Chazz Layne shows us some of the coolest products from this years Overland Expo
While dehydration is no picnic and can ultimately kill you, drinking water rife with nasty critters can just as easily bring the Reaper or make you so sick you’ll be calling his name.
Expedition Portal investigates the ultimate recovery and work gloves for 4wd and overland environments
Built to provide the floatation of the common orange blocks Hi-lift users are familiar with, the Safe-Jack takes it one step further adding the safety of stability.
Compact and complete, the new Viking OffRoad Tire Repair Kit
Are you afraid of the dark?
Say you’re camping and just about to crack open a can of tomatoes for your stew when you realize — d’oh! — no can opener. If there are some rocks or, better yet, some concrete nearby, to scrape the top of the can on, you can get it open.
No can opener? No problem.
The overland market is growing at a rapid pace, which is providing for innovation and a wide range of new products. As a result, the team at Expedition Portal has started an industry award, Gear of the Year for multiple categories (each featured in a different article) and based upon their price point, with a…
Jonathan Hanson takes an in depth look at several of the best compressors
West County Explorers Club: Do you ever wonder how exactly a differential works? We all have a rough idea, but for a well-explained breakdown of the concepts, check out this instructional film from the 1930s. I think you’ll be hard-pressed to find a clearer explanation.
Bumpers for Expedition Travel
This modification was completed in preparation for our 2004 Sierra Madre Mexico expedition, which required a fuel range of 320 miles, with 270 miles off-highway.
Demello Off-Road Frame Reinforcement
Reasons to Include a Hand Winch with Your Recovery Kit The hand winch provides several key benefits as either the primary extraction tool, or as a compliment to a vehicle mounted electronic winch. In my experience using the device, it is the unit’s flexibility that proves most compelling. With the hand winch, the operator has…
On the Cliffhanger Trail with Warn. Expedition Portal was driving a 2011 AEV HEMI converted JK with 37″ tires – fun is an understatement.
The Arizona Land Rover Owners club provided another exceptional event in 2011, hosting over 70 vehicles and hundreds of Land Rover enthusiasts in Gold Canyon. This is one of my favorite events every year because of the level of organization and the fact that I have known many of these characters since 2001! They really are a…
You get what you pay for. .
We tested 12-volt winches to their limits – and beyond (originally published by Overland Journal in the Gear Issue, 2009) By Chris Marzonie
Their approach is focused on providing effective protection without adding too much weight, preserving suspension performance, vehicle handling and fuel economy.
It is exciting to see a completely new approach to changing a tire or axle on the trail or even on the side of the road.