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The Coleman 1900 Range – Functional and Nostalgic

Coleman gear has been synonymous with exploration of the great outdoors since 1900 when William Coffin Coleman began selling gasoline pressure lamps. During WWII, Coleman camping stoves transformed the way soldiers ate in the field, and we have all admired the build quality and patina of classic Coleman gear found at garage sales and campsites…

Dometic GO, the Camping Collection You Have Been Waiting For

The recently launched Dometic GO range attracted us at the bustling SEMA 2021 Dometic stall with its handsome, masculine functionality, clean lines, and premium quality design. We were fortunate enough to spend time with the Dometic Product Manager–Outdoor, Owen Mesdag, who took the time to show us the Dometic GO pre-production range. We did not…

Overland News of the Week

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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Western Mountaineering Sycamore MF Sleeping Bag

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Gear 2022 Issue. There’s nothing like sliding into a cozy sleeping bag at the end of a long day in the wild. Whether you’re ensconced in a tent, tucked away inside your vehicle, or dirt camping under the stars, a comfortable bag is essential to a…

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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…

Opinel Knives are Art

The Opinel Knife company is no ordinary company, and its knives are themselves not ordinary. The history of one of the worlds best-selling knives extends back beyond 1890 when the first Opinel factory was established in Savoie, France. Since then, the company has sold more than 15 million knives a year and the range has…

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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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BioLite Headlamp 200

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Fall 2021 Issue. As overlanders, we often think of multi-purpose function, compact size, durability, and comfort when it comes to our rigs. BioLite incorporated each quality into this headlamp, and it has earned a place in my seat-back system. The device is so comfortable that I…

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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…

Sea Eagle FastTrack Angler

Sea Eagle FastTrack Angler

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Summer 2021 Issue. If you are overlanding near water, one of the healthiest and fun things you can do is fish for dinner every morning; it’s also a great way to save money. While casting a lure from shore can be productive, there is nothing…

wacaco picopresso

Field Tested: Wacaco Picopresso Travel Espresso Maker

The first article I ever had published in the pages of Overland Journal was a field-tested review of Wacaco’s Nanopresso travel espresso maker. Given that fact, it feels especially fitting that now, two years later, I am reviewing Wacaco’s newest product: the Picopresso.   The Wacaco Picopresso The Pico is the culmination of eight years…