Podcast 155 features TAXA Outdoors CEO Garrett Finney

This week’s guest is Garrett Finney, the founder and CEO of TAXA Outdoors, a company based in Houston. He was at the Elkhart open house where the firm was introducing a brand new line of compact, lightweight trailers.

These RVs are designed specifically to operate as base camps for outdoor adventures. They lack some of the amenities most people expect to see in an RV, but they make up for that in versatility and the ability to haul gear into very remote places.

Finney worked for NASA designing crew spaces for the International Space Station, so he saw an opportunity to transform the RV industry by backing in a lot of equipment and living space in a smaller, confined area.

His RVs are also adept at working well off the grid, meaning they don’t need to be plugged into electricity and water for the users to have a good time.

He describes the trailers, the market TAXA Outdoors is trying to reach and opportunities for RV dealers to tap into growing audience for lightweight adventure trailers.

Any active RVers who want to avoid crowded campgrounds and bring their kayaks, bicycles and hiking gear with them would appreciate the simplicity and versatility of these units.

For more information, visit www.taxaoutdoors.com.

Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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