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Classifieds :: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD w/ Camper

For Sale: 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Crew Cab with Habitat Camper Current Miles: 39,000 Asking Price: $53,000 Owner Contact Details: Andre Racine, racinebusinessservices (at) gmail.com Status: Vehicle is available immediately in Prescott, Arizona with a clean title Trail Modifications Andre wanted trail protection to be a consideration, to shield the expensive new sheet metal and…

Outdoor Retailer Show Goes Overland

The Outdoor Retailer Show continues to reinforce overlanding as a rapidly growing segment. The Winter Market show in Denver this week included an Overland Experience area, and even broader OEM representation. For our “Day One” coverage of the industry-only event, we will feature the products, innovations, and vehicles showcased at the venue. Our day two coverage…

Filson Launches their New Motorcycle Line

It is easy to love the Filson brand, a company steeped in the wax canvas and the forests of the Pacific Northwest. In a surprise release, they have launched several new offerings for motorcyclists, including two jackets, a vest, and pants; all with motorcycle-specific features like abrasion and water resistant materials. I met with their…

Off Grid Makes A True Overland Trailer

Overlanding is often about getting remote, and being able to stay longer in the back of beyond. One way to facilitate long periods in the backcountry is with an overland trailer, and there are few companies that make one as suitable as the Off Grid Expedition 2.0. We try to be reserved with our praise,…

Ford Now Offers a Factory Warn Winch

OEM engineers and product planners continue to embrace overland and backcountry 4WD travel. The newest Ford Tremor is a significant example of that trend, offering a factory full-size diesel truck with a locking differential, 35-inch tires, and a new Warn 12,000-pound winch. Warn has long supported OEMs with winch and hub offerings, including the wildly…

Our Most Popular Articles of the Decade

Expedition Portal first launched in 2005, and has over 3,000 articles in our archives, and during the past decade, we experienced nearly 1 billion page views.  With 2020 marking a new decade, we pulled the analytics for the site and found the most popular articles from 2010 to 2019. We hope you enjoy reading them…

Gear of the Decade :: RedOxx Bags

Editor’s Note: This is our first installment of a new series of editorial focusing on the Gear of the Decade (2000-2019). As overlanding continues to expand, there are products and services that stand the test of time—these are our favorites.  Red Oxx Bags I still remember the first time I noticed a Red Oxx bag…

The New Defender Gets A Front Runner Rack

Expedition Portal Exclusive: Front Runner Outfitters Gives the New Land Rover Defender an Aftermarket Upgrade South African overland brand releases roof rack kit for the 2020 Land Rover Defender 110 The 2020 Defender has created a tremendous buzz in recent months, the anticipation building since concept models were teased nearly a decade ago. Now that…

The iKamper Skycamp Mini – Because Lighter

 As the roof tent market continues to evolve, there has developed a clear differentiation between the companies that innovate, and those that seem to just copy other designs. iKamper is one of the innovators, creating unique, quality roof tents for the overland and camping customer like their new Skycamp Mini. We have several years of…

Winter Overland Gear Guide

Winter and polar travel present some of the most challenging and rewarding conditions for the overlander, (often) requiring in-depth planning, logistics, and specialized equipment. Even a trip to the local mountains for some four-wheeling in the snow will necessitate an additional degree of preparedness, which we think is all part of the fun. To assemble…

Overlanding the Olympic Peninsula

                              Thirty-six Hours of Adventure :: The Olympic Peninsula Presented by ARB USA One of the great joys of traveling in the continental United States is the fantastic diversity within our borders, the transition from the densely populated and wooded Northeast to the arid and mountainous…

Expedition Portal Classifieds: 2015 Ford Super Duty

2015 Ford Super Duty Diesel with Fourwheel Camper Asking price is $48,000 Editor’s Note: The vehicle is owned by Ned Bacon, a longtime friend and editor in the 4WD world, known for his Plain Jane truck builds and even more famously for his Killer Bee flat fender.  The asking price is extremely fair and will…

The Best of SEMA Overland 2019

SEMA was quite the surprise this year, with overlanding taking center stage in the South Hall, and the Overland Experience presentations often having standing room only. And it wasn’t just about roof tents, there were also some genuinely interesting and innovative products on display, and more than a few thoughtful and functional project vehicles. Here…

UBCO Announces Five New Products for 2020

Overland News We have been using 4th-generation UBCO electric adventure bikes in the field for several months, having fun (er, testing), using them for everything from commuting to backcountry scouting trips. What we originally thought would be a compliment to an overland trailer or expedition camper for scouting forays and trips to the market has…

Overland Routes | Anza-Borrego State Park

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Spring 2017. Anza–Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP) is a remote moonscape that beckons the adventurer with technical terrain, expansive geology, and the solitude of desert campsites. It is named for the Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza and borrego (bighorn sheep). At 600,000 acres it…