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Titus Adventure Company Announces Colorado Ski Camping Guide Using a winter-ready campervan or truck camper to ski is gaining popularity, especially for those who want to enjoy a few days on the hill without blowing their budget on lodging. Fortunately, Titus Adventure Company has developed a guide to ski camping listing overnight camp spots, hot…

Egoe Nestbox Supertramp camp setup

Field Tested :: Egoé Nestbox Supertramp Interior Camping Setup

Our 1994 Mitsubishi Delica Space Gear van recently got its first major interior upgrade: an Egoé Nestbox Supertramp camping setup. This compact, smartly designed product provides storage, sleeping, cooking, and washing solutions for on-the-go travelers who use their vehicles as people carriers, off-roaders, cargo haulers, and more. Why choose an Egoé Nestbox Supertramp over built-in…

Take a Load Off :: Overland Journal Editors Test Six Leading Overland Bed Racks

By Matt Swartz and Scott Brady Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Winter 2022 Issue. Few vehicles offer the overland traveler versatility, utility, and flexibility like a pickup truck. But that doesn’t mean it’s the perfect platform. Pickup trucks are kind of like a blank canvas, offering loads of potential in the…

Overland News of the Week

CMM Offroad Delete Pro Quick Disconnect Mounting System Tennessee-based CMM Offroad recently launched the Delete Pro Quick Disconnect (QD) mounting system, an aluminum accessory mount suitable for attachment to CMM mirror, A-pillar, or universal mount products for Jeep JL, JLU, Gladiator, and JT models. The Delete Pro QD can hold up to 50 pounds and…

Field Tested :: Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail 225/60R17 Tires

Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail 225/60R17 Test vehicle: 2017 Subaru Forester Limited Starting tread depth: 11/32 Tread depth, 10,000 miles: 9/32 Weight per tire: 29.3 pounds Disclaimer Falken sent me tires to test and review at no cost. I was not paid for this review, and my results are displayed honestly and without influence. I am…

Super Pacific Switchback X1: Side View

Ram 2500 Overland Build :: Super Pacific Switchback X1 Truck Camper

Ram 2500 Overland Build :: Super Pacific Switchback X1 Truck Camper Of all the additions I have added to my Ram 2500 overland build, the Super Pacific Switchback X1 truck camper has been the most significant in terms of size and infrastructure. It provides a variety of solutions for vehicle-based travel, all in one neat,…

Field Tested :: Appalachian Gear Company Utilizes Alpaca Fibers in Its Performance Fabric

  Merino wool is on most people’s radar, but alpaca fiber is one of the new kids on the block of “natural” performance fabric. A familiar friend to those in the Andes region, it is a completely different animal (literally) when compared to sheep’s wool or llama fibers, with a more slippery origin material that’s…

2022 Overland Holiday Gift Guide :: 20 Gifts OVER $100 For Your Favorite Adventurer

Photo courtesy of Featured Friends With December well underway, the countdown to holiday gift gifting season has officially begun. Out of fresh ideas for 2022? We test a lot of gear throughout the year as Expedition Portal editors and have carefully curated this over $100 list of gifts for the adventurer in your life. Whether…

2022 Overland Holiday Gift Guide :: 20 Gifts UNDER $100

With the holiday season upon us, the quest for the perfect gifts for family, friends, and adventurers has officially begun. Featuring cookbooks and knives, whiskey, shot glasses, and blankets, we hope this under $100 holiday gift guide not only sparks joy but offers suggestions to delight even the hardest to please. Whether you’re shopping for…

Thanksgiving Overland Gift Guide

As the holiday season quickly approaches, now is the time to brainstorm gift ideas for your friends, family, and loved ones. The Expedition Portal team has put together this list of overland gifts for the adventure motorcyclist, bikepacker, 4WD enthusiast, overlander, and those who love experiences over things. From memberships to camp kitchen gear, you’re…

Toyota Tundra Now Available with a TRD 3-inch Lift Kit

There was a time when most manufacturers refused to offer lift kits for their off-road-based vehicles. A suspension lift is, however, one of the most common and desirable modifications, and for decades, drivers have been relying on the aftermarket industry to provide these suspension kits. The problem with user-selected lift kits is that they all…

Stream2Sea Sunscreen And Bodycare Products: Sunscreen, Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Lotion, and Lip Balm That Won’t Harm Waterways

Stream2Sea creates sunscreen and other hair and body care products that are safe for waterways. Many companies claim to make environmentally safe sunscreens, natural shampoos, and more. Stream2Sea also makes this claim but backs up its assertions with testing. Stream2Sea has the only products proven safe for simple nematodes (C. elegans), freshwater fish, saltwater fish,…

Makita Launches Cordless Outdoor Adventure Range

The Makita Outdoor Adventure range launches with 16 battery-powered products, including a chain saw, inflator, wet-dry vacuum, lighting, fans, audio equipment, a coffee maker, and more. Duality of use is a huge draw for us, and products that can be used daily on the job site and around the home and can then be repurposed…

Dometic GO Soft Storage With PAC Insulated Insert: Stay Organized with 10- and 20-Liter Storage Cubes That Convert to Coolers.

Dometic was once a small operation that specialized in making refrigerators for RVs and hotels. Fast forward 20 years, and they have expanded into every aspect of mobile living. With the Dometic GO collection, Dometic is making moves to make car camping more comfortable and easy. I’ve been using the Dometic GO 10- and 20-liter…

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