Our Roots Are Showing

2015  Prince George, BC

On January 1, 2015, the Adventurer Group purchased Happy Trails RV in Prince George, expanding Fraserway's presence into BC's north. The dealership maintains the same great staff, service and selection the community has grown to love.

The 12-acre display lot includes 10 service bays, a huge parts store and the largest selection of Jayco RVs in Northern BC.

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2014 – The Okanagan Group

On January 1, 2014, the Okanagan Group is purchased by the Adventurer Group. Two dealerships: (Country RV in Kamloops, BC, and Lacombe RV in Lacombe, AB) came under the Fraserway RV brand.

The Kamloops dealership boasts a five-and-a-half-acre lot with five service bays, along with a fully stocked parts department. The Lacombe dealership's six-acre lot is just 20 minutes north of Red Deer and has a 10,000-square-foot indoor showroom, along with eight service bays.

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2012 – Edmonton, AB


Fraserway RV expands its Edmonton location on Stony Plain Road. The move enhances the dealership's area to eight-acres and adds more capacity to its Parts and Service departments, bringing this full-service operation one step closer to becoming a complete dealership.

2011 – Yakima, WA


Adventurer LP, our manufacturing division, purchases the rights to the Eagle Cap brand and begins manufacturing at our Yakima, WA., facility. Many of these new, exciting Eagle Cap products will arrive at Fraserway RV dealerships throughout Canada.

Eagle Cap becomes an Adventurer LP brand

2010  Whitehorse, YT


Fraserway RV purchases and renovates a facility adjacent to its Whitehorse location and houses its Rental operation.

2009 – Calgary, AB


Fraserway purchases the RV assets of Woods Camp (previously Novak RV) in Calgary and added Cougar and Itasca product lines to the Airdrie location.

2008 – Abbotsford, BC


Fraserway RV Abbotsford moves into its brand new 11-acre paved lot facility on the corner of Mount Lehman Road and South Fraser Way. With a sales showroom located on Mount Lehman Road, the new operation is just off the Trans-Canada Highway #1 at exit 83. It is a mere 25 minutes from the Port Mann bridge and just minutes north of the Abbotsford International Airport. This flagship dealership boasts a 20,000 square foot indoor showroom with tent trailer loft for RV Sales, a complete RV Rental facility, a 7,000 square foot RV Parts store, 24 RV Service bays, a multi-bay ICBC-approved body shop with a 60 foot spray booth, a wood and metal fabrication shop, and a Parts distribution warehouse. It even features a free sani-dump on site, available seven days a week. 

2008 – Yakima, WA


Adventurer Manufacturing Ltd. (AML) is relocated from Abbotsford, BC to Yakima, Washington, USA. The move puts AML on equal footing with competitor RV manufacturers in the US. The facility  manufactures Adventurer brand Truck Campers and Adventurer brand Class C motorhomes.

2006 – Toronto, ON


Fraserway RV opens its Toronto area dealership on five acres in Cookstown, Ontario. Just 30 minutes north of the Toronto International Airport, the facility offers RV Sales, RV Rentals, RV Parts and RV Service departments. The dealership is strategically located between Toronto and Barrie, Ontario, just off Highway 27.

 

2006 – Edmonton, AB


Fraserway opens a full-service dealership on five acres in Edmonton, Alberta. The facility offers RV Sales, RV Rentals, RV Parts and RV Service departments. The dealership is located on Stony Plain Road just off the Anthony Henday Ring Road at the Winterburn exit.

 

2006 – Abbotsford, BC


Fraserway opens Four Seasons RV Rentals in Abbotsford, BC. The move establishes an economy RV rental operation in the region to serve the growing appetite for domestic vacation rental product.

 

2005 – Calgary, AB


Fraserway RV opens its new Calgary dealership, offering RV Sales, RV Rentals, RV Parts and RV Service. The new full service 'Deluxe' facility boasts a 25,000 square foot building with indoor showroom, ten acres of paved lot, 8 RV service bays, a 2,500 square foot parts store, and a complete RV rentals operation. The location is just ten minutes north of the Calgary International Airport in Airdrie, Alberta.

 

2004 – Whitehorse, YT


Fraserway RV Whitehorse (opened 2001) purchases a one-and-a-half-acre site and begins construction of a 6,000 square foot facility and establishes the Yukon’s first full service 'Deluxe' RV dealership. The move follows three years of successful growth in the region, both in RV rentals and RV sales.

 

2003 – Halifax, NS


Fraserway RV purchases a five-acre property in Bedford, Novia Scotia. This move makes Fraserway now the first national RV dealer in Canada. The full-service operation provides RV Sales, RV Rentals, RV Parts and RV Service to the region and positions Fraserway as a leader in the RV industry in Canada.

 

2000 – Abbotsford, BC


Western Canada RV of Abbotsford, BC, changes the company name to Adventurer Manufacturing Ltd. (AML). The move positions AML strategically for growth into the competitive US market.

 

1995 – Calgary, AB


Fraserway RV Calgary (opened 1994) moves into a larger facility in the city in order to accommodate an expansion into RV rentals, and provide an indoor showroom for RV sales.

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1994 – Delta, BC


Fraserway RV purchases a defunct RV dealership located on 3 acres on Annacis Island in Delta, BC, The move puts the rentals fleet in close proximity to the Vancouver International Airport, and arriving tourists from abroad. 

 

1993


WCRV, the manufacturing division, doubled its size to 32,000 sq.ft. to keep up with the growing market

 

1993 – Abbotsford, BC


Fraserway RV purchases a lumber yard (Irly Bird) next door to the new superstore location and opens a Tent Trailer showroom and expanded service/PDI shop.

Tent Trailer Showroom
 

1991 – Richmond, BC


After many years of leasing to various RV rental companies, Fraserway RV enters the RV rental market by leasing a location in Richmond, BC, just 10 minutes from the Vancouver International Airport.

 

1991


James along with his father Erdman and brother Chris purchase OK Manufacturing from Thor. After one year James sells his share and focuses on the Fraserway RV and Western Canada RV operation.

The Epps
 

1988 – Abbotsford, BC


Fraserway RV is split into two distinct companies; Fraserway RV Centre Ltd., which will operate as a dealership, and Western Canada Recreation Vehicles Ltd., which will operate as a manufacturer. The manufacturing is moved to a new 16,000 square foot production facility on MacLure Road in Abbotsford, and continues to build the Slumber Queen lines of campers and motorhomes. The dealership is moved to a new RV superstore location on South Fraser Way in Abbotsford, BC.

 

1985


Fraserway RV builds their first motorhome on a Toyota Chassis.

Erdman and Slumber queen
 

1983 – Abbotsford, BC


James and Vanessa Epp purchase full ownership of the Abbotsford manufacturing and retail operations from Erdman Epp, and continue the business under the name Fraserway RV Centre Ltd.

 

1980 – Abbotsford, BC


James with his father Erdman fly to Penticton early morning on a charter after hearing the day before that Trav-L-Mate Industries had gone bankrupt and was to be sold by a receiver the next day. 24 hours later the Epp's purchased the business with land and building. Later James sold his share in Trav-L-Mate as part of the agreement to purchase Fraserway Camper Mfg. Ltd.

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1969  Abbotsford, BC


The original vision belongs to founder Erdman Epp, who started Fraserway RV on its journey with the purchase of an existing Abbotsford RV manufacturer in 1969.

 
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