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Practical Overland Knives :: Buyers Guide

It’s 1982, and I have just walked out of the movie theater after watching Rambo First Blood. While the film itself had me pumped to get pumped and wear a headband, the longest lingering impression was of that knife. You know, the one for hunting. A few years later, Crocodile Dundee graced our screens, and…

Arctix Winter Gear :: Field Tested

Arctix is a ski and outerwear company that has been in operation for the past twenty years. I came across their affordable products when searching for sub-zero outerwear for our trip to the Arctic Circle, and we were not disappointed. Arctix has tailored its designs for all shapes and sizes and is a family favorite…

XGRiD Track Trailer Tvan Coming to the USA

XGRiD Campers, with branches in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Knoxville, Tennessee, has recently announced that they are importing the award-winning Australian Track Trailer Tvan series of offroad trailers to the USA. Since its introduction in 2000, the Tvan Camper Trailer has gained recognition for its unique design and superior off-road performance. It has earned several…

Ineos Fusilier

Ineos Introduces the Fusilier—One Vehicle, Two Powertrains, and a Hint at Hydrogen

Let’s take a moment to celebrate Ineos Automotive’s success. The 2024 model year Grenadier is already sold out in North America, and aftermarket accessory manufacturers are hard at work keeping up with the demand for body protection, roof racks, drawer systems, and other essential overlanding products designed to make the Grenadier even more capable. Buoyed…

NEMO Equipment Camping Gear :: Field Tested

They say new ideas come from past experiences, and that’s how NEMO was born. Founder Cam Brensinger’s trip to New Hampshire’s Mount Washington in 2002 left him with the idea to create better gear for adventurers. Cam founded NEMO, short for “New England Mountain Equipment,” three days after he graduated from the Rhode Island School…

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Travely Stuck on the Pamir Highway :: Video of the Week

It is often the most difficult challenge of an overland journey that leaves the longest-lasting impression that will be reminisced and, eventually, laughed about beside the campfire. Getting your vehicle bogged in the middle of nowhere, far from home, is a rite of passage for overlanders, an opportunity to face your fears, and a learning…

The Norweld Bull 79 Is in a Class of Its Own :: Featured Vehicle

The “Bull 79,” a 2020 Toyota 79 series dual cab, is Isaac Edmiston’s masterpiece. Isaac, the big chief of Norweld Australia, initially dedicated eight months to creating a vehicle that is as practical as it is visually stunning. While we often feature the creations of DIY overlanders making the most of their resources, the Bull…

General Tire Arctic LT :: Long-Term Review

Born and raised in sunny South Africa, I had minimal experience driving icy winter roads before heading to the Northern Hemisphere. When preparing for a winter expedition to the Arctic Ocean in the darkest depths of winter, I realized I still had much to learn. That learning was the entire point of driving up to…

The Arkto Camper G12 Offers Space for the Whole Family and Their Gear

Australia has been a leading force in the travel trailer industry, known for its durable, appealing, and innovative designs tailored for the Outback. However, North American consumers encounter challenges due to the considerable distance from Australia, which significantly increases shipping costs and complicates the availability of spare parts, repair services, and warranty claims. Although North…

Norweld Debuts the Elite Tray

Norweld has a reputation for innovation; they produce products that evolve from excellence towards perfection, a benchmark in their industry. That might sound like a mouthful of hyperbole but do yourself a favor and watch the video below, and you will likely agree that the Elite Tray is built to be damn near perfect. At…

Is the New Winnebago Revel the Ultimate Camper Van?

The team over at Winnebago have certainly been busy. A week ago, we featured the Winnebago Ekko, and recently, Winnebago unveiled its latest iteration of the Revel, a van designed to elevate off-road performance and extend the comforts of off-grid living. The 2025 Revel model introduces an array of enhancements aimed at adventurers seeking to…

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British Army to Electrify Classic Land Rover Defenders with Electrogenic

It is estimated that there are currently close to 8,000 classic Land Rovers still in service within the British armed forces. Those 8,000 vehicles face an uncertain future as their aging technology becomes unreliable and, therefore, an operational and financial liability. Perhaps they can still be saved. The British Army has announced a pioneering initiative…

The Overlanding Couples’ Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Husband and wife team Graeme and Luisa Bell have put their heads together to come up with a few Valentine’s gifts for all you lovers out there. As a couple who have been together for close to a squillion years, we do not celebrate Valentine’s Day with roses, expensive meals, and lacy underpants. Instead, as…

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