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All-electric Nissan Ariya to Embark on World First Expedition from the North Pole to the South Pole

Nissan today announced its partnership with British adventurer Chris Ramsey to undertake the world’s-first all-electric driving adventure from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole. Departing in March 2023, the daring Pole to Pole expedition will see Ramsey and team in a Nissan Ariya e-4ORCE travel over 27,000 kilometers across several regions and continents…

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Redarc Launches Pure Sine Wave Inverters in North America

Lead photograph by Richard Giordano With the North American launch of a new pure sine wave inverters, Redarc is one step closer to being a one-stop-shop for power management technology and off-grid overlanding solutions. The new line includes 400-, 1,000- and 1,500-watt outputs and two industrial-grade inverters with 2,000- and 3,000-watt output capabilities. Pure sine…

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Gaia GPS Launches New Overlanding Map

Gaia GPS has launched Gaia Overland, a new global base map designed to provide the information you need to plan and navigate your next overland or off-pavement adventure. Map features include updated roads and trails, including those from OpenStreetMap, road and trail data from the US Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management, and…

BF Goodrich and Volcon To Co-Develop New EV Tire and Suspension Technologies

Volcon Inc, an off-road Powersports company, is collaborating with BFGoodrich Tires to potentially develop an optimized tire, tire pressure monitoring system, and vehicle suspension system which will enhance electric UTV vehicle performance. The two companies will work together on several phases of development which will be determined as they move forward. The Volcon Tech Innovation…

2022 Toyota Tundra Stage 1 Suspension System Featuring 2.5 EXP Coilover

Icon Vehicle Dynamics has recently announced Stage 1 of their complete suspension systems for the popular 2022 Toyota Tundra (of which 30,000 have been bought in the U.S. so far this year). Stage 1 represents the entry-level performance suspension system, providing improved on- and off-road performance and front-end lift and leveling for a proper stance…

Toyota introduces the 2023 Tundra SX Package

Designed and built in the USA, the all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup debuted last year and made an immediate impact on the segment, thanks, in part, to its two new twin-turbo V6 powertrains, with the hybrid version being the most powerful. Already offering a wide array of choices and options, the 2023 Tundra enters…

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Snow Peak Launches Community Campout to Support Inclusivity in the Outdoors

In an effort to support those experiencing barriers to accessing nature, Snow Peak has launched Campout for Good, an impact-focused community campaign uniting campers across the United States to help create a more accessible and inclusive outdoor environment for all. Registration is free and includes access to exclusive content, a Camp Guide to inspire this…

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Cover image: Screen shot of 2022 Nissan Frontier advertisement Quick cuts of rocks tumbling, water splashing, and dirt flying meld together as actress Brie Larson navigates a 2022 Nissan Frontier pickup over rough, off-pavement terrain. A fast, aggressive electric guitar riff screams in the background as the truck enters a brown-hued stream, waves rippling beneath…

Land Rover Announces Defender 30th Anniversary Edition

In 1993 Land Rover unleashed the venerable Defender upon the North American market. Don’t you wish you had bought one then? To celebrate the original Defender, Land Rover North America will produce 500 adventure-ready Defender 30th Anniversary Edition vehicles. “The Defender 30th Anniversary Edition is a modern classic that pays homage to the heritage of…

The Revolutionary Atlis XP Modular Electric Platform

I own one of the most incredible overland vehicles ever manufactured, the Land Rover Defender 130. I love the vehicle and would likely never consider selling her—she has become part of the family while transporting my family across continents. Time is marching ever forwards, though, and electric is the future; my beautiful dinosaur seems destined…

The Art of Getting Unstuck: Self-Extraction Techniques for Sand

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Gear 2022 Issue. It’s 125°F with a sticky 90 percent humidity level in the Al Badayer Desert, and I am seriously stuck. The Range Rover has four dangling wheels from when I’d gotten a little too excited with the throttle. I try to open the driver’s…

Destination: Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, British Columbia

Photography by Richard Giordano Located on the west coast of southern Vancouver Island, Juan de Fuca Provincial Park offers visitors the chance to bask in its rainforests, try out the surf, observe local flora and fauna, and hike the local trails. One of the park’s main features, the Juan De Fuca Marine Trail, winds 47…

EarthCruiser Transitions to the Isuzu NPR Series Class 4 Platform

EarthCruiser Overland Vehicles recently announced that its next generation of EXP and FX EarthCruiser models and CORE brand vehicles would transition to the Isuzu NPR Series Class 4 platform. These iconic overland models have earned a reputation for providing the ultimate in self-contained, off-road world exploration vehicles. With this new platform, EarthCruiser continues its success story…

Dometic GO, the Camping Collection You Have Been Waiting For

The recently launched Dometic GO range attracted us at the bustling SEMA 2021 Dometic stall with its handsome, masculine functionality, clean lines, and premium quality design. We were fortunate enough to spend time with the Dometic Product Manager–Outdoor, Owen Mesdag, who took the time to show us the Dometic GO pre-production range. We did not…

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Video of the Week :: Walking Through Fire—Crossing the Empty Quarter

Located in the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula and spanning 650,000 square kilometers, the Empty Quarter (Rub’ Al Khali) is the largest sand sea in the world. In this desolate but beautiful place, three women—Janey McGill, Atheer Al-Sabri, and Baida Al-Zadjali—chose to cross by foot, walking 758 kilometers from Ubar to Ibri in Oman’s…