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The Mars Campers Space X Air Trailer

No, Elon Musk is not dipping his toe in the overland world. Mars Campers is an Australian company that, for whatever reason, decided to brand their camper range “Space X.” (Please note that it is currently unclear whether a camper trailer from Australia may legally be imported to the USA, or Europe, etc. We advise…

Overland News of the Week

Volcon Off-Road UTVs to be Powered by General Motors’ Electric Propulsion System Off-road powersports company Volcon Inc. has announced it will power all of its off-road utility terrain vehicles with General Motors’ electric propulsion system, including its all-electric UTV, the Volcon Stag, which will come to market in 2023. The GM system will provide instant…

Airstream Heritage Center Museum Open to the Public

Today we learned that the astronauts of the original Apollo mission to the moon were quarantined upon return as it was feared that moon-based pathogens may have traveled back to Earth with the spacemen. They were quarantined in an Airstream travel trailer. And, did you know that a caravan of silver caravans made the arduous…

Supertramp Campers Flagship LT: The Slide-in that Fits Any Full-size Pickup

Photography by Coastless While the mid-size pickup is currently akin to the popular kid at school, full-size trucks are experiencing their own growth spurt. Improved capability, ample spaciousness, and power appeal to many who desire additional space for a family, more stuff, and a generous payload rating often exceeding mid-size offerings. Realizing this, Supertramp Campers introduced its…

Holy Toledo! Vanlife and Overland Gathering on the Oregon Coast, July 15-18

Highway 101, or the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, is a legendary road trip route that draws visitors from all over the globe. Typical postcard-worthy spots feature expansive beaches, weathered lighthouses, and rolling dunes. For those heading to the Oregon coast this summer, the Holy Toledo rendezvous might be a fun addition to your road trip…

northwest

There’s Something for Everyone at This Year’s Northwest Overland Rally

Photography by Richard Giordano Nestled in the Beaver Valley and surrounded by the pine trees of the Wenatchee National Forest and the Cascade Mountains lies a field that, once a year, fills with trucks, vans, and cars, old and new, tents of all shapes and sizes, and overland fanatics, young and old(er). The brainchild of…

Rossmönster Overland Launches Lagom Truck Camper Series

Inspired by the Swedish word lagom, which means “just the right amount,” Rossmönster Overland recently launched their latest offering, the Lagom Series topper. Constructed with a quick and easy-to-use aluminum hard-walled folding system, the camper is four-season capable and offers full access to the truck bed. Featuring full-length front and rear window panes and locking…

Happier Camper Launches HC1 Studio and HC1 Venture

We first laid eyes on a Happier Camper at a campsite near Flagstaff, Arizona. The occupants were out exploring the area at the time, but we noticed the orientation of the camping chairs waiting for their return – diagonal, the reach of the armrests just touching. The scene was picture-perfect tenderness, happiness, and satisfaction. The…

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…

inverters

Redarc Launches Pure Sine Wave Inverters in North America

Lead photograph by Richard Giordano With the North American launch of a new pure sine wave inverters, Redarc is one step closer to being a one-stop-shop for power management technology and off-grid overlanding solutions. The new line includes 400-, 1,000- and 1,500-watt outputs and two industrial-grade inverters with 2,000- and 3,000-watt output capabilities. Pure sine…

snow peak

Snow Peak Launches Community Campout to Support Inclusivity in the Outdoors

In an effort to support those experiencing barriers to accessing nature, Snow Peak has launched Campout for Good, an impact-focused community campaign uniting campers across the United States to help create a more accessible and inclusive outdoor environment for all. Registration is free and includes access to exclusive content, a Camp Guide to inspire this…

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…

film festival

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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