Hosted by The Jump, the 5-day event will feature the rebuilds of a Van, an RV and a School Bus

KANSAS CITY, MO –  Gutted is a five-day renovation event that merges the RV Life, Van Life and Skoolie  communities together.  With three teams, one RV, one van and one school bus, the goal is to see who can build the best new travel home.  Hosted by The Jump, the renovations will be filmed in early September near the Great Sand Dunes of Colorado.  Over 50 top influencers in all three categories will be in attendance, reaching over 7 million fans. The public is invited to participate, both virtually and in person.  The Gutted event will be held September 8-12, 2021 on private property in Alamosa, Colorado and will include educational panels, various converted vehicles as well as evening entertainment. 

“Gutted is an exciting example of how we work with brands and influencers to create engaging experiences for specific audiences – from live events to authentic digital communities,” explains Peter McClung, Co-founder and CEO for The Jump. “The production aspect of Gutted will create content for a variety of platforms and allow us to connect the community while hosting the finale on The Jump.” 

Participating influencers include Linnèa & Akela, Virtual Campground, Tiny Home Tours, The Endless Adventure, Elsa Rhea and Barron, Stephi Lee, Tiny House Expedition, Zeppelin Travels, Justin and Juby, The Matneys, Jarrod Tocci, RV Odd Couple, Number Juan Bus, Enigmatic Nomads, Goshen Farm & Gardens, Lisa M. Jacobs, Vanhalla Adventures, Bussy McBusface, Regretlyss, Project Trek, Lost Renegades, Matthew Maderic, Bona Fide Bus, @billiewebbb, @summerginther, @thetravissims and @nauticalnomads.

“The response to Gutted has been overwhelming,” said Wesley Elder, Product Strategy Executive for The Jump. “From influencers, to brands, to the travel community, we have a terrific opportunity to merge these communities, garner some great content and have fun in the process. Brands are partnering with Gutted to outfit vehicles and create opportunities to bring people together.”

Reservations are needed to attend and can be purchased at  Attendees will have access to boondocking campsite for 5 days and 4 nights; panel discussions throughout the week; opportunities to meet and hear from various travel influencers from YouTube, Instagram and TikTok; the opportunity to renovate their own rig based on sponsors in attendance who will have materials and limited appliances; morning yoga with Summer Ginther; chance to be credited in the TV show; various planned group trips to the Great Sand Dunes, Blanca Peak or Zapata Falls; the opportunity to showcase other rigs and more.

About The Jump

The Jump is a Social+ app that brings people together to focus on what they enjoy. From the outdoors and travel to DIY and remodeling, The Jump delivers social experiences that celebrate meaningful connections and real-life interactions. Download The Jump app in the App Store, Google Play or check it out at

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