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 of the West Texas sky. A place of simplicity and…
Picture Arizona in your mind; imagine traveling the back roads and observing its landscapes. What do you see? For many people, it’s a sprawling desert dotted with cacti—a place of desolation where sunbaked sands cover endless miles of countryside. But this state has a secret, one that you’ll discover if you venture into the forested…
The other day I ran into the proud owner of a well-built four-wheel drive. Eager to talk shop, he began to list a few of the numerous pieces of equipment he had installed on his new vehicle. The list included 37-inch tires, aftermarket wheels, a 4-inch lift, lights, a roof rack, a front bumper, and…
Big lugs or little knobbies. Which is best for you. We address some of the basics.
Can you mix different motor oils without damaging the engine?
We address the overland pros and cons of manual cogs versus a slushbox transmission.
With no one else to count on but yourself, you had better be prepared.
You better know before you go.
You bought the capable truck. Do you know how to drive it?
For the first time in the U.S., a Women’s only off-road navigation rally will be held
Is your rig overloaded?
The driving experts at Team O’Neil explain the finer points of maximizing traction.
Bruce Elfstrom walks us through the safe and effective use of an important recovery tool
On the road for over a decade, Coen and Karin-Marijke have learned a thing or two about maintaining forward progress.
The Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame launches the inaugural 4×4 Drive for Excellence Celebrity Pro Am.
Bruce Elfstrom of Overland Experts discusses the finer attributes of an off-road classic, the Hi-Lift jack.
Mechanical mishaps are bound to happen. Coen and Karin-Marijke take us to the best workshop in Ecuador.
They call it the Lost World Expedition, and it all began in 2009 when Lacey and Luis sold everything and hit the road.
Of the many skills to learn as a 4WD enthusiast, left foot braking is one of the most important.