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Mountain State Expeditions Opens 2022 Registrations

The East Coast of the United States is underrated as an overland travel destination as it is too often compared to the incredible opportunities for adventure out West. The East is home to the Appalachian Trail, and you do not need to be a long-distance hiker to explore this spectacular area, but local knowledge is…

Ford and Purdue Collaborating on 5-minute EV Charging Cable

The idea is to be able to charge your EV as quickly as you would fill a conventional vehicle with gas. Sound impossible? Researchers at Ford and Purdue university don’t think so. “Today, chargers are limited in how quickly they can charge an EV’s battery due to the danger of overheating. Charging faster requires more…

The Ford Bronco Owned SEMA 2021

Jeep was a close second, but it seemed like you couldn’t turn a corner at this year’s show without walking face-first into a Bronco. They were everywhere: strategically or randomly scattered, there was a vast herd. Luckily, the new Bronco is almost as attractive as the old Bronco. Ford should be proud that they have…

The Best Overland Vehicles at SEMA 2021

The recent 4WD segment of the recent SEMA show was dominated by Ford Broncos. Jeep was a close second, with the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma coming in third. We walked for days to find the best vehicles on show. Obviously “best” is a subjective word and for the sake of SEMA vehicles, best should refer…

Border Loopholes

When planning a holiday or an overland journey that crosses one or several borders, one often experiences a pang of fear. There is the fear of whether you will be permitted to enter a country, if you have the correct documentation, or if recent policy changes have been implemented that you may not be aware…

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…