rentals
(877) 425-3884
Montrose, CO
Campground Availability
Open all Year
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station, Portable Dump, Non Guest Dumping Allowed
Policies
Escort to Site, Partial Handicap Access, Accomodates Big Rigs, Family Camp, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Supplies, Ice, Laundry, LP Gas by Weight, LP Gas by Meter
Recreation
Rec Hall, Playground, Mini Golf, Golf Nearby, REC Open to Public

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Montrose RV Resort
(970) 249-9177
Montrose, CO
Campground Availability
Open all Year
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station, Non Guest Dumping Allowed
Policies
Accomodates Big Rigs, Family Camp, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Ice, Laundry, LP Gas by Weight, LP Gas by Meter
Recreation
Pavilion, Pool, Hot Tub, Basketball, Golf Nearby

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Centennial RV Park & Camp Ground
(970) 240-3832
23449 South Highway 550
Montrose, CO
 
Black Canyon RV Park & Campground
(970) 249-1147
84348 USHighway 50
Montrose, CO
 
Chalk Creek Campground & RV Park*
(888) 395-8830
11430 County Road 197
Nathrop, CO
Campground Availability
Mar 01-Dec 01
Services
Escort to Site, Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station
Policies
Partial Handicap Access, Accomodates Big Rigs, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Supplies, RV Storage, Grills, Fire Rings, Ice, Wood, Laundry, Limited Groceries, LP Gas by Weight, LP Gas by Meter
Recreation
Rec Hall, Rec Room, Coin Games, Stream Fishing, Fishing Supplies, Playground, Planned Group Activities, Horseshoes, Golf Nearby, Sports Field

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison NM (NPS) (South Rim)
(970) 249-7036
Montrose, CO
Campground Availability
Memorial Day thru Labor Day
Services
Non Flush
Policies
Partial Handicap Access
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Grills, Fire Rings
Recreation
Hiking Trails, REC Open to Public

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King`s Riverbend RV Park
(970) 249-8235
65100 Old Chipeta Trail
Montrose, CO
 
Cedar Creek RV Park & Mini-Golf
(970) 249-3884
126 Rose Lane
Montrose, CO
 
Uncompahgre River RV Park
(970) 323-8706
804 Church Avenue
Olathe, CO
 
Gunnison National Forest (Lake Irwin Campground)
(970) 642-0566
Crested Butte, CO
Campground Availability
17-Jun thru 15-Sep
Services
Non Flush
Policies
Partial Handicap Access
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Grills, Fire Rings, Wood
Recreation
Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Lake Fishing, Hiking Trails

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Off the Grid - Camping Without 120-Volt AC Electricity




Here are some 12-volt-powered camping accessories can make outdoor life a lot easier

From the pages of Woodall's Camping Life Magazine

The lack of 120-volt AC electricity doesn’t mean you have to be up a creek without power. You can heat, cool, pump, curl, and light almost anything you could ask for with today’s 12-volt-powered camping accessories. Whether you tap into your camper’s 12-volt house battery, your vehicle’s cigarette lighter, or one of the many power points in modern cars and trucks, there’s a vast array of camping accessories to make your life easier. Mom can still fix her hair in the morning with a 12-volt hair dryer and curling iron. Here are some products we found that will help everybody in the family stay connected even when you’re not "on the grid."

Brunton Camping Accessories

The revolutionary SOLO 7.5 ($253) from Brunton brings power to the weekend camper or long expedition adventurer far away from electrical outlets. The new Solo can operate a variety of electronics such as laptops, TVs, air pumps and cell phones. The unit is easily recharged when plugged into a vehicle DC outlet, household outlet or Brunton’s solar panels. Weighing in at just four pounds, the lightweight, waterproof unit can provide power for hours.

Brunton’s Solaris 6 ($139) gives you a unique way to juice your on-the-go electronics: solar power. The unit masters a 12-volt output and weighs only 6.4 ounces. It utilizes Brunton’s new CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide) technology, making it an extremely efficient conductor in a thin film format.

Cabela’s Camping Accessories

Compact, bright and always ready, the Rechargeable 12V LED Light ($20) spotlight from Cabela’s will come in handy whenever you need light in or around your vehicle, camper or campsite. The handheld spotlight plugs into most 12-volt automotive, ATV and UTV power outlets for convenient charging and quick access. At less than 2 inches long, the green anodized aluminum body weighs just 1.6 ounces and is impact-, saltwater-spray- and fatigue-tested to ensure reliable performance in extreme conditions. Its NiMH battery operates for up to 120 minutes per seven-hour charge.

Coleman Camping Accessories

The 12-volt Inflate-All Pump System ($40) from Coleman is ideal for camping. Featuring both high-pressure (165 psi) and high-volume air systems and multiple adapters for virtually any air valve makes it a pump for nearly all occasions. Automatic digital pressure gauge allows you to set the desired pressure, turn on the pump and walk away, shutting off when the desired pressure is reached. Inflates and deflates high-volume inflatable products such as airbeds or marine towables.

The 12-volt Halogen Spotlight ($30) from Coleman is based on the company’s simple, effective LED Rechargeable spotlight. The combination of the state-of-the-art halogen bulb, reflective mirror technology and 12-volt...

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