slab city

  1. The Dirty Scouts Jamboree

    The Dirty Scouts Jamboree

    The Dirty Scouts Jamboree is the tongue-and-cheek name we've given to the annual meetup of misfit travelers from the online community Squat the Planet. This event is an excellent opportunity for both veteran and newbie travelers alike to hang out in real life, learn from each other's...
  2. Slab City Library

    Slab City Library

    This library is located in the infamous squatter town of Slab City, a former military base turned into a free camping area located about 2-3 hours east of San Diego. The library itself is open to the public, but visitors should keep in mind that it is also a residence, so please be respectful...
  3. Matt Derrick

    Episode #05 - Andrew and the Slab City Library

    Link: This week we talk with Andrew, who is helping run the Slab City library this past summer while Cornelius is in Alaska. We discuss what it's like to live in Slab City during the summer, how to prepare if you decide to come out, what's involved...
  4. Cornelius Vango

    Video Leaving Slab City - packing up my bus and saying goodbyes

    This is the first of the videos I'll be uploading about my on-going adventure rubber-tramping poor (as fuck) from Slab City to Alaska where I have tentative plans for adventure!
  5. Cornelius Vango

    Photos Slab City Library 2018 update

    This past winter season at SCL has been INTENSE. Mostly in a great way. We've had ups, some downs and were thrown a few loops. Overall, I feel like we've grown quite a lot. This is the first summer since I've re-established the place that it's been able to continue running without me for an...
  6. VikingAdventurer

    Video New video from Slab City Library!

    Here's a new video I just uploaded!
  7. VikingAdventurer

    Video Some updates on the Slab City Library

    Hey, everyone! Sorry about the "radio silence", I've had my hands pretty full lately. To make a long story short, I've been working closely with @Cornelius Vango at the Slab City Library. Last month, they placed me in charge of the place. It's been a LOT of work, but extremely rewarding so...
  8. A

    Slab city facts

    So I keep hearing ALOT about slab city, some good and some bad. I guessing it depends on who you encounter. So the point of this post is to ask you guys who ethier stay in or have been to slab city the details of how it works, If it's worth traveling out there, what the people are like...
  9. Gypsybones

    Oakland to slab city

    Hey folks, I'm gonna be hitting Oakland in a week or so and I'm planning on riding to slab city from there. Just wondering if any of y'all bike nurds, are just sitting around with nothing to do and would like to ride with. Open invite to all. I travel alone all the time, so having a...
  10. R

    Seeking Ride Tucson, AZ to Slab City

    I'm good for maybe 2-4 weeks where I'm at, but looking at the possibility of catching a ride to the slabs if anyone is passing through in that timeframe. Thanks in advance!
  11. Cornelius Vango


    Hey folks, sorry it took me a few weeks of procrasturbation to finally get this thing put together and uploaded, but it's cool now because it's here! I certainly didn't get everything, but I got plenty of great footage of great people doing awesome things together out in the real life...
  12. Cornelius Vango

    A well-written article about... ME!

    On the second morning of the Jambo, Emma Rose came out to my place and we sat down for nearly an hour as I struggled through my immense hangover to tell her some of my story. So here's the resulting article!
  13. S

    Seeking Ride Anybody going threw Atlanta/that region for the jamboree? I could use a ride

    Going to Atlanta in September, was wondering if I could catch a ride with someone. I'll chip in for gas.
  14. Cornelius Vango

    Video The Real Slab City - interviews with year round residents

    I just finished my Slabsterpiece today! Enjoy an inside look at life in the apocalypse!!
  15. Cornelius Vango

    How to deal with hostility in an anarchist society

    As many folks here know, I have been posted up in the squatter town of Slab City for almost three whole years, running and working on the library. I've been through a lot of fucked up situations. People trying to steal my stuff, trespassing in my home, multiple people threatening to hurt and/or...
  16. T

    Heading out on my summer voyage soon.

    I made this profile a year or so ago, and I never actually ended up going anywhere. Now, I'm finally doing it. I've got the opportunity, I'm getting my car fixed up, and its summer. I'm here in the introduction section in order to hopefully build friendships with other dwellers and people who...
  17. S

    Seeking Ride Austin to slabs or just Cali

    Gonna make my way to Austin on either the 12th or 15th and could use a ride pretty much anytime in the middle of may. Let me know what you can do.
  18. EphemeralStick

    Photos Salton Sea and Slab City

    Here are some pics I took during the past few months. Some are around the Salton Sea while others are at the Lizard Tree Library in Slab City. Oh yeah and three photos from LA because I forgot to take many photos while I was there. Featured in these shots are StP users @Matt Derrick @Shwhiskey...
  19. Matt Derrick

    Video Visiting the Slab City Golf Course!

    A few days ago some friends of mine from Los Angeles came out to visit me in Slab City, so I decided to show them the Slab City golf course. It's been around for quite some time, but it was only recently that I took the time to explore it. Its a completely legitimate golf course and the person...
  20. rocket potato

    Seeking Ride LA to Slab City

    ill be in LA til saturday the 11th and would love to hitch/catch a ride to slab city! if anyone's down... let a girl know. cheeeeeeers