The pandemic has left households cooped up at dwelling with fewer routine actions on their plates and extra time to dream concerning the glad life to be discovered within the nice outside. Therefore, journey is on the rise, and each season has turn out to be ripe for road tripping.
Coinciding with this lucky time for journey trailer producers, Los Angeles, California-based Happier Camper has come out with a brand new trailer for 2021 that it aptly calls the Traveler. The corporate, which in 2014 first delivered to market its different journey trailer providing called the HC1, touts the brand new Traveler as a instrument that is preferrred for adventuring longer (due to its bigger measurement than the HC1) with optimum flexibility (courtesy of its reconfigurable design, additionally shared with the HC1).
The Happier Camper Traveler (HCT) trailer is tremendous mild, weighing 1,800 kilos dry and about 2,500 kilos loaded, with a gross automobile weight ranking (GVWR) of three,500 kilos. The rationale it is so mild is two-fold: bodily measurement and development supplies. Its general size measures a petite 17 toes, with the shell itself solely coming in at 14 toes lengthy. Whereas that is minuscule in comparison with a few of the mega journey trailers on the market, it is all relative. As an illustration, Happier Camper’s HC1 is even smaller at 13 toes tip-to-tip and 10 toes for the shell. Subsequent, the Happier Camper Traveler options 100 % fiberglass double hull shells, a light-weight, sturdy resolution that does not develop and contract as a lot as wooden and metallic.
The most important benefit of a light-weight trailer just like the Traveler is that it may be towed by a variety of vehicles, SUVs, and sedans, which means homeowners needn’t upsize their tow automobiles so as to accommodate the trailer. There’s slim probability of operating into the painfully widespread downside of “not sufficient truck” for the trailer. As a bonus, gas economic system ought to be fairly good pulling such a conservative load.
The good bits of the Happier Camper Traveler are the queen-size mattress entrance and full-size mattress rear areas of its inside house, that are reconfigurable due to Happier Camper’s “Adaptiv” know-how. Simple-to-move modular rotomolded plastic cubes may be stacked and reconfigured to create beds, bunk beds, benches, work stations, lounge areas, tables, and storage. The cubes match snugly on prime of a honeycomb fiberglass flooring gridâsort of like Legos. Take all of the cubes out for optimum storage. In case you do not just like the structure, you solely have your self responsible. It is a real-life sport of Tetris that may make your goals come true (or drive you loopy). The moveable modular items may be taken out of the trailer for use as a part of the out of doors camp setup.
Along with its modular sections, the Happier Camper Traveler has a hard and fast 75-inch by 35-inch lavatory (with a dry-flush rest room, bathe, and fan) and a kitchenette (with a dual-burner range, sink, and DC-powered drawer fridge). In all, there are 85 sq. toes of walkable flooring house. It has a modest 17-gallon freshwater tank and a 17-gallon grey water tank. Built-in higher cabinets, customized kitchen racks, mounted leveling jacks, and funky temper lighting provides performance and aptitude. The 5 panoramic home windows let customers join with nature with out being in it, and the round window within the door is an ideal mix of contemporary and classic.
Happier Camper is a pioneer in modular options for journey trailers, permitting customers to utterly customise the camper for their very own particular (and altering) wants. Spicy colours together with Mammoth White, Pacific Blue, Bishop Purple, Topanga Turquoise, Pismo Sand, Silver Lake Grey, Forest Inexperienced, and Mojave Sage pay homage to the enduring pure landscapes of the Traveler’s SoCal stomping grounds. The Traveler calls for consideration with its modern, fashionable exterior, and ranks excessive within the coolness categoryâbut it surely all comes at a value. homeowners ought to be ready to shell out no less than $49,950 for this fiberglass journey trailer. The Premium package deal, which incorporates the lavatory, kitchenette, a lithium battery, off-grid photo voltaic package deal, and all of the bells and whistles that you just really need, runs $59,950. The smaller HC1 begins at $29,950.