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Treeline Outdoors Tamarack Plus Rooftop Tent

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Spring 2022 Issue. Many tents are coated in flame retardants to meet regulatory standards in North America, and these chemicals can easily transfer from fabric to skin to the hands (and ultimately, to your mouth). This is where Treeline Outdoors is making progress toward a safer…

Check Out These Truck Campers from Overland Expo West 2022

Overland Expo West provides prospective customers with the opportunity to get up close and personal with mythical big-ticket items they’ve only seen online. There’s no alternative to quality time spent examining the construction of a rooftop tent, recovery kit, or the latest overland accessories in person. Truck campers are no exception, and this year’s Expo…

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Field Tested :: Garmin Tread XL Overland Edition

Garmin, a company that is synonymous with navigation, has been building GPS devices since the late 1980s. Their products, which run the gamut from smart watches to hand-held navigation devices, can be found in everything from airplanes to boats and even farm equipment. One of their newest devices, the Tread XL Overland Edition, is 10-inch,…

portable diesel heater for overland travel

Buyer’s Guide :: Best Gas & Diesel Heaters for Overland Travel

Gasoline and diesel heaters from companies like Espar, Webasto, and Planar are designed specifically for heating the cabins of vehicles like campervans, trucks, and global expedition vehicles. Regardless of the fuel type, forced-air heaters will operate in most environments, and some even perform well up to and above 10,000 feet in elevation. Although they cost…

Field Tested :: Ridge Merino Aspect High Rise Base Layer Bottoms and Convict Canyon Base Layer Joggers

Aspect High Rise Base Layer Bottoms Ridge Merino is a family-owned business, founded in 2014 and based in Mammoth Lakes, California. As the story goes, one of their co-founders worked for a major ski brand and noticed that all of the pros always chose merino layers over synthetics, and thus the company was born, providing…

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Aspen Frontiers Patagonia Black Hole Duffle Bag Hangers I get really excited when I see innovations in the campervan space, mostly because the industry seems to be maturing a bit and unique solutions are a little less frequent these days. But here’s something new: Black Hole duffel bag racks from Aspen Frontiers. This clever solution…

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Let’s Go Aero Moon Unit   In the search for the perfect overland shelter, there are many options to choose from (did you listen to our recent podcast about ground tents?). Personally, I have been intrigued by the hanging enclosures that integrate with some rooftop tents, creating a weather-resistant shelter annex with access to your…

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Snow Peak Home and Camp Lantern Continuing their tradition of designing outdoor gear that bridges the gap between function and form, Snow Peak brings us the Home and Camp Lantern. This camp light has modern features, like dimmable LED bulbs and a USB-rechargeable battery in a retro silhouette. Maximum light output is 400 lumens and…

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Decked x Pathfinder Cooking Kit Decked and Pathfinder Survival have been busy. Since we featured the Pathfinder survival kit two weeks ago, a new module has already been released: the Decked x Pathfinder. This all-in-one cooking kit solution is neatly organized in a Decked D-bag and designed specifically to fit in the Decked truck bed…

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Benchmade 5370FE Shootout OTF OTF automatic knives can be deployed single-handed in an instant, making them the perfect blades for use in high-stress situations. But many of them are heavy and prohibitively expensive due to complex mechanisms. Benchmade’s new Shootout aims to change that, with a $300 price point and a lightweight build that is…

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New Gear for Overland Travelers at Outdoor Retailer 2022 Snow Show

Considered by many to be the premier outdoor industry trade show in North America, Outdoor Retailer brings together brands, store owners, athletes, PR, media—pretty much anyone that has anything to do with outdoor recreation. The winter version of this get-together, referred to as the OR Snow Show, just took place at the Denver Convention center….

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Loca Ceramic Pour-over Coffee Filter When it comes to vehicle-based travel, I am always on the lookout for products that can replace consumable items—for instance, this ceramic pour-over coffee filter. Instead of having to rely on paper filters with your coffee system (which you might have to replace while on the road during longer expeditions),…

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7 of the Best Overland Camp Tables

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Winter 2021 Issue.   When I venture into the great outdoors in search of nature’s simplicity, there are many items that I am eager to leave at home, like my laptop, cellphone, and internet connection. But one thing that I’ve come to consider essential gear…