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“Deck your Sleigh” Holiday Gear Giveaway from CBI Offroad Fabrication offers $25K in Prizes

Editor’s note: Expedition Portal and Overland Journal are participants in this giveaway.   This may be one of the biggest holiday gear giveaways in recent history: CBI Offroad Fabrication and many other overland-focused companies have put together an incredible selection of prizes for a holiday gear giveaway worth $25,000 in total value. Twenty-five winners will…

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Fourth Overland Expo Coming to Redmond, Oregon, July 2022

Year 2021 brought a lot of uncertainty surrounding in-person events, but despite the challenges of bringing large groups of people together, Lodestone events coordinated an incredible Overland Expo series that saw the biggest turnout in the history of the event. A total of 59,000 attendees and 855 exhibitors partook in the excitement across the three…

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Thanksgiving Overland Gift Guide

Presented by GCI Outdoor     Beyond Clothing Guide Lite Gloves Gloves are one of those small, crucial items that can protect your fingers from cold weather, winch cables, tool handles, and grime. However not all gloves are created equal, and few (in my experience) are often up to the task of protecting your delicate…

Overland Classifieds :: 2021 Ram 2500 Tradesman 4×4 w/ 6.4L Hemi, Ute Flatbed & FWC Hawk

Overland Classifieds :: 2021 Ram 2500 Tradesman Flatbed w/ FWC Hawk Full-sized trucks have exploded in popularity for overland travel in North America thanks to their generous payload and towing capacities. Consequently, they are one of the best platforms for flatbed camper setups, which is exactly what we’re sharing here today. Expedition Portal Forum user…

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Video of the Week: Racing a Type One Beetle in the Baja 1000

Of all the epic desert races, the Baja 1000 is one of the most infamous, drawing competitors from across the globe. It’s a spectacular sight to watch their fully-customized race trucks bombing through the course at full speed, but in a way, it’s even more impressive to watch class 11 – the stock Volkswagon Type…

Escapar a la Baja Tres: A Vanlife and Overlanding Meetup, Feb 2022

Escapar a la Baja, an Overlanding and Vanlife Meetup Baja season is approaching quickly, and for those heading south of the US border this winter, you’ll definitely want to check out Escapar A La Baja Tres. This weekend-long vanlife and overlanding rendezvous at Playa El Tecolote (just 30 minutes outside La Paz) is scheduled for…

Ford and Purdue Collaborating on 5-minute EV Charging Cable

The idea is to be able to charge your EV as quickly as you would fill a conventional vehicle with gas. Sound impossible? Researchers at Ford and Purdue university don’t think so. “Today, chargers are limited in how quickly they can charge an EV’s battery due to the danger of overheating. Charging faster requires more…

Overland News of the Week

Harley Davidson Bagger Riding Jacket w/ Integrated Backpack Heading out on a short motorcycle ride and need a little bit of additional cargo space? Harley Davidson’s new Bagger riding jacket, constructed from 600-denier polyester canvas with a Teflon coating, offers protection from the pavement with a removable integrated backpack offering 20-liters of storage (men’s size…

Destination: Shipwreck Lodge, Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Namibia’s northern Atlantic Coastline was given the unofficial title of the Skeleton Coast in 1944 due to the whaling industry’s activities which left a surplus of bones littering its sandy shores. These days, you are less likely to find the bones of whales; however, you will find the skeletons of numerous shipwrecks scattered up and…

Overland News of the Week

Lavabox Over/Under The Over/Under is a 304 stainless-steel multi-level stand and cooking surface for your Lavabox firepit. When used as a base, it elevates the Lavabox off of the ground (two height settings) to comply with Forest Service regulations as well as Leave No Trace low-impact campfire principles. But if you fold in the legs…

Video of the Week: Sultanate of Oman

Bordered by the Arabian Sea, Yemen, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman is a vibrant country on the Arabian Peninsula that is filled with incredible mountains, dune fields, Beaches, and Wadis. In this week’s featured video, we join Georg and Melanie on an incredible journey through this spectacular country. They share their…

Video of the Week: Overland Ready Ford F350 Super Duty Flatbed Build

In this week’s video, Chris Cornette gives us a detailed look at his one-of-a-kind F350 Super Duty flatbed overland camper build. Chris chose the short-bed extended-cab F350 chassis for a variety of reasons including the generous payload, short-wheel-base, and gearing options from the factory. He then had a custom Norweld flatbed tray installed which supports…