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How to Visit British Columbia like a Local

Company Spotlight: Hastings Overland Photography courtesy of Hastings Overland When most people think of a road trip through Canada (British Columbia in particular), they think about wide-open spaces with room to roam all to yourself. While possible, many only follow the well-trodden path en route to well-established hubs such as Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler, without knowing…

Overland for Baja

Photography by Ryan Resatka and Francis Fraioli It’s an expansive tract of land, roughly equivalent in length to the West Coast of the United States, but with countless roads that to this day remain unmapped and infrequently traveled. Like many deserts, it’s a place the earth wants for itself. The sense of isolation and beauty…

Overland Routes | Pacific Crest: California Segment

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Summer 2018. What do you envision when you think of California? Shimmering oceans, warm beaches, and a stunning coastline? Perhaps towering redwoods or sparse deserts filled with Joshua trees? You wouldn’t be wrong to think of any of these things, but what if I told…

I Can. I Will: Women Overlanding The World

Growing up, I always wanted to do the same things that my brothers did. Whether we were camping, hanging out in the yard, or wrestling to settle an argument, the three of us were equals, and I couldn’t imagine any reason that would change. Other people didn’t see it that way though. The first time…

Overland Routes | Big Bend National Park

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal, Summer 2016. They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and standing in the heart of Big Bend National Park you’d sure believe it. It’s a land of burning sunsets, soaring mesas, and enchanting vistas that sprawl toward the horizon until meeting softly with the deep blue…

La Lucha: The Fight

Almost 2 years ago, I was sitting comfortably in a leather-backed camp chair, glancing around Scott Brady’s office. He had just stepped outside for a phone call, and I was occupying my time scanning his library, soaking in the titles from authors around the world. One book in particular caught my eye though, a paperback…

Overland Routes | Elephant Hill and Valley of the Gods

For the inauguration of Overland Routes we are featuring one of the most beautiful and remote trails in America: Valley of the Gods and Elephant Hill in Southeast Utah. The original concept of Overland Routes, a comprehensive catalog of the continent’s overland trails, was released on expeditionportal.com in 2008. At the time, however, our team…

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