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Far Bank Fly Fishing School Offers First Season of Free Educational Videos

While fly fishing might not be the first thing that comes to mind regarding online education, Far Bank is changing the narrative when it comes to what is possible. The fly fishing school recently launched its first season of a free, comprehensive, and feature-film quality educational fishing series hosted by renowned fly casting expert Simon…

The All-New Nimbl “Evolution” Camper is Now Full Carbon Fiber and Top Tier

The Nimbl camper is evolving continuously; this last year, the design and production team have focused on improving technology, molds, sourcing, and production. This new-generation camper aims to bridge the gap between the luxurious traveler and a highly capable overland vehicle by continuing to incorporate the amenities and services one might expect of a top-of-the-range…

Patriot Campers Welcomes a New Dealer in the USA

Patriot Campers has a reputation for quality, multiple award-winning off-road products. The Australian company recently announced that RV’s of America will now join Exploration Outfitters as the second US dealer to market and distribute Patriot campers. Based in Utah, RV’s of America, claims to be the first and premier off-road camper trailer dealer in America,…

Overland Explorer Vehicles Factory Visit

Photography by Richard Giordano With various dealers throughout the United States, it may come as a surprise that the heart of Overland Explorer Vehicles (OEV) lies hundreds of kilometers north, in the aspen parkland of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. The endless camping, hunting, fishing, and recreating opportunities in the region proved instrumental to the company’s…

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Lineup Announced for the 2022 Adventure Travel Film Festival

Offering several opportunities for fun-filled weekends this summer, the Adventure Travel Film Festival has returned with two locations for 2022: Perthshire, Scotland (July 8 to 10, 2022) and Cotswolds, UK (August 12 to 14, 2022). The Festival’s lineup includes a tantalizing array of independent adventure travel stories. Filmgoers will join Naresh Kumar’s tandem bike journey…

Boreas Campers Moves Manufacturing HQ to Pueblo, Colorado

Photos courtesy of Boreas Campers Boreas Campers, the Colorado-based adventure trailer manufacturer (featured in our best overland trailers of 2020 article), is moving its headquarters from Denver to Pueblo, Colorado. The move aims to address a variety of factors, including the increased demand for their trailers, rising materials costs, and the high cost of living…

Mercedes-Benz Vans USA Unveils all-new Sprinter AWD System with an Advanced Engine Line-up

Mercedes-Benz Vans on Monday introduced the new all-wheel drive (AWD) system and 4-cylinder Sprinter diesel and gas lineup that will be available for the US market early next year. We expect the new configuration to be ideal for camper and touring conversions but do have some concerns that the 1.9l OM654 engine will have the…

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Featured Overland Trailer :: HutRV Dekpod

The HutRV Dekpod is a new style of expanding overland trailer slated for release in 2022. The stand-out design principle behind this trailer is simple yet clever: a pivoting fold-out kitchen area that rotates open onto the trailer’s drawbar and tongue. It’s a great reminder that there’s still plenty of room for overland trailer innovation,…

Looking for Firewood? Stacked.camp Knows Where It’s At

These days there’s a website or app for just about anything, and you can now add firewood to that list. Stacked.camp is a new “community-focused project” (website database) that was created to help campers find firewood, quickly and easily. Stacked was specifically built as a “lite-weight” webapp to facilitate quick loading of information, even when…

I Owe the Poolahoop Inventor an Apology

Life has taught me to at least appear humble. I have a childhood friend who somehow got it into his stubborn mind that he would never, ever apologize. He is a miserable, wealthy adult. I am relatively poor but proportionately happy. I say sorry. As my Brazilian friend Rafa (pronounced Haafa) likes to observe about…

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Gathr Outdoors Acquires Cascadia Vehicle Tents

Gathr Outdoors, which specializes in designing, manufacturing, and distributing outdoor products, has announced the acquisition of Bend, Oregon-based Cascadia Vehicle Tents (CVT). CVT will join the likes of brands such as GCI Outdoor, Klymit, and Rightline Gear, who currently make up a segment of Gathr’s portfolio. CVT co-founder Bobby Culpepper will remain the company’s president,…

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Australian Off Road Campers Now Available For Purchase in the US

Las Vegas-based dealership XGrid Campers is now the exclusive importer and US retailer for Australian Off Road (AOR) campers, making their Sierra and Sierra ZR trailer models now available for purchase in the US. With proprietary independent trailing arm suspension, a 41-degree departure angle, and a Cruisemaster DO35 articulating hitch, the AOR Sierra was designed…

Adventure Van Upfitter Storyteller Overland Purchases Global Expedition Vehicles

Storyteller Overland, a campervan upfitter that has found its niche at the intersection of luxury and off-highway performance, has just purchased bespoke adventure truck manufacturer Global Expedition Vehicles (GXV). This merger, another signal of the increasing popularity of overland travel and current demand for adventure vehicles, was just announced at the Florida RV Supershow in…

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Thor Industries Debuts “eStream” Electrified Travel Trailer, Discusses eMobility Strategy

In North America, travel trailers make up approximately 70% of the recreational vehicle market, according to a recent presentation by Thor Industries, makers of the iconic Airstream travel trailer. But with the looming approach of widespread EV adoption, the RV giant has made some strategic moves to stay one step ahead of the curve. While…

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…

Toyota USA Unveils Three Concept Truck Builds at SEMA 2021

Toyota unveiled three truck-specific build concepts at the 2021 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. What we’ve seen of the Tacozilla Tacoma Camper and TRD Desert Chase Tundra so far has been via Toyota USA’s YouTube channel, so we’re pleased to finally put eyes on them (along with the Tacoma Overlanding Concept Vehicle) under the…