About the Beast. The “Beast” where it started, what’s been done, what’s happening now and where we hope to go. The Past. The history of the beast. The vans origins and our starting point. What’s been done. The list of modifications & upgrades by us. Maintenance, Repairs & Work. Present. Work in progress. The jobs we are working on, or are planning to do. Tools & pares for longer trips. Serves schedule. Plans and pipe dreams. Long-term plans for the Beast. Pipe Dreams.