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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…

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…

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,…

New Sprinter-Compatible Method 901 Dually Wheels

Sprinter owners take note, Method Race Wheels, known for their high-performance products that promise to be “lighter, stronger, faster” has just released the 901 Sprinter dually. This matte- black front and rear wheelset is manufactured from solid A356 aluminum with T6 heat treatment construction.   The 901 Sprinter Dually has the iconic 12-window design, a…

iKamper + Front Runner Announce US Partnership and Gear Giveaway

Overland News:  Overlanding accessory makers Front Runner Outfitters and iKamper have just announced their new US partnership: iKamper as Front Runner’s preferred rooftop tent partner, and Front Runner as iKamper’s preferred rack partner. The Washington- and California-based companies have had an ongoing partnership in South Africa and they are excited to expand their collaboration to…

Overland Expo West Postponed to July

These are challenging times for our communities and families, and our hearts go out to all those affected. In addition, many travelers are stuck behind borders or are struggling to arrange transportation home.  As an overland community, we are an industrious group, and well-prepared to address this challenge together. We received notice this morning from…

Warn Acquires Factor 55

For the past few years, Factor 55’s recovery products have been steadily, if not rapidly gaining popularity amongst overland and off-road enthusiasts. Their line of carefully crafted closed-system winching products have been especially popular, so it comes as no surprise that they eventually caught the attention of famed winch and recovery gear manufacturer Warn. We…

Kimberley Kampers Comes to the USA

Anyone who knows anything about off-road caravans in Australia will know Kimberley Kampers. This brand of sleek yet rugged trailers has been conquering the outback for decades, surviving the toughest corrugations and tracks the continent has to offer while providing a serene escape for their owners in camp. Their performance and durability have earned them…

The Jeep Gladiator Camper

There is no denying the fervent popularity of the new Jeep Gladiator. Given the 5-foot bed and increased payload, the platform is ripe for the perfect camper solutions. While it would be easy to install a rack and roof tent, the opportunity to build-out a complete, weather-tight camping habitat is what really makes sense for…

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