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Featured Trailer :: OPUS Offroad OP2

Editor’s note: the OP2 is currently undergoing a redesign. The following article is based on available information as of September 5th, 2020.   If you prefer your off-grid living quarters to be separate from your vehicle, then the Opus Offroad OP2 trailer could be your home away from home. This high-clearance, low-profile trailer has a…

Sportsmobile West, Inc.’s License Agreement With Sportsmobile IP, Inc. Has Ended

As a significant development in the overland and #vanlife industry, Sportsmobile West’s license agreement with Sportsmobile IP, Inc. has ended. This represents 30 years of vehicle builds and product development from SMB West, including their targeted focus on building highly capable and durable vans for backcountry travel. Alan and Liz Feld are quite literally luminaries…

Expedition Portal Classifieds :: 1989 VW Syncro Camper

Modern vehicles certainly have some advantages when it comes to performance, reliability, and available parts. But it’s hard to beat the character of a classic adventure rig, especially the Volkswagen Syncro. The beloved, boxy T3 body style was produced from 1979 to 1991, with production of the 4WD Syncro continuing into 1992 at VW’s Austrian…

Could eBussy be the Campervan of the Future?

eBussy from German manufacturer ElectricBrands is the electric cargo van we’ve been dreaming of. Its modular design is advertised to be (almost) infinitely customizable, offering both commercial and recreational appeal, with swappable bodies and batteries. But just how soon can we expect to see a real-life eBussy camper cruising down the highway? And what kind…

Featured Trailer :: Pin Drop Trailers Road Runner 2.0

Pin Drop Trailers Manufactures Classic Teardrop Trailers in Arizona Arizona-based Pin Drop Trailers produces compact, off-grid travel models. With an old-school American dedication to quality, Pin Drop sums up one of their core business strategies with the simple phrase Build For Tomorrow. “We build our micro campers for longevity from the ground up,” Pin Drop…

Featured Camper :: Hiatus Truck Campers

Hiatus Campers Builds Hard-Sided Pop-Up Truck Campers Washington-based Hiatus Campers was founded by two road-tripping adventurers who created a unique hard-sided pop-up camper design out of necessity. Tyler and Erin’s initial goal was to design a comfortable and secure retreat to make their pursuit of rock climbing, backpacking, and snow sports a little bit more…

EarthCruiser Announces Their CORE DIY and Commercial Offerings

As the overland vehicle market continues to expand, there is more opportunity for recreational vehicle manufacturers to offer commercial and do-it-yourself (DIY) variants of their proven platforms. EarthCruiser is a leader in the cab-over segment, which allows them to leverage their notable experience with 4WD systems and off-highway performance (the founders have decades of offroad…

Caught Up in the COVID-19 Crisis in Saudi Arabia

A life on the street, a life in a van—after more than four years in Africa, we thought that nothing and nobody could stop us. But then came coronavirus. Africa We spent 1,561 formative days on the African continent, and every country left its mark—a total of 36 countries, 49 border crossings, and countless roadblocks…

Go Fast Campers SuperLite Redefines Hardshell RTTs

Montana-based Go Fast Campers has a penchant for producing drool-worthy overlanding gear, and they just did something that is likely to send waves through the rooftop tent (RTT) market. Behold the SuperLite: a sub-100-pound, hard-shell, made-in-the-USA rooftop tent for $1,300. Cue fireworks. EDIT: a SuperLite mattress to go with your SuperLite RTT will add $279,…

Featured Camper :: Scout Truck Campers Yoho

Scout truck campers, who recently released their flagship model, the Olympic, has a shiny new camper available for preorder: the Yoho. For any overlanders who are seeking the comfort and security that a hard-sided shelter offers, but who don’t want to tow a trailer, a truck camper like the Yoho could be the ideal combination…

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