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Overland News of the Week

Haven Tent Hammock camping is one of those polarizing things that people tend to love or hate, with one of the biggest complaints that you can’t sleep flat. Instead, your back is forced into a curved position, and sleeping on your side is impossible. The innovative Haven Tent aims to improve the hammock sleeping experience….

Featured Vehicle :: Toyota Hilux Arctic Truck 38 Polar Edition – DID Extreme Expeditions

David Daigle, former special forces and Norwegian climbing champion, owner of DID Extreme Expeditions, adventure travel expert, and all-round good guy, is the owner behind today’s featured vehicle, a Toyota Hilux Arctic Truck 38 Polar Edition. I first met David in southern Norway during a road trip to Stavanger, and if I’m honest, nearly came…

Icon Alloys Rebound Pro, Featuring Patent-pending InnerLock Technology

Hardcore 4×4 enthusiasts will already know the benefits that lower tire pressure offers, such as improved ride quality and better traction. However, this also increases the risk of de-beading the tire. While beadlock wheels address this issue by clamping the tire’s bead, they require frequent maintenance, speciality tools/parts, increase rotational mass, and crucially, are not…

AEV Introduces Full-size Recovery Gear Kits

Recovery is an art form and takes a lifetime to master. I’m always learning about new techniques for different situations and, of course, the accompanying equipment necessary. However, if you’re new to the world of 4x4s or overlanding, it’s often a little overwhelming, and heading into the backcountry for the first can be daunting. Hence,…

Leave no trace principles 6

Leave No Trace—Outdoor Ethics for Riders, Overlanders, and Other Land Users

I was camping in eastern Washington a month ago. We had a gorgeous spot right on a river and plenty of space for three vehicles and six dirt bikes. On arrival, I jumped out of the truck and headed into some trees to relieve my water-filled bladder. Walking a few feet away from camp, I…

Overland News of the Week

Hyperlight Mountain Gear Camera Pod Hyperlight Mountain Gear, makers of über-lightweight sewn outdoor goods, have just dropped their new Camera Pod, and if it’s built like their other products, I have no doubt that it will survive many miles on the trail. Hyperlight is one of the pioneering companies responsible for popularizing Dyneema (aka Cubin…

Icon Vehicle Dynamics Pro Series Rear Bumper for Jeep Gladiator JT

Icon Vehicle Dynamics, led by head engineer and Score champion driver Dylan Evans, is a performance manufacturer in aftermarket suspension components for trucks, SUVs, and off-road suspension development. The company now “brings that same dedication to excellence in armor, bumpers, and off-road accessories under the Icon Impact product line.” The Impact bumper and armor offerings…

Toyota Reveals All-new 300-Series Land Cruiser

The anticipation is finally over as Toyota unveils the all-new 300-Series Land Cruiser at a premiere in Dubai. This will be the first new Land Cruiser SW (station wagon) model since the release of the 200 in 2007 and will take its place as the new flagship in the SUV range. Since its launch in…

Featured Campervan :: 1977 Mercedes Benz LA 911 B – “Akela”

People often assume that we’re able to travel full-time because we’re millionaires, but they couldn’t be more wrong. Nevertheless, I always say, yes, I am. I’m a “time millionaire.” I may not have lots of money, but I have time, and that’s most important. -Leander Nardin Akela World is comprised of Leander, Maria, their son,…