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Total Composites Expedition Truck Bodies

One of the biggest dilemmas when beginning a DIY overlanding vehicle build is the trade-off between ready-made components and self-built solutions. There is the most obvious dichotomy of cost versus time, given the prospect of designing, engineering, and building something from scratch, but there are other trade-offs as well. Things like precision, accuracy, and build…

Overland News :: The 2021 Land Rover Discovery (Press Release)

Editor’s Note: This is a press release for news purposes. We have not evaluated the model shown. – New Discovery is refreshed for 2021 with enhanced exterior features including distinctive new LED headlights and taillights with fresh front and rear bumpers. New R-Dynamic model provides assertive road presence – Enhanced center console features advanced Pivi Pro1 infotainment…

Building A Wrangler For Someone Who Gives

These are challenging times, with hardly a week in 2020 passing without a notable disruption to normalcy. However, there are also wonderful joys that have transpired, like reconnecting with family, or the daily acts of kindness and sacrifice from public servants, neighbors, and medical professionals. Recognizing this, our team sought out a small way to…

Patrolling the Alpine Loop

Life is a journey. Within the span of a lifetime, epic journeys take many forms, but they all have one thing in common. Some journeys are arduous like the Phoenician Steps, while others are longer and terminate on an abandoned military dirt airstrip near Crook’s Corner, Zimbabwe. Then again, there are those in between, those…

Overland Vehicle Rental Guide: Campervans, Trucks, and Motorcycles

Compiling an overland vehicle rental guide is a challenging objective, primarily because the term “overlanding” has gotten a bit muddy, and I quickly found myself wondering what the most accurate definition is. I chuckled when my initial search led me straight to the Overland Journal podcast and Scott Brady’s discussion with Matt Scott about the…

Max Adventure Tyre Sealant Stops Flats in Their Tracks

Used by British Special Forces to prevent flats when you can’t afford to have your vehicle disabled, Max Adventure Tyre Sealant immediately plugs punctures up to 25mm in diameter when installed pre-emptively. The water-soluble formula is non-corrosive, won’t damage your tires or rims, is shelf-stable, and can be reused between tires.   Plan Ahead for…

Overland News of the Week

Kahtoola EXOspikes If you’re one of those people who don’t like to let snow and ice slow you down, having traction devices for your footwear is a simple, low-cost investment that will go a long way. Kahtoola makes many high-quality devices, but their new EXOspikes seek to improve on previous designs with better traction and…

Pelican Cargo Cases have Landed

Pelican got its start in 1976, designing and manufacturing lighting and other waterproof items for the SCUBA diving industry. But when customers began repurposing their waterproof Pelican first aid kits to protect a wide range of delicate items, founder Dave Parker saw the future of his company. Over the years, a range of strategic business…

The Inaugural Panhandle Overland Rally Hits Idaho

The first annual Panhandle Overland Rally was held this past weekend from October 2-4, 2020, in the idyllic, forested Mountain Mafia Off-Road Park, 10 miles north of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and approximately the same distance from the Canadian border. About 200 overlanders descended from all over to a privately owned alpine spread covering nearly 100…

New Ironman 4X4 ATS 2-inch Lift for Subaru

Check out the new Ironman 4X4 ATS 2-inch lift kits with vehicle-specific valving for your Subaru Crosstrek, Forester, or Outback. These kits offer improved suspension and handling characteristics while maintaining safety and driving comfort thanks to twin-tube gas struts. The ATS 2-inch lift improves ground clearance to 10.7 inches on all three vehicles. Performance details:…