Budget Breakdown: A Climbing Couple Turn a Delivery Van Into an Adventure Mobile for $8.5K

Charlie Low and Dale Comley spend a year converting a sunny, yellow Mercedes-Benz Sprinter for an epic rock climbing trip.

Both avid climbers, photographer Charlie Low and engineer Dale Comley met on a trip to the Dolomites in 2016 and instantly connected. Among their shared interests was a desire to build out a camper van and take it on the road. "We’ve both had that dream for a long time—it’s quite common in the climbing community to live in a van and go away on a long climbing trip," say the English couple.

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