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2021 Overland Expo West :: Day 1

Overland Expo West is officially underway in Flagstaff, Arizona. Day one brought beautiful weather and an enthusiastic crowd of attendees, all of them eager to see what the 400+ exhibitors from the overlanding and offroad industry had on display. The Expedition Portal film crew eagerly jumped in the mix, visiting a variety of exhibitors, including…

State Change :: A Sinuhe Xavier Photo Exhibition in Mexico City at LOOT MX

Sinuhe Xavier | LOOT MX State Change 09-09-2021 Publisher’s Note: We are excited to announce this gallery event in Mexico City, featuring Sinuhe Xavier. Sinuhe has been an essential member of our team, and has also been a luminary of creative visual storytelling for travel, vehicles, and overlanding. Sinuhe’s earliest photographs of Land Rovers in…

Video of the Week: Summer Road Trip in a Troopy

There’s nothing like graduating from high school and immediately embarking on a summer road trip with your buddies. Bonus points are awarded for doing it in a bright red Troopy with a $50 turbo that was harvested from a junkyard Saab (true story). This video of the week is a reminder that you don’t need…

Destination: Barr Camp on Pikes Peak

Image: Mennonite Church USA Archives, No restrictions, via Wikimedia Commons.   The Pikes Peak Hill Climb may have already taken place this year, but there are other reasons to visit the famed 14,000-foot-tall peak. Barr Camp, a high mountain cabin located just above 10,000 feet on the slopes of Pikes Peak, is an excellent destination…

Featured Overland Trailer :: Turtleback Trailers Expedition Series

I included the Turtleback Expedition Series overland trailer in our Best Overland Trailers of 2020 guide last year, where it received my editor’s choice selection in the category of minimalist overland trailers. But thanks to their use of industry-leading equipment, and due to the fact that Turtleback designs, builds, and tests their trailers in the…

Video of the Week: Off Grid Trailers KVR Overland Expedition

In this video of the week, we join the Off Grid Trailers team and Overland Training Canada as they explore the historic Kettle Valley Railway in British Columbia. This iconic railroad route through Southwestern BC abounds with spectacular scenery, history, and culture. It was a perfect opportunity for the team to hit the trails, have…

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Featured Campervan Upfitter :: Field Van

Offering custom campervan builds in Fresno, California, and Reno, Nevada, Field Van is a family-owned upfitter comprised of 75 skilled employees who have completed over 5000 campervan builds. Across their entire crew they have a combined 500+ years of experience working on recreational vehicles, so rest assured, they know what they are doing. Field Van…

Destination: Santa Cruz Glamping Treehouse Cabin

Photos courtesy of Glamping Hub   Santa Cruz, California, is one of those destinations that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Located just south of San Jose and the San Francisco peninsula, Santa Cruz is characterized by a moderate coastal climate, towering redwood trees, and laid-back West-coast culture. There are plenty of rentals available for…

Overland News of the Week

Toyo Trunk Shape Toolbox T-190 SV In the ongoing search for vehicle organization solutions, the Japanese-made T-190 SV steel toolbox from Toyo is a lightweight and sturdy option that stacks nicely within larger gear containers. These simple metal boxes are pressed from a single piece of steel which means that they have a clean, seamless…

Overland Classifieds :: 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ

Like hair scrunchies and acid-wash jeans, classic ’90s vehicles have become increasingly sought after by millennials looking to return to the influences of their youth. These “modern classics” are basic yet functional but include contemporary touches to make them reliable and comfortable. This 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ is no exception. In good condition and with…