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Ford and ARB Join Forces on the Ranger

The new Ford Ranger is developing speed in the aftermarket, and not just because of that sweet little EcoBoost turbocharged motor. It seems like every week, a new partner is announced, from the Yakima project vehicles to this co-development of off-road accessories with ARB. Most overlanders are aware of the ARB brand and their legendary…

Ram 1500 Off The Grid Overland Concept

Overlanding continues to permeate the automotive and outdoor landscape, now with vehicle manufacturers preparing purpose-built overland concept vehicles.  The latest coming from Fiat Chrysler with the Ram 1500 Rebel Off the Grid (OTG). Mopar even incorporated swaths of Overland Journal’s definition of overlanding in their latest press release “Unlike traditional ‘four-wheeling,’ in overlanding the journey…

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Training Our Limits

“Driver training should be one of the first things we buy for our overland vehicle.” A 36 Hours of Adventure Presented By :: 5.11 Clothing and Bags The most elite units in the world rely on training, best-practice, and continuous improvement; yet many overland travelers skip this critical first step towards competency and safety in…

Overland Expo East 2019: First Look

The past few years of Overland Expo East have been interesting, to say the least. Vendors and attendees alike have stood against hurricanes, ice storms, 11 snowstorms, and quantities of mud and flooding that can only be described as epic. They’ve faced recovery scenarios in the parking lot and required tracked vehicles just to drive…

The onX Off-Road GPS App Shows You Where to Explore

Knowing Where You Can Legally Overland is Half the Battle There are times that even 36 hours of adventure seems impossible to schedule, the realities of daily life, family, and work responsibilities compounding. Sometimes just a few hours is all we have, or as a side trip during a work obligation. While it will be…

Overland Expo is Coming to Colorado! :: Overland News

In an exciting piece of news, Overland Expo has announced its new event in Loveland. Colorado: The Mountain West Overland Expo, scheduled for August 28-30. This is now the third venue in the series, along with the West and East shows. Since 2009, we have watched the Overland Expo grow in scale and influence, the…

The Roofnest Falcon is Ultra-Thin and Uber Cool

I bought my first rooftop tent 10 years ago, a used Howling Moon with a tan cover, weather-worn canvas walls, and a folding floor made of wood. At the time, overlanding had just begun to emerge in the United States, so to me, and most everyone who saw it, this soft-shell tent was the pinnacle…

The Jeep Gladiator Camper

There is no denying the fervent popularity of the new Jeep Gladiator. Given the 5-foot bed and increased payload, the platform is ripe for the perfect camper solutions. While it would be easy to install a rack and roof tent, the opportunity to build-out a complete, weather-tight camping habitat is what really makes sense for…

AT Overland Launches Their New Tray Bed and Composite Boxes

Innovation can bring so many benefits to the consumer and the industry, driving excitement and addressing the needs of the vehicle traveler. As one of the companies that helped launch overlanding in the USA nearly 20 years ago, Adventure Trailers (AT Overland) has built a reputation of designing and producing quality overland accessories, campers, and…

Nissan’s New 400 HP Titan Pro-4X

Nissan continues to refine and improve their flagship pickup, the Titan. For the 2020 model year, they just announced a power increase for the 5.6-liter endurance V8, now making 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. More importantly, this is paired with an all-new 9-speed automatic transmission that will improve both power delivery and overall…

4Runner Venture

The New Toyota 4Runner Venture Edition

The current Toyota 4Runner has been a runaway success, and continues to sell in significant volume each year. This not only speaks to the evergreen appeal of the model, but also to the general consumer appetite for a body-on-frame SUV. The 4Runner is both honest and capable at the same time, yet somehow achieves a…

XOverland Hits Amazon Prime Video

We have known the Crofts and the team at XOverland personally for nearly a decade, and have always found them to be honest, credible, and quality adventurers.  In the world of Instagram “Fauxverlanding”, there are few media outlets that truly inspire us, but Expedition Overland is most certainly one. In an exciting development, their documentary…