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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…

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…

Top Overland Products at SEMA 2023

SEMA has in the past focused primarily on high-performance vehicles with jaw-dropping customizations; however, with the upward trend in overlanding, the Overland Experience at the SEMA show continues to grow year on year with innovative gear, accessories and impressive overlanding builds. In this article, we showcase new products introduced into the overlanding scene for seasoned…

Portable Power Stations :: Buyer’s Guide

Portable power stations, also known as portable generators or battery packs, are becoming increasingly popular for travel and RV use, especially when conventional power sources are unavailable. They are also superior to gas-guzzling generators that generate unwelcome noise pollution and require propane or gasoline to run. Portable power stations offer a dependable and practical supply…

Overland News of the Week

Space Acacia Camping System In this week’s overland news is the Space Acacia camping system; a unique glamping tent that gives you a cozy interior while camping out in the wild. The tent is made with ultra-durable 300D Oxford cloth with a waterproof coating and can withstand wind speeds up to 45 miles per hour….

Overland News of the Week

Helinox HDB Collection If you’re looking for stylish and luxurious packable furniture for your outdoor adventure, then take a peek at the HDB Collection. A variety of chairs, chef tables, and high cots will ensure a comfortable vacation when camping, glamping, or some time away at the vacation home. The HDB Collection is comprised of…

Overland News of the Week

America’s Outdoor Recreation Act of 2023 (AORA) Senators Joe Manchin (D – WV) and John Barrasso (R – WY) have reintroduced this bi-partisan bill in Congress. SEMA and the Sierra Club, among other organizations, support it. It is a wide-ranging bill and includes provisions for modernizing and updating campgrounds and other recreation sites across public…

Overlanding in the Underserved Communities :: Interview with Heike & Toshi from AWillandAWay

Overland travel is an exciting, rewarding, and enriching experience for anyone, but when you are limited to using a wheelchair, this experience comes with its own unique set of challenges. Heike, wheelchair-bound since age 15, has learned to overcome these obstacles and faced her fears while traveling the Pan-American highway, Europe, and Southern Africa. Heike…

Destination of the Week :: Baxter State Park, Maine

All images by Baxter State Park Percival Proctor Baxter an American politician and philanthropist from Maine purchased 6,000 acres of land in 1930 and in 1931 donated the entire parcel to the State of Maine. Upon his death in 1969, had donated over 28 deeds amounting to over 200,00o acres of wilderness known as the…

Video of the Week :: 10 days in the Norwegian highlands

Kasper Hoglund, a professional photographer and minimalist overlander from Norway, has a deep-rooted love for all things travel-related as he explores Scandinavia in his Land Rover. Kasper lives out of his impeccable 2014 Land Rover Discovery SD V6 HSE (high specification equipment) on a full-time basis, through sunshine, rain shower, or blizzard. The Discovery is…

Overland Classifieds :: 2016 Conqueror UEV 440 Trailer

Many overlanders believe South African camping products are far superior to their competitors, from the canvas they use for their rooftop tents to the aluminum water tanks you find on their camping trailers. We knew it to be true when we met Jen and Jared at California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park with their rugged South…

One Woman’s Journey to Peace through Overlanding

A traumatic experience such as the death of a loved one can be a catalyst that motivates us to look at our life choices and consider significant changes. My family and I have first-hand experience of this. When we were in the initial planning phase of our global travels, my father abruptly passed away a…

Video of the Week :: 4WDs flooded in Cape York

Australia is heaven to an overlander, with thousands of rough gravel tracks in vast open spaces that can get even the most experienced off-roader sweating under the collar. Cape York, a large peninsula in the most northern point of Australia, is a popular destination for many off-roaders and four-wheel drive enthusiasts. Cape York has an…

Overlanding in the Underserved Communities : Interview with Kirk Williams

Kirk Williams, a Coloradan, is an active outdoorsman, storyteller, and adventurer who courageously travels overland despite a physical mobility impairment. When Kirk was in his early twenties, he had an unfortunate mountain biking accident, broke his neck, and was relegated to a wheelchair. That, however, has not hindered his drive and zest for life. Kirk…

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