Dan & Brittany call their house, the Lucky House. They built the home as an alternative to renting an apartment. It was designed by Laird Herbert of Leaf House, a small company from the Yukon that specializes in cold climate tiny house design.
The house is off-grid, has a solar panel on the roof, deep cycle batteries. When there is no sun they charge-up at the nearest 110-volt outlet. They equipped it a composting toilet, custom-built from a Colman cooler of all things. There’s also a tub/shower in the bathroom.
In the kitchen they have a 24-inch range and a refrigerator/freezer that can run off propane, AC, or DC power. Propane heats their water. After working out some bugs their often snow-bound tiny home works great in the coldest weather.
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At their core, ski towns are made up of die-hard mountain lovers who are obsessed with snowy peaks, love the amazing but too-short summers, and who are willing to put up with the spring mud season. Unfortunately, rising housing costs are making it nearly impossible for snow lovers to “ski-bum-it” for one season or for twenty. Curbed Ski thinks that the tiny home movement might be just the thing to save a ski lifestyle at risk of extinction.” – Curbed Ski
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